The senior repeated his record-breaking performance at Mt. SAC this year
The team hits the road as the countdown to the SEC Championships begins
The senior edged out his own record by 0.02 seconds tonight at Stanford
Five current school record holders will be in action this weekend
The team rounds out weekend with more PRs, event wins
- NCAA Preliminary Round qualifier in the javelin (2011, 2012)
- Academic All-Big 12 (2012)
Indoor Track- Came away from the indoor season with a new personal record of 16.00m (52-6) in the weight throw, good to earn her fourth at the Illini Classic...Her second-best throw of 15.92m (52-2.75) at the MU KU Dual Meet was good for third-place overall.
Outdoor Track- Bethany had a successful outdoor season, posting two more PR's in the javelin and hammer throw...The first of these came at the ESU Mid-Week Open, where she marked a 45.16m (148-2) finish in the javelin to win the event...Her hammer PR was at the Big 12 Championships, where she finished 13th with a toss of 53.23m (174-8)...She went on to compete in the javelin at the NCAA Preliminary Rounds, finishing with a throw of 41.98m (137-8.75).
Indoor Track- Competed in the weight throw during the indoor season, marking a new personal-record toss of 15.35m (50-4.25) at the Missouri Collegiate Challenge to place seventh...Her second-best throw came at the KU MU Dual, where she finished seventh with a mark of 14.90m (48-10.5).
Outdoor Track- Competed in the javelin and hammer throw during the outdoor season, finishing at the NCAA Preliminary Round where she threw 37.99m (124-7.75) in the javelin...Also competed in both events at the Big 12 Championships, finishing 14th in the hammer with a season-best toss of 48.83m (160-2.5), and 10th in the javelin with another season-best mark of 38.97m (127-10.25).
Indoor Track- Competed in the weight throw for her two meets of the season...Threw 12.77m (41-10.75) at the Missouri Invitational, followed up by a 14.63m (48-0) performance at the Missouri Collegiate Challenge to place seventh.
Outdoor Track- Did not compete.
Competed at Boonville R-I HS for coach Steve Smith...She was a volleybal player throughout high school, but was encouraged to participate in track and field as a javelin thrower at the collegiate level...She was All-Conference (2005-2008), All-District (2006-2008), All-Regional (2006-2008), and All-State (2007-2008) for volleyball...Also earned team MVP (2006-2008)...Was a middle blocker and a setter as a 15-year-old on the Viper Club Volleyball team out of Columbia, MO...That team played in a variety of nationwide tournaments, including the Asics/Tampa Bay Big South National Qualifier...Was na Academic All-State honoree on the volleyball circuit as well...Also played basketball throughout high school, making All-Conference (2006-2007).
Parents are Richard and Monica...Born October 18, 1990 in Columbia, MO...Earned the 2009 Presidential Academic Fitness Award, the George Washington Carver Award (2009), was a member of the National Honors Society (2007-2009) and served as Student Council Body Treasurer (2008-2009)...She has spend six semesters on the College of Arts & Sciences Dean's List...Is a Curator's Scholar Award honoree...Earned the Heyssel Scholarship, the Francis Breeze Memorial Scholarship, Ruth Earline Allen Scholarship, and the Duane M. Weisse Scholarship...Member of the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team (2012)...Is working toward degrees in Mathematics and Psychology.
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