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Tanner Ealum

Class: Junior Position: 800 Height: 5-0 Previous School: Anchorage Christian Schools Hometown: Anchorage, Alaska

Top Efforts in a Liberty Uniform
60 - 7.87 (Indoor)
200 - 24.72
400 - 54.33
500 - 1:11.17 (Indoor School Record)
800 - 2:06.69

ECAC Individual Titles (1)
2018 Indoor 500

Big South Individual Titles (3)
2017 Indoor 400
2017 Outdoor 400
2018 Outdoor 800

All-Big South Honors (10)
2017 Indoor 200 - 3rd
2017 Indoor 400 - 1st
2017 Indoor 4 x 400 - 1st
2017 Outdoor 400 - 1st
2017 Outdoor 4 x 400 - 1st
2018 Indoor 800 - 2nd
2018 Indoor 4 x 400 - 1st
2018 Indoor Distance Medley - 1st
2018 Outdoor 800 - 1st
2018 Outdoor 4 x 400 - 1st

2018 Outdoor Track & Field (So.)
• Raced in the 800 and 4 x 400 relay at the NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round meet, helping the 4 x 400 squad clock a program-record time of 3:36.56 which left them one spot away from national qualification
• Won Big South titles in the 800 (personal-best 2:06.69 which ranks No. 2 all-time at Liberty and in the Big South) and 4 x 400 relay (then program-record time of 3:36.75)
• Her first full season of 800-meter running saw her improve from 2:08.36 at the Texas Relays to 2:07.28 at the Virginia Challenge to 2:06.69 in the Big South final
• Fastest 400 of the season was 55.69 at the Virginia Grand Prix
• USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
• Big South Presidential Honor Roll member

2017-18 Indoor Track & Field (So.)
• Set a pair of program records at the ECAC meet, winning the 500 in 1:11.17 and finishing as the 4 x 400 runner-up in 3:41.09 (her anchor leg split clocked 53.8)
• Her 1:11.17 time in the ECAC 500 final ranked No. 4 in the world for 2018
• Big South champion in both the 4 x 400 and distance medley relays, while placing second in the 800 (season-best 2:10.48)
• 2-time Big South Women's Track Athlete of the Week (Feb. 14, March 8)

2017 Cross Country (So.)
• Competed at the season-opening UVA Duals for the second straight year, crossing the finish line 34th with a 4K time of 19:25

2017 Outdoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Captured Big South titles in the 400 and 4 x 400 relay, while finishing second in the 4 x 100 and fourth in the 200
• Her 54.4-second leadoff split sent the Lady Flames on their way to a first-place finish in the Penn Relays 4 x 400 ECAC final and a new school record of 3:40.32. Liberty's 4 x 400 team was collectively named Big South Women's Track Athlete of the Week on May 4.
• Also part of the second-fastest sprint medley relay (3:55.86) and third-fastest distance medley relay (11:37.64) in program history, during the Penn Relays
• Clocked a personal-best and Liberty freshman-record 400 time of 54.33 at the Virginia Challenge
• Raced to a 200 personal-best time of 24.72 at the VertKlasse Meeting
• Big South Presidential Honor Roll member

2016-17 Indoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Named Big South Women's Freshman of the Year after becoming the first Lady Flames freshman to win the Big South indoor women's 400 title, along with a victory in the 4 x 400 relay and a third-place finish in the 200
• ECAC 400 runner-up (Liberty freshman-record 55.10) and placed third in the 4 x 400 relay
• Her 53.9-second anchor leg in the ECAC 4 x 400 relay prelims helped produce the third-fastest time (3:42.79) in program history
• Big South Women's Track Athlete of the Week on Feb. 1 and March 8
• Her lone 800-meter race of the season saw her clock 2:11.63 at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup, ranking fifth all-time at Liberty

2016 Cross Country (Fr.)
• Competed in one race, placing 31st at the UVA Duals with a 4K time of 18:33

Prep
• Graduated from Anchorage Christian Schools
• Named Gatorade State Player of the Year in Alaska girls track & field as a senior
• Won 13 Alaska state track & field titles, including four (100, 200, 400 and 4 x 400) as a senior
• Set state records for the 200 (24.74) and 400 (54.87), while also establishing school records for the 100 (12.12) and 800 (2:12.88)
• Also competed in volleyball, basketball and cross country
• Placed 12th at the Alaska state cross country meet as a junior and 10th as a senior
• Top cross country 5K time was 20:12
• Maintained a 4.0 GPA throughout high school

Personal
• Daughter of Richard and Erin Ealum
• Birthday is March 3
• Nursing major