- Star Sansone
- Boca Raton, Fla.
- Pope John Paul II
CAREER VICTORIES: 2
Javelin: 48.40m/158-9, 2009 SEC Outdoor Championships, Gainesville, Fla.
HONORS: 2009 CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Second Team Academic All-District 2007 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Three-time SEC Academic Honor Roll selection (2007, 2008, 2009).
2009 AS A JUNIOR: Third at the 2009 SEC Outdoor Championships with the third-best throw in school history (48.40m/158-9) in the javelin Recorded an eighth-place finish at the Penn Relays in the javelin (42.45m/139-3) Placed fourth in the javelin at the War Eagle Invitational in her 2009 debut (44.57m/146-3).
2008 AS A SOPHOMORE: Wins (2): (o) Twi-Light Invitational javelin (44.50m/146-0); Snowbird Invitational javelin (42.95m/140-11) Best of 46.93m/154-0 (javelin) Competed in seven outdoor meets Finished 10th in the javelin at the NCAA East Regional (46.63m/153-0) Won javelin at Twi-Light Invitational with toss of 44.50m/146-0 Placed third in javelin at Mississippi Open (44.82m/147-0) Took fifth in javelin at Sun Angel Track Classic with career-best and NCAA regional-qualifying heave of 46.93m/154-0 Finished second in javelin at Mesa Classic (46.77m/153-5) Took runner-up honors in javelin at Pepsi Florida Relays with NCAA regional-qualifying toss of 44.43m/145-9 Earned first-career victory in javelin at Snowbird Invitational with heave of 42.95m/140-11 SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2007 AS A FRESHMAN: Best of 44.15m/144-10 (javelin) Competed in five meets, all outdoor USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Finished season with personal-best throw of 45.40m/148-11 to take ninth at NCAA East Regional Championships Took 13th at Southeastern Conference Outdoor Championships with javelin throw of 37.00m/121-5 Finished 13th at Drake Relays with javelin throw of 42.29m/138-9 Tossed regional-qualifying mark of 44.15m/144-10 in javelin at Sun Angel Classic Third in javelin at Pepsi Florida Relays with toss of 42.10m/138-1 Notched a regional-qualifying standard in javelin at Florida State Relays with second-place throw of 43.69m/143-4 SEC Academic Honor Roll.
HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Did not compete in track & field in high school Played varsity volleyball, basketball, softball and flag football All-county in all four sports and all-state in softball Volleyball and basketball teams advanced to the FHSAA Class 3A Final Four state championships Named YMCA Scholar Athlete Palm Beach County Scholar Athlete of the Year in 2005 Named softball teams Player of the Year in 2005 Played travel softball for Caloosa Park Wizards under coach Tony Bell.
BEYOND THE STATS: Born on April 24, 1987, in Plainview, N.Y. Daughter of Gary and Jeanette Sansone Graduated in the top five-percent of senior class Member of National Honor Society Chose UF for its engineering and athletic programs.