Johnson, Ndipagbor, Davis, Faulknor, and Gaither Named USC Credit Union Student-Athletes of the Week
Ndipagbor, Davis, Faulknor, and Gaither set USC 4x200m relay record.
USC has a strong day overall; Ready for final-day action at Mt. SAC
Selma, Kleinsasser, Ozorai and Conatser Shine At Cal State L.A. Invitational
Trojans enjoy a big first day against top-notch competition
Trojans also to compete at the Cal State L.A. Invitational
THIS YEAR: Junior Tera Novy is coming off a very strong season of throwing the discus for the Trojans. She will also compete in the shot put and and hammer throw. She currently ranks third on USC's all-time list in the discus throw. She is a former USATF Junior Olympics discus and shot put champion.
2014: Novy kept improving throughout the season in the discus throw, posting a PR of 179-2 (54.60m) to place fourth at the Pac-12 Championships. That throw moved her into third on USC's all-time list in the discus throw. She went on to finish 19th at the West Preliminary Rounds with a best throw of 164-6 (50.14m), as she fouled in her first two attempts and needed a safe legal throw in her final attempt. She placed second in the discus throw with a mark of 162-5 (49.50m) at the USC-UCLA Dual Meet...also took second in the shot put with a PR of 46-8.25 (14.23m) and seventh in the hammer throw with a toss of 150-0 (45.73m). Novy also had a discus throw of 173-11 (53.02m) to finish second at the Triton Invitational which had moved her into fifth on USC's all-time list.
2013: Set a PR in the discus throw with a mark of 166-8 (50.81m) to take second at the Trojan Invitational on March 24...that moved her into ninth place on USC's all-time list. Had a season-best shot put of 45-11.75 (14.01m) to win the event at the USC-UCLA Dual Meet. Also developed in the hammer throw with a best mark of 145-3 (44.27m) at the Trojan Invitational. Took 14h in the shot put 43-11.25 at the Pac-12 Championships, but fouled in all three attempts in the discus throw. Finished 33rd in the discus throw at the West Preliminary Rounds with a throw of 154-0(46.95m).
HIGH SCHOOL: Novy is a 2012 graduate of Montesano High in Montesano, Wash. She won the Washington state 1-A titles in the shot put and discus throw in each of the last two seasons. She has PRs of 48-8.75 in the shot put and 153-10 in the discus. Novy also won the discus and shot put competitions at the 2011 Junior Olympics. She was varsity all four years in both track and field and volleyball. Was ASB treasure in high school.
PERSONAL: Tera was born on February 10, 1994 in Montesano, Wash...She is a Communications major at USC...Her favorite musical groups are The Rolling Stones and Maroon 5, favorite actor is Harrison Ford and favorite movie is Rocky...Says her favorite food is peanut butter and banana sandwiches.
CAREER BESTS: Shot Put -- 48-8.75 Discus -- 179-2 (54.60m)