Kara Weaver
Kara Weaver

Class:
Graduate Student

Hometown:
Myrtle Creek, Ore.

High School:
South Umpqua H.S.

Last College:
Balwin-Wallace

Height:
5-4

Position:
Jumps

Experience:
TR


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2008
Mainly competed in the long jump during the indoor and outdoor season ... Her top indoor finish was an eighth-place finish at the Texas Tech Invite ... Came back during the outdoor season to place fourth at the Horned Frog Invitational and eighth at both the TCU Invitational and MWC Championships.

Baldwin-Wallace/Columbia
Weavers comers to TCU after earning All-America honors in the long jump at Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea, Ohio ... She has posted a personal best mark of 19 feet, 4 inches in the long jump ... Finished eighth overall at the NCAA Championships in the long jump ... In 2006, she earned all-conference honors in the 55-meter dash, long jump and as a member of the 4x200-meter relay during the indoor season ... She closed out her junior season placing second overall in the long jump at the conference meet after winning it in 2005 ... She also excelled academically while at Baldwin-Wallace, earning ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District second-team honors ... Weaver graduated Magna Cum Laude in exercise science ... At Columbia, she placed fourth at the Ivy League Indoor Championships in the long jump ... Weaver, who holds both the indoor and outdoor records in the long jump for the Lions, earned second-team all-conference honors during the outdoor season by placing second in the long jump at the Ivy League Championships.

High School
Earned all-state honors in the 100-meter dash after finishing fourth overall in the state her junior season ... As a senior, Weaver captured the Oregon 3A state championship in the long jump after placing second during her junior season ... She also earned second-team all-state in the 200 meters by placing third overall ... She concluded her career at South Umpqua being named the Outstanding Female Sprinter in the Far West League ... Overall, Weaver was a state medalist in the 100, 200, long jump and 4x100 during her high school career ... Also competed in soccer where she was an honorable mention all-state selection.


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