Obiozor sets indoor personal best in triple jump
Owls finish 6th out of 12 teams
Owls post four, top-three finishes at Leonard Hilton Memorial Invitational
Brisbois, Ding, Obiozor, Roper garner national academic honors
Sophomore First-Team All-American honored by league
USTFCCCA ALL-AMERICAN HONORS
2015 NCAA Outdoor Triple Jump (First-Team All-American, 8th)
2015 C-USA Outdoor Triple Jump (12.99m/42-7.5)
2015 C-USA Indoor Triple Jump (12.85m/42-2.00)
AT MAJOR MEETS
2014 C-USA Indoor - 6th, Triple Jump, 12.25m (40-2.25)
2014 C-USA Indoor - 32nd, Long Jump, 5.18m (17-0)
2014 C-USA Outdoor - 10th, Triple Jump, 12.21m (40-0.75)
2014 C-USA Outdoor - 6th, High Jump, 1.71m (5-7.25)
2014 NCAA West Outdoor Prelims - 20th, Triple Jump, 12.44m (40-9.75)
2015 C-USA Indoor - 10th, High Jump, 1.64m (5-4.5)
2015 C-USA Indoor - 1st, Triple Jump, 12.85m (42-2.00)
2015 C-USA Outdoor - 11th, High Jump, 1.66m (5-5.25)
2015 C-USA Outdoor - 1st, Triple Jump, 12.99w (42-7.5)
2015 NCAA West Outdoor Prelims - 8th, Triple Jump, 12.87m (42-2.75)
2015 NCAA T&F Championships - 8th, Triple Jump, 13.18w (43-3.00)
High Jump - 1.65m (5-5.00), Howie Ryan Invite (1/30/15)
Long Jump - 5.18m (17-0.00), C-USA Indoor Championships (2/28/14)
Triple Jump - 12.85m (42-2.00), C-USA Indoor Championships (2/25/15)
High Jump - 1.77m (5-9.75), TSU Relays (3/20/15)
Triple Jump - 13.18m (43-3.00), NCAA T&F Championships (6/10/15)
Indoor: Won first career C-USA title by placing first in triple jump (12.85m) ... also won the triple jump at the Houston Tune Up (2/13) ... placed second in the triple jump at the LSU Twilight. Outdoor: Earned First-Team All-American honors with an 8th place finish in the triple jump, setting a lifetime best with a mark of 13.18m (43-3.00) ... swept the C-USA triple jump titles by winning at the C-USA Championships with a leap of 12.99m (42-7.5) ... named the C-USA Track & Field Female Athlete of the Year, the first such award in school history ... tabbed the C-USA Outdoor Field Performer of the Meet ... twice selected the C-USA Female Athlete of the Week ... won the triple jump at the Victor Lopez Classic and the high jump at the TSU Relays (1.77m) ... selected to the 2015 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team.
Indoor: Placed sixth (12.25m) in the triple jump at the C-USA Championships ... finished fourth in the triple jump at the Howie Ryan Invite ... set a season's-best mark of 5.18m in the high jump at the C-USA Championships. Outdoor: Won three separate triple jump events, including the Texas Invitational (4/12) ... placed sixth in the high jump at the C-USA Championships ... set a lifetime best with a 12.73m mark in the triple jump at the J. Fred Duckett Twilight.
Finished third in the triple jump (11.90 m) and fourth in the high jump (1.65 m) in the Australian Junior and Youths Championships ... Helped the Ravenswood school finish first in the state knockout for track and field in 2012.
Full Name: Daisy Ding ... Born: Feb. 16, 1995 ... Parents: Simon and Jess Jin Ding ... Majoring: Engineering ... Rice College: McMurtry
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