Notre Dame looks to improve marks heading to postseason
Notre Dame Travels to California and Bloomington, Ind.
Nevada Sorenson sets the second-best time in the BIG EAST in the 100mH.
The two-day meet gets underway Friday afternoon.
Notre Dame is set to compete in the 31st annual Victor Lopez Invitational.
AS A JUNIOR: Competed in 13 meets for the Irish during the indoor & outdoor season ... participated in the discus, hammer and weight throw ... competed in the NCAA East Preliminaries for the hammer throw ... placed fifth in the hammer throw (53.35m) at the GVSU Second to Last Chance Meet ... threw a career best in the hammer and placed fifth (55.43m) at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships ... finished first in the hammer (53.86m) and fifth in the discus (42.21m) at the Polytan Invitational ... registered a fourth place finish in the hammer throw (51.10m) at the Michigan State Spartan Invitational ... at the Victor Lopez Rice Bayou Classic placed second in the hammer (53.43m) and 10th in the discus (39.55m)... competed at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships in the weight throw and finished fifth (18.39m) ... finished fourth in the weight throw at the Notre Dame Invitational (17.28m) and the GVSU Bob Eubanks Open (17.28m) ... placed second in the weight throw (17.01m) at the season-opening Blue & Gold Invitational ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned a monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE:Competed in 12 meets during the indoor/outdoor track & field season ... added on the discus and hammer to her list of events for the Fighting Irish ... achieved a first-place finish and personal best in the hammer at the Victor Lopez Rice Bayou Classic with a throw of 52.8m ... recorded a personal best in weight throw at the Alex Wilson Invitational posting a 15.96m toss ... participated in the BIG EAST Outdoor Track & Field Championship, finishing 10th in the discuss (43.11m) and an 11th place finish in the hammer (51.71m) ... racked up a combined eleven top-10 finishes ... earned a monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN:Began rookie campaign at the Blue & Gold Invitational with competition in the shot put and the weight throw ... finished fifth overall in the weight throw with a toss of 13.93m ... threw for a personal best 12.62m to bring home third place in the shot put ... threw for a personal best 14.45m at the Alex Wilson Invitational to take home seventh place ... placed 13th overall in the hammer throw at the Purdue Dave Poehlein Invitational with a throw of 42.93 ... made a strong showing at the Texas Roadhouse Border Battle in both the discus and the hammer throw ... threw for 43.75m and tenth place in the hammer throw and a season best 46.14m in the discus to bring home seventh place ... competed in two events at the Gina Relays ... finished 13th overall in the weight throw with a toss of 41.89m ... tossed for 44.13m and a third place finish in the discus ... continued the out- door season at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships ... placed eighth overall in the discus with a toss of 45.10m...finished 13th overall in the hammer throw with a toss of 48.44m ... closed the season with competition at the Louisville Cardinal Twilight with a seventh place finish in the discus with a toss of 45.94m ... earned first monogram.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL:Eight-time letterwinner in soccer and track & field ... helped her team to a conference championship in track & field ... nationally-ranked in track & field during her junior and senior campaigns ... team captain in track & field during junior season, captain in both track & field and soccer during senior year ... all-state thrower senior year ... holds school record in the discus throw (161'3") ... second place finisher in the discus throw at the state meet in 2010 ... member of the National Honor Society and HOPE Club ... daughter of Kevin and Kathy ... has three siblings ... enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters and is double majoring in art history and Greek and Roman civilization.