Johnson City, Tenn.
Science Hill HS
2010-11: Earned a bronze medal on two occasions in the shot put...Was third at the Atlantic Sun Indoor Championship with a career-best mark of 13.17m...Also came in third at the Liberty Open with a mark of 12.52m...Finished inside the top-ten on three occasions in the weight throw during the indoor season...Finished fourth in the weight throw at the season opening Appalachian State Invitational Indoor meet with her collegiate-best mark of 15.48m...Finished sixth at the Mountaineer Indoor Open with a mark of 14.87m...Finished ninth at the Virginia Tech Invitational with a mark of 15.12m....Closed out the indoor season with a ninth place finish at the Atlantic Sun Championship with a mark of 14.54m.
2009-10: Finished the year with three top-five finishes in the discus throw...Placed fifth at the Liberty University meet with a mark of 38.45m...Finished fourth at the Charlotte Invitational with a mark of 38.50m...Placed third at the Liberty University Twilight Qualifier with a mark of 39.60m, which is her collegiate career-best mark...Had two top-ten finishes in the weight throw...Finished eighth at the Liberty University meet with a mark of 12.39m and finished tenth at the Atlantic Sun Indoor Championship with a mark of 13.64m.
Was a two-sport athlete for the Toppers (track and field and basketball) … was the 2009 discus state runner-up and placed sixth in the shot put … tallied personal bests as a senior in both events … recorded a mark of 128-06 in the discus at the Big East Challenge and let one fly 41-06 in the shot put at the Big 9 Conference Championship … won the 2009 Big 9 Conference Championship in both the shot put and discus.
Personal: Daughter of Keith and Carolyn Kennedy … born October 31, 1990 … plans to major in exercise science.