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#999 Katie McKeever Season 2024

Woodland, Calif. ,
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High School
Woodland HS

Updated 6/30/05

Finished her career ranked among the Lady Tigers’ all-time top five performers in four separate events … Is ranked third in the indoor shot put (52-1) and fourth in the weight throw (57-8 1/2) … Outdoors, is listed at No. 3 in the both shot put (51-9 3/4) and discus (173-10).

Was the Lady Tigers’ top performer in both the shot put and discus … Qualified to the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships in both events … Scored for the Lady Tigers in the shot put and discus at the SEC Championships … Recorded her best throw of the season in the outdoor shot put at the Bulldog Invitational, launching the shot 51-7 3/4 to take home first place honors … Finished fourth at the Penn Relays with a throw of 51-2 1/4 … Top throw in the discus was a 168-0 effort to win the Tiger Relays … Recorded a distance of 167-7 at the Penn Relays … During the indoor season, won five straight shot put titles, taking home first-place finishes at the Purple Tiger (50-4 1/2), Razorback (49-1 1/2), Bayou Bengal (50-6), Armory (51-11) and Holiday Inn Team (50-3 1/4) Invitationals.

Qualified to the NCAA Championships in the discus … Turned in a personal best in the event at the Gatorade Classic (173-10) to place second overall … Was third at the College Station Relays with a throw of 165-2 … Recorded a toss of 165-1 at the Triton Invitational … Also threw the shot put during the outdoor season … Posted a season best effort of 50-4 1/2 at the LSU Alumni Gold … Won the Tiger Relays’ title with a toss of 49-6 1/2 … During the indoor campaign, had a season-best effort of 51-3 1/2 in the shot put at the LSU Last Chance meet … Recorded a toss of 50-0 3/4 to place second at the Armory Invitational … Scored for the Lady Tigers’ at the SEC Championships, finishing eighth with a throw of 49-9 1/4 … Participated in the weight throw just once, recording a distance of 53-11 at the Bayou Bengal Invitational.

Established herself as the Lady Tigers’ top thrower in the shot put and discus after transferring from Oregon … An NCAA qualifier in the shot put … Recorded the third-best shot put mark in school history (51-9 3/4) at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational … Finished eighth at the NCAA Regionals with a toss of 50-3 3/4 … Won both the LSU Tiger Relays and the LSU Alumni Gold with marks of 49-7 3/4 and 48-8 3/4, respectively … Recorded a season-best throw of 165-9 in the discus at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational … Mark ranks fourth all-time at LSU … Threw 165-5 at the Texas Relays … Won both the LSU Alumni Gold (163-6) and the SEC Quadrangular (158-5) … During the indoor season, competed in both the shot put and the weight throw … Scored for LSU at the SEC Championships, placing eighth in the shot put with a mark of 49-8 1/2 … Recorded a season-best effort of 52-1 at the LSU Last Chance Meet … Mark ranks as the third-best all-time in Lady Tiger history … Won shot put titles at the Purple Tiger Invitational (48-9 1/2), the LSU Twilight (48-2) and the SEC West Challenge (46-4 3/4) … Also won the weight throw at the SEC West Challenge with a toss of 54-4 12 … Posted a season-best effort of 57-8 1/2 in the event at the Bayou Bengal Invitational … Distance ranks as the third best in school history … Threw 55-10 1/2 at the SEC Championships.

Prior to LSU
A transfer from the University of Oregon … Competed one season for the Ducks before arriving in Baton Rouge … Was an NCAA provisional qualifier in the discus, throwing for a career-best distance of 169-9 … Posted a season-best distance of 43-2 in the shot put.

High School
A two-sport athlete she lettered in both track and volleyball at Woodland High School … Named The Sacramento Bee’s 2001 Female Track and Field Athlete of the Year … Won San Joaquin section titles in both the shot put and discus that same year … Went on to finish third in the discus at the California state meet … Was an all-league selection in track during both her junior and senior seasons … Helped her team to four league championships … Named her team’s most valuable female track athlete in 2001 … Voted track’s most improved athlete in 1998 and 2000 … Was honored with the Coaches Award in 1999 … Posted PRs of 162-3 in the discus and 45-3 in the shot put as a prep … A three-time all-league selection in volleyball … She was voted the MVP of the volleyball team in 2000 … A member of the National Honor Society.

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