2002 Breakthrough junior campaign in track Burgess qualified for the 800m at the USA and NCAA Outdoor meets On May 4 in UCLAs dual win over USC at Drake Stadium, Burgess set the school 800m record (since broken by Lena Nilsson, 2:02.26, 8/13/02) running a 2:03.73 and breaking the 28-year school record set by Francie Larrieu, 2:04.37, 1974 At the Pac-10 meet, Burgess was second (2:03.91) in the 800m Pac-10 Athlete of the Week (April 26) for leading a one-three Bruin sweep in the 800m (2:06.30) At the NCAA Indoor, Burgess ran the first leg (1200m) on UCLAs winning distance medley relay (10:58.19, school record) and earned All-American honors on UCLAs 4 X 400m relay (third leg, 5th, 3:36.59) Pac-10 Academic Honorable Mention in outdoor track and MPSF indoor track academic honors.
2001 In cross country, Burgess helped the Bruin women qualify as a team to the NCAA Championships, running in the NCAA West Regional and NCAA Championship meets In track, Burgess qualified for the NCAA Outdoor in the 800m and placed sixth (2:06.92) at the Pac-10 Then personal-best 2:06.13 was No. 7 in school history (No. 30 on the 2001 U. S. list) Ran the third-leg on UCLAs school record 4 X 800m relay (8:33.21) that won the Texas Relays Also ran a 4:40.38 1500m Honorable Mention Academic All-Pac-10 in both cross country and track.
2000 As a redshirt freshman in cross country, Burgess ran in four invitationals In track as a true frosh, she ran a 2:10.08 (800m) and 4:45.23 (1500m) and was an 800m finalist at the U. S. Junior meet.
1999 Burgess redshirted in cross country as a true freshman.
High School Cross country and track standout at Birmingham HS An All-City performer every season, also a team captain Burgess was a three-time City champion in the 1600m and a two-time 800m winner Her prep track bests were 56.0 (400m), 2:16 (800m), 4:43 (1500m) and 4:58 (1600m) In cross country, Burgess was City champion and finished 19th in the CA State meet.
Personal Political science major Born June 19, 1981 .
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