Pirates Post 13 Event Titles in Queen City
Freshman Kayla Padgett wins first career outdoor event title
University of Wisconsin: Threw 155-10 (47.50m) in the discus for third place at the Triton Invitational (4/22) ... Placed 10th in the discus with a throw of 139-4 (42.47m) at the Aztec Invitational (3/19) ... Threw a season-best 157-6 (48.00m) in the invitational section of the discus for second place and won the discus with a throw of 149-6 (45.56m) at the Wisconsin Twilight Invitational (5/6-7)
2011 Indoor: Did not compete
2010 Indoor: Finished fourth in the shot put at the Red & White Open (2/19) with a personal-best throw of 42-1 1/2
2010 Outdoor: Finished eighth in the javelin (115-2) and 12th in the discus (148-1) at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships ... Finished second in the invitational portion of the discus with a throw of 138-3 at the Wisconsin Twilight Invitational (5/8) ... Placed fourth in the invitational portion of the discus with a personal-best throw of 158-1 at the Musco Twilight Invitational (5/1) ... Finished second in the javelin with a personal-best throw of 122-7 at the Jeff Miller Drake Alternative Meet (4/24) ... Placed fourth in the discus (155-11) and 20th in the javelin (100-9) at the Long Beach Invitational (4/17) ... Finished eighth in the discus (155-2) at the Mt. SAC Relays (4/16) ... placed sixth in the discus at the Florida Relays (4/2) with a personal-best throw of 156-5 ... Fifth in the discus and fifth in the hammer throw, setting a personal-best in the event with a throw of 138-9 at the Florida State Relays (3/26-27) ... Won the discus at the Hurricane Invitational (3/20) with a throw of 148-10
2009 Indoor: Took third in the shot put and fifth in the weight throw at the Wisconsin Badger Open with throws of 11.90m (39-0 1/2) and 12.46m (40-10 1/2), respectively ... Finished sixth at the Wisconsin Elite Invite with a throw of 11.61m (38-1 1/4) in the shot put ... Took 17th at the Badger Track Classic in the weight throw in a personal-best 12.09m (39-8)
2009 Outdoor: Took fifth in the discus, eighth in the shot put and 10th in the javelin at the Hurricane Invitational (3/21) with throws of 40.46m (132-9), 10.53m (34-9) and 27.85m (91-4), respectively ... Threw a 6th-place 33.62m (110-4) in the javelin, 16th-place 11.22m (36-9 3/4) shot put, 12th-place 38.26m (125-6) discus and 18th-place 38.49m (126-3) hammer throw at the Jim Click Shootout ... Took sixth in the javelin at the Jim Duncan Invitational with a throw of 110-0 (33.54m) ... Threw personal-bests 43.36m (142-3) first-place discus and 39.72m (130-4) sixth-place hammer throw ... Placed 14th in the discus at the Big Ten championships (5/17) with a 40.25m (132-1) throw.
2008-09: Did not compete due to redshirt.
High School: Finished second in the discus and 100-meter hurdles at the state meet as a junior and as a senior ... placed in five events at state as a senior ... As a sophomore, placed third in the discus and fourth in the 100-meter hurdles ... Finished third in the discus, second in the 400-meter shuttle hurdle and seventh in the 100 hurdles at the 2007 Midwest Senior Spotlight Meet ... Three-time all-conference in basketball ... All-conference in volleyball ... Club basketball team placed third at the AAU national tournament ... National Honor Society member ... WIAA Scholar Athlete ... member of the National Honor Roll.
Personal: Pursuing a master's degree in early intervention at ECU ... Daughter of Jim and Jayne Massop ... Has one sister, Amy, and one brother, Robert ... Mother competed in volleyball and track at UW-River Falls for two years ... Brother Bob played football at Truman State for three years ... Volunteered as a 4-H project leader.