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SARA COOPER
  • Throws
  • Ind: Senior, Out: Senior
  • Bayonet Point, Fla. (River Ridge)

PERSONAL RECORDS
INDOOR

Weight Throw: 55-6.50 - 2005 Gator Invitational, Gainesville, Fla.
OUTDOOR
Hammer Throw: 172-1 - 2005 SEC Outdoor Championships, Nashville, Tenn.

2005 AS A JUNIOR: Bests of 55-6.50 (weight throw), 172-11 (hammer throw)…Competed in 12 meets (six outdoor, six indoor)…Five top-10 finishes…Finished 15th in the hammer throw at the Southeastern Conference Outdoor Championships with a career-best toss of 172-1…Placed seventh in the hammer throw at the Sun Angel Classic with a mark of 165-4…Finished eighth in the hammer throw at the Mesa Classic (165-10)…Finished 11th in the hammer throw at the Mississippi Invitational with a mark of 158-8…Placed 11th in the hammer throw (155-6) at the Yellow Jacket Invitational…Finished 13th in the hammer throw at the Florida Relays with a toss of 160-9…Competed in the weight throw at the SEC Indoor Championships, finishing 16th with a mark of 51-8.50…Placed eighth in the weight throw at the Hoosier Hills Invitational (53-3.50)…Finished ninth in the weight throw at the Gator Invitational with a mark of 55-6.50…Placed ninth in the weight throw with a mark of 52-3.75 at the Florida Intercollegiate...Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2004 AS A SOPHOMORE: Bests of 50-10.75 (weight throw) and 163-2 (hammer throw)...Competed in 15 meets (six indoor, nine outdoor)…Finished 15th in the hammer throw at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a toss of 153-1...Competed in three events at the FSU Dual Meet, finishing sixth in the hammer throw with a mark of 163-2 and seventh in the javelin (48-9.50)…Placed 10th in the hammer throw at the Sun Angel Classic with a mark of 160-11…Placed 11th in both the open hammer throw (157-0) and the invitational hammer throw (155-5) at Florida Relays…Finished fourth in the hammer throw garnet competition at the FSU Relays with a toss of 159-2…Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2003 AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN: Competed in one meet (outdoor)…Finished 10th in the hammer throw at the Florida Relays with a throw of 135-3.

2002 AS A FRESHMAN: Did not compete with Florida

HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Had a personal best 10-6 in the pole vault...Qualified for USATF Junior Nationals in the hammer (43.34m) in 2002…Finished fifth at the state weightlifting championships as a sophomore and junior, third as a senior...Cheerleading team finished third at national championships as a sophomore...Has coached gymnastics in the past.

MAJOR: Sport Management


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