UCLA Track & Field BIO
Torie Owers
Player Profile:
Torie Owers 1774662
Position: Throws
Other Position: Throws
Height: 5'7"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Athens, Ga.
High School: Athens Academy
Experience: 2 Years

2015 – A NCAA qualifier in the shot put … Tossed the sixth best mark in school history with a 55-6.50 to placed second at the Pac-12 Championships … Won the dual meet against rival USC with a throw of 53-7.50 … Won the Rafer/JJK Collegiate Invitational with a mark of 52-7.25 … Placed third in the shot put at the Arizona State Pac-12 vs. Big 10 Invitational with a throw of 50-10.75 … Opened the outdoor season with a win in the discus and the shot put against Washington State and Long Beach State. Indoor: Earned USTFCCCA second team All-American honors by placing 14th in the shot put with a throw of 51-3.75 … Threw an indoor best of 55-2.75 to win the New Mexico Team Invitational … Finished fifth at the MPSF Championships with a throw of 50-6 … Opened the season with a win at the Lumberjack Team Invitational with a mark of 54-3.25. 

2014 - Transferred from CalDid not compete.

2013 (CAL) – Competed in five outdoor meets and four indoor meets for the Golden Bears … Posted an outdoor best in the shot put of 49-9.75 at the Pac-12 Championships … Threw 140-6 in the discus at the Stanford Invitational … Placed second at the Big Meet dual against Stanford in the hammer with a throw of 181-4 … Won the shot put at the Brutus Hamilton Invite with a mark of 49-1.50 … Recorded indoor bests of 52-10.25 in the shot put and 59-1.25 in the weight throw during the indoor season.

High School - Led the nation with a throw of 52-6.00 in the shot put as a senior ... Also ninth in the country in the discus with a best of 159-6 ... Member of the 2012 USA Today All-USA track & field team ... Finished second in the shot put at the USA Junior Championships in June 2012 (50-4.75) ... Took seventh at the World Junior Championships in the shot (52-1.25) ... A three-time Georgia state class A champion in the shot put and two-time winner in the discus ... Also won region titles as a junior and senior in the shot and discus ... Captured the shot and discus at the Florida Relays her senior year.

Personal - Parents are James Owers and Alison Alexander ... Sister, Katie, attended Cal as a freshman before transferring to Georgia ... Brother, James Jr., also went to Georgia ... Both parents are college professors.

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