Position
Throws
Height
5'9
Class
Sophomore
Hometown
Baton Rouge, La.
Previous School
Miami (Fla.)
Major
Sports Administration
High School
Trinity Episcopal School

Event: Weight Throw (41-4 ½), Hammer Throw (143-7)

CAREER CAPSULE
Competed in nine meets in two seasons with the Lady Tigers in 2011 and 2012 … Posted personal bests of 41-4 ½ in the weight throw and 143-7 in the hammer throw during her collegiate career … Twice honored as a member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll … Also earned a selection to the SEC Community Service Team following the 2012 season.

2012
Saw action in seven meets in her final season with the Lady Tigers … Shattered her personal record in the hammer throw with a seasonal-best effort of 143 feet, 7 inches in a 22nd-place finish at the Battle on the Bayou held at the Bernie Moore Track Stadium in Baton Rouge … Claimed her best finish of the season at the Cole-Lancon Invitational as she threw 140-5 for fifth place in the hammer throw … Also threw the hammer at the LSU Alumni Gold (136-0), Louisiana Classics (134-3) and LSU Relays (128-8) … Posted an indoor PR of 41-4 ½ in the weight throw while taking 18th place at the LSU Twilight … Honored for her efforts in the classroom and in the community during the 2012 season … Selected to the SEC Community Service Team for her efforts in serving the Baton Rouge community … Also presented the LSU Community Service Award at the third-annual LSU Track & Field Team Awards and Alumni Recognition Banquet … Honored as a member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the second-straight season.

2011
Competed in the hammer throw in two meets during the 2011 outdoor season … Set a personal best at the LSU Alumni Gold as she finished in 22nd place with a top mark of 122 feet, 10 inches … Threw 121-8 for a 10th-place finish at the LSU Invitational … Did not compete during the 2011 indoor season … Honored as a member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the first time in her career.

PRIOR TO LSU
Transferred to LSU following her freshman season at the University of Miami … A hammer thrower who was coached at Miami by Cheree Hicks … Was a standout thrower at Trinity Episcopal School during her prep career … Was a two-time all-state discus thrower in high school … Named Scholar-Athlete of the Year at Trinity Episcopal School in 2008.

PERSONAL
Full name is Katherine Elisabeth Carroll … Born on April 5, 1990 … Parents are David and Karen Carroll … Has three brothers, Will, Daniel and Ben … Brother, Daniel, is a sprinter at the University of Mary Washington … Graduated from LSU with her degree in sport administration while concentrating in sport commerce.

 

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