2002 OUTDOOR: All-Conference in the javelin...placed 8th in the javelin at the Big 12 Championships (5/18) with a throw of 132?-1?...continued to battle a tender shoulder at the ACU Open (5/9) as she won the javelin with a heave of 125?05?...took first in the javelin with a throw of 129?04...placed 2nd in the javelin with a throw of 126?08.00 at the Michael Johnson/SW Bell Classic (4/19-4/20)...landed a 43.68M throw in javelin, good enough for a 4th place finish at the 75th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays (4/3-4/6)...muscled her way to a 1st place finish with a distance of 129?08.00 in the javelin throw at the Longhorn Invitational (3/23).
COLLEGE: Competed in track & field at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, under Coach Dave Murry?threw personal best of 149-0 in one season.
HIGH SCHOOL: 1999 graduate of Liberty High School in Renton, Washington?was a four-year letterwinner in basketball and a three-year letter winner volleball competed in volleyball and received All-League Honorable Mention Honors in 1998 as a junior?competed in basketball with team winning the district title and advancing to state in 1999 as a senior?qualified for the state meet in the shot put and the javelin as a junior...placed 8th at state meet in shot put...qualified for state in both the javelin and shot for a second consecutive year as a senior where she finished 6th in the shot with a toss of 39? and was the state champion in the javelin with a throw of 150?...placed fifth in the javelin at Junior Nationals in 1999.
PERSONAL: Born December 31, 1980 in Burien, Washington?daughter of Wayne and Amy Orendorff?has two brothers, Gabe and David, and has two sisters, Amarissa and Hanna...majoring in Interior Design with a minor in Architecture.