A look back at the 2002 Women's Outdoor Track and Field NCAA Champions
OUTLOOK: Top returning sprinter in the 60m and 100m...Had a great fall workout and expected to have an outstanding 2005 season.
2004: Indoors, at the Carolina Big 12 meet finished fourth in the 60m with a time of 7.34 and ninth in the 200m ... At the Gator Invitational placed eighth in the 55m and 13th in the 200m ... Placed fourth in the heat of 55m at the Meet of Champions in New York and first in the heat of 200m ... At the USC Invitational finished second in the 55m with a time of 6.95 ... At the SEC Championships in Kentucky finished seventh in the 60m ... Outdoor, finished fifth at the Florida Relays in the 100m with a time of 11.78 ... Finished third in the 100m with a time of 11.56 at the Georgia Tech invitational and 10th in the 200m ... Finished fifth at the Sea Ray Relays in the 100m ... At the SEC Championships in Oxford placed fifth in heat of 100m ... Finished fourth at NCAA East Regional in prelims of the 100m.
2003: Indoors, finished ninth at the Virginia Tech Invitational in the 60m dash ... Placed 11th in the 200m dash at the Four-Way SEC Invitational ... At the UNC Invitational received 10th place in the 60m and 200m dashes ... Finished fourth at the USC Invitational in the 55m dash ... Placed 13th in the long jump at the SEC Championships ... Outdoors, finished fourth in the 100m dash and sixth in the 200m dash with a season -best mark of 24.32 at the SEC Quad Meet ... At the Sea Ray Relays, placed 12th in the 100m dash and 20th in the 200m dash ... Finished fifth in the 100m dash with a season best time of 11.76 at the Orange & Purple Classic .... At the SEC Championships, finished fourth in her heat of the 100m dash and fifth in her heat of the 200m dash, as well as running the third leg of the 4x100m relay team that finished second with a time of 43.53 ... Ran the third leg of the 4x100m relay at the NCAA East Regional at George Mason that won with a season-best time of 43.26 ... Helped establish new school record in the women's 4x100 by teaming with Tiffany Ross, Erica Whipple and Aleen Bailey, with a time of 42.83 at the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... Earned her first All-American honor as part of the 4x100 team that was national runner-up.
2002: During the indoor season, finished fourth in the 200m dash at the UNC Early Invitational ... Placed fourth in the 55m dash at the USC Indoor Invitational ... Placed fifth in the 60m dash at the Meet of Champions ... Placed in the top 10 in four of the six 60m dash competitions she ran in ... Finished eighth in the 55m dash at Five Way SEC Meet ... Finished No. 7 on USC's all-time list in the 60m at 7.47 ... Ran a 24.52 in the 200m dash at the SEC Championships ... Outdoors, was runner-up in the 100m dash at the Miami Invitational ... Placed fourth in the 200m dash at the Miami Invitational ... Finished third in the 100m dash at the South Carolina State Championships ... At the Four-Way SEC Meet, placed seventh in the 200m dash and sixth in the 100m dash ... Finished ninth in the 100m dash at the Florida Relays ... Competed at the SEC Championships in the 100m and 200m dash ... Was an alternate for the NCAA champion 4x100m relay at the NCAA Championships.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended George Washington High School ... Ran track under the tutelage of coach Tony Wells ... Four-time track letterwinner ... Team won two state championships ... Was a three-time Colorado Sport Women's Award winner ... Ran 100m PR in 2001 with a time of 11.45 ... Best long jump mark of 19 feet, set in 1999 ... Turned in 23.43 time in 200m senior year.
Date of birth/Location: September 15, 1983/Denver, Colo.
Parent: Novia Joyce
Major: Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management
What I want most out of life: Great career and family
Favorite place to visit: Miami
The person I look up to the most: My mother because when things are not great, she keeps moving.