High School: A 2014 graduate of Washington High School in Sioux Falls, S.D. three-time South Dakota Class AA state champion in shot put (2012, 2013, 2014) 2014 South Dakota Class AA state champion in discus finished fourth in the discus at the state meet as both a freshman and junior holds school records in the discus and shot put led track & field team to a third-place finish at the state championships as a junior earned 4.0 academic letter letterwinner in softball, basketball and track & field softball team was state champions three years in a row.
Personal: Born July 1, 1996 daughter of Michael and Kimberly Mayer has an older brother, Brady enjoys going to movies intends to major in secondary education.
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