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Cara Wells
Cara Wells

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mandeville, La.

High School:
Fontainebleau HS

Height:
5-10

Event:
Throws

07/26/2012

Five Track and Field Eagles Earn USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors

Women's team named as All-Academic team for the track & field

06/08/2012

Forty-Three Golden Eagles Receive Degrees During Spring Commencement

The football team led the way with 12 graduates.

06/05/2012

Southern Miss Recognizes 128 Student-Athletes for Spring Semester Academic Achievements

Volleyball registered six President's List members, while women's soccer was next with five and women's track had four.

05/18/2012

Golden Eagle Track and Field Teams Send Twelve to the East Preliminary Round

Bowie, Demydova ranked No. 1 in long jump and triple jump, respectively

04/28/2012

Golden Eagle Track & Field Teams Conclude Home Schedule on Positive Note

Golden Eagles record 29 top eight-finishes

Personal Bests:
Shot - 36'7.5" (indoor)
Weight Throw - 47'9.75" (indoor)
Shot - 37'10" (outdoor)
Discus - 143'5" (outdoor)
Hammer - 150'4" (outdoor)

Junior (INDOOR): Did not compete in any events ... (OUTDOOR): Recorded a season and personal-best throw of 143'5" in the discus ... Placed fifth at the C-USA Championship ... Finished first at the Golden Eagle Classic ... Had a throw of 149'7" in the hammer ... Sophomore (INDOOR): Set a new personal-best distance with a 47'9.75'' throw in the weight throw ... Also recorded a new personal-best with a 36'7.5'' throw in the shot at the LSU Twilight Indoor ... (OUTDOOR): Had a throw of 37'10'' at the Southern Miss Invitational to set a new personal best in the shot and earn fifth place ... Threw the discus 133'7'' at the LSU Alumni Gold Meet, a new personal best ... Finished third at the Golden Eagle Classic in the hammer with a throw of 150'4'' to set another personal best. Freshman (INDOOR): Recorded a throw of 11.11m (36-5) in the shot and placed ... Registered marks of 13.56m (44-6) and 13.16m (43-2.25) in the weight throw ... (OUTDOOR): Had a season-best throw of 11.23m (36-5.75) in the shot ... Placed eighth at the USA Invitational ... Recorded a season-best throw of 40.69m (133-6) in the discus, placing first at the Golden Eagle Classic ... Posted five top eight finishes ... Had a season-best throw of 44.05m (144-5) in the hammer ... High School: Attended Fountainebleau High School where she was a three-year letterwinner in track and field for Coach Mike Matern ... Recorded personal-best 41'4" in the shot put ... Received academic all-state honors ... Personal: Daughter of Ira and Canta Wells ... A psychology major with a minor in Spanish.

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06/09/2012 | Track

Demydova Wins Triple Jump National Title at NCAA National Outdoor Track and Field...

Southern Miss' Ganna Demydova turned in a gold medal performance in the triple jump competition at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships with a school-and-meet record mark of 14.20m (46-7.... READ MORE [+]

06/07/2012 | Track

Bowie Finishes Second in Long Jump at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships,

Southern Miss' Tori Bowie comes up short in defending her national long jump title as she finished second in the competition in the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Thursday in Des Moines... READ MORE [+]

06/07/2012 | Track

Southern Miss Places Four on the Track & Field All-Academic Team

Twenty-four student-athletes have been named to the 2011-12 Conference USA Track and Field All-Academic Teams. READ MORE [+]

06/06/2012 | Track

Golden Eagles Set for NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships

Four Southern Miss track and field student-athletes are set for the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, scheduled to take place from Wednesday through Saturday, at Drake Stadium in Des... READ MORE [+]

06/05/2012 | Track

Southern Miss Recognizes 128 Student-Athletes for Spring Semester Academic Achievements

The Southern Miss Department of Athletics recognized 137 Southern Miss student-athletes for their classroom achievements for the 2012 Spring semester. READ MORE [+]

05/27/2012 | Track

Demydova Wins Triple Jump at the East Preliminary

Southern Miss track and field team added its final student-athlete to the list of NCAA National Outdoor Track and Field Championships when Ganna Demydova captured the triple jump title at the NCAA ... READ MORE [+]

05/25/2012 | Track

Two More Golden Eagles Qualify for NCAA National Track & Field Outdoor Championship

The Golden Eagle track and field teams added two more student-athletes to their list on national qualifiers heading to the 2012 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships. READ MORE [+]

05/25/2012 | Track

Two Golden Eagles Qualify for NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championship

The Southern Miss track and field teams had two Golden Eagles qualify for the 2012 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championship, Jun3 6-9, at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa after... READ MORE [+]

05/18/2012 | Track

Golden Eagle Track and Field Teams Send Twelve to the East Preliminary Round

Twelve Southern Miss track and field team student-athletes have earned a spot to participate in the 2012 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field East Preliminary Rounds. READ MORE [+]