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Cecilie Rise
Cecilie Rise

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Sandane, Norway

Height:
5-5

Event:
Jumps


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 long jump.

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 Championships.

Personal: Born June 19, 1977.Daughter of Jan Ivar and Ellinor Rise. Plans to major in business.