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Jayd Eggert
Position: Throws
Year: Junior
Hometown: Minot, N.D.
High School: Minot High School
Major: Pre-Physical Therapy
Jayd Eggert bio
Release: 08/21/2012

2012-13 (Freshman): Earned USA Track and Field All-America honors in the javelin with a fourth-place finish at the 2013 USA Junior Outdoor Track and Field Championships … Her mark of 149 feet, 7 inches was the second-best in UND history … Named to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic Track and Field Team … Earned 2013 Big Sky Conference Spring All-Academic Team honors in outdoor track … Qualified for the USA Junior Championships with a first-place throw of 137-1 at UNC-Wilmington’s Seahawk Invitational …Advanced to the 2013 NCAA DI Track and Field West Region Preliminary Championships where she finished 21st among 48 competitors in the javelin … Recorded the fifth-best weight throw in school history with a mark of 50-06 at the USD Open … Her hammer throw of 162-03 at the Cobber Twilight was the fourth-best in school history … Won the javelin at the NDSU Tune-Up … Recorded a PR javelin throw of 148-11 at the Long Beach Invitational ... Earned first letter.

Before UND: A 2012 graduate of Minot High School ... Lettered four times in track as a prep ... Qualified nine times for the state meet in four years and finished eight times ... Also lettered four times in volleyball and three times in basketball ... Served as a team captain in both sports as a senior ... Earned all-tournament honors in basketball as a senior and received her team's Majette Award ... Member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Plans to major in physical therapy ... Daughter of Jerry and Wendy Eggert ... Older sister, Teal Eggert, played basketball at Williston State College.