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 Egle Uljas
Egle Uljas
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tallinn, Estonia

High School:
Tallinn Music High School

Last College:
Nebraska

Height:
5-9

2008: Clocked a personal-best time of 24.37 in the outdoor 200 meters...Also finished with season-best times of 2:06.32 in the indoor 800 meters and 2:08.94 in the outdoor 800 meters...Holds Estonia national records in the outdoor 400 meters (51.91) and 4x400-meter relay (3:36.82), and in the indoor 300 meters (38.19), 600 yards (1:18.44), 600 meters (1:28.42), 800 meters (2:04.39) and 1,000 meters (2:44.51).

2007: Set a new personal-best time and new Estonia national record in the indoor 800 meters with a time of 2:04.39...Participated in the European Indoor Championships, in Birmingham, England, with a time of 2:07.93...Clocked a season-best 53.66 in the indoor 400 meters...Finished with a season-best time of 2:03.07 in the 800 meters in Thessaloniki, Greece.

2006 (Nebraska): Set the Estonia national record in the 600 yards with a time of 1:18.44...Time ranks as the fourth-fastest all-time, one second off the world record of 1:17.38...Finished 13th at the NCAA Championships in the 800 meters with a time of 2:07.16...Entered the NCAA Championships ranked seventh in the nation in the 800 meters with a season-best time of 2:05.30...Twice was named the Big 12 Women's Track and Field Athlete of the Week...She first earned the weekly honor after breaking the Nebraska and Estonia national records in the 800 meters with a time of 2:05.30...Her second weekly award came after she set Nebraska and Big 12 records in the indoor 600 meters with a time of 1:28.42.

2005 (Nebraska): Provided a boost in the middle distance and relay events in her first year at Nebraska...Competed at the IAAF World Championships for Estonia in the 400 meters, running a 32nd-place time of 52.94 during the qualifying round...Ran in the prelims of the 800 meters at the European Junior Championships, but her time of 2:05.73 did not qualify for the finals...Advanced to the 800-meter finals at the NCAA Outdoor Championships and led until the final straightaway...Was disqualified after falling 30 meters from the finish line and taking out another competitor...Ran a then-personal-best time of 2:04.29 during the semifinals to reach the final heat...Was the runner-up finisher at the NCAA Midwest Regional (2:04.69)...Earned sixth place in the 400 at the Big 12 outdoor meet (53.60), while also running on NU's fifth-place 4x400-meter relay (3:39.07) and sixth-place 4x100-meter relay (45.18)...Notched her career-best 800-meter time of 2:02.92 following the collegiate season at the Athletissima 2005 IAAF Super Grand Prix in Lausanne, Switzerland...Claimed silver-medal honors indoors in the 400 at the Big 12 indoor meet in an indoor-best 53.61, while also running on NU's fourth-place 4x400-meter relay (3:38.04).

In Estonia: Represented Estonia in the 400-meter dash at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece...Ran a personal-record time of 51.91 to advance to the semifinals in Athens...Recorded a 53.13 in the semifinals, but did not advance to the finals...Claimed seventh (54.68) in the 400 at the 2003 European Junior Championships...Holds indoor Estonian National Records for the 300-meter (38.71), 400-meter (54.25) and 600-yard (1:20.65) run events...Also holds the outdoor National Record for 400 meters (51.91).

Personal: Full name is Egle Uljas...Born Dec. 18, 1984, in Tallinn, Estonia...Daughter of Juri and Ene-Ly Uljas...Has one brother, Henry (26)...Major is piano performance.

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