Track & Field



 Maria Cress
Maria Cress

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Darby, Mont.

High School:
Darby HS

Height:
5-10

Event:
Throws

Experience:
2L


05/08/2012

Postseason Begins For Wyoming Track

Mountain West Outdoor Championships start Wednesday

04/07/2012

UW Relay Teams Dominate At Air Force Relays

Cowboys and Cowgirls cap off busy weekend

05/17/2011

2011 MWC Outdoor Championships

Photos from the 2011 Mountain West Conference Track and Field Championships

2012-13
Indoor: Did not compete.
Outdoor: Did not compete.

2011-12
Maria competed in her first career discus throw at the Tom Benich Invite, placing fifth at 117.1 feet ... her best javelin throw also came at the Tom Benich Invite where she threw a 125'-2" for second place ... at the Snowball Meet, placed second in the javelin with a distance of 117'-3" and came in third at the Fum McGraw Meet at 116'-11."

2010-11
The highlight of Cress' season was her performance at the MW Outdoor Championships in which she finished eighth in the javelin throw ... earned her first letter, and earned Academic All-Mountain West and Scholar-Athlete honors.

2009-10
Cress was the top javelin thrower for the Cowgirls last season, but added the multi-events to her repertoire ... just a freshman, Cress was the team's top javelin thrower .. finished second at the Fum McGraw Open and was third at the TCU Invite ... her season-best throw was 137 feet, 2 inches.

Personal
Majoring in kinesiology and health promotion.

Cress' Bests
Indoor
60m hurdles - 11.38 (2011)
800m run - 2:35.70 (2012)
Shot put - 36'3.50" (2011)
Pentathlon - 1,661 pts (2011)

Outdoor
Shot put - 31'-11.75" (2011)
Discus - 117'-1" (2012)
Javelin - 137'-2" (2010)

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