Tifani Grimes
Tifani Grimes

Player Profile

Sacramento, Calif.

High School:
St. Francis HS





Junior (2008): Earned 4,863 points and took ninth in the heptathlon at the Pac-10 Multi-Event Championships, including a personal-best wind-aided time of 27.36 in the 200 meters and a mark of 5-5.25 (1.66m) in the high jump.

Sophomore (2007): Honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic selection...in the heptathlon in the Pac-10 Multi-Event championships, finished with 4972 points...in the conference meet, PRed in the 800 meters (2:29.48) and shot put (37-4.5 (11.39m)...in the Aggie Open, notched a time of 14.87 (14.67) at the Aggie Open...also in the Aggie Open, garnered a mark of 116-3 (35.43m) in the javelin...recorded 5-7.75 (1.72m) mark in the high jump at Pac-10s...in the Big Meet, earned a mark of 18-1.50 (5.52m) in the long jump.

Freshman (2006): Scored a lifetime-best 5034 points in the heptathlon to take seventh at the Pac-10 Multi-Events championships...tallied 3679 points to take eighth in the pentathlon at the MPSF Indoor championships...named MPSF Academic All-Conference...an honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic selection. 2005: Redshirted the outdoor season...placed third in the heptathlon at the USATF Junior Nationals.USATF Junior All-American.

High School: A 2004 graduate of St. Francis High School...a Junior Olympian...2004 indoor pentathlon All-American...2004 San Joaquin Section Athlete of the Year.

Personal: Born on May 28, 1986, in Los Angeles...won the Adidas Forever Sports Championship in Sydney, Australia, in 2000 at age 14 after being selected through an essay contest to compete in a youth pentathlon at the 2000 U.S. Olympic Trials...parents are Peter and Agnes Grimes...father was one of Cal's all-time greats in the hurdles...American studies major.