MINERS

Laura Macauley
 Laura Macauley

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Port Alberni, B.C., Canada

High School:
Alberni District

Position:
Throws

Birthdate:
01/09/1990

05/20/2012

22 Miners Qualify for NCAA West Preliminary Round

The UTEP track and field team heads to Austin for the 2012 NCAA West Preliminary Rounds.

05/13/2012

Men's Team Takes Second at C-USA Championships

The UTEP track and field men's team finishes second overall at the 2012 C-USA Outdoor Championships.

05/09/2012

Thirty-Eight Miners to Graduate on Saturday

The total number ties the school record and features student-athletes from seven teams.

05/05/2012

Abinuwa Post National Time in Lubbock

Endurance Abinuwa clocks in the 19th-fastest time in the nation in the 400m

05/03/2012

Group of Miners Head to Texas Tech Red Raider Open

A group of Miners will travel to the 2012 Texas Tech Red Raider Open

2011: Indoor: Recorded a season-best at the Conference USA Championships with a mark of 14.53m (47-08) in the weight throw ... took fifth-place at the Lobo Open in the women's weight throw.

Outdoor: Opened the season strong posting a season-best throw of 48.47m (159-00) in the javelin taking second at the UTEP Springtime Invitational ... took fifth-place in the javelin with a toss of 45.52m (149-04) at the Texas Relays ... finished fourth a the C-USA Championships registering a mark of 43.27m (141-11) in the javelin ... participated in the NCAAA West Preliminary in the javelin recording a throw of 46.14m (151-04).

2010: Indoor:Competed in the weight throw and recorded her best distance of 13.66 at the Texas Tech Invitational coming in fifth place.



2009: Indoor:
Threw shot put a distance of 11.58m (38-0) at Frank Sevigne Invitational ... posted a mark of 11.41m (37-05.25) in the shot put at Texas Tech Invitational.

Outdoor:Took first in the javelin at the UTEP Springtime with a toss of 47.31m (155-02) ... third at the UTEP Invitational with a season best and NCAA regional throw of 48.01m (157-06), fifth in the discus, 41.53m (136-03) ... finished sixth at Drake Relays in the javelin, 46.14m (151-04) ... posted a regional mark of 43.90m (144-00) for second at the Don Kirby Invitational, finished sixth in the discus, 39.04m (128-01) ... took silver at the Conference USA Championships in the javelin with a regional distance of 46.76m (153-05), was 12th in the discus, 41.58m (136-05).

Before UTEP:Ranked as the best multi-event thrower in British Columbia in 2008...six-time British Columbia Championships gold medalist in the shot put (2006-08), discus (2007-08) and javelin (2008)...was a member of the IAAF World Youth Championship team in 2007 and part of the 2008 World Junior Championship team.

Personal:
Daughter of Grant and Sharon Macauley...has two brothers (Matt, Jeff)...born on Jan. 9, 1990 in Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada.