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Connie Moore

Track and Field

  • 2004

Event: Sprints 
Height: 5-5 
Weight: 140 
PR: 100m- 11.37 (2004); 200m- 22.63 (2003) 
Born: 1981 in Chicago, Ill 
Current Residence: Columbia, S.C. 
High School: South Shore Community Academy (Chicago, Ill) 
College: Penn State University 04 
Coach: Jeff McAuley 
Agent: Tony Campbell 
Club: Nike 

Career Highlights: 5th (200m) and 7th (100m) at 2004 Olympic Trials; 2004 Big Ten Indoor 60m and 200m champion; 2004 Mid-Atlantic Region Track and Field Athlete of the Year 2003 Big Ten Outdoor 100m champion; 2003 Big Ten Athlete of the Year

Moore made the 4x100m relay pool for Team USA at the Olympic Games after her fifth-place finish in the 200m at the 2004 Olympic Trials she posted her best-ever NCAA finish in the 200m (5th - 22.65) and earned All-America honors in the event four consecutive the 2003 NCAA East Regional championships, Moore broke school records in the 200m (22.63) to win and in the 100m (11.21) to finish third.  Also in 2003 she anchored the 4x100m relay team set a new Penn State school record (44.25) she was the first Nittany Lion to earn indoor All-America honors below 800 meters...she set a Penn State school record in the 100m while competing on the 2000 U.S. World Junior Championships team in Santiago, Chile. Growing up Moore was the fastest kid on the block. "When I was about 10 years old I realized that nobody in my neighborhood could catch me. I knew I was fast, but I really did not think much of it, I was just having fun." While at Penn State, Moore worked with kids that have special needs through a program called Life Link. The program brings young adults to a college campus and helps them find mentors in their lives. She has a degree in psychology and will then work towards a masters degree in clinical psychology.

2004: 5th in 200m at Olympic Trials (22.65)NCAA East Regional 200m champion (22.45) Big 10 100 (11.42) and 200 (23.21) champ...5th in 200m (23.05) & 7th in 100m (11.37) at NCAA Outdoor Championships 3rd in 200m (22.60i) & 7th in 60m (7.39i) at NCAA Indoors 1st in 200m at Mt. SAC Relays (22.71w) ranked #5 in the U.S. by T&FNbests of 11.37 & 22.65. 
2003: NCAA Indoors 200m runner-up (23.38i)...3rd in 200m (22.88) & 5th in 100m (11.37) at NCAA Outdoors Big Ten Outdoor 100m champion and 200m runner-up...2nd in 200 (24.09) and 5th in 60 (7.47) at Big 10 Indoor...1st in 200m (22.63 school record) and 3rd in 100m (11.21 school record) at Fairfax 2nd in 200 (24.09) and 5th in 60 (7.37) at Big 10 indoor...1st in the 200m at the Jesse Owens Track Classic (23.29) of 11.21 and 22.63. 
2002: Big Ten Outdoor 100m (11.31) and 200m (23.12) champion 5th in 200m at the Sea Ray Relays (23.35w)...14th in 100m (11.79) and 7th in 200m (24.19) at USA Outdoors...bests of 11.31 and 23.12.
2001: 4th in heat 1 at USA Outdoors (11.34) 3rd in 100m at James Madison (11.51) Big Ten Outdoor Championships 200m runner-up (23.17). third in 100 (11.44)...3rd in 200 (24.17) and 8th in 60m (7.75) at Big 10 Indoor...bests of 11.55 and 23.17w. 
2000: 5th in 100m semi-finals at the World Junior Championships (11.85 school record) of 11.85.