Tara Burns
Tara  Burns


Midland, Texas

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2005 Outdoor: Recorded season-best 14.58 in the 100-meter hurdles and 18-07 3/34 in the long jump at the UTA Open on May 6... won the heptathlon at the Angelo State Multis with 4,833 points... finished 11th in the conference with 4,179 points. 2005 Indoor: Placed fourth in the conference in the long jump (19-10) and the pentathlon with season best 3,377 points... won the Oklahoma Classic with a season-best leap of 18-10 1/2... also competed in the high jump, 60 meters and 55-meter dash. 2004 Outdoor: Finished fifth at the SLC championships with 4,504 points... focused on 100-meter hurdles in spring with top time on squad (14.80) clocked April 22 at North Texas Twilight Meet... had jump of 19-4 at Tarleton State Relays... competed individually in long jump, 100-meter hurdles and high jump. 2004 Indoor: Season bests include: 9.55 in 60m-hurdles... 5-03 in high jump, both at J.D. Martin Invitational on January 31 and 17-11 for 11th place in the long jump at the SLC championships... finished seventh in the SLC in the pentathlon with career-best 3,259 points. 2003 Outdoor: Took eighth place in the heptathlon at the 2003 SLC Outdoor Championships with 4,534 points... had season-best 18-01.75 in the long jump at the SLC Outdoor Championships... cleared 4-11.75 for third place in the high jump at the UTA Open on May 2. 2003 Indoor: Slowed by injury during first season... competed in the first two meets of the year -- Oklahoma Indoor and Houston -- and then did not compete again until 2003 SLC Indoor: ran the 60m, 200m, 55m hurdles, 60m hurdles, shot put and triple jump during indoor season... Claimed eighth place in the pentathlon with 3,063 points at the conference indoor championship. Prior to UTA: Track MVP for three seasons at Midland HS... has a personal best time of 57.5 in the 400m and 14.5 in the 100m hurdles... had a personal best jump of 19-0 in the long jump and 5-6 in the high jump... also participated as cheerleader... four-year member of Who's Who Among American High School Athletes.

Personal: Born March 23, 1984, in Midland... daughter of Elsie King... Sister, Lex King, played volleyball at Central Oklahoma... majoring in accounting... maintains 3.05 GPA.


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