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Austra Skujyte
 Austra Skujyte
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Birzai, Lithuania

High School:
Ausra HS

Last College:
Vilnius Teachers Univ.

Height:
6-2

Position:
Combined Events

Birthdate:
08/12/1979

2001 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: Won the heptathlon shot put for Lithuania with a throw of 52-8.25... Finished sixth for her country in the heptathlon with 6,112 points.

2001 TRACK:
Indoor - Big 12 Champion in the pentathlon with 3,935 points... Placed third in the shot put at the Big 12 Championships with a NCAA provisional mark of 50-1.75? Threw a NCAA-provisional mark of 49-8.50 in the shot put to place second at the KSU-MU-KU Triangular? Placed second with a shot put of 48-11.50 at the KSU Open? Finished eighth in the long jump at the Big 12 Championships posting a 18-5.75? Won the long jump with a 19-1.50 at the KSU-MU-KU Triangular and also placed second with a high jump of 5-8.
Outdoor - Became Kansas State?s first NCAA champion by placing first in the heptathlon at the NCAA Championships with 5,857 points? Won her second Big 12 title of the year with a school- and conference-record 6,150 points in the heptathlon at conference championships? Posted 5,596 points in the heptathlon to place first at the Baldy Castillo Invitational... Finished 10th in the shot put with a mark of 51-10 at the NCAA Championships? Placed second at the Big 12 Championships with a NCAA-provisional mark of 52-4 in the shot put? Finished fourth in the javelin throw at the Big 12 Championships with a 151-2? Threw a NCAA-provisional mark 154-10 to take first at the Mesa Classic in the javelin ? Was second in the javelin, posting a 152-1 at the Emporia State Qualifier? Finished 22nd in the long jump at the NCAA Nationals at 18-8? Finished fourth at the Big 12 Meet in the long jump with a NCAA-provisional mark of 20-5.25w? Placed first at the Nebraska Quad with a 20-2.50 in the long jump.

OLYMPICS: Finished 12th at the Sydney Olympics in the heptathlon competing for Lithuania.

LITHUANIA: Won the heptathlon at the 2000 European Cup? Finished sixth at the 1998 and 1999 World Juniors Championship.

PERSONAL: Born August 12, 1979, in Birzai, Lithuania, to Augustina and Egils Skujos? Attended four years of school for art/drawing while in high school? Majoring in kinesiology.