Huskies battle host Cardinals, Western Michigan and Miami (Ohio)
2012-13: Indoor- Threw the shot put at four meets... Recorded a season-best mark of 42-02.00 (12.85m) to place fourth at the Ball State Quadrangular (2/15)... Tossed 41-07.75 (12.69m) at the GVSU Big Meet (2/9) to claim a tie for 16th... Earned a season-high third place finish at the Jack Johnson Classic (1/19).Outdoor- Threw the discus and shot put at five meets... Finished third in the shot put at the Huskie Open (4/20) with a season-best mark of 43-03.25 (13.18m)... Reached 136-00 (41.45m) in the discus at the Chicagoland Championships (4/6) to finish third... Earned a pair of bronze finishes at the UW-Whitewater Alternative Meet (4/27)... Qualified for the MAC Championships (5/10) in the shot put, where she place 18th with a 41-03.75 (12.59m) toss.
High School: Named the Area Track & Field Athlete of the Year by the Decatur Herald & Review following the 2011 season... Placed second in the shot put and third in the discus at the Illinois Class 1A state track meet, becoming the first athlete in her high school's history to win medals in two events... Named the Sullivan-Okaw Valley team co-MVP after her junior year... Won the shot put and discus at the 2011 USA Track & Field Illinois Junior Olympics with marks of 41-00.25 and 131-09, respectively... Set a personal best in the discus April 21, 2011, with a distance of 137-11.50 to win the event... Recorded a shot put PR May 13, 2010, with a 42-06.00 mark... Won the shot put at nine meets (including the sectional championship) and the discus at seven different meets during the 2011 season... Placed third in the shot put at the 2010 state track meet and fourth in the shot at the 2009 state meet... Also qualified in the discus during the 2009 and 2010 seasons... Took first place at the USATF Junior Olympic Region 7 Championships following the 2009 and 2010 outdoor seasons, while also winning the discus in 2010... Holds the school and conference records in the discus and the school record in the shot put... Four-year honor roll student at OVHS... Involved with FFA, Students Against Destructive Decisions, Book Club and Spanish Club.
Personal: Born October 22, 1993 in Springfield, Illinois... Daughter of Brian and Karrie Herzog... Undecided on a major... Volunteers with Meals on Wheels... Enjoys reading and spending time with friends.