Micarra Vassell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kingston, Jamaica

High School:
St. Hugh's

Height:
5-8

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
08/25/1990

Experience:
1L

Major:
Psychology

Micarra Vassell

01/13/2012

LA Tech Impressive in First Day of Indoor Season

Bulldogs, Techsters set a number of facility records

02/26/2011

2011 WAC Indoor Championships - Day Two

Action from day two of the 2011 WAC Indoor Championships in Boise, Idaho.

05/15/2010

2010 WAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships - Day Three

Pictures from Day Three of the Western Athletic Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Louisiana Tech.

2010 Indoor Second Team All-WAC (Shot Put)
2010 Outdoor First Team All-WAC (Shot Put)

Top Marks Indoors Outdoors
Discus - 135-2 (4/24/2010, Philadelphia, Pa.)
Shot Put 49-2.25 (1/22/2011, Jonesboro, Ark.) 49-2.25 (5/14/2010, Ruston, La.)
Weight Throw 47-11.75 (2/25/2011, Boise, Idaho) -

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 ...

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.