Event: Javelin (158-8)
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 feet, 7 inches during the competition … Scored three points for the Lady Tigers with a sixth-place finish in the javelin final at the SEC Outdoor Track & Field 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.