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ANNIE SIPPEL

4 Seasons (2000-03)

5' 6" * Hurdles * Heptathlon

Lemoore, California

Lemoore High School (1999)

Prior to FPU - Annie was a three sport varsity athlete at Lemoore High School concentrating on basketball, softball and water polo.
Personal - Annie is the daughter of Robert and Sue Sippel... she follows her parents and older brother Philip to FPU... favorite foods include strawberries and chocolate... home church is Kings Evangelical Free Church in Hanford... is a mathematics major and plans a career as a high school mathematics teacher.
As a freshman (2000) - Annie was a member of the Sunbirds basketball team, then decided to give track and field a try... concentrated on the 200 and 400 meters and long jump... ran the lead off leg of the Sunbirds record-breaking 4x400 meter relay team that placed fourth in GSAC Championship.
As a sophomore (2001) - Annie established herself as one of the busiest and hardest-working athletes on the team... competed in the javelin, high jump, long jump, 200 meters, 400 meters, 100 meter hurdles, heptathlon as well as a leg in the 4x400 meter relay team... perhaps her finest moment came at the NAIA National Championship when her 7-second personal best in the final event of the heptathlon, the 800 meters (2:24.81), propelled her from 11th to 8th place and NAIA All-America honorable mention honors... was named the Sunbirds MVP.
As a junior (2002) - Annie picked up right where she left off her sophomore season... broke FPU records in the 300 and 400 meters, 55 meter hurdles and the 400 meter hurdles... became the first-ever FPU woman to win the Golden State Athletic Conference 400 meter hurdles championship... was named the Sunbirds MVP for the second consecutive season... earned NAIA All-America honors with her fourth place finish in the heptathlon at the National Outdoor Track and Field Championship in Olathe, Kansas... 4,594 point total is second highest in FPU history... also named to NAIA All-America Scholar Athlete team
As a senior (2003) - Annie wrapped up her collegiate career with another great season... broke FPU records in the 400 meters... also broke Anna Butz' 100 meter hurdles record of 15.52, a mark which stood since May 25, 1988... entered six events at the GSAC championship and finished with four silver and two bronze medals... was named the Sunbirds MVP for the third consecutive season... finished third in the heptathlon at the NAIA National Outdoor Track and Field Championship in Olathe, Kansas, in May to earn NAIA All-America honors... also named to NAIA All-America Scholar Athlete team.
CAREER BESTS
100 meters
13.04
3/23/02
Fresno-CT
FPU All Comers
200 meters
26.35
4/17/03
Azusa
California Invitational Heptathlon
300 meters
43.04
2/2/02
Bakersfield
CSU Bakersfield Invitational
400 meters
^58.24
5/10/03
Los Angeles
Occidental Invitational
500 meters
1:22.74#
2/3/01
Bakersfield
CSU Bakersfield Invitational
600 meters
1:38.31
3/6-8/03
Johnson City, TN NAIA Indoor Champ
800 meters
2:21.99
4/18/03
Azusa
California Invitational Heptathlon
55 meter hurdles
8.66
2/16/02
Azusa
Azusa Pacific Invitational
60 meter hurdles
9.60
2/15/03
Azusa APU Indoor
100 meter hurdles
^15.50
4/4/03
Fresno-CT
FPU/Biola/Westmont
300 meter hurdles
48.60
2/1/03
Bakersfield CSU Bakersfield Invitational
400 meter hurdles
^1:04.83
4/27/02
Azusa
GSAC Championship
High jump
5-01
4/25/03
San Diego
GSAC Championship
Long jump
17-09
4/25/03
San Diego
GSAC Championship
Shot put
35-01.25
5/22/03
Olathe, Kansas
NAIA National Championship
Javelin
125-11
4/26/02
Azusa
GSAC Championship
Pentathlon
^3,243
3/7/03
Johnson City, TN NAIA Indoor Championship
Heptathlon - Day 1
2,580
5/23/02
Olathe, Kansas
NAIA National Championship
Heptathlon - Day 2
2,014
5/24/02
Olathe, Kansas
NAIA National Championship
Heptathlon - Total
4,649
4/18/03
Azusa
California Invitational Heptathlon
SEASON-BY-SEASON BESTS
Event
2000
2001
2002
2003
Career
100 meters
Dnc
Dnc
13.04
Dnc
13.04
200 meters
27.84*
27.23
26.60
26.35
26.35
300 meters
Dnc
Dnc
43.04
Dnc
43.04
400 meters
1:00.96
1:00.72
59.02
^58.24
^58.24
500 meters
Dnc
1:22.74#
Dnc
Dnc
1:22.74#
600 meters
Dnc
Dnc
Dnc
1:38.31
1:38.31
800 meters
Dnc
2:24.81
2:23.81
2:21.99
2:21.99
55 meter hurdles
Dnc
9.44*
8.66
9.30
8.66
60 meter hurdles
Dnc
Dnc
Dnc
9.60
9.60
100 meter hurdles
Dnc
16.20
15.56
^15.50
^15.50
300 meter hurdles
Dnc
Dnc
Dnc
48.60
48.60
400 meter hurdles
Dnc
Dnc
^1:04.83
1:04.97
^1:04.83
High jump
Dnc
4-08
4-10.50
5-01
5-01
Long jump
16-01
16-11.50
17-04.25
17-09
17-09
Shot put
Dnc
29-03.75
31-10.25
35-01.25
35-01.25
Javelin
Dnc
116-00
125-11
121-04
125-11
Pentathlon
Dnc
Dnc
Dnc
3,243
3,243
Heptathlon - Day 1
Dnc
2,265
2,580
2,660
2,580
Heptathlon - Day 2
Dnc
1,874
2,014
2,009
2,014
Heptathlon - Total
Dnc
4,089
4,594
4,649
4,649
^ = FPU record
# = Converted from hand time @ +0.14