Women's Track

    Getting To Know Tandra Foster

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    Oct 18, 2002

    Getting to know...Tandra Foster

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    Bloomington, Ind- Lafayette, Indiana native ,Tandra Foster, is one of the most talented jumpers in IU history. As a sophomore, Foster won the Big Ten indoor long jump title with a leap of 6.12 m. She also ranks fourth on IU's all-time records list with a mark of 6.16 m at the Iowa State Qualifier. Recently she sat down with iuhoosiers.com to let us into the more personal side of Tandra Foster.

    My favorite movie…Love and Basketball

    The best book I have ever read…Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus

    My advice to young people…stay focused on your life goals

    The best concert I have ever attended…Lauren Hill

    Then years from now, I hope to…be a partner in a law firm and have a happy family

    My most prized possession…my family and those who love me

    What drew me to Indiana University…the good track coaches

    The CD that is currently in my player…my own customized CD, which is all R&B

    Most people don’t know this about me, but…I love children and volunteer my time to the children and church

    A runner on this year’s team who will surprise some people…Lauren (the triple jumper)

    The people who have helped me most since I have been at IU…parents, roommate

    Favorite television show…TLC’s a makeover story

    Most memorable moment in athletic career…the time I became an All-American

    Most embarrassing moment in athletic career…the time I fell flat on my face running through the long jump pit at practice



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