2009-10 NCAA Outdoor Regional Qualifier - 400m
Indoor: Placed fifth at the Housotn Invitational in the 200m dash with 25.11 time... Earned sixth at New Mexico Invitational in the 400m with 56.95 finish... Set personal record in the 400m at the New Balance Invitational with 56.29 time... Earned two 11th place finishes at C-USA Championships - 24.77 in the 200m and 57.36 in the 400m. Outdoor: Set personal best in the 200m at the Texas Invitational with 24.04 finish... Won the Rice Invitaitional 100m dash with personal best 12.05... Finished sixth with personal best 54.96 at C-USA Championships... Advanced to NCAA West Regional.
PRIOR TO HOUSTON
At Cal-State: 2008 Big West Conference Champion in the 4X100m and 4X400m relay ... Ran the 400m dash at the Big West Outdoor Championship where she finished third with a time of 54.61, which ranks ninth in program history and second on the all-time freshman list ... Qualified for the 2008 NCAA West Regional in the 400m.
2005 State Runner-Up ... 2006 State and District Champion ... 2007 district champion ... 2006 All-State and All-American.
Born on March 5,1990 ... Full name is Tara Jessica-Christine Prier ... Daughter of Tony Prier and Ingrid Kilpatrick... Twelve siblings... Sisters: Ashley, Valarie, Brooke, Lace, Alyssa, Mariah...Brothers: Tony, Chris, McK, Quincy, Richard, Eric Graduated high school in three years ... Wants to become a child psychologist ... Hobbies include shopping, talking on the phone and traveling.