Blue Demons honored for a 3.0 GPA or higher in 2012-13 academic year
DePaul finishes first in 10 events at the Northern Illinois meet
Partial squad travels to Walnut, Calif. Thursday while rest of team heads to NIU on Saturday
Talented sophomore trio notches BIG EAST Outdoor Championships qualifying marks on Saturday
Winning performance in 5,000-meter run paces solid outing by Blue Demons
Career Notes: Named to BIG EAST ALL-Academic Team in 2012.
Outdoor: Competed in the discus throw seven times...finished in the top five twice, including at the Purdue Open, where she threw a career-best 40.04m...competed in the hammer throw six times...threw a career-best 43.76m at the Tom Botts Invitational...placed fourth at the Purdue Open and fifth at the DePaul Invitational...competed in the shot put five times...threw a career-long 11.95m in a ninth-place finish at the Tom Botts Invitational...placed hird at the DePaul Invitational with a throw of 11.65m...finished fifth at the Purdue Open and sixth at the Chicagoland Championships.
High School: Windy City Champion in Discus And Shotput for 2009, 2010, and 2011...reigning 2010 and 2011 Chicago Public League Champions in the shot put and discus...won the 3A IHSA Sectional in the discus in 2010 and 2011...also took 11th in the state meet in 2011.
Personal: Daughter of Kenny Simmons and Vickie Durrah.