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Kayla Sanborn
Position: Throws
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Anamosa, Iowa
High School: Anamosa
Experience: 2 Letters
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Kayla Sanborn
Release: 12/08/2011

Awards & Honors:
Academic All-Big 12 First Team (2013, 2014, 2015)

Personal Records

Hammer Throw 195-02 2014 Outdoor
Weight Throw 54-05.25 2014 Indoor

Outdoor: Scored for Iowa State in the hammer throw with a toss of 180-6 at the Big 12 Championships … finished fifth in the hammer throw at the Jim Duncan Invitational … took fourth in the hammer throw at the Tiger Track Classic … also competed in the hammer throw at the Musco Twilight, Drake Relays, LSU Alumni Gold and the Baldy Castillo Invitational.

Indoor: Did not compete.

Climbed her way up the program’s all-time top-10 list in the hammer throw … finished third at the Big 12 Outdoor Championships with a PR of 195’2” (59.49m) to rank at No. 4 in program history … improved her career mark four times over the outdoor season … placed second at the Tiger Classic (187’9”), LSU Alumni Gold (189’3”) and Jace Lacoste Invitational (183’5”).

Improved her personal record twice over the indoor slate, cumulating in a 54’5.25” (16.59m) throw at the Bill Bergan Invitational … placed fourth at the UNI-Dome Open with a throw of 54’4.5” (16.57m) … took fourth at the Holiday Preview.

Academic All Big-12 First Team ... threw a personal best toss of 165-01 in the hammer throw at the Big 12 Championships ... earned eighth place in the hammer throw with a toss of 149-05 at the Jim Duncan Invite ... threw a mark of 153-08 in the hammer throw at the Sun Angel Classic.

Indoor: Set a personal best mark of 50-00.00 in the weight throw at the NCAA Qualifier ... threw a mark of 44-04.00 in the weight throw at the ISU Classic ... set a new personal best mark of 49-20.00 in the weight throw at the New Balance Invite ... placed 17th in the weight throw with a mark of 41-00.25 at the Holiday Preview.

Competed in the high jump (4-11.50), long jump (16-07.25) and 60-meter hurdles (10.33) at the ISU Open.

Before Iowa State
As a senior at Anamosa, finished fifth in the long jump and eighth in the 400-meter dash at the Iowa High School state meet ... finished seventh in the long jump at the Iowa High School state meet as a junior ... holds personal best marks in the 200-meter dash (26.00), long jump (17-05.00), high jump (5-02.00) and 400-meter dash (59.00)

Born November 13, 1991 ... business major.

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