Olivia Korte
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    Olivia Korte

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Seneca, Kan.

    High School:
    Nemaha Valley HS

    Event:
    Discus, Shot Put, Hammer

    2006: Earned the team's Outstanding Competitor award for the second straight season...received All-America status in the discus...threw a 170'5" at the national meet to finish seventh...became just the second female All-American at the Division I level...all-conference honoree in the discus throw (third-place finish)... Academy record-holder in the weight throw (57'1½")...scored in every one of her throwing events at the Mountain West Conference Championships... matched her own Academy record in the weight throw, tossing a 54'10¼" at Nebraska...picked up another top-five finish at that meet in the shot put, after recording a personal-best throw of 44'10¼"...that mark is the second-best throw in Academy history...broke the Academy's weight throw record one week later with a toss of 56'10¼" to finish seventh at the Air Force Invitational...reset the program's weight throw record again at the Mountain West Conference Indoor Championships, placing eighth with a throw of 57'1½"...also picked up a sixth-place finish in the shot put (43'1¾") at the conference meet...won the shot put and took third in the weight throw at the Air Force Open...opened the outdoor season with a victory in the discus throw at the Potts Invitational...was the runner-up in the shot put...won the discus throw at the Colorado Invitational, while also finishing second in the shot put...used a throw of 168'2" to win the discus throw at the prestigious Mt. SAC Relays...finished 14th in the Drake Relays discus...finished third in the discus at the MWC Championships with another NCAA Regional Qualifying Throw of 164'0"...also earned a career-best 165'6" in the hammer to place seventh...that distance is fifth on the Academy's all-time list...used a 44'8" in the shot put to place sixth at the conference meet...placed 10th in the discus at the NCAA Regional Meet with a throw of 166'8"...earned an at-large bid into the national meet...earned the program's Field Athlete of the Week on four occasions during the indoor season and once during the outdoor seaso

    2005: Earned team's Outstanding Competitor award...regional and national qualifier...all-conference honoree in the discus and shot following third- and eighth-place finishes, respectively...set Academy record in the weight throw (54'10¼"), discus throw (175'5") and outdoor shot (47'9¾")...led the team during the indoor season in both the shot and weight throw...broke her own program mark in the weight throw at the All-Comers Meet, before setting it again the very next week at the AF Invitational...placed eighth in the shot put at the MWC Championships with a throw of 44'3¼"... opened the outdoor season with a second-place finish in the discus...picked up three top-10 finishes in the discus (154'3"), hammer (160'3") and shot (44'8¾") at the Brutus Hamilton Invite...established a Sophomore Class record in the shot put, discus and weight throws...placed fifth in the discus at the Pomona Pitzer Invitational...finished third in the discus at the prestigious Mt. SAC Relays with a throw of 155'10"...finished third in the discus at Colorado State...finished ninth at the Drake Relays in the discus with a throw of 157'1"...broke her own Academy record in the discus at the Air Force Twilight Meet with a toss of 170'6"...also finished second in the shot (45'3") with a mark that ranks second on the team's all-time list...named MWC Athlete of the Week after her record-setting performance...placed third in the discus at the MWC Championships...also placed fourth in the shot put with an Academy record throw of 47'9¾"...broke her own Academy discus record once again at the Midwest Regionals with a third-place throw of 175'5"...participated at regionals in the shot put, finishing 12th...placed 18th at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the discus with a throw of 158'3"...earned the team's Field Athlete of the Week award on five different occasions

    2004: Named Newcomer of the Year...also earned the team's "High Point Award"...set the school record in the 20-pound weight throw (53'10¼") and discus throw (166'6")...set the discus throw record at the Mt. SAC Relays and broke it again the very next day at Long Beach State...also led the team in the indoor shot put (44'0") - a mark that is ranked second on the program's all-time list...recorded a distance of 43'7¾" in the outdoor shot put that is ranked third in the all-time list... season-best throw of 161'6" in the hammer throw is ranked sixth all-time...set Freshman Class records in the weight throw and discus...named weekly Breakthrough Performer after debuting in the shot put with a 41'6½" at the All-Comers Meet...named "Outstanding Competitor" following the Air Force Invite with another career-best shot...repeated the honor at the Falcons' quadrangular with personal-bests in the shot and weight throw...earned another Outstanding Competitor honor at the Air Force Open for setting new career records in the shot and weight throw...named Newcomer of the Week at the UC-Irvine Quad with a 156'6" debut in the discus throw...received the weekly Breakthrough Performance award at Wichita State with a personal-best throw in the hammer...earned Field Athlete of the Week honors after the record-breaking discus performances in California...placed 25th at the NCAA Regional Championships in the discus

    HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner in track...state champion in the discus as a junior and senior...finished fourth in the event as a sophomore...also earned a fourth-place finish in the shot put as a senior...two-year letterwinner in basketball...team finished third at the state finals during junior and senior years...all-state honorable mention as a senior...lettered in volleyball one year...team finished third in the state during senior year

    PERSONAL: Parents are Tom and Wilma Korte...a management major...attended USAFA Prep School...named Offensive Player of the Year for volleyball and basketball.

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