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  Erin Tyre

Erin Tyre

Player Profile

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Flowery Branch, Ga.

High School:
Gainesville

Last College:
Reinhardt College

Height:
5-9

Event:
Sprints

Major:
Physical Education

2009 Outdoor: Became the first athlete in school history to compete in the women's heptathlon, posting a sixth-place finish with 3,135 points at the A-Sun Championships, finishing third in the shot put and 800-meter run and fourth in the 200-meter dash (5/15) ... Most versatile athlete on the team, seeing action in the 100-meter dash, 200-meter dash, long jump, high jump, javelin throw, 400- and 1,600-meter relays throughout the season ... Took fourth-place in the high jump, reaching 4-08.00 at the Furman Invitational (4/11) ... Posted season-best finish in the long jump at conference championships (5/15) ... Given the team's dedication award.

2008-09 Indoor: Tied the school record in the high jump at the A-Sun Championships (2/20) ... Also competed in the pole vault ... Competed in the 60-meter and 200-meter dash for the Spartans at the Carolina Invitational (2/13)...Also competed in the 60-meter dash and the high jump at the Clemson Games (1/30) ... Ran in the 200-meter dash at the UNC Classic (1/24).

Before USC Upstate: Lettered in basketball, track and volleyball at Gainesville ... Set school records in the 200 meters, 400 meters, 400-meter relay, and 1,600-meter relay ... Was named the team MVP for basketball and track and field ... Spent one year at Reinhardt College.

Personal: Born Jan. 24, 1989 ... Daughter of Scott and Lynn Tyre ... Physical education major ... Favorite food is ice cream ... Favorite TV show is "Family Guy" ... Favorite group is Dave Matthews Band ... Favorite sports figure is Michael Jordan ... Favorite movie is "Love and Basketball" ... Favorite actor is Matthew McConahey ... Favorite song is "Grey Street" ... Favorite book is "Twilight" ... Most admires her parents ... Dream job is to be a collegiate coach

Tyre's Personal Bests
Indoor Track & Field
60-Meter Dash	9.02, Clemson Games (1/30/09)
200-Meter Dash	30.40, UNC Classic (1/24/09)
High Jump	4-08.25, A-Sun Championships (2/20/09)
Outdoor Track & Field
100-Meter Dash	14.45, 49er Classic (4/21/09)
200-Meter Dash	28.46, A-Sun Championships (5/15/09)
Long Jump	14-08.00, A-Sun Championships (5/15/09)
High Jump	4-08.00, Furman Invitational (4/11/09)
Javelin Throw	61-10.00, A-Sun Championships (5/15/09)
Heptathlon	3,135, A-Sun Championships (5/15/09)

 
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