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Amber Burgess
Amber Burgess

Hometown:
Ft. Worth, Texas

Height:
5-9

Event:
Jumps


1999 Outdoor: Recorded a season-best effort of 5-4 in the high jump on April 24.

1999 Indoor: Finished eighth at the C-USA Indoor Championships in the high jump with a mark of 5-2 ¼.

Prep: Earned seven letters in cross country/track at Nolan Catholic High School . . . A three-year team captain, she was a two-time state champion in the high jump (a 5-10 personal best) and mile relay . . . Also finished second in the 400 meters . . . A two-year cross country team captain, led team to the 1997 state title and a 1998 runner-up finish ... Track MVP.

Personal: Born Nov. 8, 1979. Daughter of Gerry Burgess . . . Full name is Amber Gayle Burgess. Plans to major in Pre-medicine.