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Christina Octavien
Christina Octavien

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Naples, Fla.

High School:
Lely

Event:
Throws



Career Bests:
• Shot Put - 43-06.50
• Discus - 152-00.00
• 20-Lb. Weight - 44-11.00

FRESHMAN (2007-08): Threw the 20-lb weight once all year posting 44-11.00 at the SEC Championships...Tossed a career best in the shot put at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a mark of 43-06.50...was the Tide's leading discus thrower as a freshman hitting a mark of 152-00.00 at the Stanford University Invitational

PREP AND PERSONAL: 2006 State Runner-up in the discus...2007 third place finish at the State Track Meet in the discus...Two-time District champion in the discus and two-time District runner-up in the shot put...2006 Regional runner-up in the discus...Named Most Valuable Thrower three times...Named Lely High's Most Valuable Female Athlete in 2006 and 2007...Placed third in the discus at the Golden South Classic Track Meet...First place finish at the BayTaf summer track meet in the discus with a throw of 127 feet...Member of the All-County volleyball team and named the team's MVP in 2006...Parents: Stephen and Philmene Octavien...Siblings: Brothers-Steven, Fritz, Achille/Sisters-Joselande, Anna, Dayana, Jessica, Stephanie...Birthday: August 15, 1989...Majoring in History...Christina is the youngest of nine children...Brother, Steven, plays football at the University of Nebraska...Sister, Dayana, participates in field events for the University of Bath (England)