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  Samantha Espiricueta

Samantha Espiricueta

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Belton, Mo.

High School:
Belton

Event:
Throws

2009 Outdoor: NCAA Track & Field Championship qualifier in the javelin...placed 26th overall at NCAA's...NCAA Regional Qualifier...placed second in the javelin at the NCAA Regionals with a school record throw of 166'-8.00"...won four javelin titles...won the javelin title at the OVC Championships with a throw of 144'-9.75"...opened the season with a javelin title at the Austin Peay Spring Fling with a throw of 151'-6.50"...won javelin titles at the SIU Spring Classic and Louisville Twilight Meet...placed 14th at the Mt. SAC Relays...placed third in the javelin at the Joey Haines Invitational...recorded a season's best throw of 127'-9.75" in the discus at the Joey Haines Invitational.

2009 Indoor: Competed in the weight throw in two meets.

2008 Outdoor: NCAA Regional Qualifier...All-OVC selection...was the runner-up in the javelin at the OVC Championships with a throw of 139'-6.50"...won her first career individual title and recorded a season's best throw of 149'-1.75" at the SIUE Twilight Invite...placed second in the javelin at the Mississippi Invitational...finished third in the javelin at the SEMOtion Relays...recorded season's best throw of 127'-10.00" in the discus...finished seventh in the javelin at the NCAA Regionals.

2008 Indoor: Recorded a season's best throw of 45'-6.50" in the weight at the OVC Championships.

2006-07 (Southeast Softball): Played in 13 games with eight starts as a member of the Redhawks softball team...played outfield and designated hitter...did not commit a single error in 49 chances in the field.

Prep: State qualifier in the discus...took fourth place in the discus and seventh place in the javelin at the at AAU Junior Olympics...also competed on the softball, tennisand basketball teams...First Team All-State, All-Conference, All-District and team MVP for the softball team her senior year.

Personal: Born 11/23/87...daughter of Angel and Mary Espiricueta...majoring in Art Education.

 
 

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