Caitlin Byrd
    Caitlin Byrd

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Carson, Calif.

    High School:
    Carson HS

    Height:
    5-10½

    Event:
    Throws


    Last updated on July 10, 2014

    ● Outdoor NCAA Qualifier (Hammer Throw - 2012)

    2013-14
    Outdoor : Competed at eight meets in two different events this season... had a season opening hammer throw of 189'-10" (57.87m) that earned her a first place finish at the Fresno State vs. Cal Poly Dual meet, and was also her best mark of the season... she went on to take eighth place at the Mountain West Championships with a hammer throw of 189'-3" (57.69m) and finished 33rd at the NCAA Western Preliminaries with a throw of 173'-2"( 52.78m)... assisted the Bulldogs at two meets this season by also throwing the discus... she threw a season-best of 116'-8" (35.56m) in the Mondo Mid-Major Challenge, where she took 14th place.

    Indoor : Closed the indoor season at the Mountain West Championships with her best weight throw of the season with a 63' (19.20m) mark, which was good enough for fifth ... recorded a third place finish at the Alex Wilson Invite with a mark of 61'-6.25" (18.05m).

    2012-13
    Outdoor (Junior):
    Indoor (Junior):

    2011-12
    Outdoor (Sophomore):Competed in nine meets and three field events (shot put, discus and hammer throw) ... ended season 38th in the West region for hammer throw ... finished seventh in hammer throw at Western Athletic Conference Championships on May 8 ... set personal records in shot put (12.63m) and discus throw (38.68m) at the ShareSlo.com Cal Poly Invitational on March 24 ... personal best 57.90m mark in the hammer throw at the Mt. San Antonio College Relays on April 19 was the fifth longest in the WAC.
    Indoor (Sophomore):Competed in five meets and two events (shot put and weight throw) ... set personal record in the weight throw at Run for the Dream on Jan. 20 with an 18.81m mark.

    2010-11
    Outdoor (Freshman):
    Competed in five meets for the Bulldogs.

    Prior to Fresno State:
    Three-year varsity letterwinner in track and field at Carson HS...was named the captain of her track team both her junior and senior years...also was a letterwinner in soccer and softball...participated on her high school volleyball team as an outside hitter...her lifetime best throw in the shot put is 42-9.

    Personal:
    Born March 10, 1992 in Carson, Calif ... parents are John and Lacey Byrd ... has one older brother, Johnathan ... hobbies include reading and writing.

    CAREER BESTS
    Outdoor:
    ● Shot Put - 12.63m, ShareSlo.com Cal Poly Invitational (3/24/12)
    ● Discus Throw - 38.68m, ShareSlo.com Cal Poly Invitational (3/24/12)
    ● Hammer Throw - 57.90m, 54th Annual Mt. SAC Relays (4/19/12)
    Indoor:
    ● Shot Put - 12.36m, UW Indoor Open (2/13/11)
    ● Weight Throw - 19.20m, Mountain West Championships (3/30/14)

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