Hall of Fame

April Malveo

April Malveo is one of the most decorated female track and field athlets in the history of the Lady Techster program and the first ever inducted into the Louisiana Tech Athletics Hall of Fame. The two-time All-American earned the top honors in the shot put and discus in 1999. The three-time NCAA qualifier was a nine-time Sun Belt Conference champion in the shot put, discuss and weight throw and was a 14-time All-SBC honoree. She led the Lady Techster program to its first ever team title as Tech captured the 1999 Sun Belto Conference Outdoor title, starting a decade of dominance for head coach Gary Stanley's ladies. Malveo was also named the Sun Belt Conference Outstanding Meet Performer three times, including the 1997 Indoor, 1998 Indoor and 1998 Outdoor championships. She holds the school record in the discuss with a mark of 187-10 set at the 1999 Texas Relays.