The 2012 Track Commission Awards and Honors Banquet was held at World Sports Cafe in Fresno, Calif. May 17, 2012.
Last updated on July 11, 2013
● Outdoor NCAA Qualifier (Discuss Throw - 2013)
2012-13 Track (Junior): Completed her season at the NCAA Regional meet, where she threw the discus for the Bulldogs... also competed in the discus and shot put at the Mountain West Championships... threw the eight farthest throw in Bulldog history in the discus at the FS Women's Challenge, with a toss of 165'3" (50.36m).
2011-12 Track (Sophomore): Participated in 11 meets ... set two personal records at the WAC Championships scoring marks of 47.39-meters in the discus and 46.51-meters in the hammer throw .... also set two personal records in the indoor season with marks of 13.95-meters in the shot put and 16.32-meters in the weight throw.
2010-11 Track (Freshman): Placed second in the shot put at the Cal Poly Invite ... threw for 11.26-meters.
Prior to Fresno State: Was a varsity athlete at Florin HS in Sacramento.
Personal: Born July 12, 1992 in Riverside, Calif....parents are Kataii Tapa and Kaifa...has three brothers Kaifa Jr., Kavaliku and Aleksanita and one sister Meleane...enjoys reading and watching movies...lists her biggest athletic thrill as going to the state championships her senior year...most admires her mother, aunty and grandmother who are all hard working women in her family...chose Fresno State because coach Lisa (Misipeka) is a great coach and it's close to home.
CAREER BESTS Outdoor: ● Shot Put - 13.79m, Stanford Invitational (4/6/12) ● Discus Throw - 50.36m, Fresno State Womens Challenge (4/6/13) ● Hammer Throw - 46.51m, 2012 WAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships (5/8/12) Indoor: ● Shot Put - 13.95m, WAC Indoor Track & Field Championships (2/23/12) ● Weight Throw - 17.55m, Run For The Dream (2/17/13)