Event: Triple Jump
Born: February 9, 1980
Current Residence: Orlando, Fla.
High School: Hinsdale South (Ill.) HS 98
College: Illinois 03
Coach: Brooks Johnson
Agent: Joy Kamani
Club: Holifield International
Career Highlights: 2005 USA Indoor runner-up
Whitman had a tremendous 2005 highlighted her runner-up finish at the USA Indoor Championships, and third place finish at the USA Outdoor Championships. She entered the 2006 season ranked as the nations third best triple jumper by Track & Field News. Whitman began her collegiate career at Hampton College, where she was named team M.V.P. as a freshman. She also was Freshman of the Year for both the indoor and outdoor track and field seasons in 1998-99, where she posted a then personal-best leap of 12.72m/41-9 in the triple jump. As a prep star in Illinois, Whitman was a two-time all-state selection in the triple jump and 100m during the 1997 and 1998 seasons won three letters for indoor and outdoor track led Hinsdale South to back-to-back West Suburban Gold Conference titles in 1997 and 1998.
2006: 3rd at USA Indoor champs (13.42m/44-0.5)
2005: Runner-up at USA Indoors (13.23m/43-5)3rd at USA Outdoors (13.78m/45-2.50) ranked #3 in U.S. by T&FN best of 13.78m/45-2.50.
2004: 11th in qualifying round at Olympic Trials (13.02m/42-8.75)4th at Provo (13.28m/43-7)best of 13.28m/43-7.
2003: 3rd in TJ, 5th in the 100m (11.65), 6th at 200m (24.20) at Big 10 Champs1st at Illini Indoor Classic (13.43m/44-0.75i)best of 13.43m/44-0.75i
2002: Big Ten Indoor TJ Champ (12.74m/41-9.75)6th at NCAA Outdoor 4x100m relay (2nd leg)4th at Big Ten Champs (12.89m/42-3.50)