Photos from day one of the 2016 BIG EAST Indoor Track & Field Championships at Ocean Breeze.
As a Sophomore (2015-16): Selected as a member of the BIG EAST All-Academic Team … Indoor Track- Shot Put: threw a personal-best mark of 10.54 meters at the Princeton Meet (Jan. 8) to finish fourth … Pentathlon: finished eighth in a personal-best mark of 2119 at the Metropolitan Championships (Feb. 4) … Outdoor Track- Heptathlon: Finished fourth at the BIG EAST Championships (May 14) in a personal-best mark of 3044 … Javelin: finished fifth at the Outdoor Mets (April 9) with a personal-best mark of 34.28 meters … just missed the podium at the BIG EAST Championships (May 14) with a mark of 33.50 meters.
As a Freshman (2014-15): Selected as a member of the BIG EAST All-Academic Team … Indoor Track – Shot Put: in her first event at St. John’s she threw a season-best 10.25 meters to finish 10th overall at the STJ Bill Ward Meet (Dec. 8) … placed third at the NYC Metropolitan Championships with a mark of 9.84 meters (Feb. 5-6) … finished sixth at the Princeton Women’s Quad Meet (Jan. 9) with a mark of 10.19 meters … threw 9.90 meters at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships (Feb. 28 – March 1) … participated and set personal-best marks in the 800-meters, the 55-Meter hurdles, the 60-meter hurdles, the high jump and the long jump … Outdoor Track – Javelin Throw: won a gold medal in the javelin throw at the USMMA 7-Way Meet with a personal-best mark of 31.80 meters (April 12) … won a silver medal at the Coach Omeltchenko Invitational (April 19) with a mark of 31.35 meters … placed ninth at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships with a mark of 28.18 meters (May 8-9)
At Jonathan Law: Earned two varsity letters for indoor track and one for outdoor track ... competed in the shot put, javelin and hurdles ... achieved a shot put personal best of 30'1/2" and a javelin personal best of 98' ... earned her team's Coach's Award for the 2014 indoor season ... qualified for the Connecticut state championships in the indoor and outdoor shot put as well as the javelin throw ... also competed on the swim team for three seasons.
Personal: Daughter of Evelyn Wens ... born in Jersey City, N.J. ... hobbies include playings sports, shopping and playing the piano ... listens to two songs before competition, Miguel's "Thrill" and Miley Cyrus' "Party in the USA" ... names Coach Beler as the most influential person in her athletic career ... favorite food is quesadillas.