Charlissa Foster

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Cameron, Texas

    High School:
    C.H. Yoe

    Height:
    5-3

    Event:
    Throws

    Birthdate:
    06/18/1989

    Experience:
    3L

    Major:
    Biology

    Charlissa Foster

    Personal Bests
    Indoor Date
    Shotput 14.30/46-11 12/12/09
    Outdoor Date
    Discus 51.48/168-11
    Shotput 14.22/46-8

    2010 Conference USA Spirit of Service Award
    2008 NCAA Regional Qualifier- Discus
    2008 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
    High School State Champion- Shot Put, Discus

    JUNIOR (2009-10)
    Indoor:
    Started the season with third-place finish in the shot put at the Texas A&M Opener (12/12) with 14.30/46-11 distance, a personal best...Outdoor:Did not compete during outdoor season.


    SOPHOMORE (2008-09)

    Indoor: Began the season with a seventh-place finish in the shot put at the Leonard Hilton Memorial with a mark of 13.18m (43-03) ... Placed ninth at the New Mexico Cherry & Silver Invitational in the shot put ... Placed seventh in the discus at the C-USA Championships with a toss of 44.78m (146-11) ... Finished eighth in the shot put at the championships with a mark of 14.08m (46-02.50). Outdoor: Notched two first-place victory in the discus - at the TSU Relays, launching a mark of 44.67m (146-06), and at the Rice All-Comers Meet, throwing a length of 44.50m (146-00) ... Finished in fourth place in the discus at the LSU Alumni Gold meet with a mark of 45.06m (147-10) ... Placed third in both the discus and shot put at the J. Fred Duckett Rice Twilight throwing a length of 46.04m (151-00) and 13.56m (44-06) ... Finished second in the discus and fourth in the shot put at the Texas Invitational with a mark of 46.49m (152-06) ... At the C-USA Championships, finished seventh in the discus, registering a mark of 44.78m (146-11).

    FRESHMAN (2007-08)
    Indoor: Finished ninth at the Houston Indoor opener in the shot put ... Seventh in the weight throw with a mark of 14.45m (47-00.50) at the Houston Indoor Invitational ... Also finished fourth in the shot put with a 14.22m (46-08.00) ... Took fifth in the shot at the Bayou City Championships and fifth at the UH All-Comers meet ... Finished 11th at the C-USA Championships in the shot put. Outdoor: Finished third in the shot at the LSU Tiger Relays with a mark of 13.54m (44-05.25) ... Finished fifth in the discus with a toss of 43.26m (141-11) at the UTEP Invitational ... Also finished fourth in the shot ... Notched a toss of 13.52m in the shot put at the Tellez Invitational ... Finished in the top-10 in the C-USA Championships in the shot put with a best of 13.27m (43-06.50) ... Also set a personal best in the discus with a toss of 47.41m (155-06) to finish fourth.

    HIGH SCHOOL
    A three-time district and regional champion in the shot put and discus ... State runner-up in both the shot put and discus in 2006 and was the 2005 state champion in the discus ... Named a 2007 state champion in the shot put and discus ... Recorded personal-best throws of 160-0 in the discus and 45-10.5 in the shot put ... Her 160-0 in the discus ranked her top five in the nation and a number-one ranking in Texas in 2007 ... Graduated in the top-5 percent of her class ... Named First-Team All-District in volleyball ... Power lifter runner-up ... Named Class President ... Member of the honor roll.

    PERSONAL
    Born June 18, 1989 in College Station, Texas ... Daughter of Charles and Elizabeth Foster ... Chose Houston for its friendly environment and education ... Also recruited by North Texas, Baylor, Kentucky, UTEP, Harvard, Texas-San Antonio and Florida ... Hobbies include working out ... Twin brother, Charles, plays football ... Majoring in biology and pre-med.

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