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Star Sansone

Boca Raton, Fla.
Pope John Paul II
Star Sansone





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 team’s 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.


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