| Cyarra Wells
2012 All Conference Performer
2012 C-USA Women's Track and Field All-Academic Team
2012 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
Gold Medal- C-USA Indoor Championships
Named to the 2012 USTFCCCA Women's All-Academic Team ... Notched a combined top-10 finishes in the shot put and hammer throw ... Recorded a personal-best in the hammer of 48.38m (158'9") ... Had a season-best performance in the shot put at the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational with a mark of 13.86m (45'5.75") ... Scored overall team points at the Conference USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships with a seventh place in the hammer throw (46.87m, 152'9") ... At the Memphis Invitational, scored a 12th-place finish and set a new personal-best in the discus 33.50m (113'2").
Earned All-Conference USA first team honors ... Recorded a combined five first-place finishes in the shot put and weight throw ... Won gold at the Conference USA Indoor Championships in the weight throw with a toss of 19.39m (63'7.5") ... Placed first and set new personal-bests in the shot put (14.77m, 48'5.5") and weight throw (19.39, 63'7.5") at the SEMO Redhawks Invitational earning C-USA Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week honors (2/21/11) ... Took the weight throw title at the Vulcan Invitational with a mark of 18.76m (61'6.75") ... At the Arkansas State Kickoff Klassic placed first in the weight throw with a toss of 17.50m (57'5").
Threw well in her first outdoor season for the Tigers ... Started the season with a sixth-place finish in the shot put at the Rhodes Open with a 12.38m (40' 7.5") toss...Had a nice hammer throw at the LSU Relays, where she finished eighth with a 46.78m (153' 6") mark...Had a career day at the Tiger Invitational, with career-best marks in the hammer throw (46.93m; 154' 0") and the shot put (13.27m; 43' 6.5"); she finished fifth and seventh in the respective events.
Had three top-three performances as a freshman in the weight throw, the first of which came at the EIU Mega Meet, where she was third with a 16.01m (52' 6.50") toss ... Followed that up with a personal-best 16.78m (55' 0.75") toss at the Hoosier Hills Invitational, where she also finished third ... Final third place finish came at the SEMO Invite, with a 15.92m (52' 2.75") throw ... Earnedpoints at the conference meetbehind her seventh-place, 16.76m (55' 0") throw at the C-USA Indoor Championships.
Prior to Memphis
Was a captain and three-year letterman in shot put and discus at Ballard High School ... Was outdoor shot put runner-up in 2008 ... Was indoor state shot put champion in 2008 and 2009 ... Was also captain of the varsity cheerleading squad and lettered for two years on the swim team.
Daughter of Andre and Antissa Wells ... Birthday is Feb. 12.