|High School:||Milford H.S.|
2013: Competed in 10 events for A&M-Commerce in the throws ... Qualified for the NCAA Division II National Championships in the discus, placing 19th with a throw of 40.36 meters ... Set two school records for A&M-Commerce in both the discus (48.80m) and hammer throw (47.58m), finishing first in both events at the East Texas Invitational ... Earned USTFCCCA All-Region honors in the discus ... Recorded 12 top-five finishes on the year, including six first-place showings ... Opened up the season by finishing first in both the discus (44.51m) and hammer (42.38m) while placing third in the javelin (30.26m) at the Lion Spring Invitational ... Captured the discus championship at both the Oklahoma Baptist Bison Open (46.33m) and the Oklahoma Baptist SAC Classic (42.16m) ... Finished second in the hammer at the Tarleton State Invitational (42.95m) ... Placed third in the hammer (46.70m) and fourth in the discus (44.66m) at the Lone Star Conference Championships, earning 10 of the Lions' 24 points ... Set a career-best mark in the shot put at the LSC Championships with a distance of 11.84 meters, placing 11th ... Finished fifth the hammer (46.07) and sixth in the discus (43.98m) at the UTA Bobby Lane Invitational ... Named A&M-Commerce's Female Field Athlete of the Year for 2012-13.
2012: Competed in the throws events in all 11 meets for A&M-Commerce ... Led the Lions in the discus with a throw of 46.52 meters at Mean Green Spring Invitational, finishing fifth and provisionally qualifying for nationals ... Placed second at the Incarnate Word Last Chance Meet (43.64m) and Hendrix Invitational (42.56m) while finishing 12th at the Bobby Lane Invitational (43.55m) ... Placed first at the Incarnate Word Invitational (38.83m) while finishing third at the Oklahoma Baptist Open (42.86m) ... Notched a season-best mark in the shot put at the Texas State Bobcat Classic, posting a hurl of 11.62 meters ... Finished first at the Lion Preseason Invitational (10.97m), second at the Marc Randle Classic (10.96m) and third at the Incarnate Word Invitational (11.57m) ... Competed in the hammer throw in four meets, logging a season-best throw of 40.14 meters at the Michael Johnson Dr. Pepper Classic, placing 10th ... Logged throws of 36.53 meters at the Bobby Lane Invitational and 35.82 meters at the Oklahoma Baptist Open ... Finished first at the Lion Preseason Invitational (28.75m).
Prior to A&M-Commerce: Four year letterwinner at Milford High School, competing in the shot put and discus ... Personal-bests of 37' 0" (11.28 meters) in the shot and 132' 4" (40.32 meters) ... State finalist as a senior, being named All-State ... Two-time team MVP ... Two-time Female Athlete of the Year, setting female record by receiving Athlete of the Year two years in a row ... Also lettered four years in basketball and volleyball and twice in tennis ... Team captain and team MVP for both basketball and volleyball ... Named Academic All-State in both sports, helping lead the basketball team to the district championship ... Class valedictorian ... Earned academic honors in Gifted and Talented Club as well as Spanish Non-Native Speaker of the Year.
Personal: Born May 13, 1993 ... Daughter of Robert and La Jeanie Ross ... Plans to major in physics.
Ross' A&M-Commerce Career-Bests
Discus: 48.80 meters* - East Texas Invitational (Apr. 13, 2013)
Hammer Throw: 47.58 meters* - East Texas Invitational (Apr. 13, 2013)
Javelin: 30.26 meters - Lion Spring Invitational (Mar. 3, 2013)
Shot Put: 11.84 meters - Lone Star Conference Championships (May 3, 2013)
* - A&M-Commerce school record