Kierra Foster
Kierra Foster

Player Profile

West Palm Beach, Fla.

High School:
Palm Beach Lakes

Hurdles, Jumps

2005 OUTDOOR TRACK - Had season-best long jump of 20-9 at the ECAC Championships and placed her third... jump was also an NCAA regional-qualifying mark... placed 15th at the NCAA East Regional with a jump of 19-2.75... mark of 19-11 came at the ACC Championships and earned All-ACC honors with a third-place finish... season-best 100-meter hurdle mark of 13.94... posted 14.16 to finish 15th at the ACC Championships... finished in 14.01 at the NCAA East Regional and placed 15th... seventh at the ECAC Championships finishing in 14.43.

2005 INDOOR TRACK - NCAA ALL-AMERICAN with sixth-place finish at Nationals (20-10.75)... first Terp All-American since 2002... third at the ACC Championships with a jump of 20-1.75... season-best jump of 21-2.50 was good for a first-place finish at the Virginia Tech Invitational and set an indoor school record... had the team's top-nine times in the 60-meter hurdles... eighth-place finish of 8.51 in the preliminaries of the ACC Championships qualified her for the ECAC Championships... placed eighth at the ACC Championships finishing in 8.73.

2004 OUTDOOR TRACK - A second-place finisher in the long jump at the ECAC Championships... also competed in the 200-meter dash and 100-meter hurdles... posted her top two 100-meter hurdles times of the season in winning the Tar Heel Opener (14.05) and Terrapin Invitational (14.32)... won the long jump at the Terrapin Invitational with a jump of 19-10.25... took 10th in the long jump at the Penn Relays.

2004 INDOOR TRACK - An NCAA qualifier in the long jump... posted six of the team's top seven long jump marks and finished in the top three of an event five times... topped her own school record with a jump of 20-10 at the Meyo Invitational... took first at the Armory Collegiate with a jump of 20-5... third at the ACC Championships at 19-10.25... had four of the team's top six 60-meter hurdle times of the season, including the top two... top marks of the season came at the ACC Championships, with 8.60 in the prelims and an eighth-place 8.71 in the finals... also took eighth in the triple jump at ACC's with 34-06.25.

2003 OUTDOOR TRACK - Led team in 100-meter hurdles, long jump and triple jump...set then-school record in the long jump at the Alabama Relays to win (20-8)... took third in the 100-meter hurdles at the Maryland Invitational and fifth at the Alabama Relays...went 38-6 in triple jump for second at the Maryland Invitational... qualified for the ECAC Championships in the 100-meter hurdles and the long jump... NCAA regional-qualifier in long jump.

2003 INDOOR TRACK - Set team top marks in the 60-meter hurdles, long jump and triple jump... never finished below third in the long jump, winning the Maryland Invitational and Delaware Invitational... set a school record in the 60-meter hurdles twice, finishing with a program-record 8.49 at the UNC Indoor Madness meet... competed in the long jump at the ECAC Championships, placing second to earn All-East honors... won the 60 meter hurdles at the Maryland and Delaware Invitationals... placed third in the long jump at the ACC Championships, earning all-conference honors.

BEFORE MARYLAND - Finished in the top five in five events, winning the 4x100 meter relay, in the Florida state championships in 2000... won conference titles in the long jump, triple jump, high jump, 100-meter hurdles and 4x100 relay in 2001... regional champion in the long jump, triple jump, and 4x100 relay in 2001 ... 2001 long jump national champion at the Nike Indoor Competition... shuttle hurdle relay champion in 2001 and 2002 at Nike Indoor Competition... set the Florida Relays record in the triple jump at 19-5 in 2002... competed in five events at 2002 Florida 4A state championships, taking second in the triple jump (39-11) and third in 100 hurdles and long jump... 2002 Golden South champion in the 100 hurdles, long jump and triple jump... high school All-American in 2002... named Palm Beach County Athlete of the Year in 2002.

PERSONAL Daughter of Anita Pace and Peter Foster, Sr. ... has one brother, Peter Foster, Jr.