Event: Weight Throw (41-4 ½), Hammer Throw (143-7)
Competed in nine meets in two seasons with the Lady Tigers in 2011 and 2012 ... Posted personal bests of 41-4 ½ in the weight throw and 143-7 in the hammer throw during her collegiate career ... Twice honored as a member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Also earned a selection to the SEC Community Service Team following the 2012 season.
Saw action in seven meets in her final season with the Lady Tigers ... Shattered her personal record in the hammer throw with a seasonal-best effort of 143 feet, 7 inches in a 22nd-place finish at the Battle on the Bayou held at the Bernie Moore Track Stadium in Baton Rouge ... Claimed her best finish of the season at the Cole-Lancon Invitational as she threw 140-5 for fifth place in the hammer throw ... Also threw the hammer at the LSU Alumni Gold (136-0), Louisiana Classics (134-3) and LSU Relays (128-8) ... Posted an indoor PR of 41-4 ½ in the weight throw while taking 18th place at the LSU Twilight ... Honored for her efforts in the classroom and in the community during the 2012 season ... Selected to the SEC Community Service Team for her efforts in serving the Baton Rouge community ... Also presented the LSU Community Service Award at the third-annual LSU Track & Field Team Awards and Alumni Recognition Banquet ... Honored as a member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the second-straight season.
Competed in the hammer throw in two meets during the 2011 outdoor season ... Set a personal best at the LSU Alumni Gold as she finished in 22nd place with a top mark of 122 feet, 10 inches ... Threw 121-8 for a 10th-place finish at the LSU Invitational ... Did not compete during the 2011 indoor season ... Honored as a member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the first time in her career.
PRIOR TO LSU
Transferred to LSU following her freshman season at the University of Miami ... A hammer thrower who was coached at Miami by Cheree Hicks ... Was a standout thrower at Trinity Episcopal School during her prep career ... Was a two-time all-state discus thrower in high school ... Named Scholar-Athlete of the Year at Trinity Episcopal School in 2008.
Full name is Katherine Elisabeth Carroll ... Born on April 5, 1990 ... Parents are David and Karen Carroll ... Has three brothers, Will, Daniel and Ben ... Brother, Daniel, is a sprinter at the University of Mary Washington ... Graduated from LSU with her degree in sport administration while concentrating in sport commerce.