OUTDOOR: Established the Tulane record in the hammer throw with a distance of 148-02 at the C-USA Championships (5/14) to finish in eighth place and earn all-conference honors. INDOOR: Competed in the weight throw at three meets, recording a career-best effort of 48 feet, three-quarters of an inch at the LSU Twilight Invitational (2/20). Earned 11th place in the weight throw at the Conference USA Championship.
Weight Throw: 14.65m, 48-00.75 (2/20/04) - school record
Hammer: 45.17m, 148-02 (5/14/04) - school record
Shot Put: 9.59m, 31-05.75 (3/6/04)
Discus: 36.18m, 118-8 (4/16/04)
Earned all-state (discus) and academic all-state honors as a senior at East Greenwich. Was the state champion in the discus while finishing fourth in the hammer throw and fifth in the shot put in 2003.
PERSONAL Nicole Elizabeth Sauer. Born June 29, 1985 in Santa Monica, Calif. The daughter of Bonita and Charles Sauer. Father was on the power-lifting team at Purdue. An honor student and a recipient of the Commissioner's Academic Medal for 2003-04.AS A