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Kameko Gay
Kameko Gay

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Portland, Ore.

High School:
St. Mary's Academy

Last College:
Arizona

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
07/29/1979

Experience:
2V

Major:
Graphic Design

2001-02: An honorable mention Academic All-Pac-10 selection ... became Washington’s school record holder in the hammer with a throw of 170-10 at the WSU Dual on May 10 ... broke the previous record of 169-1 by nearly two feet ... competed in the event at the Pac-10 Championships, with a mark of 168-11 that earned 11th place ... was also a Pac-10 competitor in the shot put ... placed fifth or better in 12 of 15 regular-season outdoor competitions ... earned lone victory of 2002 in the hammer throw at the Salzman Invite ... achieved career-best shot put mark of 43-3 1/4 in a third-place finish at the Ken Foreman Invitational ... indoors, was the UW’s top competitor in the shot put, and ranked second on the team in the weight throw ... earned five runner-up finishes during the 2002 indoor season ... top indoor shot put mark of 44-9 earned second at the Vandal Indoor ... top weight mark of 45-9 3/4 came at the UW Quad Classic.

2000-01: Led all Washington competitors in the hammer throw with a mark of 162-4 ... was second on the squad in the shot put, posting Pac-10 qualifying marks in both events ... placed 15th in the hammer at the conference meet with a throw of 158-2 ... earned lone hammer victory of the season with a mark of 154-0 at the Salzman Invitational ... finished out of the top-10 in just four times in 22 outdoor competitions ... was also the Huskies’ third-ranked performer in the discus ... had season-best shot put mark of 42-8 in fourth-place finish at the WSU Dual ... top discus mark was a 112-4 throw for 11th place at the UC Davis quad ... hurled the weight and shot during the indoor season ... led all Husky weight competitors with a 46-1 1/2 mark at the McDonald’s Scoring meet.

1999-2000 (Arizona): A Pac-10 qualifier in the hammer throw with a career-best toss of 163-2 ... personal-best throw was the sixth-longest in Arizona history.

1998-99 (Arizona): Redshirted her freshman season at Arizona due to illness.

High School and Personal: Born July 29, 1979 in Portland, Ore. ... mother, Beverly, is a toxicologist and father, L.C., is a firefighter ... has a younger brother, Gordon ... earned top-10 finishes in the discus at the 1997 and 1998 state championship meets ... earned Metro League titles in the shot put and discus as a junior ... earned top-five league finishes in the shot four-consecutive years, and top-three finishes in the discus each of her last three seasons ... was named first-team All-Metro and Most Oustanding for her class in each of her four seasons ... earned team MVP honors both her junior and senior campaigns ... placed third in the shot and discus at the 1998 Track City International competition in Springfield, Ore. ... qualified for the 1998 Junior Olympics in both events ... lettered two years in volleyball ... participated in figure skating from 1983-95 ... was active in community service programs throughout high school ... also considered Arizona, Oregon, Penn State and Boise State.

Personal Best Marks
Discus....... 112-4
Shot Put....... 43-3 1/4
Hammer....... 170-10
Shot Put (indoor)....... 44-9
Weight Throw (indoor)....... 46-1 1/2

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