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    Aslynn Halvorson     
     
      Aslynn Halvorson
Hometown:
Charlotte, N.C.

High School:
Butler

Height:
5-10

Position:
Throws

Year (XC/In/Out):
--/R-Sr./R-Sr.

PERSONAL RECORDS
INDOORS
Shot Put: 50-8.25/15.45m (2014)
Weight Throw: 57-6.5/17.54m (2014)

OUTDOORS
Shot Put: 52-5.5/15.99m (2014)
Discus: 169-5/51.64m (H.S.)
Hammer Throw: 155-3/47.33m (2010)

HALVORSON'S SEC SCORING

2010 Outdoor Discus Throw: 5th, 159-10/48.73m

2011 Indoor Shot Put: 8th, 46-2.50/14.08m

2012 Indoor Shot Put : 6th, 49-7.25/15.12m
2012 Outdoor Discus: 5th, 160-2/48.82m

2012 Outdoor Discus: 9th, 155-1/47.26m
2012 Outdoor Shot Put: 17th, 42-4/48.82m

2014 Outdoor Shot Put: 6th, 52-5.5/15.99m
2014 Outdoor Discus: 6th, 162-2/49.43m

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS


  • Member of 2010 & 2011 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
  • Three-time member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • Four-time SEC scorer
  • Placed fifth at 2010 SEC Outdoor meet in discus throw
  • Third in discus at 2010 USA Junior Championships

2014 TRACK & FIELD
Indoors
  • At SEC Championships, placed 14th in the weight throw and 10th in shot put
  • Won the shot put at Cupid Invitational (2/15) with indoor personal best of 15.45 meters
  • Winner of weight throw at Blazer Invitational (1/11) with personal record of 17.54m
  • Top ten placement in all shot put competitions and top-15s all season in weight throw
Outdoors
  • Scored in two events at SEC Championships: shot put (6th, 15.99m!) and discus (6th, 49.43m)
  • Personal best in shot put to win Beach Invitational with mark of 15.39m
  • Victory in discus at Soaka Peace Invitational throwing 50.62m
  • Threw personal best of 15.15m at Florida Relays in shot put

2013 TRACK & FIELD
Indoors
  • Finished ninth in the shot put at the SEC Championships with a distance of 49-9.25
  • Raised her shot put career best to 49-11.75 at the Tyson Invitational, where she placed eighth
  • Competed in the shot put at the Armory Invitational, finishing 17th in the Championship division with a toss of 46-7.25
  • Threw 47-2.50 in the shot put at the Texas A&M Mondo Challenge, placing seventh
  • Was the runner up at the Virginia Tech Invitational in the shot put with a distance of 46-6.5
  • Placed fifth at the Kentucky Invitational, tossing the shot 49-4.5

Outdoors
Discus

  • Placed fifth in the 2013 Sea Ray Relays with a season's best mark of 49.16
  • Took first overall in the Soka Peace Invitational with a 46.49
  • Set facility record at the Samford Open scoring 45.11, third overall
  • Ninth in the SEC Championships with a mark of 47.26
Shot Put
  • Finished second in the MSU Conference Challenge with mark of 14.48
  • Scored a 14.48 to secure 8th at the LBSU Beach Invitational
  • Placed 17th at SEC Championship, scoring a 12.90

2012 TRACK & FIELD
Honors
  • SEC Academic Honor Roll member

Indoors

  • Notched PRs in the shot put and weight throw at the SEC Indoor Championships
  • Her 49-7 1/4 mark in the shot was good for sixth place
  • Flipped the weight 53-3 to wind up 13th
  • Carded a toss of 48-9 to place third in the Gold Division shot put at the Akron Invitational
  • Fifth in the shot put (47-10) and eighth in the weight throw (50-4 3/4) at the Kentucky Invitational
  • Had a then-college PR of 52-1 in the weight at the Auburn Invitational to finish 12th
  • Eighth in the shot at that meet with a toss of 47-6 1/2
Outdoors
  • Competed at the NCAA East Preliminary Round in the discus, but did not advance to the NCAA Championship meet with her effort of 155-5
  • Tossed the discus a distance of 160-2 to score at the SEC Championship meet for the first time since 2010, finishing fifth
  • Bolstered her team with runner-up finishes in the discus (149-7) and shot (PR 47-4 1/4) at the UCLA/Washington State Double Dual
  • Placed fourth in the discus (158-8) and 10th in the shot put (42-11 1/2) at the SEC/Big Ten Challenge
  • Finished fourth in the shot (47-3 3/4) and fifth in the discus at the Tennessee Challenge
  • Placed seventh in the Invitational discus at the Sea Ray Relays with a season-best mark of 162-4
  • Finished fifth at the Vanderbilt Invitational with a mark of 155-4, but had a toss of 161-7 to place 12th in the open division at the UCSD Triton Invitational

2011 TRACK & FIELD
Honors
  • Named to USTFCCCA All-Academic Team and SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll
Indoors
  • Finished eighth in the shot put at the SEC Indoor Championships at 46-2 ½
  • Posted back-to-back indoor shot put personal records of 47-3 ¾ and 48-6 to place seventh and fourth, respectively, at the Kentucky and Hokie Invitationals
  • Place seventh in the championship division at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational with a mark of 46-11 ¾
Outdoors
  • Redshirted

2010 TRACK & FIELD
Honors
  • Named to USTFCCCA All-Academic Team and SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll
  • Earned Lady Vol Freshman Scholar Award
Indoors
  • Redshirted but competed unattached and had shot PR of 44-8 1/4
Outdoors
  • Took fifth in the discus at the SEC Championships, posting a then-season best of 143-4
  • Took 12th in the shot at that meet with a 2010-best heave of 44-7 1/2
  • Qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Round and USA Junior Championships in the discus
  • Didn't land a fair mark at the NCAA East competition but uncorked a season-best toss of 164-7 at the USA Junior meet
  • Recorded a hammer throw career best of 155-3 at the Sea Ray Relays

HIGH SCHOOL
  • Ranked third among 2009 preps in the discus at 169-5
  • Carded that PR mark while taking third at USA Junior Championships
  • All-American in discus, shot and weight
  • Gatorade Girls' Track & Field Athlete of the Year for N.C.
  • 2009 Penn Relays discus champ with meet record of 161-8
  • Runner-up in 2007 and 2008
  • Won discus at 2008 Nike Outdoor Nationals
  • Swept NCHSAAA 4A state titles in the discus and shot in 2008 and 2009
  • Also won 2008 N.C. indoor shot state title
  • Two-time Charlotte Observer Female Field Athlete of the Year

PERSONAL
  • Born March 15, 1991, in Indianapolis
  • Completed her bachelor's degree in kinesiology and is pursuing a master's
  • Parents are Terry and Laurie Halvorson
  • Has a brother, Andrew
  • Recipient of the Evelyn & Jim Claxton Track & Field Scholarship Endowment
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