Cards post eight top-five finishes and four personal-best marks
Day capped off with top-five finish
Tyler Byrne finished eighth in the 10,000m race to qualify for the NCAA Outdoor Championships.
Mattias Wolter won the 3,000m steeplechase title at last year's preliminary rounds competition.
Seven student-athletes achieved at least season-best marks at the meet.
Louisville Track & Field | ACC/Big Ten Challenge
Louisville Track & Field at Vanderbilt Black and Gold | Day 2
Louisville Track & Field at Vanderbilt Black and Gold
2014 Cardinal Twilight Meet
Track and Field AAC Outdoor Championships Day Three
Shot Put- 14.97m/49-1.5
Weight Throw- 18.63m/61-1.5
Shot Put- 14.50m/47-7
2013-14: Competed in the shot put and weight throw during the indoor season and the shot put, discus and hammer throw during the outdoor season ... finished second in shot put and third in weight throw at the Gene Edmunds Cup ... finished second in the Hoosier Hills meet weight throw, throwing a career-best mark of 18.63m ... finished sixth in the shot put and eighth in the weight throw at the AAC Indoor Championships ... recorded a second-place finish in the hammer throw at the Lenny Lyles-Clark Wood Invitational with a career-best mark of 54.76 ... finished second in the shot put at the Georgia Invitational ... qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Round in the hammer throw, finishing in 36th place.
2012-13: Competed in three outdoor events (shot put, discus, hammer throw) and both indoor throwing events (shot put, weight throw) ... finished the outdoor season with a fifth-place finish in the discus ... took fourth in the event at the Shamrock Invitational ... qualified for the BIG EAST Indoor Championships in both throwing events ... took fourth in the shot put at the Hoosier Open and registered a season best in the weight throw of 16.48m/54-1 at the meet.
2011-12: Did not compete.
Prep: Was one of the top throwers in the state at Hempfield Area Senior High under coach David Murray ... captured the state's indoor shot put title as a senior ... won the state's discus title that year and finished runner-up in the shot put ... won the three state titles as a junior in 2010: the indoor shot put, the outdoor shot put and the discus (also won in 2009) ... was the first female in high school's history to win a state title in the shot put ... top shot put mark of 14.42m/47-3.75 (2010) ranked as the top junior mark in the state ... two-time indoor All-American in the shot put ... finished eighth in the shot put at the 2011 New Balance Indoor Nationals ... earned multiple accolades ... named Hempfield Athlete of the Year, Hempfield Female Athlete of the Year and a Hempfield Scholar-Athlete ... from the same high school that produced former thrower, Weston Banks ... prep bests include 144-0 in the discus and 14.42m/47-3.75 in the shot put.
Personal: Daughter of Robert and Rebbecca Serafin ... birthday is Dec. 6 ... is an only child ... majoring in sport administration.