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Women's Track & Field

Kayla Wilhelm
Kayla Wilhelm
Height: 5-4
Year: SO
Hometown: Lexington, VA
High School: Rockbridge County
Position: Thrower
Major: Undecided

TFRRS Statistics

2016-2017: (Indoor) – Competed in both the shot and weight during the indoor season, but worked more in her preferred weight throw event…posted a season best of 28’6.5” in the shot at the Finn Pincus Invitational…had her top weight toss of 34’5.5” at the Bast-Cregger Invitational…was a PR. (Outdoor) – Threw all four events at least once, with only a sole outing in the shot put…finished seventh (discus), sixth (javelin), and fifth (hammer) at the Doc Jopson Invite…had PRs of 103’2” in the discus and 109’11” in the hammer at the Liberty Collegiate Invite…posted a career-mark and a fourth-place finish of 83’3” in the javelin at the WildCat Invitational…just missed out on points (ninth-place in both) in the hammer and javelin at the ODAC Championships.

2016: (Indoor) The first year had a very good season throwing the shot and the weight…threw both in every meet…showed steady improvement throughout the year…had her top shot put at the Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational with a toss of 28’3.75”…finished the season at the ODAC Championships with her best weight throw of 30’4.25”. (Outdoor) At some point during the year, competed in all four throwing events for the WildCats…just as in indoor, got better throughout the year…set career-bests in three events at the WildCat Invitational…finished third in the javelin with a toss of 82’10”…was very impressive in the discus with a spin of 96’9”…heaved the shot 28’11” against a very good field at the meet…best hammer throw came in final one of the season…cleared 85’2” at the Liberty Collegiate Invite.

Previous: Was a thrower on the Rockbridge County High School track and field team for one year.

Personal: Daughter of Homer and Sandra Wilhelm...has a twin brother, Eric...also played basketball and softball in high school.