PRs: 2:02.07 (2006)
Born: in Spokane, Wash.
Current Residence: Eugene, Ore.
High School: Rogers HS (WA) ‘05
College: Oregon ‘09
Coach: Vin Lananna
Career Highlights: 2006 World Junior Champs bronze medalist; two-time
USA Junior champion (’05, ’06); 2006 NCAA Outdoor champion; 2006 NCAA Indoor
runner-up; 2005 Pan Am Junior champion
Noble continued to build off her record-breaking high school career with a
sterling freshman collegiate season in 2005-06, and stamped herself as one of
the USA's brightest hopes in the middle distances…Noble ran a strong race in the
women’s 800m at the 2006 IAAF World Junior Championships and claimed the bronze
medal with her late kick, crossing the line in 2 minutes 4.90 seconds. Noble's
bronze is the first ever medal for an American woman in the 800m at the World
Junior Championships…At the 2006 Finish Line USA Junior Track & Field
Championships, Noble was sitting in fifth heading into the final 200 meters when
she let loose and won in a sprint to the finish in 2:05.05…In June 2006, became
first collegiate freshman to win the NCAA outdoor title in the 800 meters with
her personal best (2:02.07)…At the 2005 Pan Am Junior Championships in the
women's 800, Noble moved with 150 to go to take the lead for good and win the
gold in 2:04.07…As a prep, was a high school All-American and five-time
Washington state track and field champion (400-3, 800-2), and a two-time top-10
state cross country finisher.
2006: 3rd at World Junior Champs (2:04.90)…USA Junior champion
(2:05.05)…NCAA Outdoor champion (2:02.07)…NCAA Indoor runner-up (2:05.72)…NCAA
West Regional champion (2:06.45)…Pac-10 champion (2:05.81)…1st at Oregon
Twilight (2:02.85)…ranked #5 in the U.S. by T&FN…best of 2:02.07.
2005: Pan Am Junior champion (2:04.07)…USA Junior champion (2:03.73)…Washington State 400m and 800m champion (54.14, 2:08.61)…bests of 2:03.73.