Women's Track

Lucija Cvitanovic
Lucija  Cvitanovic


Zagreb, Croatia




Cvitanovic Earns Second-Team All-America Honors on Final Day of NCAA National Championships

Cvitanovic earns her second, Second-Team All-America honor with 15th place finish in heptathlon.


Cvitanovic 22nd after NCAA Heptathlon Day One

Cvitanovic scored 3,103 points on day one


Johnson, Nlemchi Earn Second-Team All-American Honors at NCAA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships

Both finished ninth in the country and become the 30th and 31st All-Americans in program history


SMU Trio Set for NCAA National Championships

Cvitanovic, Johnson and Nlemchi Compete June 8-11


Johnson, Nlemchi Punch Tickets to NCAA T&F National Championships

Three Mustangs to represent SMU at nationals

2015 Outdoor Honorable Mention All-American (javelin)
2015 Outdoor NCAA Qualifier (javelin, 22nd)
2015 Outdoor NCAA West Regional Qualifer (javelin)
2015 Outdoor All-AAC (heptathlon, 1st; javelin, 3rd)
2014 Outdoor NCAA Qualifier (17th, heptathlon)
2014 Outdoor NCAA West Regional Qualifier (javelin)
2014 Outdoor All-AAC (heptathlon, 1st; javelin 1st)
2014 Outdoor AAC Most Outstanding Field Performer
2014 Indoor All-AAC (pentathlon, 1st)
2013 Outdoor NCAA Qualifier (javelin, 14th)
2013 Outdoor NCAA West Regional Qualifier (javelin)
2013 Outdoor Second Team All-American (javelin, 14th at NCAAs)
2013 Outdoor All-CUSA (javelin, 1st; heptathlon, 3rd)
2013 Indoor All-CUSA (pentathlon, 3rd)

Indoor PRs
400m: 1:01.70
800m: 2:19.67
60m Hurdles: 9.14
High Jump: 1.73m
Long Jump: 5.43m
Shot Put: 12.27m
Pentathlon: 3,854 pts

Outdoor PRs
200m: 26.84
400m: 1:01.27
800m: 2:17.80
100m Hurdles: 14.60
High Jump: 1.75m
Long Jump: 5.61m
Shot Put: 12.05m
Javelin: 50.73m
Heptathlon: 5,534 pts

2015 (Jr.): Indoor:
Finished seventh in the pentathlon (3,528 points) at The American Championship... Placed 14th in the shot put (11.09m) at the Oklahoma Invitational... Outdoor: Placed 22nd at the NCAA Outdoor Championship in the javelin, earning Honorable Mention All-American honors... Finished 11th in the javelin (46.92m) and the NCAA West Preliminary... Won the heptathlon (5,427 points) and finished third in the javelin (46.92m), helping the team repeat as outdoor champions at The American Championship... Finished sixth in the javelin (44.16m) at the Baylor Invitational... Won the javelin (46.12m) at the TCU Invitational.

2014 (So.): Indoor:
Finished first in the pentathlon (3,851 points) and 13th in the high jump (1.64 meters), as she helped SMU win the program's first indoor conference championship in school history at The American Championship... 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: Placed 17th in the heptathlon at the NCAA Championships; took first in the javelin portion of the event... Competed in javelin at the NCAA Preliminaries... 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 program's first outdoor conference championship in school history at The American Championship... 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).

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.

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).

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