Tamara Lemalu
            event: throws  
            height: 5-7
            year: senior
            hometown: Childress, Texas
            last school: Childress HS
JUNIOR - (2009):
  • Competed in the Bronco Invite during indoor season, placing eleventh in the shot put (11.22m) and fourteenth in the weight throw (12.16m)
  • Started outdoor season with a year-best hammer throw of 40.86m at the Cougar Invitational
  • Threw a season-best in the shot put (12.38m) at the Sun Angel Track Classic
  • Competed at the Mark Faldmo Invitational, placing twentieth in the hammer throw (37.34m) and thirteenth in the shot put (11.64m)
SOPHOMORE - (2008):
  • Began the season with a seventh place finish in the shot put (38-11.5) and took tenth in the weight throw (37-11.0) at the BYU Cougar Indoor Meet
  • Competed in the weight throw (37-11.25) and shot put (38-11.75) at the BYU Cougar Indoor Meet
  • Placed in the top fifteen in both the shot put (39-00.50) and weight throw (40-11.75) at the Lumberjack Invitational
  • Finished ninth in the shot put (38-11.0) at the NWU Invitational
  • Competed in the weight throw (38-10.50) and shot put (37-04.0) at the Mountain States Games
  • Took seventh in the shot put (38-00.2) and tenth in the weight throw (36-05.5)
  • Finished ninth in the shot put (39-03.75) and tenth in the weight throw (41-01.00) at the Best Buy Wildcat Indoor Open
  • In outdoor, competed in the hammer throw (127-08) and javelin (111-06) at the ASU Invitational
  • Competed in the hammer throw (125-03.0) and the javelin (105-06.8) at the BYU Cougar Invitational
FRESHMAN - (2007):
  • Placed third in the shot put at the Hampton Inn Classic
  • Had her best weight throw (42 feet 6.25 inches) and shot put (37 feet 8.5 inches) of the season at the Idaho State University Invitational
  • Threw season-best mark of 38 feet 9.5 inches in the shot put and 112 feet 10 inches in the javelin at the Cougar Invitational
  • Had a season-best throw in the hammer throw of 122 feet even at the Wildcat Outdoor Open at Weber State
  • Competed in the hammer throw, javelin and shot put at the Robison Invitational
  • Placed ninth in the javelin at the Weber Twilight meet
BEFORE BYU:
  • Lettered four years in track, three years in softball, and two years in volleyball and basketball
  • Named MVP and Most outstanding Field Event Athlete at Queen Creek High School
  • Named to the All-Region team twice and the All-State team once
  • Placed first in the shot put and discus at regionals in 2005 and 2006
  • Placed second in the shot put and discus at the state meet
  • Placed sixth in the hammer and 14th in the javelin at the Great Southwest Meet
  • Member of the National Honor Society
  • Recipient of the Athlete Scholar Award all four years of high school in four different sports
  • Member of the Queen Creek High Student Council
PERSONAL:
  • Born in Oxnard, Calif.
  • Parents are Aulama and Michelle Lemalu
  • Majoring is psychology
PERSONAL BESTS:
  • Discus: 118-0
  • Shot Put: 38-9.5
  • Hammer: 127-08
  • Javelin: 112-10
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