THIS YEAR: Senior Andrea McBride battled injuries in 2006, but comes into this season healthy and looks to return to form which saw her land the third best javelin throw in school history during the 2005 season.
2006: Slowed by nagging injuries all season, McBride had a best javelin throw of 145-11 on April 29 at the UCLA Dual meet to win the event...Had a season-best discus throw of 140-7 on April 1 at the Cardinal and Gold Invitational, but has thrown 165-4 before for a career best.
2005: McBride led the Trojan javelin throwers last season with a career-best 161-7 at the UCLA Dual Meet on April 30, which also bettered her third-place standing on USC's all-time javelin throw list...Was a member of the USC women's volleyball team in the Fall, where she was a middle blocker/outside hitter.
2004: She finished ninth at the Pac-10s with a throw of 138-7...2003: Redshirted during her freshman season.
HIGH SCHOOL: She was one of New Zealand's top all-around athletes at Avondale College...Named as New Zealand Woman of the Year in track and field in 1999 and 2000 and was also the New Zealand High School Volleyball Player of the Year in 2000...She was on the national track and field team in 1998 and was an outside hitter on the New Zealand National Volleyball team...She had bests of 178-9 in the javelin, 45-8 in the shot and 5-10 in the high jump while in high school.
PERSONAL: Andrea was born on May 21, 1982 in Los Angeles, Calif...She is an international relations major at USC.
CAREER BESTS: Javelin -- 161-7