SMU Earns Nine Top-Five Finishes
Heptathlete Represents Croatia At International Event
Magnusson Earns Second Team All-America Status, Cvitanovic Takes 17th In Heptathlon At NCAA Championships
SMU's Historic 2014 Season Comes To An End
Duo Looks To Impress In The Heptathlon, 3,000-meter Steeplechase
Kalu Advances in 100-meter, Nlemchi Sets Personal Best in Shot Put
2014 (So.): Indoor: American Athletic Conference: Finished first in the pentathlon (3,851 points) and 13th in the high jump (1.64 meters) as she helped SMU win the programs first indoor conference championship in school history... Placed first (1.68m) in the high jump, ninth (5.36m) in the long jump and 13th in the shot put with a mark of 12.27 meters at the Red Raider Invitational... Outdoor: American Athletic Conference: Was named the 2014 Most Outstanding Field Performer for finishing first in both the heptathlon (5,345 points) and the javelin (50.63m) as she helped SMU win the programs first outdoor conference championship in school history... Recorded a score of 5,455 points to place fifth in the heptathlon at the 87th annual Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays; earned her best finish in the javelin with a mark of 48.26 meters (826 pts.)... Competed in javelin at the NCAA Preliminaries... Placed 17th in the heptathlon at the NCAA Championships; took first in the javelin portion of the event...HONORS: American Athletic Conference Athlete of the Week (4/1)... All-American Athletic Conference Indoor (pentathlon, 1st), American Athletic Conference 2014 Outdoor Most Outstanding Field Performer, All-AAC Outdoor (heptathlon, 1st; javelin, 1st).
2013 (Fr.): Indoor: Placed third in both the shot put and the high jump at the Texas Tech Masked Rider Open... Finished third in her first pentathlon at the Conference USA Championships, winning the 800-meter event and placing second in shot put; her 3,822 total points are the third-best in SMU history... Outdoor: Won the javelin throw at the TCU Invitational and the Baylor Quad Invitational... Placed sixth in her first heptathlon at the Clyde Butterfield Texas Relays, winning in javelin... Won the javelin throw at the C-USA Outdoor Championships, helping lead SMU to a second place finish; placed third in heptathlon at the C-USA Championships... Placed third in the NCAA Preliminaries in javelin, recording the third-best mark in SMU history (50.73m)... Finished 14th in javelin at the NCAA Championships... HONORS: Second Team All-American - javelin... Named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic Track and Field Team.
Prior to SMU: Cvitanovic is on the all-time lists in Croatia in the heptathlon (1st) and javelin (8th)... State record holder in the heptathlon at the youth, junior and senior levels... Represented Croatia in the European Cup in 2009 (Slovenia), 2010 (Israel) and 2011 (Portugal)... Competed in the World Junior Championships in 2007 (Czech Republic) and 2010 (Canada) and the European U23 Championship in 2011 (Czech Republic).