Events: Shot Put (10.49m/34-5), Hammer Throw (44.38m/145-7), Weight Throw (13.69m/44-11)
2018 OUTDOOR (SOPHOMORE)
Finished eighth in the hammer throw with a toss of 39.97 meters (131-2) ... placed 11th in the shot put at the Battle on the Bayou with a throw of 10.49 meters (34-5) ... placed 15th at the Louisiana Classics in the hammer throw with a season best toss of 40.19 meters (131-10).
2018 INDOOR (SOPHOMORE)
Placed 13th at the Purple Tiger Invitational with a weight throw of 13.16 meters (43-2.25).
Competed in seven meets in her first season in an LSU uniform ... Opened her indoor season by throwing a personal best of 52 feet, 11 inches for 20th place in the weight throw at the Purple Tiger Invitational ... Earned a seasonal-best ninth-place finish in the weight throw at the LSU Twilight meet with a series-best mark of 44-9 1/2 ... Threw 44-11 for 24th place at the Bayou Bengal Invitational ... Closed her outdoor season by throwing a personal best of 145-7 for 14th place in the hammer throw at the inaugural SEC Relays ... Threw 143-10 for 13th place at the LSU Alumni Gold ... Also stepped into the hammer throw cirlce at the Louisiana Classics (132-4) and Battle on the Bayou (133-1) during the outdoor season.
Received a redshirt during both the indoor and outdoor seasons in her first year with the Lady Tigers in 2016 ... Preserved her freshman eligibility for the 2017 season.
PRIOR TO LSU
A three-year letterwinner while throwing the shot put and discus during her prep career at Highland Park (Ill.) High School … Coached in high school by Sarah Palmberg … Was a three-time all-conference performer … Crowned the Lake County Champion for her performance as a senior in 2015.
Full name is Savannah Yvonne Sledd … Born on Sept. 11, 1996 … Parents are Andrew, Jr. and Marie Sledd … Has one brother, Andrew III, and three sisters, Chloe, Sophia and Skylar … Majoring in biology.