|| Erica McLain
**Two-Time National Champion**
**American Junior Record-Holder**
** Twelve-Time All-American **
Collegiate Career Bests
Long Jump: 21-5 1/4 (6.53m)
Long Jump: 21-3 1/2 (6.49m)i
Triple Jump: 46-5 1/4 (14.15m)
Triple Jump: 46-7 1/4 (14.20m)i
Record Book: Set a Stanford record in the triple jump in 2007 with a 46-5 1/4 (14.15m) mark.
Stanford: One of the greatest jumpers in Stanford history ... A ten-time All-American in her first three seasons on The Farm ... Immediately became a dominant performer indoors and outdoors for the Cardinal ... Holds the American junior record in the triple jump and the only woman to ever win both the long jump and triple jump in back-to-back seasons ... A fiery competitor who will continue to lead Stanford into the championship season in her senior year.
2007 Track & Field (Junior): Earned All-American honors at the NCAA Championships, placing third in the long jump and second in the triple jump ... Captured triple jump title and placed second in the long jump at NCAA West Regionals to qualify for the NCAA Championships ... Won the triple jump title at the Pac-10 Championships with an American collegiate record of 46-5 ¼ (14.15m) ... Also placed second in the long jump at the conference meet ... Captured the triple jump national title at the NCAA Indoor Championships with a personal-best 45-7 ¾ (13.91m) ... Captured the triple jump and placed second in the long jump at the MPSF Indoor Championships.
2006 Track & Field Season (Sophomore): Earned two All-American honors with a second-place finish in the triple jump and third-place finish in the long jump at the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... Captured the NCAA West Regional title in the triple jump, setting a meet record of 44-8 (13.61m), and finished second in the long jump ... Double-champion in the long jump and triple jump at the Pac-10 Championships for the second-straight season ... Recorded a season-best 45-5 (13.84m) at the Texas Relays ... Indoors, earned two All-American honors with a sixth-place finish in the long jump and seventh-place finish in the triple jump ... Captured the MPSF Championship titles in the triple jump and long jump ... Recorded a season-best jump of 44-1 ½ (13.45m) in the triple jump at the Washington Invitational.
2005 Track & Field Season (Freshman): Ranked No. 1 in the United States and No. 42 in the world in the triple jump ... 2005 U.S. Outdoor champion in the triple jump with an American junior record of 45-11 ¾ (14.01m) ... Earned All-American honors with a third-place finish in the triple jump at the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... Finished second in the triple jump at the NCAA West Regional ... Became the first athlete to claim both the triple jump and long jump titles at the Pac-10 Championships ... Named the Pac-10 Newcomer of the Year ... Big Meet champion in the long jump and triple jump ... Indoors, finished second in the triple jump at the NCAA Championships to earn All-American honors ... Set the MPSF Championship meet record with a jump of 45-7 ¼ (13.90m) in the triple jump ... Named the West Regional Indoor Athlete of the Year ... Named the Pac-10 Newcomer of the Year.
International Competition: Competed for the United States at the 2005 World Championships in Helsinki, Finland, the 2004 World Junior Championships in Grosseto, Italy, and the 2002 World Junior Championships in Kingston, Jamaica.
High School: A 2004 graduate of Plano East Senior High School ... Three-time Texas state champion in the triple jump ... The 2002 and 2004 U.S. Junior National runner-up in the triple jump and the 2002 U.S. Junior National champion in the long jump ... The 2003 and 2004 Nike Indoor national champion in the triple jump ... Captured the triple jump and long jump titles at the 2002 Golden West Invitational ... Had the second-furthest triple jump performance in the nation in 2004 with a jump of 44-1 ¼ (13.44m), the third furthest jump in U.S history ... Finished first in the triple jump at the 2004 Texas Relays, 2004 Arcadia Invitational and the 2004 Adidas Outdoor National Championships.
Cardinal Catalogue: Communications major/Studio Art minor with an emphasis on Photo Journalism ... Parents are Kevin and Terrie McLain ... Father, Kevin, was a member of the football team at Western Michigan University ... 2006 and 2007 Pac-10 Academic Honorable Mention.