Track & Field

 Emilee Strot
Emilee Strot


Gresham, Ore.

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• 2008 NCAA Mideast Regional Finalist - Discus
• 2008 All-Mideast Regional Team - Discus
• 2008 NCAA Mideast Regional Semifinalist - Shot Put
• 2008 All-SEC Outdoor Second Team - Discus

2008 (Junior): Outdoor - At NCAA Championships, finished 22nd in the nation in the discus after a qualifying throw of 155-2 in gusty conditions ... Finished 13th overall with a shot put throw of 49-5.75 at Mideast Regional ... Threw the discus 167-10 to finish seventh at the Mideast Regional ... At SEC Championships, threw 173-2 in the discus to finish second and earn a spot on the All-SEC Second Team ... Posted sixth-place finish in shot put with throw of 47-3.50 at SECs ... In javelin debut placed ninth in the league with a distance of 126-10 ... Climbed UK record list with a shot put throw of 49-11.75 at Jesse Owens Classic to place fifth all-time ... Won the discus at the Indiana Invitational with a throw of 174-7, her best as a Wildcat and second-best all-time in the UK annals. Indoor --Only competed in shot put ... Finished sixth in the shot put at the SEC Championships with a throw of 49-7.25 that enters the UK record books in fifth all-time.

Previous College (University of California): Varsity record in javelin (152-11) and freshman record in discus (177-10) at California ... Cal field event athlete of the year as a freshman ... As red-shirt sophomore placed second at Pac-10 meet in the discus and scored in both the shot put and javelin ... During freshman season finished third in discus at Pac-10 meet and scored in both the shot put and javelin ... Coached by Jennifer Joyce.

High School: Oregon state record holder in discus ... Three-time Oregon state champion in discus as well as shot put ... State qualifier junior and senior years in javelin. Coached by Gary Stautz ... Also lettered four years in basketball, team captain senior year ... Member of school newspaper and photography staff.

Personal: Full name is Emilee Ann Strot ... Born May 12, 1986 in Portland, Ore. ... Parents are Guy and Denise ... Has two brothers, Bryant (28) and Erik (26), sister Kelsey (19), sister-in-law Jeanette (27) and niece Faith (3) ... Major is Topical Studies/Film Studies.

Personal Bests: Discus - 182-5; Shot Put - 49-11.75; Javelin - 152-11.

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