Alexandra Emilianov

Position Throws
Height 6'1''
Class Sophomore
Hometown Chisinau, Moldova
High School Liceul Natalia Gheorghiu

CAREER RESULTS

Career Highlights
Texas Tech Open Meet Record (Shot Put) 15.67m (51-5 ft.) – 2/1/19-2/2/19
2018 Outdoor Second Team All-American (Discus)
2018 Outdoor Big 12 Champion – Discus
Outdoor School Record (Discus) – 60.24m (197-8 ft.)
Outdoor School Record (Shot Put) – 16.64m (54-7.25 ft.)

2019 OUTDOOR (So.)
Finished second in the discus at the ESU Spring Invitational (3/23) with a mark of 57.47 meters (188-6 ft.) which is the No. 3 mark in the NCAA and the No. 9 mark in KU history … Won the discus with a mark of 56.17 meters (184-3.5 ft.) and posted a second place finish in the shot put with a mark of 16.27 meters (53-4.5 ft.) for the No. 5 and No. 6 marks in KU history at the Battle on the Bayou (4/6) … Finished second in the discus at the 92nd Kansas Relays (4/17-20) with a mark of 56.21 meters (194-1 ft.).

2019 INDOOR (So.)
Finished third in the shot put at the KU-KSU-WSU Triangular (1/18) with a mark of 15.25 meters (50-00.50 ft.) … Threw a personal-best mark of 15.93 meters (52-3.25 ft.) in the shot put at the Jayhawk Classic (1/25-1/26) which made her the No. 5 shot put performer in KU history … Set the meet record at the Texas Tech Open (2/1-2/2) with a mark of 15.67 meters (51-5 ft.) in the shot put … Finished fourth in the shot put at the Big 12 Indoor Championship (2/22-2/23) with a mark of 15.65 meters (51-4.25 ft.).

2018 OUTDOOR (Fr.)
Became the No. 2 performer in KU history in the discus in her first-career outdoor appearance, finishing second in the premiere section of the event at the Sun Angel Classic (4/6-7) with a throw of 55.58 meters (182-4 ft.) … Won the discus at the Kansas Relays (4/18-21) with a mark of 55.42 meters (181-10 ft.) … Broke the school record in the shot put at the National Relay Championships (4/27-28) with a mark of 16.64 meters (54-7.25 ft.) to place third and won the discus with a mark of 54.49 meters (178-9 ft.) … Broke the school record in the discus at the Big 12 Championship (5/11-13) and won the event with a mark of 60.24 meters (197-8 ft.) … Also placed fifth in the shot put at the conference meet … Placed sixth in the discus at the NCAA West Preliminary (5/24-26) with a mark of 54.68 meters (179-5 ft.) to earn a trip to the NCAA Championships in the event and finished 27th in the shot put with a mark of 15.39 meters (50-6 ft.) … Earned Second Team All-America honors in the discus at the NCAA Outdoor Championships (6/6-9), finishing 12th with a mark of 51.30 meters (168-4 ft.).

2018 INDOOR (Fr.)
Won the shot put in her first collegiate meet, the Jayhawk Classic (1/25-26) with a mark of 15.55 meters (51-0.25 ft.) … Finished fourth in the shot put at the Big 12 Indoor Championship (2/23-24) with a mark of 15.63 meters (51-3.5 ft.) making her the No. 5 performer in KU women’s indoor history in the event.

HIGH SCHOOL
Won gold at the 2015 U18 World Championships in Columbia in the discus with a throw of 52.78 meters (173-2 ft.) … Won the shot put and discus at the 2016 U18 European Championships in Georgia, with marks of 18.50 meters (60-8.5 ft.) and 58.09 meters (190-7 ft.) … Took third at the 2016 U20 World Championships in Poland in the discus with a throw of 53.08 meters (174-2 ft.) … Won the discus at the 2017 U20 European Championships in Italy with a throw of 56.38 meters (185-0 ft.)

PERSONAL
Daughter of Ivan and Tatiana Emilianov … Undecided on a major.