- Tara Colvin
Tara Colvin

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tuscaloosa, Ala.

High School:
North Ridge HS

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
10/15/1985

Experience:
2L



2007: Earned two indoor All-Conference USA honors and set the two fastest times in the 400-meter race ... ran the final leg of the 4x400-meter relay team that finished first and recorded the second fastest time in school history at the conference meet at 3:44.77 ... also named All-Conference USA for her role on the second-place distance medley team (11:46.80), which set a new school record at the conference championship ... set four new school records during the indoor season ... individually she set new school records in the 300 and 400 meters, and two relay records in the 4x400-meter relay and the distance medley relay ... finished 20th in the 400-meter run (55.63) at the Outdoor NCAA Mideast Regional meet ... recorded the top three best performances in the 400-meter dash during the indoor season ... top time was 55.49 in the event ... ran the final leg of the 4x400-meter relay team that took first at the Indiana Opener ... distance medley team took first at Niswonger Invitational ... finished fourth in the 400-meter race (54.50) at the C-USA Outdoor Championships had the fifth fastest time in the conference at the end of the season ... had the top three best performance in the 400-meter dash ... helped capture first in the 4x100-meter relay and 4x400-meter relay at the Austin Peay Spring Fling ... was a member of the three relay teams to place that earned top-three finishes at the LSU Relays, including first in the distance medley relay, second in the sprint medley relay, and third in the 4x400 relay ... third-place finish in the 400-meter dash at the Mississippi Open ... member 4x100 relay team and 4x400 relay team that placed in the second and third respectively at the Auburn Invitational.

2006: Set multiple school records and earned All-Conference USA during her sophomore season ... finished third in the 400 meters (55.81) at the Conference USA Indoor Championships to earn a spot on the all-conference squad ... broke two indoor school records at the Meyo Invitational on February 3-4, including the 500 meters with a time of 1:13.43 and her own previous record in the 400 meters with a time of 55.65 ... was a member of three relay teams that earned top-three finishes at the LSU Relays, including second in the sprint medley (3:57.92), second in the distance medley (11:51.43) and third in the 4x800 (9:16.41) ... was a member of the 4x100 and 4x400 relay teams that both took first place and set season-best times at the Jace Lacoste Invitational with marks of 46.19 and 3:42.73 respectively ... second in the 400 meters at the Old Miss Invitational, running a time of 55.23 ... qualified for the NCAA Mideast Regional meet in the 400 meters with a season-best time of 53.96 at the Jace Lacoste Invitational.

2005: Earned all-conference honors following her role on the 4x400-meter relay team that finished third at the Conference USA Indoor Championships and set a school record with a time of 3:47.06 ... set a freshman record in the outdoor 400 meters and ran an NCAA Regional Championship qualifying time at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships with a time of 53.85 ... set the school record in the indoor 400 meters with a time of 56.40 at the C-USA Championships ... was a member of the 4x400-meter relay team that set the school record of 3:40.58 and qualified for the NCAA Regional Championships at the C-USA Outdoor Championships and that ran four of the top-five indoor times and the top-five outdoor times in school history ... anchored the sprint medley relay team that set a school record at the Alabama Relays and finished first in the event with a time of 3:52.77.

High School: Attended Central High School and Northridge High School in Tuscaloosa, Ala. ... won 5A state championship in the 400-meter dash in both indoor and outdoor as a senior at Northridge ... won 5A Indoor State Championship in the 800-meter run as a senior.

Personal: Full name is Tara Colvin ... born Oct. 15, 1985 in Tuscaloosa, Ala. ... daughter of Alfred and Shirley Colvin ... has one brother, Lamarcus ... major is community health.