The team hits the road as the countdown to the SEC Championships begins
The team rounds out weekend with more PRs, event wins
One new meet record, 14 personal bests, highlight day one of Missouri Relays
A small contingent of men and women will head to Lincoln, NE, for the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational
The small group of competitors travelled to Iowa State for the Holiday Preview on Friday
|Big 12 Championships||05/2011|
|Big 12 Championships||05/2011|
- Outdoor All-Big 12 in hammer throw (2011)
- NCAA Championships Preliminary Round qualifier (2010-2012)
Indoor Track- Earned a personal-best mark of 16.68m (54-8.75) in the weight throw at the Texas A&M Invitational, good for tenth-place...Also competed in the shot put at the Texas A&M Invite, placing sixth with a season-best throw of 14.10m (46-3)...Competed in the weight throw at the Big 12 Championships where she placed 13th overall with a mark of 16.41m (53-10).
Outdoor Track- Laura just missed repeating her personal-best mark of 15.09m (49-6) in the shot put with her season-best throw of 15.08m (49-5.75) at the ESU Mid-Week Open, good for second-place in the event...Threw a season-best mark of 52.13m (171-0.25) in the hammer throw at the Arkansas Spring Invitational to place tenth overall...Competed at the Big 12 Championships in the shot put and hammer throw, hitting marks of 14.62m (47-11.5) and 51.10m (167-7.75), respectively...Also qualified for the NCAA Championships Preliminary Round in the shot put, where she threw 14.06m (46-1.5).
Indoor Track- Posted a season-best mark in the shot put of 14.69m (48-2.25) at the Big 12 Championships, placing 15th overall ... Notched a season-best mark of 16.28m (53-5) in the weight throw at the Missouri Collegiate Challenge where she place fifth overall ... Competed in the weight throw at the Big 12 Championships as well, placing 19th overall with a mark of 15.96m (52-4-25).
Outdoor Track- NCAA Championship Preliminary Round qualifier in the shot put after throwing a season and personal-best mark of 15.09m (49-6) at the Big 12 Championships, just missing an All-Big 12 honor ... Placed 27th at the NCAA Preliminary Round in the shot with a throw of 14.83m (48-7.75) ... Reset her personal-best in the hammer throw as well with a PR of 53.75m (176-4) at the Big 12 Championships, earning her eighth place and an All-Big 12 honor in the event.
Indoor Track- Participated in the shot put and the weight throw at the Big 12 Championships for the Tigers, turning in throws of 13.63m (44-8.75) and 15.61m (51-2.75), respectively ... Tossed a season-best mark of 16.65m (54-7.5) in the weight throw at the Bill Bergan Invitational and hit a shot put personal-best mark of 14.00m (54-11.25) at the same meet.
Outdoor Track- NCAA First Round qualifier in the shot put after registering a personal-best toss of 14.50m (47-7) at the season-opening Missouri Relays ... Threw 13.83m (45-4.5) at the NCAA First Round ... Also competed in both the hammer throw and the shot put at the Big 12 Championships and turned in marks of 46.66m (153-1) and 13.93m (45-8.5), respectively ... Her second-best shot put mark of the season came at the Kansas Relays where she threw 14.30m (46-11) ... Her season-best in the hammer throw came at the Oregon Pepsi Invitational when she threw 48.35m (158-7), earning sixth overall.
Laura competed at Liberty HS for coaches Pam Koch, Adam Bolling, and Chris Choice...She was a three-time MSHSAA All-State performer in the shot put...She also competed in softball and basketball in high school...Was a four-year letterwinner in softball and earned All-District and All-Conference honors...Was a two-year letterwinner in basketball...High School bests are 42-1 (shot put), 127-9 (discus).
Parents are Charles and Vena...Born November 20, 1989 in Smithville, MO...Undeclared major, but has an emphasis on business.
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