2005 Cross Country: Redshirt. 2005 Outdoor: Competed in the 800 meters at five meets during spring... best time was 2:15.35 in the prelims of the Southland Conference Outdoor Championships... placed sixth at the Whataburger/UTSA Invitational (2:23.54) and claimed eighth at the TCU Invitational (2:18.82)... named to Southland Conference Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll. 2005 Indoor: Redshirt. 2004 Cross Country: Ran in two meets in the fall... finished 49th at SLC Championships with time of 25:15.19. 2004 Outdoor: Ran season-best 2:18.86 at Michael Johnson Invitational on April 17... placed sixth at Baylor Meet on March 20 and fifth at UTA Open (2:18.90)... did not compete at SLC Outdoor Championships due to injury. 2004 Indoor: Finished 10th at SLC Indoor Championships with 2:22.74 in 800m... ran season-best 2:20.05 at the Houston Indoor on Feb. 7. 2003 Cross Country: Best fall time was a 16th-place finish (19:01) on the three-mile course at the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Invitational... ran a 25:18 at the 6,000-meter Texas A&M Invitational... finished the two-mile UTA Invitational in 12:43. 2003 Outdoor: Ran a career-best 2:14.39 for fourth place at the Wichita State Invitational... finished eighth at the 2003 SLC Outdoor Championships with a 2:18.34... ran a 2:15.79 in the prelim heat of the SLC. 2003 Indoor: Won the 800m at Red Raider Indoor Meet with a 2:19.14... claimed sixth at the 2003 SLC Indoor Championships with a 2:20.20... finished fifth in the 600 meters at Oklahoma Indoor (1:30.28). 2002 Outdoor: Did not run due to a knee injury. 2002 Indoor: Ran a 1:31.07 in the 600-yard dash at the Sooner Invitational... ran the 800m at the conference meet. Prior to UTA: Finished fifth in the state in the 800m her junior year... Qualified for regionals in the 400m and 800m her junior and senior years... ran a best 58.3 in the 400m... had a best time of 2:17.5 in the 800m... also participated in volleyball at Keller.
Personal: Born June 1, 1983, in Pensacola, Fla... daughter of Daniel Bird... kinesiology major.
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