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Megan Spriestersbach
Megan Spriestersbach

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lakewood, Wash.

High School:
Bellarmine Prep

Event:
Javelin

Birthdate:
04/09/1981

Experience:
3V

Major:
Sociology

2002-03: Redshirted the season to preserve a year of eligibility. 2001-02: Was at her best over the final month, capping the regular season with a career-best throw of 158-2 in a victory at the Ken Foreman Invite... mark was an NCAA provisional qualifier, and broke her own UW javelin record of 156-4 ... school record lasted one week, until Heather Reichmann bettered it with a throw of 158-3 at the Pac-10 meet ... took eighth at that same Pac-10 meet with a throw of154-10 ... earned third-straight top-10 Pac-10 finish ... finished fourth or better in all but two javelin events in 2002. 2000-01: Placed 18th in the javelin in NCAA meet debut, with a mark of 137-5 ... was the third-place finisher at Pac-10s ... won four-straight javelin events to open the season, and seven of 12 overall ... season-best of 156-4 iearned first at the Ohio Quad. 1999-2000: Placed fourth in the javelin with a mark of 144-2 at the Pac-10 meet ... recorded season-best mark of 147-1 in a second-place finish at BYU.

High School and Personal: Born Apr. 9, 1981 ... parents are Mary and Dan ... has a brother, Ryan ... father started at safety for UW from 1966-68 and currently serves as a Pac-10 football referee ... set a school record in the javelin in an eighth-place finish at the 1998 Junior Olympics... earned three top-five state finishes in the javelin, with a best of fourth, in 1998 ... set the Bellarmine record in the triple jump in 1998 ... collected nine letters, three each in track and field, basketball and soccer ... soccer team won the 1996 state title and was third in 1998 ... basketball placed seventh at state in 1998 ... first-team All-Narrows League in basketball as a senior and a second-team soccer selection ... named the Tacoma News Tribune Athlete of the Week in April 1998 ... voted the Lakewood Journal and Bellarmine Prep Athlete of the Month for April 1999.

UW Career Bests
Javelin....... 158-2

Washington Track & Field
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