Edith dominated the triple jump and was a member of the record breaking relays teams.
In High School Edith attended William Penn High School where she excelled. As a Junior Edith was first team all-state in the 4×100, 4×200, 4×400, and triple jump. At the 1998 State Outdoor Championships she placed 1st in the triple jump (37’3 1/4) and she ran 2nd leg on the relays which set state records in the 4×100 (48.54) and 4×200 (1:42.00). As a Senior Edith was a repeating State Champion in the triple jump and placed 1st in either divisions. Also, she ran on the indoor state champion 4×200 relay team. Edith graduated with the 4th best triple jump in state history with a mark of 38’2.
Upon graduation from William Penn, Edith earned a full Track and Field scholarship to Temple University. She was 9-time First Team Atlantic 10 Conference and 3-time Second Team Atlantic 10 Conference as a sprinter/jumper. Edith ran legs on the Owls’ 4×100, 4×200, and 4×400 relay teams. In 2003, as a senior, she was voted as the Most Outstanding Field Performer at the Indoor Championships by placing first in the triple jump in 40’5 1/2 and fourth in the long jump. At the ECAC Championships Edith placed 4th with a mark of 40’8, which broke the A-10 triple jump record and is the indoor record at Temple University.