No. 23 Track and Field heads to New Mexico Classic
Collegiate Personal Bests
Shot Put (Indoor): 38-07.75 (Jan. 28, 2012 at Air Force Academy Team Challenge - USFA Academy, Colo.) Shot Put (Outdoor): 39-05.25 (March 10, 2012 at San Diego Championships - La Jolla, Calif.) Weight Throw: 59-01.50 (Feb. 24, 2012 at Mountain West Indoor Championships - Albuquerque, N.M.) Hammer Throw: 184-02 (April 20, 2012 at Beach Invitational - Cerritos, Calif.)
Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships
2012: 10th (171-02 - Hammer Throw) 2011: 15th (161-11 - Hammer Throw)
Mountain West Indoor Track and Field Championships
2012: 9th (59-01.50 - Weight Throw)
Outdoor Track and Field: Completed her second season at SDSU by taking 10th in the hammer throw at the Mountain West Championships with a toss of 171-02 ... made her outdoor debut on March 10 in the San Diego Championships, winning the hammer throw (166-06) and taking third in the shot put (39-05.25) ... it was her lone appearance in the shot put all season as she spent the rest of the campaign in the hammer throw ... was seventh in the Aztec Invitational on March 16 with a throw of 177-04 ... took fifth at the Cal/Nevada Championships on March 31 in 170-04 ... was seventh in back-to-back meets at the ASU Tri-Meet (180-01) on April 14 and at the Beach Invitational (184-02) on April 20 ... the 184-02 was the second-best mark in program history ... finished 15th at the UCSD Triton Invite with a throw of 174-02 on April 27 ... was 10th at the Oxy Invitational on May 5 with a mark of 181-04.
Indoor Track and Field: Competed at the Mountain West Indoor Championships, breaking the top 10 in the weight throw with a ninth-place showing of 59-01.50 ... it was the third-best mark in school history ... competed in three other meets, including two in both the weight throw and shot put ... was sixth in the weight throw (56-03.75) at the Bronco Invitational on Jan. 21 and 16th in the shot put (37-10.00) ... finished second in the weight throw (57-07.00) at the Air Force Academy Team Challenge on Jan. 28 and tied for 19th in the shot put (38-07.75) ... was 10th in the weight throw at the Don Kirby Elite (Feb. 10) in 58-02.50.
Outdoor Track and Field: Competed in six meets over the course of the outdoor season, all in the hammer throw ... was 15th at the MW Championships with a toss of 161-11 ... made her outdoor debut at the Cal/Nevada Championships on March 26, taking eighth in 155-06 ... was 14th in the open portion of the Sun Angel Classic in 164-07 on April 8 ... took 21st at the UCSD Triton Invitational (April 22) with a throw of 165-10 ... had her best throw of the season and third-best ever by an Aztec in 170-07 in an eighth-place showing at the Steve Scott Invitational on April 30.
Indoor Track and Field: Made her Aztec debut on Feb. 11 at the Don Kirby Invitational ... made the best of her only indoor event, taking fourth in the weight throw with a toss of 53-02.25 ... it was the fourth-best throw in SDSU history.
2009-10 (at Sacramento City College)
Outdoor Track and Field: Held the nation's leading mark (junior college) in the hammer throw while at Sacramento City College ... California Community College State runner-up ... All-American honors ... had bests of 181-00 in the hammer, 135-05 in the discus throw and 39-00 in the shot put ... chose SDSU after being recruited by Sacramento State out of Sacramento City College ... also competed on the soccer team at Sac City College.
Attended Florin High School in Sacramento, Calif.
Eleveni Fanaika was born Oct. 2, 1990 ... parents are Tevita and Litia Fanaika ... pursuing a degree in psychology and minoring in religious studies.