University of Iowa Athletics
Multi Events/Javelin

Tammilee Kerr

Class Sr.
Hometown Portmore, Jamaica
High School Wolmer's Girl's HS

2007 — Indoor – led team in pentathlon with a collegiate-best 3,553 points… that total ranks third in school history… placed ninth in pentathlon (3,553 points) at Big Ten Championships… runner-up in 60-meter hurdles (9.06) and long jump (17-8 3/4) at Hawkeye Invite… posted collegiate-best high jump (5-4 1/2) as part of Big Ten pentathlon… Outdoor – NCAA provisional qualifier in heptathlon, placing fourth with a school-record 5,332 points at Big Ten Championships… placed 22nd in heptathlon at NCAA Championships (5,204 points)… qualified for NCAA regional in javelin throwing a collegiate-best 157-0 as part of Big Ten heptathlon… that mark ranks second in school history… also placed fourth in 100-meter hurdles (14.48), 200 meters (25.79) and high jump (5-4 1/4) as part of Big Ten heptathlon… placed fourth in javelin (142-1) as part of NCAA heptathlon… placed eighth in javelin at Big Ten Championships (139-5) and 11th at NCAA regional (151-4)… academic all-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2006 — Indoor – placed 12th in pentathlon at Big Ten Championships with 3,443 points … placed fifth in pentathlon (3,383 points) at Husker Invite… Outdoor – placed sixth in javelin (141-0) at Big Ten Championships… threw season-best javelin (141-9) at Springtime Invite… academic all-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2005 — Indoor – placed 16th in pentathlon at Big Ten Championships with 3,417 points… won long jump (18-1 3/4) at Iowa Open, which ranks ninth in school history… ran collegiate-best 60-meter hurdles (8.75) at Iowa Open, which ranks seventh in school history… Outdoor – placed 10th in heptathlon with 4,924 points at Big Ten Championships, which led team… placed seventh in javelin (133-7) at Big Ten Championships and third (136-11) at Shamrock Invite… letterwinner.

High School — two-time junior national and national club championships javelin champion… won javelin and placed third in heptathlon at National High School Championships junior year, and won long jump as a freshman… three-time track team captain… placed fourth in heptathlon and fifth in javelin at 2003 CARIFTA Championships… coaches were Michael Carr and Michael Vassell.

Personal — born May 13, 1986… daughter of Winston Kerr and Ceva McPherson-Kerr… athletic training major.

Kerr’s Collegiate Bests

Event Mark/Time Meet Date
60 Hurdles (I) 8.75 Iowa Invite 1/15/05
at Big Ten Championships 3/1/08
100 Hurdles (O) 14.21 Musco Twilight IX 4/21/07
200 Meters (O) 25.49 at Drake Relays 4/25/07
400 Meters (O) 1:04.64 at Shamrock Invite 3/18/06
800 Meters (O) 2:27.66 Big Ten Championships 5/12/07
Long Jump (O) 18-2 1/4 (5.54 m) Big Ten Championships 5/12/07
High Jump (I) 5-4 1/2 (1.64 m) Big Ten Championships 2/25/07
Shot Put (O) 37-6 (11.43 m) Big Ten Championships 5/13/05
Javelin (O) 157-0 (47.85 m) Big Ten Championships 5/12/07
Pentathlon (I) 3,553 points Big Ten Championships 2/24/07
Heptathlon (O) 5,332 points Big Ten Championships 5/12/07