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Elizabeth Herrs
Position: Throws
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Westmoreland, Kan.
High School: Rock Creek
• 2015 NCAA Outdoor First Team All-American (Javelin)
• 2015 Big 12 Outdoor Runner-up (Javelin)
• 2014 NCAA Outdoor Second Team All-American (Javelin)
• 2014 Big 12 Outdoor Champion (Javelin)
 
• 2013 Big 12 Outdoor Scorer (Javelin)

Indoor Collegiate Bests
Weight Throw: 49-11.00 (15.21m), 2013

Outdoor Collegiate Bests
Javelin: 189-6.75 (57.77m), 2015

2015
(Outdoor)
 Earned First Team All-America honors with a third place finish in the javelin throw at the NCAA Championships with a 185-1.00 (56.43m) mark... Placed fourth in the javelin throw at the NCAA West prelims with a 169-3.00 mark to qualify for the NCAA Championships... Runner-up in the javelin throw at the Big 12 Championship with an effort of 183-07.00 (55.96m)... Runner-up in the javelin throw at the Longhorn Invitational with an effort of 180-3.00 (54.95m)... Won the javelin throw at the John Jacobs Invitational with a throw of 189-6.75 (57.77m)... Won the javelin throw at the Rafer Johnson-Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational with an effort of 179-08 (54.76m)... Won the javelin throw at the Baylor Invitational with an effort of 161-07 (49.26m)... Won the javelin throw at the Baldy Castillo Invitational with an effort of 177-09 (54.18m).

2014

(Outdoor) Placed tenth in the javelin at the NCAA Outdoor Championships after throwing a distance of 166-0 (50.60m)... Finished sixth in the javelin at the NCAA West Prelims after throwing a distance of 69-05 (51.64m)... Won the javelin throw at the Big 12 Championships with a personal best and Big 12 Championships record throw of 189-05 (57.73m)... Took second in the javelin at the personal best throw of 177-09 (54.17m) at the Arkansas Twilight Invitational... Won the javelin at the John Jacobs Invitational with a meet-record 176-11 (53.93m) attempt... Placed fourth at the Crimson Tide Invitational after a throw of 161-03 (50.22m)... Opened the season with a first place finish in the javelin with a throw of 176-02 (53.69m) at the Baldy Castillo Invitational. Her performance at the Baldy Castillo Invitational earned her the honor of being named Big 12 Track and Field Tri-Female of the week. 

2013
(Outdoor) Finished NCAA Regionals with a 154-11 (47.21) throw… Threw for 159-10.00 (48.47) for a fourth place finish at the Big 12 Championships… Placed fourth with a 148-8.00 (45.31) javelin throw at the Dr. Pepper Classic… Finished seventh in the javelin competition at the Sun Angel Classic with a throw of 154-10.00 (47.20m)…Recorded the nation’s then-best javelin performance when she claimed the Arkansas Spring Invitational javelin title with a throw of  173-9.00 (52.97m), the third best javelin throw in Oklahoma track and field history…Began her outdoor freshman campaign with a 146-4 (44.60) javelin throw at the Tulsa Duels to own the then ninth-best throw in program history, and finish second in the field. (Indoor) Finished ninth in the weight throw at the Sooner Invitational with a personal best mark of 49-11.00 (15.21m)... Made her collegiate debut by placing fifth in the weight throw (48-04.75, 14.75m) at the J.D. Martin Invitational.

High School
Captured two state titles her senior year in the javelin and discus with a personal-best throw of 131-11, and added a fourth-place finish in the shot put...Claimed her first javelin title in 2011 after she won her first state championship title and followed it with a runner-up finish in the shot put and fourth-place finish in the discus...Holds the Kansas 3A State Record in javelin with a 151-9.75 toss that captured the title at the Kansas Relays...Four-time Academic All-League selection...Ended her 2011 season as the No. 5 high school javelin thrower in the United States...A three-time All-State honoree in girls basketball (2010, 2011, 2012)...Four-year letterwinner at Rock Creek.

Personal
Daughter of Dan and Mary Herrs...Has one older brother, Tim.

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