Nittany Lions in fourth place heading into highly-competitive day two on Saturday
Penn State's next action will come at the Big Ten Indoor Championships on Feb. 28 and March 1
Women's Track and Field brings home team title at Team Challenge
Track and Field captures nine event victories in Tuscaloosa
Will Barr betters own school-record in the weight throw
On the National Stage ... || 2013 Outdoor || Impressive among the national junior ranks, qualifying for the USATF Junior Championships in the shot put, discus, and hammer ... Made appearances at the NCAA Eastern Preliminary Round in both the shot put and the discus ... Top finish at First Round was 24th in the shot put.
At the Big Ten Championships ... || 2013 Outdoor || Recorded three outstanding finishes, taking 10th in the discus, and 12th in both the shot put and the hammer ... Posted a lifetime-best 178-0 (54.26) in the hammer at the conference meet, as well as a toss of 49-5 (15.06) in the shot put - just six centimeters off her PR. || 2013 Indoor || Scored 17th-place finishes in both in the shot and the weight in her first-career conference appearance.
In the Field ... || 2013 Outdoor || Fared extremely well at the Jim Thorpe Open, posting PRs in both the shot put (49-7.25/15.12), and the discus (160-8/48.97) ... Placed third in the "Eastern" shot put at the prestigious Penn Relays Carnival ... Finished second in the shot, discus, and hammer at the Bucknell Team Challenge ... Held her own against national-class competition at the LSU Battle on the Bayou, finishing fourth in the shot, sixth in the hammer, and seventh in the discus. || 2013 Indoor || Started the year with a bang, finishing third in the weight and fourth in the shot at the Penn State Relays ... Turned in PRs in both the shot and the weight at the SPIRE D-I Invitational, posting performances of 49-0.25 (14.94) in the shot, and 57-5 (17.50) in the weight ... Also earned a pair of top five finishes at the Nittany Lion Challenge, taking third in the shot and fifth in the weight.
Before Penn State ... || High School || Enjoyed an outstanding finish to her senior year, winning both the shot put and the discus at the PIAA Outdoor Championships, capping an undefeated outdoor season in both events ... Outdoor shot put PR of 47-11.50 was ranked first in the state and 15th in the nation in 2012 ... Was the Penn Relays Champion in the shot put as a senior with a toss of 47-5 ... Placed second at the 2012 PTFCA Indoor State Championships in the shot put and went on to place fourth in the event at New Balance Indoor Nationals ... Finished third in the shot and the discus at the PIAA State Championships as a junior ... Placed second in the "emerging elite" discus at New Balance Outdoor Nationals following her junior year.
Collegiate Personal Bests || Track and Field