CAREER VICTORIES: 2
Weight Throw: 65-0.75 - 2006 Florida Fast Times, Gainesville, Fla.
Hammer Throw: 201-4 - 2006 Walt Disney Invitational, Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
Javelin: 126-11 - 2006 Diet Pepsi Classic, Gainesville, Fla.
Discus: 132-11 - 2006 Spec Towns Invitational, Athens, Ga.
HONORS: 2006 Outdoor All-American - Hammer Throw
2006 AS A SENIOR: Wins (1): Walt Disney World Invitational hammer (61.32m/201-4)…Bests of 61.32m/201-4 (hammer throw), 40.52m/132-11 (discus), 38.69m/126-11 (javelin) and 19.83m/65-0.75 (weight throw)…Earned first All-America honor of career at NCAA Outdoor Championships, finishing as one of top-eight Americans and ninth overall in hammer with toss of 59.99m/196-10…Earned her second-straight trip to NCAA Outdoor Championships after notching third-place finish at NCAA East Regional after launching toss of 60.87m/199-7 on fourth attempt…Returned to action after missing one month due to injury (broken toe) by placing 15th at Southeastern Conference Outdoor Championships in hammer (51.38m/168-7)…At Spec Towns Invitational, posted mark of 60.99m/200-9 to finish second in field…Set PR in discus with mark of 40.52m/132-11 at Spec Towns Invitational…Set PR in javelin at Diet Pepsi Classic with throw of 38.69m/126-11…Had personal-record throw of 61.32m/201-4 in hammer competition at inaugural Walt Disney World Invitational, earning second victory of career…Secured six NCAA provisional qualifying standards in seven indoor meets… Finished 12th at NCAA Indoor Championships with toss of 19.65m/64-5.75 in weight throw…Qualified for first NCAA Indoor Championships with throw of 19.83m/65-0.75 at Florida Fast Times qualifier…Her throw was ranked 16th nationally entering NCAAs…Finished runner-up three times on season, all coming to classmate Rachel Longfors…Finished sixth at SEC Indoor Championships with toss of 19.44m/63-9.50 in weight throw…Placed second at University of New Mexico Invitational with mark of 18.77m/61-7…Reached NCAA provisional qualifying standard for second time in as many meets with 19.76m/64-10 throw at Gator Invitational…Opened season with 19.56m/64-2.25 toss to finish second at Florida Intercollegiate…SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2005 AS A JUNIOR: Wins: (1) Penn Relays, open hammer throw (193-2)…Bests of 61-8.75 (weight throw), 197-2 (hammer throw), 107-11 (javelin)…Competed in 15 meets (Seven indoor, eight outdoor)…12 top-10 finishes…Threw 184-6 in preliminaries of hammer throw at NCAA Outdoor Championships after receiving at-large bid…Placed seventh at NCAA East Regional Championships in hammer throw with toss of 180-6…Took home fourth place in hammer throw at SEC Outdoor Championships with then career-best toss of 197-2 and 13th in javelin with throw of 107-11…Won first collegiate event at Penn Relays in open hammer throw competition with toss of 193-2…Finished fourth in hammer throw at Mesa Classic (182-7)…Finished fourth in hammer throw at Mississippi Invitational with mark of 179-4…Placed fourth in hammer throw (177-4) at Yellow Jacket Invitational…Finished ninth in hammer throw at Florida Relays with toss of 177-7…Finished sixth in weight throw at Hoosier Hills Invitational (57-10.25)…Competed in weight throw at Tyson Invitational, throwing for 59-3…Placed sixth in weight throw at Gator Invitational with mark of 60-8.50…Finished sixth in weight throw at UNC Invitational (59-11) and at Florida Intercollegiate (58-7.25)…Placed seventh in weight throw at Clemson Opener (61-8.25).
2004 AS A SOPHOMORE: Bests of 59-3.50 (weight throw) and 184-8 (hammer throw)...Competed in 19 meets (nine indoor, 10 outdoor)...Competed in hammer throw at NCAA East Regional Championships, finishing 21st with throw of 175-9...Finished 12th in hammer throw (171-0) at SEC Outdoor Championships...Recorded mark of 184-8 to finish seventh at Orange and Purple Classic...Placed fourth in both hammer throw (181-11) and javelin (99-5)...Finished ninth in hammer throw at Penn Relays with toss of 173-11...Finished seventh in hammer throw at Sun Angel Classic with throw of 180-1...Notched 12th-place finish in hammer throw at Mesa Classic with mark of 171-7...Finished ninth in both open hammer throw (169-11) and invitational hammer throw (177-1) at Florida Relays...Runner-up in garnet hammer throw competition at FSU Relays with mark of 164-2.
2003 AS A FRESHMAN: Did not compete for Florida.
HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Bests of 178-11 (hammer throw), 40-2 (shot put), 144-4 (discus) and 58-4 (weight throw)…Five-time All-American in hammer throw, weight throw, shot put and discus…Second at Class 4A state in discus (144-4)…Fourth in state in shot put (40-2)…Set Georgia state record in hammer (178-11)…MVP for basketball and track two years in a row…Most memorable moment in athletics was being named athlete of the year in middle school…Admires her mother because she inspires her to be her best every day.