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Patria Vaimaona

Class: R-Senior Position: Throws Height: 5-8 Previous School: Iowa Western Community College Hometown: Waimanalo, Hawaii

Top Efforts in a Liberty Uniform
SP - 48-4.5 (14.74m) (Indoor)
DISC - 168-7 (51.39m) 
HAM - 160-0 (48.76m)
WT - 63-7.5 (19.39m) (Indoor)

All-ASUN Honors (2)
2020 Indoor Shot Put - 3rd
2020 Indoor Weight Throw - 2nd

Big South Individual Titles (1)
2018 Outdoor Discus

All-Big South Honors (2)
2018 Outdoor Shot Put - 3rd
2018 Outdoor Discus - 1st

2020 Outdoor Track & Field
• Season was cancelled due to health concerns related to the COVID-19 virus

2020 Indoor Track & Field (R-Sr.)
• Placed second in the ASUN weight throw and completed Liberty's 1-2-3 podium sweep with a third-place showing in the shot put (season-best 47-4.25)
• ASUN Field Athlete of the Week on Jan. 29
• Top weight throw of the season (61-5) was achieved at the Liberty Flames Invite

2019 Outdoor Track & Field (Sr.)
• Did not compete in any meets for Liberty and was redshirted

2019 Indoor Track & Field (R-Jr.)
• Placed sixth in the ECAC in both the shot put (personal-best 48-4.5) and weight throw
• Took fifth place in both ASUN throwing events
• Won three straight weight throw competitions (Liberty Kickoff, Liberty Flames Invite and Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational), reaching a personal-best 63-7.5 at the latter two events
• ASUN Women's Field Athlete of the Week on Jan. 30 and Feb. 6

2018 Outdoor Track & Field (Jr.)
• Big South discus champion (Big South-record 168-7), shot put third-place finisher (equaled personal best of 46-7.5) and hammer sixth-place performer (season-best 167-7)
• Threw the discus at the NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round meet
• Gamecock Invitational discus champion
• Big South Presidential Honor Roll member

2017-18 Indoor Track & Field (Jr.)
• Did not compete in any meets for Liberty and was redshirted
• Competing unattached, reached 44-8.25 in the shot put and 59-11.25 in the weight throw during the Liberty Elite Invitational

Previous School
• Spent two years at Iowa Western Community College
• Placed third in the hammer and seventh in the discus at the 2017 NJCAA Division I outdoor championship
• Finished fourth in the weight throw at the 2017 NJCAA Division I indoor meet
• Top throws measured 43-3.25 (shot put), 162-3 (discus), 169-11 (hammer) and 58-2 (weight)

• Graduated from Kailua High School
• 2015 Hawaii discus champion at 144-7
• Also averaged 20 ppg in basketball as a senior

• Daughter of Niko and Lucy Vaimaona
• Birthday is March 24
• Graduated with a bachelor's degree in interdisciplinary studies in May 2019