Cards set a record in classsroom achievement
The Cardinals begin the indoor season with a two-day event at the Hoosier Open.
Six individuals - three men and three women - and the men's and women's teams earned USTFCCCA honors.
Calvin Arsenault (400m hurdles) and Margret Harris (100m) each broke school records on Thursday.
Competition at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds is set from May 23-25 in Greensboro, N.C.
2012-13 Track & Field Banquet
Louisville Women's Track & Field Lenny Lyles | Clark Wood Invitaional
Louisville Track & Field 2012 Big East Indoor Track & Filed Championships
Weight Throw - 16.69m/54-9.25
Discus - 46.65m/153-0
Hammer Throw - 53.91m/176-10
2011-12: Competed in three two disciplines (discus and hammer throw) and one indoor event (weight throw) ... qualified for the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships in the hammer throw and discus events ... registered a personal-best mark 53.91m/176-10 in the hammer throw at the Lenny Lyles/Clark Wood Invitational ... had an eighth-place showing in the weight throw at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships ... threw a collegiate-best 16.69m/54-9.25 at the meet.
2010-11: Competed in two outdoor events (discus, hammer throw) and one indoor event (weight throw) ... qualified for the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships in the discus and hammer throw ... had a season-best 50.98m/167-3 in the hammer throw at the Lenny Lyles/Clark Wood Invitational ... had a pair of sixth place finishes (discus, hammer throw) at the Border Battle ... registered top weight throw mark at the Gladstein Invitational (15.48m/50-9.5).
Prep: Highly touted recruit from Marion High under coaches Glen Gibbons and Jenna Griffith ... was a 2005 USA Track & Field National All-American ... placed second at nationals in the discus ... holds the USA Track & Field state record for the hammer throw ... the Illinois High School Association Class 2A record-holder in the discus ... a two-time Class 2A state champion in the discus ... four-time conference and sectional champion ... earned all-state honors as a sophomore by placing eighth at the state tournament ... competed for the Swamp Fox Track Club (USATF) ... also excelled academically ... four-time all-academic and all-conference academic selections ... was a member of four honor societies: National Honor Society, National French Honor Society, National Art Honor Society and National Math Honor Society ... three-time gold Rotary Key winner ... won the Lion's Club Award three times ... personal records as a prep: 152-3 (discus) and 131-6 (hammer).
Personal: Daughter of Joe and Leana Baker ... birthday is Oct. 12 ... has two brothers ... majoring in accounting.