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TINA EPPS
  • Throws
  • Ind: Sophomore, Out: Sophomore
  • Shalimar, Fla. (Choctawhatchee)

CAREER VICTORIES: 1

PERSONAL RECORDS
INDOOR

Weight Throw: 15.21m/49-11 - 2006 Florida Fast Times, Gainesville, Fla.
OUTDOOR
Shot Put: 12.05m/39-6.50 - 2005 Mesa Classic, Mesa, Ariz.
Hammer Throw: 38.81m/127-4 - 2005 Florida Relays, Gainesville, Fla.

2006 AS A SOPHOMORE: Wins (1): Walt Disney World Invitational Javelin Throw (36.68m/120-4)…Competed in four meets (one indoor, three outdoor)…Bests of 15.21m/49-11 (weight throw) and 38.30m/125-8 (hammer throw)…Placed 14th at Southeastern Conference Outdoor Championships with mark of 37.70m/123-8 in javelin…Set personal-record in the javelin at UTEP Invitational with toss of 38.30m/125-8, finishing seventh…Earned first victory of career with mark of 36.68m/120-4 in javelin at inaugural Walt Disney World Invitational…Launched toss of 15.21m/49-11 in the weight throw at the Florida Fast Times…SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2005 AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in two meets (both outdoors)…Finished third in shot put at Mesa Classic (39-6.50)… Finished 25th in hammer throw at Florida Relays with mark of 127-4.

HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Bests of 40-5 (shot put) and 125-7 (discus)…All-county performer for four years…Three-time state competitor and two-time district champion in discus (2003-04)…Named 2003 MVP of high school team…Also played basketball and softball…Overcame a knee scope in 2004 due to a defect of the lateral femoral condyle…Also ran for the Okaloosa Express AAU track.

MAJOR: Criminology


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