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Women's Track and Field brings home team title at Team Challenge
Jones and Creese earn inaugural John Lucas Athlete of the Meet awards
Freshman clocks sub-4:00 mile; Loxsom sets American Collegiate record
Results highlighted school records in men's and women's 4x200-meter relay
Nittany Lions kick off indoor season with annual intrasquad
On the National Scene ... || 2011 Outdoor || Qualified for the NCAA Eastern Preliminary Round in the shot put, placing 36th overall at the competition.
At the Big Ten Championships ... || 2012 Outdoor || Competed in the hammer and the shot put, finishing 20th in the hammer. || 2012 Indoor || Top finish was 12th in the shot put ... Placed 19th in the 35-pound weight throw. || 2011 Outdoor || Competed in the shot put and the hammer throw ... Best finish was 15th in the shot. || 2011 Indoor || Posted a PR 62-9.50 (19.14) in the weight throw to finish 12th overall ... Also competed in the shot put. || 2010 Indoor || Placed 18th overall in the shot put with a mark of 47-9.75 (14.57).
In the Field ... || 2012 Outdoor || Won the hammer at the Jim Thorpe Open with a personal-best 185-6 (56.54) ... Top shot put finish was third at the Bucknell Team Challenge ... Finished eighth in the hammer at the Bison Outdoor Classic. || 2012 Indoor || Won his section of the weight at the Akron Invitational with a season-best 59-11.25 (18.27) ... Placed second in the shot and third in the weight at the Penn State Relays ... Took fourth in the weight and sixth in the shot at the Nittany Lion Challenge. || 2011 Outdoor || Recorded an outdoor PR 55-3.75 (16.86) to place seventh in the shot at the Jesse Owens Classic ... Also turned in a career-best effort in the hammer at Jesse Owens, posting a throw of 185-2 (56.45), which was also good for seventh place on the day ... Won the shot and the hammer at the George Mason Spring Invitational ... Placed third in the "Eastern" shot put at Penn Relays, and 10th in the "College" hammer throw. || 2011 Indoor || Recorded a career-best 57-7.75 (17.57) to place sixth in the shot put at the Penn State National ... Won the weight at the Penn State Relays, to go along with a third-place finish in the shot ... Finished second in the weight and fifth in the shot at the Akron Invitational ... Placed second in the weight and seventh in the shot at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup. || 2010 Outdoor || Posted a toss of 50-1.25 (15.27) to finish fifth in the shot put at the Penn State Open ... Placed fourth in the hammer at the Bucknell Team Challenge with a personal-best 168-9 (51.45) ... Recorded top 20 finishes in the shot and the hammer at Florida Relays. || 2010 Indoor || Finished seventh in the weight throw and ninth in the shot put at the Penn State Relays and PSU Northeast Challenge ... Notched a PR toss of 53-11.75 (16.45) in the weight at the PSU Northeast Challenge ... Posted a personal-best effort of 50-11 (15.52) in the shot put at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup.
Before Penn State ... || High School || A highly touted recruit from the state of Georgia ... Career-best 66-1.75 in the shot put was among the top 10 prep efforts in 2009 ... Was also nationally ranked in the hammer throw with a mark of 210-3 ... Placed sixth in the hammer, and ninth in the shot put at Nike Outdoor Nationals as a senior ... Won the shot put at the USATF Junior Olympics with a throw of 61-11 ... Placed seventh in the weight at the National Scholastic Indoor Championships. || Personal || Son of Dulmar Osman and Mubarak Mohamed ... Born August 4, 1991 ... Majoring in Energy Business Finance.
Collegiate Personal Bests
|Shot Put||57-7.75 (17.57)||55-3.75 (16.86)|
|35lb Weight||62-9.50 (19.14)||***|