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  • Throws
  • Junior
  • Aurora, Ill. (Rosary HS/Notre Dame)


Shot Put: 47-6.5 - 2002 Southeastern Invitational
Weight Throw: 63-2.25 - 2002 Southeastern Invitational
Discus: 171-1 -- 1999 Georgia Tech
Hammer: 203-2.5 - 2002 Spring Break Invitational
Javelin: 114-4 -- 2001 Spring Opener
Shot Put: 49-10 - 2002 Spring Break Invitational

Transfer from the University of Notre Dame with impressive throwing credentials.

PRIOR TO FLORIDA: Missed the 2001 indoor season due to an injury ... returned to competition for the outdoor season and quickly regained her form as the top Irish thrower ... qualified for the BIG EAST outdoor meet in all four throws (discus, javelin, shot put, hammer) ... finished in the top five of the shot put, discus and hammer at the 2001 BIG EAST Outdoor Championship, including a third-place in the discus (148-11)... Continued as the top thrower for the Irish in 2000 ... owns four Notre Dame records and was considered one of the greatest throwers in Irish history ... competed in the indoor weight throw and discus... earned all-BIG EAST honors for her second place finish in the shot put at the BIG EAST championship meet ... One of six freshmen to earn a monogram in '99 ... developed into team's top thrower, setting school records in three events ... earned all-BIG EAST honors with a third-place throw of 44-5 1/4 in the shot put... threw all four at the BIG EAST championships, taking home all-conference honors with a second in the discus ... also placed fourth in the hammer, eighth in the shot put and ninth in the javelin at the BIG EAST meet ... recorded a NCAA provisional mark and school record of 171-1 in the discus at the Georgia Tech Invitational ... hammer throw of 176-7 at the Spring Opener set a school record.

PERSONAL: Earned nine letters in four varsity sports at Rosary High School, including four in track ... owns the national record for intermediate girls in the discus by throwing 165 feet, breaking the old record of 159 feet ... broke the Illinois state record in the discus as a junior ... won 14 conference championships in a number of track events in her four years ... two-time state champ in the discus ... ranked third nationally in the discus her junior season ... also regional champion in '97 in the shot put ... played golf for three years, serving as team captain the last two ... black belt in karate ... father, Hansel, played tennis at the University of Minnesota ... born Oct. 16, 1980, in Winfield, Ill.

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