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Erica McLain
Other Position: Triple Jump
  • McLain, the defending NCAA triple jump champion, posted a top jump of 44-4 ¼ feet (13.52 meters) in the qualifying round of the women's triple jump on the opening day of track and field competition. Her mark failed to qualify for the final round.
  • McLain (2004-08) will be competing in her first Olympics for the Unites States...She just completed a year for Stanford where she captured the NCAA title both indoors and outdoors in the triple jump...She is a 14-time All-American for the Cardinal, just one short of the Stanford women's track and field record...McLain is the Stanford record holder in the triple jump with a mark of 46-5 ¼...She qualified for the Olympics by placing third at the U.S. Olympic Trials in the triple jump with a mark of 45-9 3/4.