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Ashley Kenney
Ashley Kenney

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Spokane Valley, Washington

High School:
West Valley High

Height:
5-8½

Event:
Throws



04/20/2013

Scott-Ellis Wins Trio, DeHart a Duo at Cougar T&F Invite

Cougars dominate home meet with 22 wins.

04/19/2013

Cougar Relay Teams Runners-up at Mt. SAC Relays

WSU sprinters in California while rest of team hosts Cougar Invite Saturday in Pullman.

04/18/2013

13th Annual Cougar Invite Heat Sheets

Revised time schedule for April 20.

03/30/2013

Scott-Ellis and Men's Short Relay Winners at Stanford Invitational

Cougars find wins among elite competitors.

03/26/2013

T&F Travels to Austin and Stanford for Elite Meets

Harris and Wordell compete in decathlon at Texas Relays.

PAC-10 SCORER

WSU CAREER. SENIOR (2011-12): Knee surgery sidelined action for year.

JUNIOR (2010-11): Indoor - Reached PR in shot put with throw of 12.85m/42-1i at WSU Open II (2/19/11, Pullman)...Outdoor - Threw PR in discus of 50.04m/164-2 at Jim Click Shootout (4/2/11, Tucson)...shot put PR of 12.76m/41-10 1/2 thrown at WSU-UW Dual meet (4/29/11, Seattle)...finished 10th in discus at Pac-10 Championships with toss of 43.60m/143-0...at NCAA West Prelims finished 28th in discus with throw of 46.44m / 152-4...Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention.

SOPHOMORE (2009-10): Indoor - Threw shot put a PR distance of 12.71m/41-8 1/2i at Runners Soul Open (2/6/10. Moscow)...Outdoor - Season-best discus toss was 48.66m/159-8 at Cougar Invitational...finished fifth in discus at Pac-10 Championships (48.02m/157-6)...finished 21st in discus (47.78m/156-9)...Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention.

FRESHMAN (2008-09): Indoor - Threw indoor discus 41.79m/137-1i and threw shot put 11.78m/38-7 3/4i at Vandal Collegiate (2/20/09, Moscow)...threw 20-lb weight 13.90m/45-7 1/4i at Cougar Indoor (1/30/09, Pullman)...Outdoor - Led the team in the discus with an NCAA RQ toss of 49.29m/161-8 for sixth place at the Pac-10 Championships (5/17/09, Eugene)...this toss was a nearly 9-foot PR improvement and ninth-best throw in WSU history...top shot put of season was 12.57m/41-3 at WSU-Washington Dual (5/2/09, Seattle)...best hammer throw was 38.69m/126-11 at Hartman Invite (4/25/09, Spokane)...finished 16th in discus at NCAA West Regional with mark of 46.68m/153-2 (5/16/09, Eugene).

HIGH SCHOOL CAREER. Earned eight varsity letters at West Valley High...four-year letterwinner in volleyball for coach Drew Wendle...four letters in track for coach Rick Kuhl...earned Athletic Achievement Award for track and volleyball...in volleyball Eagles won district title and placed eighth at 2007 state 2A championships...named honorable mention all-Great Northern League...during track, named outstanding freshman and tabbed for coaches choice award sophomore year...outstanding thrower as junior and senior...junior year set school discus record of 144-6...District 7 most valuable field athlete...at state 2A meet placed second in discus and sixth in shot put...senior year was district discus champion with meet record toss of 149-0...threw school record discus of 152-0...state champion in the discus with record-breaking toss of 146-11, beating 2007 mark of 145-6 thrown by current WSU teammate Anna Albrecht (Pullman)...WV Girls' team placed fourth at state...named 2008 GNL Female Thrower of the Year...won discus at 2008 at the Brooks Washington/Oregon Meet of Champions...competed for the Greater Spokane Track Club...first place in discus at Junior Olympic Regional meet...fourth place in discus at USATF Junior Olympic National meet.

PERSONAL. Born October 1989 in Spokane, Wash....father Joey is an international business development manager who played baseball for Whitworth College and in the San Francisco Giants organization...mother Karen is a teacher...younger sister Sarah and younger brother Garret...four relatives who attended Washington State including great uncle Gene Rieger, who played football for the Cougars...graduated with 3.93 cumulative GPA as an honors and advanced placement scholar...National Honors Society VP...member of Link crew...student of the year in physical education...majoring in psychology.

KENNEY'S WSU BESTS
Shot Put - 12.85m/42-2i (2011)
Discus - 50.04m/164-2 (2011)
20# Weight - 13.90m/45-7 1/4i (2009)
Hammer - 38.69m/126-11 (2009)

PAC-10 CHAMPIONSHIPS PERFORMANCES 2011 Discus 10th 43.60m / 143-0 2010 Discus 5th 48.02m / 157-6 2009 Discus 6th 49.29m / 161-8

NCAA REGIONAL/PRELIMINARY PERFORMANCES 2011 Discus 28th 46.44m / 152-4 2010 Discus 21st 47.78m / 156-9 2009 Discus 16th 46.68m / 153-2

Washington State Cougars Track & Field