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Tracye Lawyer (born August 28, 1977 in Santa Barbara, California) is an American heptathlete.[1] In international competition, she won the heptathlon at the 2000 NACAC Under-25 Championships in Athletics. She also took silver at the inaugural NACAC Combined Events Championships in 2005.

Tracye Lawyer
Personal information
Birth nameTracye Lawyer
Full nameTracye Lawyer-Robinson
Born (1977-08-28) August 28, 1977 (age 42)
Santa Barbara, California
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Sport
Country United States
SportAthletics
Event(s)Heptathlon
Updated on 22 January 2016.

PrepEdit

Lawyer attended Cate School in Carpinteria, California, where she won the CIF California State Meet Championship in the high jump as a sophomore in 1993. She also finished third in 1994 and second in 1995.[2]

NCAAEdit

Next she went to Stanford University, where she achieved the 1999 NCAA Women's Outdoor Track and Field Championship in the heptathlon. Previous to that she had been third in 1997 and second in 1998. During that period she won the PAC-10 Championships three years in a row and set the still standing Stanford record in the event.[3][4] She also played soccer at Stanford.

International SuccessEdit

A noted first day specialist, she finished 7th at the 2000 U.S. Olympic Trials. Four years later she finished eighth.[5]

Post competitionEdit

She was formerly an assistant coach at Stanford University, and is now an orthopedic surgery resident at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.[3][6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.all-athletics.com/node/161515
  2. ^ "California State Meet Results - 1915 to present". Hank Lawson. Retrieved 2012-12-25.
  3. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-09-30. Retrieved 2012-03-27.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ http://www.usatf.org/athletes/bios/TrackAndFieldArchive/2002/Lawyer_Tracye.asp
  5. ^ http://www.usatf.org/statistics/champions/OlympicTrials/HistoryOfTheOlympicTrials.pdf
  6. ^ http://www.healthgrades.com/physician/dr-tracye-lawyer-xylsg56