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The Citadel Track & Field

Release: 02/14/2007

Laura Phelan
Height: 5-8, Junior
Previous Affiliations: West Babylon High School
Hometown: Babylon, N.Y.

Awards and Honors

Southern Conference Finalist
2006 Braskie Award Honoree
Two-Time Academic Gold Star Honoree
Dean’s List Honoree
Four-Time Athletics Director’s Honor Roll Honoree
Two-Time Southern Conference Honor Roll Honoree

2006: Started off the indoor season with a then-personal record in the shot put with a throw of 31’ 11.5" at the UNC Fast Times Meet (1/28)... set a personal best throw in the shot put the following week at the UNC Invitational (2/4), throwing for 32’ 2" as she finished 18th... outdoors, threw a personal best in the Javelin with a mark of 115’ 6" at Coastal Carolina (3/10) ... placed third in the Javelin at the Weems Baskin Relays (3/17) with a throw of 114’6.5" ... placed fifth in the Javelin with a toss of 111’0" at the Clemson Invitational (4/8)... came close to matching her personal best mark in the javelin, throwing 113’ 1" at the UNC Fast Times Invitational (4/14) to finish sixth... beat her old personal best javelin mark by four feet at the SoCon Championships with the fourth-longest throw in school history, a mark of 119’ 5".

2005: Set a personal record in the 20lb weight as she finished 11th at the UNC Indoor Fast Times Meet with a mark of 31’ 4.25"... placed fourth at the Tar Heel Open in the hammer with a personal best throw of 100’ 9"... third-place finisher at the South Carolina State Collegiate Championships in the javelin with a throw of 102’ 7", garnering All-State honors and setting a new personal-best mark... placed 10th at the SoCon Outdoor Championships in the javelin with a throw of 105’ 7"... set a personal best mark indoors in the shot put with a throw of 30’ 4.5" as she finished 22nd at the Clemson Invitational... was a fourth-place finisher in the shot put at the Tar Heel Open with an outdoor personal-best mark of 31’ 2.5"...

High School: Attended West Babylon Sr. High School in Babylon, N.Y.... lettered in softball, field hockey, track and lacrosse... was All-League in field hockey, track and lacrosse.

Personal: Daughter of Thomas and Frances Phelan... born Dec. 25, 1985 in New Hyde Park, N.Y.... majoring in civil engineering.

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