Event: Javelin (165-11)
An NCAA Championships qualifier in the javelin for the second-straight season … Finished in 29th place overall at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in Jacksonville, Florida, where she threw a series-best mark of 147 feet, 2 inches in her final competition of the season … Earned a 12th-place finish in the javelin at the SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships after throwing 151-3 in qualifying at Mississippi State’s Mike Sanders Track Complex … Opened the outdoor season by winning the javelin title at the Louisiana Classics meet in Lafayette with a mark of 161-0 … Raised her personal best to 165-11 in an eighth-place finish at the Texas Relays … Solidified her position as the No. 7-ranked javelin thrower in school history with her seasonal-best and personal-best mark of 165-11 at the Texas Relays … Followed the Texas Relays by winning the javelin at Arizona’s Jim Click Shootout with a mark of 160-0 … Placed fourth at the 121st Penn Relays with a throw of 159-2 and third at the LSU Invitational with a throw of 163-4 in the team’s regular-season finale before the SEC Championships.
Threw the javelin at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in her debut season with the Lady Tigers in 2014 … Finished in 23rd place in the first round of NCAA qualifying in Jacksonville, Florida, with a series-best throw of 152-7 during the competition … Scored three points for the Lady Tigers with a sixth-place finish in the javelin final at the SEC Outdoor Championships in Lexington, Kentucky … Posted a top throw of 156-5 to claim sixth place at the SEC Championships … Threw a seasonal best and personal best of 158-8 in a runner-up finish at the LSU Alumni Gold to move her into the No. 7 spot on LSU’s all-time outdoor performance list in the women’s javelin … Opened the outdoor season by throwing 152-9 for second place at Louisiana Tech’s Jim Mize Invitational and 153-10 for third place in the B section at the Texas Relays … Won the javelin title at LSU’s Battle on the Bayou with a throw of 148-0 … Also threw the javelin at the Penn Relays (134-8) and LSU Invitational (149-3) … Did not compete indoors in her first season with the program in 2014.
PRIOR TO LSU
Competed in track and field and volleyball during her freshman year at Louisiana-Lafayette before transferring to LSU in the fall of 2013 … Was the Sun Belt Conference silver medalist in the javelin throw during the 2013 outdoor season … Crowned a state champion in the javelin during her prep career at Notre Dame High School during the 2010 season … Honored as the district MVP during the 2010 season … Was also the state runner-up in the javelin during the 2009 season … A three-time all-state performer in the javelin from 2008-10 … Helped lead her high school team to a pair of state championships in track and field in 2007 and 2010 … Set a personal record of 155-8 in the javelin throw during her senior year at Notre Dame High School.
Full name is Mayme Elizabeth Cook … Born on June 6, 1993 … Parents are Robert and Karon Cook … Has two older sisters, Mary Katherine and Rosemary … Majoring in nutrition studies with a concentration in dietetics.