Buckeyes begin action at prelims with several athletes competing on day one
Ohio State will face best competition east of Mississippi River at North Florida
Buckeyes claimed three gold medals and set a school record on final day of championships
Several members of Scarlet and Gray will compete Sunday in finals
Team earns three bronze medals during first day
Shot Put - 15.48m/50-9.50
Discus - 47.05m/154-4.00
Weight - 13.58m/44-6.75
2012 Outdoor (Senior) Finished 19th in the shot put at the NCAA East Prelims ... competed in the shot put and discus throw at the Big Ten championships ... season-best mark of 45.63m (149-8.00) for win at theOhio Open ... set a shot put PR (15.48m/50-9.50) at thePenn Relays for third place; also took ninth in the discus throw ... third-place shot put finish at the All-Ohio championships, fourth-place finish at the Jesse Owens Classic and second-place finish at the Jim Click Shootout.
2012 Indoor (Senior) Placed 15th in the shot put at the Big Ten championships ... won the shot put (15.19m/49-10.00) at theBuckeye Tune-up ... won thesilver medal at the Dual vs. Michigan in the shot put and gold medal at the Buckeye Classic ... weight throw PR set at Buckeye Classic (13.58m/44-6.75).
2011 Outdoor (Junior)Represented OSUin theshot put at the NCAA East Prelims (14.88m/48-10.00) ... competed in the shot put (16th, 13.25m/43-5.75) and discus (13th, PR of 47.05m/154-4.00) at the Big Ten championships ... third-place finish at the Big Ten vs. SEC Challenge in the discus with a PR of 47.05m (154-4.00) ... set ashot put PR of 15.12m (49-7.25) at the Drake Relays to win her flight.
2011 Indoor (Junior) Placed ninth in the shot put at the Big Ten championships ... took first with a mark of 13.75m (45-1.50) at the Crusader Invite in the shot put ... competed in the Northwest Ohio Invitational for a second-place finish in the shot put ... won the shot put at the Michigan Dual ... third place at the Buckeye Classic in the shot put.
Central Michigan University 2009 (Sophomore) Posted seven wins in the shot put during the2009 season for CMU, taking the title at the Grand Valley State Big Meet, Len Paddock Invitational, Eastern Michigan Twilight, Michigan Intercollegiate, Simmons/Harvey Invite, Central Michigan Tri-Meet and Jack Scoog Open ... sixth place in the shot at the MAC indoor championships.
Central Michigan University 2008 (Freshman) Scored at the MAC Outdoor Championships in two events for CMU, finishing eighth in the discus and seventh in the shot put ... third place in the shot put at the Simmons/Harvey Invitational and the Eastern Michigan Classic .
Port Huron High School Michigan state champion in the shot put as a senior in 2007 ... three-time regional champion, winning the shot put in 2006 and 2007 and the discus in 2007 ... finished fourth in the state in the discus in 2007 ... placed sixth in the state in the shot put in 2006 ... named Port Huron Times Herald Female Track and Field Athlete of the Year in 2007 ... earned varsity seven letters in basketball (three), volleyball (two) and track and field (two) at Port Huron.
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