Utes finish weekend with successful outing at the Weber State Invitational.
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.
2013 Outdoor Track:
Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary meet, finishing 32nd in the discus with a mark of 154-02 feet ... finished eighth in the discus and 10th in the shot put at the Pac-12 Championships ... broke the school record in the shot put at the Robison Invitational with a throw of 49-4.25 feet for first place among collegiate athletes ...broke the school record in the discus with a throw of 169-2.25 feet ... won the discus four times and the shot put three times ... won Pac-12 Athlete of the Week honors after winning the shot put at the Utah Spring Classic with a then-school record throw of 48-10 feet ... Pac-12 academic honorable mention.
2013 Indoor Track:
Finished 20th in the shot put at the MPSF Championships with a mark of 42-10.25 feet ... recorded a season-best mark of 46-10.75 feet for second at the New Mexico Invitational ... finished in the top-five at four meets ... earned MPSF All-Academic honors.
2012 Outdoor Track:
Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminaries, finishing 32nd with a discus throw of 155-7 feet ... earned eighth at the Pac-12 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 (48-7.5 feet) and discus (156-2.50 feet) setting personal records in both ... academic all-Pac-12 honorable mention... 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 the MPSF All-Academic team.
2011 Outdoor Track:
Finished seventh in the discus throw with a mark of 146-02 feet at the Mountain West Conference Outdoor Championships ... earned 16th (42-4.75 feet) 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 ... personal-best hammer throw of 167-4 feet at the UVU Invitational.
2011 Indoor Track:
Earned fifth place in both the shot put (43-9.25 feet) and weight throw (52-1.25) at the Mountain States Games ... finished 17th in the shot put with a throw of 43-0.5 and 19th in the weight throw with a mark of 50-1.25 feet at the MWC Indoor Championships ... posted a season-best in the weight throw with a mark of 52-4.50 feet (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.