Tayla Carter named co-Most Outstanding Athlete
Eight Catamounts earn All-Conference honors on day one
WCU sweeps titles at 2015 Beynon Sports Surfaces Catamount Classic
Catamounts Earn Four Event Victories
WCU will host its lone home meet of the season next weekend
2015 Beynon Sports Surfaces Catamount Classic
Sophomore: Indoor- Competed in six meets including the SoCon Championships ... Best finish in the weight throw was sixth at the Mountaineer Split where she threw a 12.28m ... Threw a season-best 13.18m in the weight throw at the SoCon Championships, earning a 14th place finish ... In the shot put, threw a season-best 11.51m in the JDL Fast Track Invitational.
Outdoor- Threw shot put, discus, hammer and javelin ... Earned five top 10 finishes ... Earned three personal bests in the last two meets of the season, including a PR in the hammer at the Tiger Classic (43.63m). Picked up two PRs at the SoCon Championships in the discus (38.98m-seventh) and javelin (36.69m-ninth).
Freshman: Indoor- Competed in five meets ... Place 14th in the JRF Multi & Invitational in the shot put (10.18m) ... Threw a season best 11.70m in the weight throw at the Kentucky Invitational.
Outdoor- Earned a third place finish in first meet, Charlotte 49er Classic, in the shot put, throwing a 10.11m ... Picked up nine top five finishes ...At the WCU Invitational, placed fourth in the discus (30.57m), third in the hammer (35.26m), third in the shot put (10.72m) and 11th in the javelin (24.53m).
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended TC Roberson High School in Asheville, N.C. ... coached by Andy Morgan ... two-time conference champion (indoor/outdoor) ... as a junior, was indoor/outdoor state qualifier ... named to all-state outdoor team in 2009 ... all-WNC honorable mention as a junior ... as a senior, named to the indoor all-state team ... received the TC Roberson track and field captain award.
PERSONAL: Kimberly Anne Cannon was born on April 25, 1992 in Rutherfordton, N.C. ... parents are Patrick and Kelly Cannon.