Nittany Lion women tied for second with one day remaining at Big Ten Championships
Track and Field to host lone home competition on outdoor slate
Top distance athletes travel West for Mt. SAC Relays
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On the National Stage ... || 2012 Outdoor || Launched a PR 167-10 (51.17) on her first attempt in the javelin at the NCAA Championships to finish fourth overall and earn USTFCCCA First Team All-America standing ... Was the top finisher in the javelin at the NCAA Eastern Preliminary Round with a toss of 162-10 (49.65) ... Won the Penn Relays title with a throw of 162-1 (48.99) for her second-straight victory at Penn, after winning as a prep in 2011.
At the Big Ten Championships ... || 2012 Outdoor || Took runner-up and All-Big Ten Second Team honors in her first conference appearance ... Posted a throw of 159-4 (48.57) to finish second to teammate Laura Loht and complete the Penn State sweep.
In the Field ... || 2012 Outdoor || Wasted no time in making in impact on the collegiate scene, finishing no less than second during the regular season ... Won the javelin at the Bucknell Team Challlenge, Penn Relays, and Jim Thorpe Open ... Placed second at the Jim Click Shootout and LSU Invitational.
Before Penn State ... || High School || One of the top-ranked throwers on the East Coast and across the country as a high schooler ... Owned a PR of 156-2 in the javelin, which was the sixth-best mark in the country in 2011 ... Picked up wins at the PIAA AAA State Championships, and the PIAA District VI Championships, as well as a victory against a national-class field at the prestigious Penn Relays as a senior ... Record third-place efforts at the state meet during her sophomore and junior seasons, before taking top honors as a senior ... Placed 10th at the USATF Junior Championships in 2011. || Personal || Born September 7, 1992 ... Daughter of Patti and Larry Kenney ... Currently enrolled in the Division of Undergraduate Studies ... Brother, Alex, is a member of the Nittany Lion football team.
Collegiate Personal Bests || Track and Field