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Yana Babbitt

Class: R-Sophomore
Position: Javelin
Height: 5-7

Previous School: Norwich Free Academy

Hometown: Preston, Conn.

Top Efforts in a Liberty Uniform
SP - 30-0 (9.14m) (Indoor)
JAV - 132-6 (40.40m)

2014 Outdoor Track & Field (R-Fr.)
• The Big South meet marked her first meet back since offseason Tommy John surgery, and she placed fourth in the javelin at 124-10.
• Recorded Liberty's longest javelin throw of the year (132-6) at the Roanoke/VT Twilight Qualifier
• Now ranks No. 8 in program history for the javelin

2013-14 Indoor Track & Field (So.)
• Threw the shot put at the Liberty Open for the second year in a row, reaching 29-5.5 for seventh place

2013 Outdoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Threw the javelin at two meets before sustaining a season-ending injury and receiving a medical redshirt
• Top javelin mark of 123-11 came at the Shamrock Invitational
• It was the longest javelin throw by a Liberty freshman since Lacey Cunningham reached 140-5 in 2007

2012-13 Indoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Competed in one indoor meet, placing 27th in the shot put at the Liberty Open with a 30-0 put

Prep
• Graduated from Norwich Free Academy
• Helped her team win the Connecticut Class LL state title in 2012, placing fifth in the discus and sixth in the javelin
• In 2011, she was third in the Class LL state javelin competition.
• High school javelin personal best was 122-7

Personal
• Daughter of Glenn and Susan Babbitt
• Kinesiology major
• Birthday is on Aug. 14