Distinctions & Awards

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Ph.D., Sport Psychology, Michigan State University
Dissertation: Good to great in elite athletes: towards an understanding of why some athletes make the leap and others do not.
Masters of Education, Kinesiology, University of Texas
Bachelor of Science, in Movement Science, University of Michigan
Bachelor of Arts, Sports Management & Communication, University of Michigan



2010 Commonwealth Games, Gold Medalist

2009 Francophone Games, Bronze Medalist

2008 Olympic Games, 11thq

2008 World Indoor Athletics Championships, 15thq

2007 IAAF World Championships, 14thq

2007 Pan American Games, Silver Medalist

2006 IAAF World Cup in Athletics, 5th

2003 Pan American Games, 7th

2002 Commonwealth Games, Bronze Medalist

2002 IAAF World Cup in Athletics, 8th

2001 World University Games (FISU), Silver Medalist

1999 IAAF World Championships, 16thq

1999 Pan American Games, Bronze Medalist

1998 Commonwealth Games, Bronze Medalist

1997 World University Games (FISU), Silver Medalist



2012 Gold Medalist

2010 Gold Medalist

2009 Silver Medalist

2008 Gold Medalist

2007 Gold Medalist

2006 Gold Medalist

2005 Silver Medalist

2003 Silver Medalist

2002 Gold Medalist

2001 Silver Medalist

2000 Silver Medalist

1999 Gold Medalist

1998 Gold Medalist

1997 Silver Medalist

*1996 Canadian Junior Track and Field Championships, Gold Medalist


Canadian Track and Field Championships

Canadian Track and Field Olympic Games Trials

Indoor Big Ten Conference Championship

Outdoor Big Ten Conference Championship

University of Michigan Indoor performance

University of Michigan Outdoor performance

University of Michigan Indoor Track & Field Fieldhouse


2014 University of Michigan’s Track & Field Hall of Fame Inductee

2010 Senior Girls Jump, Athletics Ontario

2007 F.N.A Rowell Trophy nominee, Athletics Canada

2006 Civic Appreciation Award, Aurora, Ontario Canada

2000 Paul Robeson Award: for Academic & Athletic Prowess, University of Michigan

1999 Big Ten Track & Field Athlete of the Year

1999 University of Michigan’s Women’s Track & Field Athlete of the Year

1999 Harry & Bessie Solomon Scholarship