Position
Throws
Height
5'6
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Marietta, Ga.
Major
Mass Communications
High School
Lovett HS

Events: WT (54-6 ½), HT (194-1)

2010
Forced to sit out the 2010 season while nursing an ankle injury.

2009
An indoor letterwinner during her rookie season with the Lady Tigers … Was the fifth-place finisher in the weight throw at the SEC Indoor Track and Field Championships after posting a seasonal-best mark of 53 feet, 10 ½ inches … Also competed in the weight throw at the Purple Tiger Classic (50-4 ½), SEC/Big 12 Challenge (51-2 ¾), New Balance Collegiate Invitational (FOUL), Tyson Invitational (47-3 ¾), LSU Twilight (48-5 ¼) and LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier (47-11 ¾) during the indoor season … Was a hammer throw specialist during the outdoor season … Recorded a seasonal best of 175-5 to finish fourth at the LSU Tiger Relays … Recorded marks of 169-5 at the Louisiana Classics and 163-8 at the Sun Angel Classic for the outdoor season … Season was cut short due to a foot injury … Received a medical redshirt during the outdoor season.

PRIOR TO LSU
One of the top hammer throw prospects to come out of the high school ranks … Wrapped up her career at Lovett High School as a 13-time high school All-American … Was the nation’s top-ranked high school hammer thrower for the Class of 2008 with a seasonal best and personal-best mark of 194 feet, 1 inch … Her performance also ranks No. 2 all-time by a high school girl in the United States … Finished the 2007 season with the nation’s top mark at 177-9 … Won the hammer throw title at the 2007 Nike Outdoor Nationals with a mark of 166-11 to finish nearly nine feet ahead of her nearest competitor … Was also the intermediate girl’s hammer throw champion at the 2005 USATF Junior Olympic Track and Field Championships in Indianapolis, Ind. … Won Region 6-2A and Class 2A state titles in the shot put at Lovett High School during the 2007 season.

PERSONAL
Full name is Allison Paige Horner … Born on Sept. 28, 1989 … Daughter of Drew and Jane Horner … Has an older brother named Andrew … A standout in the classroom as a member of the National Honor Society and Cum Laude Society at Lovett High School … Pursuing a degree in mass communication at LSU.

 

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