2001-02: Led all Huskies in the high jump indoors, and was third in the event outdoors ... achieved top outdoor mark of 5-3 on four occasions ... finished below fourth in an event just once in six outdoor competitions ... indoors, cleared 5-6 at the UW Indoor Qualifer, equaling the ninth-highest mark in school history.
2000-01 (Scripps): Spent sophomore season at Scripps before transferring to Washington ... earned second-straight runner-up conference finish in the high jump ... notched fifth and sixth-place finishes, respectively, in the long and triple jumps ... improved her career high jump best to 5-4 1/2 ... also notched highs of 16-10 3/4 in the long jump and 34-3 1/2 in the triple jump.
1999-2000 (Scripps): Placed second in the high jump, fourth in the long jump and fifth in the triple jump at the conference meet ... was Scripps’ top competitor in each event ... posted season-bests of 5-3 (high jump), 16-3 (long jump) and 34-9 3/4 (triple jump) in 2000.
High School and Personal: Born Apr. 1, 1981 in St. Petersburg, Russia ... mother, Ludmila Popovskaya, currently a track and field coach in Moscow, Russia, competed in the pentathlon for the Soviet Union at the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal ... father, Slava Popovsky, resides in Seattle ...graduated from the Bush School in 1999 with a 3.3 GPA.
Collegiate Best Marks
High Jump....... 5-5
High Jump (indoor)....... 5-6