as of Thursday, November 20, 2008
- All-American (2007, weight throw)
- School Record Holder, weight throw
- Seven-time All-Big 12
- Two-time NCAA Regional qualifier
IN THE NEWS
Freak injury does not deter track star
By Ben Kleine of Columbia Missourian written 3/20/2007
The Hunt for Success
By Eric Blumberg of KOMU-TV 8 written 3/18/2007
Missouri's Hunt just warming up
By Philip Batson of Columbia Daily Tribune written 2/18/2007
Outdoor: NCAA Regional qualifier with the shot and hammer, second-straight season regionally qualified with the hammer ... earned All-Big 12 honors in both events, placing fifth in the hammer with PR throw of 192-11 (58.80m) and eighth in the shot with another PR, 50-1¼ (15.27m). Indoor: For the second-straight year qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championships in the weight throw and placed 11th ... marked season-best with the weight of 66-7 (20.29m) at the Big 12 Indoor Championships where she earned runner-up honors for the third-consecutive season ... placed 15th with the shot at the Big 12 meet ... marked indoor personal best with the shot at the Iowa State Classic with a mark of 49-¼ (14.94m) ... winner of weight throw competitions at the Missouri Invitational, Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup, Central Missouri Classic, and MU All-Comers ... started season by tying her own Hearnes Fieldhouse record in winning her fourth-straight weight throw title at the Missouri Invite with a toss of 66-4½ (20.23m).
Outdoor: NCAA Regional qualifier in two events - shot and hammer and made first career trip to the regional ... hit career best with the shot of 49-11¾ (15.23m) at the Arizona State Invitational ... career best with the hammer came in winning the Butler Twilight (178-0, 54.26m). Indoor: All-American in the weight throw, placing fourth with a breakthrough two-foot personal best of 68-2¼ (20.79m) at the NCAA Indoor Championships becoming Mizzou's first-ever female All-American in the event ... qualified for the meet with school record and Hearnes Fieldhouse record at MU All-Comers of 66-4½ (20.23m) ... improved by over five feet in the weight from the previous season ... for the second-consecutive year placed as runner-up at the Big 12 Indoor meet with the weight, marking 65-7½ (20.00m) this season, also was 11th with the shot at Big 12s ... with the weight had four meets over 65 feet and three over 20 meters ... won three titles with the weight including the MU All-Comers, Missouri Invitational, and Nebraska Wesleyan Open ... recorded career best of 47-7 (14.51m) in the shot a the Mo Invite.
Outdoor: Competed in the season-opener, Arizona State Invitational, earning personal best in the hammer throw with 169-1 (51.54m) toss before succumbing to injury. Indoor: Reset Missouri school record in the weight throw three times during sophomore campaign, peaking with a 63-7¾ (19.40m) throw in winning the MU All- Comers ... earned All-Big 12 honors with the weight, placing runner-up at the Big 12 Indoor meet with 63-6 (19.35m) throw ... winner of the CMSU Open and Missouri Invitational weight throw events ... placed in the top five in each of her nine meets with the weight ... season best with the shot came at Missouri Invitational, 44-11½.
Outdoor: Placed ninth at the Big 12 Championships with the shot, throwing for PR of 45-5¼, topping her old best by a foot ... was 14th at Big 12s with the hammer ... placed third with the shot at the Tulsa Duals, fourth at Pepsi Team Invitational ... season-best with the hammer came at the Missouri Invitational with 159-4 throw ... also threw discus once. Indoor: All-Big 12 with eighth-place showing at the conference indoor, throwing for six-foot career-best with a 57-3 bomb with the weight ... winner of the Missouri Invite with the weight, second at the Missouri All-Comers ... also threw shot, having season-best mark of 43-10¼ at the Missouri All-Comers.
Four-time MSHSAA State Champion ... placed first or second in the state meet in both the shot put and discus all four years in high school ... one of three Tigers to have reset the MSHSAA Class 2 shot put state record, the others being former Tigers Lindsey Markworth, and Mizzou Assistant AD of Compliance, Mitzi Clayton ... high school coach - Tim Bauer ... high school PRs - SP, 45-8¾; DISC, 134-4.
Daughter of Larry & Elaine Hunt ... majoring in psychology and sociology ... father, Larry, is a teacher at Linn High School ... mother, Elaine, is a secretary in the Missouri Attorney General's Office ... has two sisters, Meredith and Olivia ... born November 22, 1985 in Jefferson City, Mo.
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