|Born:||Sept. 23, 1990|
2011-12 Competed in the shot put, discus, and hammer throw in her first season at UMass Boston ... Set her career-best mark in the shot put at the Northeastern U. Solomon Invitational with a throw of 29-03.75 feet ... Also set her career-best marks in the discus and hammer throw at the Northeastern U. Solomon Invitational with throws of 82-04.00 and 78-05.00 feet respectively ... Earned her second-best throw in the shot put at the Little East Conference/New England Alliance Championship meet on April 28 with a toss of 27-01.75 feet ... Recorded a distance of 82-04.00 feet in the discus at the conference championship meet on April 28.
PERSONAL/HIGH SCHOOL Graduated from Taunton High School in 2008 ... Member of volleyball and track and field programs ... Named All-Scholastic honoree in 2007 as a member of indoor and outdoor track and field programs ... Named a Taunton All-Star in 2008 ... Received the Unsung Hero award in volleyball and Most Spirited ... Born on September 23, 1990 ... Daughter of Maria Soares and Alberto Fernandes ... Has nine siblings: Antunes, Giovanislson, Roberto, Rui, Taijour, Francelina, Derick, Alvin, and Yanni ... Majoring in Criminal Justice.
INDOOR PERSONAL BESTS
|Shot Put||25-09.50 ft||2/4/2012||Tufts University Stampede Invite|
OUTDOOR PERSONAL BESTS
|Shot Put||29-03.75 ft||4/14/2012||Northeastern U. Solomon Invitational|
|Discus||82-04.00 ft||4/14/2012||Northeastern U. Solomon Invitational|
|Hammer||78-05.00 ft||4/14/2012||Northeastern U. Solomon Invitational|