Event will take place at the University of Texas next weekend
Destanae Howerton-Davis breaks her own record in the discus.
Amanda Mergaert finishes third in the 1500m.
Pac-12 names Destanae Howerton-Davis thrower of the week.
Howerton-Davis breaks her own school record in the discus throw.
2012 Outdoor Track:
Qualified for the NCAA First/Second Rounds, finishing 32nd with discus throw of 155-07 feet ... earned eighth at the Pac-12 Conference Championships in the discus, breaking her personal-best throw by over seven feet with a mark of 161-2 feet ... first place at BYU Invitational in shot put (48-2.50 feet) and discus (156-2.50 feet) setting personal records in both ... Pac-12 Honorable Mention All-Academic ... named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team.
2012 Indoor Track:
Finished first with a personal-record throw of 47-1.25 feet in the shot put at the BYU Invitational ... earned 14th in the shot put at the MPSF Championships with a mark of 42-4.75 ... set a personal-record in the weight throw with a toss of 52-10.75 for third at the BYU Invitational ... named to MPSF All-Academic team.
2011 Outdoor Track:
Finished seventh in the discus throw with a mark of 146-02 at the Mountain West Conference Outdoor Championships ... earned 16th (42-4.75) in the shot put and 23rd (141-02) in the hammer throw at the MWC Outdoor Championships ... posted third place finishes in the shot put (45-2.50) and discus throw(138-10.25) at the BYU Twilight.
2011 Indoor Track:
Earned fifth place in both the shot put (43-9.25) and weight throw (52-1.25) at the Mountain States Games ... finished 17th in the shot put with a throw of 43-0.50 and 19th in the weight throw with a mark of 50-1.25 at the MWC Indoor Championships ... posted a season-best in the weight throw with a mark of 52-4.50 (11th place) at the Cherry and Silver Invitational.
Participated on track and field, volleyball, and basketball teams ... four-year thrower MVP... career-best shot put mark of 41-11, and discuss mark of 141-11 ... member of Vegas Valley club team ... received Coach's award in volleyball ... earned advanced diploma, principle's award and athlete of the year awards.
Daughter of Chancellor and Karren Davis ... born December 19, 1992 ... hobbies include singing in the church choir, reading, throwing, and acting ... three younger siblings ... majoring in exercise and sports science.