Bears also have seven entries advance to quarterfinal action on the track.
Women's team ties school record with 21 entries to regional meet in Austin, Texas.
Freshman Maxwell Willis earns meet's high point scorer honor.
Bears rack up four All-Big 12 performances on first day of conference meet in Lawrence.
Bears capture 10 event titles Saturday in final home meet of 2017 season.
• Four-time Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll selection
2017: Earned first career All-Big 12 honor after placing seventh in javelin at the Big 12 Outdoor Championship with a throw of 147-0 (44.82m)…Holds second-best javelin throw in program history at 152-3 (46.40m) after finishing second at the Michael Johnson Invitational…Competed in six other meets during outdoor season…Had four top-five finishes in javelin, taking runner-up at the TCU Invitational and third at the Roadrunner Invitational and Baylor Invitational with throws of 149-1 (45.44m) and 146-11 (44.78m), respectively…Finished 20th at the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds with a throw of 150-10 (45.99m)…Earned spot on Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Baylor Dean’s List during fall and spring semesters.
2016: Competed in seven outdoor meets in javelin during freshman season…Had season-best throw of 144-8 (44.09m) at the Big 12 Outdoor Championship to finish 10th…Recorded five other top-10 finishes in javelin…Finished third at the Baylor Invitational with a throw of 142-5 (43.41m)…Finished fifth at the Ricardo Romo Invitational with a throw of 142-1 (43.31m)…Named to Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Baylor Dean’s List during both semesters.
High School: Competed on track and field and tennis teams at Pennsville Memorial High School in Pennsville, N.J....Produced state title in javelin in senior campaign and tallied runner-up finish in junior year...Placed 10th at 2015 Penn Relays in 2015 and was 12th at 2014 New Balance Outdoor Nationals...Was three-year varsity letterwinner for tennis, two-year letterwinner for indoor track and four-year letterwinner for spring track and field...Was 2014 and 2015 Salem Country Champion in javelin...Named track and field team MVP in 2014 and 2015...Was first team all-state...Member of National Honor Society...Had personal-best mark of 138-4 [42.16m] in javelin.
Personal: Parents are Daniel and Donna SaxvanderWeyden...Has one sister, Danielle...Major is exercise physiology.