SMU Leads The Field Of 10 Teams With 44 Points Following Day One
The Championships Are Being Held In New York City, N.Y.
SMU Had 15 Top 10 Finishes Throughout The Meet
Mustangs Back In Action Tomorrow For Day Two Of The Classic
The Classic Is Being Held In Ames, Iowa
2013 (Jr.): Indoor: Was victorious in shot put at the Howie Ryan Invitational with a 15.29m mark... Took second at the Texas Tech Masked Rider Open... Placed second at the Conference USA Championships with a 15.61m mark, a personal-best and eighth-best in SMU history... Took third in the weight throw at the Texas Tech Masked Rider Open... Outdoor: Won three shot put titles, including the C-USA Outdoor Championship with a mark of 16.60m, fourth-best in SMU history... Placed second in shot put at both the TCU Invitational and Baylor Quad Invitational and placed third in hammer throw at both events... HONORS: Named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic Track and Field Team.
2012 (So.):Indoor: Won the shot put at the Conference USA Championship with a season-best throw of 15.20m...Posted four top-three finishes in the shot put.Outdoor: Took first in the shot put at the C-USA Championship with a toss of 15.82m...Placed first at the Bobby Lane Invitational with a throw of 15.34m...Finished in the top-three in the shot put in all five meets she competed in...Earned five top-10 results in the hammer, posting a season-best throw of 49.97m at the Bobcat Classic.
2011 (Fr.): Placed third in the shot put (14.28m) at the North Texas Invitational.
Prep: Graduated from Lycee Carnot in Paris, France... Won the French Track & Field Championship in shot put in 2008 and 2009... Participated in the European Championship... Also played volleyball and basketball... Daughter of Maria Perez and Roberto Gradel.