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Candace Burgard
Candace Burgard

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Metairie, La.

High School:
Mount Carmel Academy

Height:
5-10

Event:
Throws


Personal Bests:
Shot Put - 40'11" (indoor)
Weight Throw - 46'5.50" (indoor)
Shot Put - 42'4.25" (outdoor)
Discus - 124'10'' (outdoor)
Hammer - 143'8" (outdoor)
Javelin - 130'9" (outdoor)

Senior (INDOOR): Record a season best throw of 43'11.75" in the weight throw ... (OUTDOOR): Recorded a personal best throw of 130'9" in the javelin ... Placed eighth at the C-USA Meet ... Junior (INDOOR): Competed in three events in the weight throw with a season-best mark of 42'10.25'' at the C-USA Championship ... Also threw the shot at four events with a season-best mark of 37'6'' also at the C-USA Championships ... (OUTDOOR): Had a pair of second place finishes in the shot at the Southern Miss Invitational (39'7'') and Golden Eagle Classic (39'0.5'') ... Took third place in the discus at the Golden Eagle Classic with a throw of 124'10'' ... Finished in sixth place in the javelin at the Tiger Track Classic (122'5'') ... Sophomore (INDOOR): Recorded a season-best mark of 40'11" in the shot ... Had a best throw of 46'5.50 in the weight throw ... (OUTDOOR): Posted a mark of 38'10.50 in the shot ... Placed first in the shot at the Southwest Mississippi Invitational ... Had a season-best mark of 124'1" in the discus and finished second on two occasions ... Threw a season-best throw of 135'9" in the hammer and 125'9" in the javelin ... Freshman (INDOOR): Recorded a season-best mark of 40'1.50" in the shot ... Had a season-best throw of 43'7.25" in the weight throw ... (OUTDOOR): Competed in four events ... Had a season-best mark of 42'4.25" in the shot ... Collected two third place finishes ... Record a season-best mark of 143'8" in the hammer ... Had a throw of 127'0" in the javelin ... High School: Attended Mount Carmel Academy where she competed in the shot, javelin and high jump ... Recorded a personal best throw of 39'0" in the shot and 118' in the javelin ... Named all-district and all-metro ... Personal: Daughter of Jimmy and Leslie Burgard ... A exercise science major.

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