Stephan Scott-Ellis, Anna Adamko and Courtney Kirkwood Simmons advance to Final Championships.
More than two dozen Cougars set to compete in Austin, Texas.
Cougars reach season-bests and PRs at conference championships.
Conference and national championship meets next for Cougars.
Cougars host Cougar Invite April 21 at Mooberry Track.
WSU CAREER.JUNIOR (2010-11): Indoor - Threw shot put indoor PR distance of 16.95m/55-7 1/2i at WSU Indoor II (2/19/11, Pullman)...best indoor discus mark at same meet 51.51m/169-0i...threw the 35-pound weight 11.11m/36-5 1/2i at Cougar Indoor...12th in shot at MPSF Championships (16.06m/52-8 1/4i)...Outdoor - Reached PR in discus of 53.07m/174-1 at Jim Click Shootout (4/2/11, Tucson)...threw shot put PR of 17.82m/58-5 3/4 for fourth place at Pac-10 Championships (5/14/11, Tucson)...finished ninth in discus at conference meet...at NCAA West Prelims took 20th in shot put (16.89m/55-5) and 36th in discus (48.79m/160-1).
SOPHOMORE (2010): Indoor - Threw a PR shot put distance of 16.85m/54-6i for seventh place at MPSF Championships (2/27/10, Seattle)...indoor discus toss was 48.75m/159-11i at Vandal Indoor (2/5/10, Moscow)...Outdoor - Reached PR in shot put to open season...threw 16.88m/55-4 3/4 at Trojan Invite (3/20/10, Los Angeles)...threw PR in discus of 53.62m/175-11 at WSU-UW Dual Meet (5/1/10. Pullman)...9th in the discus and 11th in shot at Pac-10 Championships...26th in shot at NCAA West Preliminary Round.
FRESHMAN (2008-09): Indoor - Top Cougar shot putter of season with toss of 15.87m/52-1i for 10th at Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships for 12th place (2/28/09, Seattle)...Outdoor - Threw shot put 16.70m/54-9 1/2 at Mt. SAC Relays (4/18/09, Walnut)...discus PR of 48.85m/160-3 came at Sam Adams Classic meet (4/4/09, Spokane)...finished eighth in shot put at Pac-10 Championships with 16.29m/53-5 1/2 (5/17/09, Eugene)...
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER. Earned eight varsity letters at Bishop Manogue High...two letters in football for coach Paul Mills...two letters in wrestling as heavyweight for coach Bo Sellers...four letters as thrower for coach Mark Smith...senior year football honors included second team All-High Desert League for defense and named team defensive MVP...senior season wrestling honors second team all-region and all-state at heavyweight and named team's King of the Jungle...during track prep career, team honors included being named outstanding freshman, outstanding field athlete as sophomore and MVP as junior and senior...three-time region and Nevada state shot put champion...two-time region and state discus champion...numerous all-region and all-state honors...throw of 199-8 ranked ninth best in 2008 for prep boys...PR in shot put is 61-3...competed for Reno-Tahoe Athletics for coach Jeff Weitzmen...national champion in shot and discus...All-American in discus and shot...also in top 100 nationally for javelin and hammer...on track club's powerlifting team that won AAU National Team Powerlifting championship in July 2008.
PERSONAL. Born in November 1989 in Reno...father Fred is a corrections officer...mother Vicki works in sales...enjoy restoring old cars...majoring in criminal justice at WSU.
BARTLETT'S WSU BESTS Shot Put - 17.82m / 58-5 3/4 (2011) Discus - 53.62m / 175-11 (2010)
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