1999 Cross Country: Ran in all seven fall events . . . Finished second
at the Tulane Cross Country Invitational and third at the LSU Cross
Country Invitational . . . Came in sixth at the Popeye's Ragin Cajun
Invitational and 14th a the LSU Invitational 2.
1999 Outdoor: Posted a solid fourth-place finish in the 800 meters at
the C-USA Outdoor Championships with a time of 2:12.20 . . . Ran a
season-best 4:35.01 1,500 meters on April 17 . . . Also ran legs on the
4x800- and 4x1,500-meter relays, that both set school records.
1999 Indoor: Finished seventh in the 800 meters at the C-USA Indoor
Championships (2:16.84) . . . Posted her best 800 meters of the season
(2:13.76) at the Terrier Classic in Boston.
Prep: A solid athlete with a wealth or racing experience . . . Ranks in
the top five in Finland in the 800 meters . . . Her best 800-meter time
is 2:06.43 . . . Also ran a 4:25.00 1,500 meters.
Personal: Born May 6, 1975.Daughter of Pekka Ritakallio . Major is