Micara Vassell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kingston, Jamaica

High School:
St. Hugh's

Height:
5-8

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
08/25/1990

Experience:
1L

Major:
Psychology

Micara Vassell

04/11/2014

@LATechSports Student-Athletes Earn C-USA Honor Roll

More than 100 Tech athletes earn academic honor

06/26/2013

40 Student-Athletes Earn Academic All-WAC Honors

Softball leads the way with 10 honorees

05/25/2013

Kim Francis, Men's Relay Punch Tickets to Eugene

Francis and Relay join Muhammad in Eugene

05/16/2013

Louisiana Tech Nets 16 Qualifying Entries to NCAA East Prelims

Women with nine entries, men with seven

05/11/2013

Men, Women Finish Fifth at WAC Track & Field Championships

Hadnot named WAC Track Athlete of the Year

05/10/2013

2013 WAC Outdoor Championships

Photos from the 2013 WAC Outdoor Championships hosted by UT Arlington at Maverick Stadium.

2010 Indoor Second Team All-WAC (Shot Put)
2010 Outdoor First Team All-WAC (Shot Put)
2011 Outdoor First Team All-WAC (Discus, Shot Put)
2011 NCAA Qualifier (Discus)
2012 Indoor First Team All-WAC (Shot Put)
2012 Outdoor First Team All-WAC (Discus)
2012 NCAA Qualifier (Discus, Shot Put)
2012 NCAA Quarterfinalist (Discus)
2013 Indoor First Team All-WAC (Shot Put)
2013 Indoor Second Team All-WAC (Weight Throw)
2013 Outdoor First Team All-WAC (Shot Put)
2013 Outdoor NCAA Qualifer (Shot Put)

2013: Opened the year at the Blazer Invite (1/11) where she finished second in the shot put with a throw of 46-7.25 (14.20m) and placed sixth in the weight throw with a mark of 54-4.75 (16.58m) ... Set a new personal record and tied for the fourth-best weight throw mark in school history as she placed seventh with a throw of 55-11 (17.04m) at the Howie Ryan Invitational (1/25-26) whlie also placing third in the shot put with a throw of 48-1.25 (14.66m) ... Finished 15th in the shot put with a throw of 47-7.25 (14.51m) and placed 20th in the weight throw with a mark of 52-6.5 (16.01m) at the Tyson Invitational (2/8-9) ... At the WAC Indoor Championships (2/21-23), set a pair of personal record throws as she finished second in the shot put with a throw of 51-1 (15.57m) and finished fifth in the weight throw with a mark of 57-3.5 (17.46m) ... Opened the outdoor season at the Jim Mize Invitational (3/16), finishing third in the shot put with a throw of 44-1.25 (13.44m), finished seventh in the hammer with a throw of 114-10 (35.00m) and placed seventh in the discus, throwing 118-1 (36.00m) ... Finished fourth in the discus with a throw of 156-8 (47.75m) and placed third in the shot put throwing 48-10 (14.88m) at the SFA Invitational (4/6) ... Placed second in the shot put at the Southeastern Invitational (4/19) with a throw of 48-5.25 (14.76m) ... The next day at the LSU Alumni Gold (4/20) finished 14th in the shot put with a throw of 42-9.75 ... Placed fourth in both the shot put and the discus at the Bobcat Classic (4/27) with a shot put throw of 50-6 (15.39m) and a discus throw of 153-11 (46.92m) ... At the WAC Outdoor Championships (5/8-11) finished third in the shot put with a personal best throw of 50-10.75 (15.51m) ... Finished 25th in the shot put at the NCAA East Preliminary Championships (5/23-25) with a throw of 49-3.75 (15.03m).

2012: Won the shot put at the UAB Blazer Invitational (1/12) with a throw of 49-6.25/15.09m while placing eighth in the weight throw with a mark of 51-11.75/15.84m ... At the AState Invitational (1/27), won the shot put with a throw of 49-7/15.11m and threw 52-7.25/16.03m to finish fourth in the weight throw ... Finished fifth in the shot put at the Tyson Invitational (2/10-11) with a throw of 49-5.75/15.08m and placed 18th in the weight throw with a mark of 51-6.25/15.70m ... At the WAC Indoor Championships (2/24-25), garnered first team all-league honors with a shot put throw of 50-10 (15.49m) that placed her second while finishing 10th in the weight throw with a mark of 53-11 (16.43m) ... Opened the outdoor season at the Louisiana Classics (3/17) where she placed second in the shot put with a throw of 46-6 (14.17m) ... Won the shot put the following week at the Victor Lopez Classic (3/23), throwing 50-0.75 (15.26m) ... Placed 15th in the shot put at the Texas Relays (3/29) with a mark of 44-6.25 (13.57m) ... At the Jim Mize Invitational (4/7), won the shot put with a throw of 48-2 (14.68m) and also won the discus, throwing 155-1 (47.28m) ... Won the discus the following week at the Mississippi Open (4/14) with a throw of 159-7 (48.65m) while placing second in the shot put, throwing 45-11.25 (14.00m) ... Won the discus in her fourth consecutive meet at the Southeastern Invitational (4/20) with a throw of 152-2 (46.38m) while finishing third in the shot put with a throw of 45-9.25 (13.95m) ... Finished 10th in the shot put the next day at the LSU Alumni Gold (4/21) with a throw of 46-2.5 (14.08m) ... At the Golden Eagle Classic (4/28), was the runner-up in both the shot put (49-4.5/15.05m) and the discus (160-3/48.84m) ... At the WAC Championships (5/10-11), garnered first team all-WAC honors in the discus with a throw of 160-5 (48.90m) and finished 11th in the shot put with a throw of 40-5.5 (12.33m) ... At the NCAA East Prelims (5/24-26), advanced to the finals (quarterfinal round) in the discus and placed 16th overall with a throw of 155-9 (47.47m) while placing 22nd in the shot put with a throw of 49-1.75 (14.98m).

