1999 Outdoor: Earned all-conference honors with a runner-up finish in
the triple jump (40-10 3/4) . . . Also finished fifth in the long jump
with an effort of 18-7 . . . Posted season bests of 41-11 ¼ (a new
school record) in the triple jump and 18-9 in the long jump.
1999 Indoor: Qualified for the NCAA Championships in the triple jump,
where she finished 11th with a leap of 42-2 (new school record) . . .
Earned all-conference honors with a runner-up finish at the C-USA
Championships in the triple jump (41-7) . . . Also finished seventh
(18-6 1/2) in the long jump . . .Had a season-best effort of 19-6 3/4 in the
Prep: She came to Tulane with personal bests of 42-11 in the triple
jump and 19-91/2 in the long jump . . . 1998 Nordic Champion in the
triple jump and finished third in the long jump at the Nordic
Championships . . . Was the Junior Norwegian Champion in both the long
jump and triple jump and finished second in those events in the
Norwegian Senior Championships . . . Reigned as the 1997 Junior
Norwegian Champion in the long jump, triple jump and 1000m relay . . .
Earned Best Female Athlete honors in the jumps at the Junior Norwegian
Personal: Born June 19, 1977.Daughter of Jan Ivar and Ellinor Rise.
Plans to major in business.