Event: 800 meters
PR: 800m 2:00.26 (2002)
Born: July 17, 1978 in Newport News, Va.
Current Residence: East Palo Alto, Calif.
High School: Hampton (Va.) HS 96
College: Pittsburgh 00
Coach: Frank Gagliano
Agent: Mark Wetmore
Club: Nike Farm Team
Career Highlights: 2000 NCAA Indoor champion; 2000 NCAA Outdoor runner-up; 3rd at 2003 USA Indoors
A contender to make the 2004 Olympic Team, Earl had a strong 2003 season with her third and fourth places finishes respectively at the USA Indoor and USA Outdoor Championshipsa seven-time NCAA All American and 2000 indoor NCAA 800m champion while at the University of Pittsburgh, Earl received the schools highest athletic honor in receiving the Panther Award, given to the senior female student-athlete who promoted the University through athletic achievement as a senior, Earl qualified for the 2000 Olympic Trials and lost only one collegiate race, finishing as the runner-up in the 800m at the NCAA Outdoor Championshipsduring her last two years in college she won 18 individual races, 12 indoors and six outdoorsEarl is a four-time Big East and ECAC championshe lives and trains in Palo Alto, Calif., where she works as a teacher for disadvantaged youththe move to Palo Alto has proved fruitful, producing a PR of 2:00.26.
2004: 1st at Mt. Sac (2:01.34)4th at USA Indoors (2:04.76)7th in
800m at adidas Boston Indoor Games (2:07.65).
2003: 3rd at USA Indoors 800m (2:05.13) 4th at USA Outdoors (2:00.65) 3rd at adidas Boston Indoor Games (2:06.89)...3rd at adidas Boston Indoor Games (2:06.89)3rd at Oracle U.S. Open Outdoors 800m (2:03.77)ranked #4 in U.S. by T&FN...best of 2:00.65.
2002: 4th at USA Outdoors (2:03.14)1st at NACAC (2:03.17)2nd at Modesto (2:04.11)1st at Stanford (2:04.12)1st at Montreal (2:04.50)1st at Waltham (2:04.89)1st at Brunswick (2:00.26PR)ranked #4 in the U.Sbest of 2:00.26PR.
2001: Did not compete.
2000: NCAA Indoor champion (2:02.19) 2nd at NCAA Outdoors (2:02.43)1st at Big East (1:04.48)1st at ECAC4th in opening round at U.S. Olympic Trials (2:05.40)4th place in 4x400m relay at NCAA Outdoorsbest of 2:02.54.
1999: 1st at ECAC4th at NCAA Indoors7th at NCAA Outdoors3rd at Big Eastbest of 2:04.20
1998: 4th at NCAA Outdoors3rd at NCAA Indoors4th at ECAC1st at Big Eastbest of 2:04.61.
1997: 6th at ECAC2nd at USA Juniors3rd at Pan Am Juniorsbest of 2:07.46.