Babcock and Taiwo win the Top Dawg honors at student-athletes awards
Christine Babcock and Ally Mueller earn third straight First Team honors.
Freshman Chris Williams took second in the pole vault while also making the hurdles final.
One of the oldest dual meets in track and field finds a new home on Saturday.
Washington posts 11 event wins at the Ralph Vernacchia Meet in Bellingham.
2012: Competed four times in the javelin outdoors ... season-best throw was 132-8 at the WWU Twilite Meet ... was ninth in the javelin at the UW-WSU Dual, tossing 131-9 ... seventh at the Pepsi Team Invitational with a throw of 131-11 ... earned a First Team spot on the Pac-12 All-Academic team.
2011: Threw the javelin four times during the outdoor season ... threw a PR in her first meet of 137-1, the eighth-best throw in school history ... placed seventh at the Pepsi Team Invitational with a toss of 135-4 ... fifth in the UW-WSU dual at 132-1 ... competed at the Pac-10 Championships for the second year in a row, placing 13th with a best of 131-2 ... one of three Husky men or women on the Pac-10 All-Academic First Team.
2010: Solid first season in the javelin, competing at the Pac-10 Championships as a freshman and breaking into UW's top-10 list ... struggled at the Pac-10 meet, posting her shortest throw of the season (106-7) to finish 12th ... season-best toss came at the UW-WSU dual meet, where she took fifth at 136-3, a mark that ties her for seventh on the Husky top-10 along with fellow 2010 freshman Jordin Seekins ... took second in her collegiate debut, throwing 134-1 at the JD Shotwell Invite ... threw 130-9 at the Pepsi Team Invite, good for fifth-place points for the Dawgs ... fifth at the Ken Shannon Invite, sending the spear 131-feet, 5-inches.
High School and Personal: Born in Kirkland, Washington ... parents are Richard and Sarah Mueller ... father is a 1981 UW graduate ... lettered three years ... earned Redmond High Schools Most Valuable Field Athlete honors her junior and senior years ... was also named Redmond High Scholar Athlete her junior and senior years ... seventh at the Washington 4A state meet in the javelin as a senior after a ninth-place finish her junior year ... made state in the long jump as a sophomore, placing 12th ... threw her PR in the javelin of 129-1 at the 2009 Kingco Championships, which she won ... also scored at league and district meets in the long and triple jumps ... placed 8th in the Washington multi-event championships in the heptathalon ... will be a member of the UW Honors Program...graduated with a 4.0 GPA.
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