|High School:||Sentinel HS|
WSU CAREER. SOPHOMORE (2014-15): Breakthrough year…Indoor - Ran PR time in 60m hurdles of 8.59i at UW Indoor (1/31/15, Seattle)…clocked in 400m PR of 56.41i at Don Kirby Elite (2/14/15, Albuquerque)…at MPSF Championships finished 11th in 60m hurdles and sixth in 4x400m relay…Outdoor - Ran 100m hurdles PR time of 14.16w at WSU-UW Dual (5/2/15, Seattle) and non-wind best of 14.26 at Jim Bush Collegiate (3/24/15, Los Angeles)…after dropping intermediate hurdles time all season, reached PR time of 57.31 at Pac-12 Championships for fourth place…time is second-best in WSU all-time records…also ran anchor on fifth-place 4x400m relay team (3:36.27)…at NCAA West Region Prelims, ran 400m hurdles in 58.23, ninth-best time, and anchored 4x400m relay to 12th place with time of 3:35.66 - third-best in WSU all-time records…at NCAA Championships finished 19th in 400m hurdles (58.93), and the 4x400m relay finished 21st (3:40.71)…named to Pac-12 All-Academic track and field honorable mention team.
FRESHMAN (2013-14): Indoor - Reached a PR time in 400m dash of 58.50i at Cougar Indoor (2/1/14, Pullman)…top 60m hurdles time of season was 8.88i at Vandal Indoor…Outdoor - Ran a collegiate career-best in the 100m hurdles of 14.52 at Cougar Invitational…PR in 400m hurdles of 1:01.39 came at Pac-12 Championships for 11th place (5/18/14, Pullman) and finished 14th in 100m hurdles in 14.63.
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER. Earned seven varsity letters at Sentinel HS…three letters as a post/guard on the basketball team for coach Karen Deden…four letters as a sprinter/hurdler for coach Dane Oliver…on the basketball court, Spartans’ hoops team was state two-time state AA champions in 2012 and 2013 after a runner-up finish sophomore year…named to All-State AA first team as senior and second team as junior…during track season won state AA titles in 400m dash, 100m hurdles and 300m hurdles…first AA first girl to win this trio of events at state meet in at least two decades…at same meet finished fourth in high jump and fifth in 200m…as a junior repeated as state AA champion in 400m dash with PR of 56.51, and 300m hurdles…placed second in 100m hurdles, and third in high jump…senior year at state AA Championships earned three-peat titles in 400m dash and 300m hurdles and was runner-up in 100m hurdles in PR time of 14.39…300m hurdles time of 42.87 was state meet record and just 1/1000s second off PR time from 2012 of 42.86…three-time State AA meet Female Athlete of Meet.
PERSONAL. Born in May 1995, in Columbus, Ohio…father Nathan Harper is a mechanic…mother Nichole Scribner is a customer service representative…younger brother Christopher…younger sister Samantha…Key Club member…majoring in biology at WSU.
HARPER’S WSU BESTS
60m Hurdles - 8.59i (2015)
400m - 56.41i (2015)
100m Hurdles - 14.26 (2015); 14.16w (2015)
400m Hurdles - 57.31 (2015)
PAC-12 CHAMPIONSHIPS PERFORMANCES
2015 400m Hurdles 4th 57.31
4x400m Relay 5th 3:36.27
2014 100m Hurdles 14th 14.63
400m Hurdles 11th 1:01.39
NCAA WEST PRELIMINARY PERFORMANCES
2015 400m Hurdles 9th 58.23
4x400m Relay 12th 3:35.66
NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS PERFORMANCES
2015 400m Hurdles 19th 58.93
4x400m Relay 21st 3:40.71