2011:Finished third in the shot put with a throw of 46-4.75 at the Leonard Hilton Invitational (1/14) while also placing sixth in the weight throw with a career-best mark of 47-5 ... Finished second in the shot put at the Arkansas State Invitational (1/22) with a personal best throw of 49-2.25 and placed eighth in the weight throw with a mark of 46-10 ... Recorded a mark of 45-9.75 in the weight throw to finish 19th and threw 43-5.75 in the shot put to finish 12th at the Tyson Invitational (2/11-12) ... At the WAC Championships (2/24-26), finished 16th in the weight throw with a personal-best mark of 47-11.75 and placed 10th in the shot put with a throw of 41-11.25 ... Opened the outdoor season at the LSU Relays where she finished fourht in the discus with a personal best mark of 144-2 and finished fourth in the shot put with a throw fo 46-4.25 ... Won the shot put at the Jim Mize Invitational (4/1-2) with a throw of 44-7.5 and also won the discus with a throw of 142-1 ... Threw 42-1.5 in the shot put at the Texas Relays (4/6-9) to place 15th ... At the Northwestern State Invitational (4/16), finished sixth in the shot put with a throw of 45-3.5 and placed second inthe discus with a throw of 158-0 ...Placed 13th in the shot put with a throw of 41-2.5 and finished fourth in the discus with a throw of 154-5 at the LSU Alumni Gold (4/23) ... Finished 25th in the shot put at the 102nd Drake Relays (4/29-30) with a throw of 40-4.25 ... At the WAC Championships (5/10-13), threw a personal best mark of 158-8 in the discus to finish second and threw 47-1 to place second in the shot put to garner a pair of all-WAC first team honors ... Finished 38th in the discus with a throw of 144-5 (44.02m) at the NCAA East Preliminary Championships (5/27-29).

2010: Finished third in the shot put in her first collegiate meet with a mark of 45' 7" at the Leonard Hilton Memorial (1/15) while recording a weight throw mark of 29' 10.25" to finish 19th... Finished 12th in the shot put at the Texas A&M Invitational (1/16) with a throw of 43' 0.25"... Recorded an 11th place finish in the shot put at the Razorback Invitational (1/22-23) with a throw of 41' 1.75"... At the Tyson Invitational (2/12-13), placed 20th in the shot put with a throw of 42' 8.75" and finished 28th in the weigh throw with a mark of 42' 9.75"... At the WAC Indoor Championships (2/25-27), earned second team all-conference honors after finishing fourth in the shot put with a throw of 46' 1.5"... Opened the outdoor season by winning the shot put at the Jim Mize Invitational (3/20) with a throw of 47' 4"... Finished 10th in the shot put at the LSU Relays (3/26-27) with a mark of 41' 3.25"... Placed eighth in the shot put at the Ole Miss Invitational (4/10), throwing 46' 4"... Finished fourth in the shot put at LSU's Alumni Gold (4/17), throwing 48' 6.25"... Placed 12th in the shot put at the Penn Relays (4/23-25) with a mark of 44' 2.5" while finishing 14th in the discus with a throw of 135' 2"... Finished fourth in the shot put with a throw of 46' 5.25" at the Northwestern State Invitational (5/1) and placed third in the discus with a throw of 141' 4"... Earned first team all-conference honors at the WAC Outdoor Championships (5/12-15) in the shot put, finishing third with a throw of 49' 2.25" while also placing 14th in the discus with a throw of 121' 3".

High School: Participated in track and field and field hockey at St. Hugh's High School for Coach Horace Vassell...Holds a national record and was Carifta Champion in shot put...In 2009 she was a member of the High School Boys and Girls championship team and participated in the Pan-American Games.

Personal: Micara Nicole Anishka Vassell... Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Horace Vassell...Chose LA Tech over the Albany, Miami, Maryland State and LSU... Born August 25, 1990 in Kingston, Jamaica... Majoring in psychology.