- Nora Mehl
Nora Mehl

Hometown:
Rottweil, Germany

High School:
Droste Huelshoff Gymnasium

Event:
Multi/Jumps

Experience:
3L



AS A SENIOR (2011)
INDOOR: Jumped 1.65m in the high jump at the Niswonger Invitational ... leaped 1.72m in the same event to place fifth at the C-USA Championships ... recorded a top-10 finish in the high jump (1.61m) at the Gladstein Invitational. OUTDOOR: Leaped 1.76m in the high jump to set a new meet record and capture the event title at the `Southern Invitational ... took third in the high jump (1.65m) at the Alabama Relays ... claimed second in the high jump (1.70m) at the Twilight Invitational and at the Mt. SAC Relays (1.75m) ... jumped 1.76m in the high jump for first place at the Vanderbilt Invitational ... also competed in the javelin throw at the same meet finishing seventh (30.39m) ... qualified for the NCAA Championships in the high jump and jumped 1.78m in the preliminary round ... a Capital One Academic All-America First Team selection ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and earned the league's Academic Medal.

AS A JUNIOR (2010)
INDOOR: Provisionally qualified for the NCAA Championship and broke the UAB high jump record with a leap of 1.81m (5-11.25) at the LSU Twilight ... provisionally qualified for the NCAA meet again and became a two-time Conference USA champion after scoring 3,774 points in the pentathlon at the league meet ... her 3,774 points also set a new UAB pentathlon record... recorded a fourth-place finish in the high jump at the Meyo Invitational with a leap of 1.75m. OUTDOOR: Qualified for the East Preliminary Round of the NCAA Outdoor Championship after taking the high jump title at the Alabama Relays with a leap of 1.79m (5-10.50) ... had a leap of 1.74m (5-08.50) at the NCAA East Preliminary ... recorded a sixth-place finish in the heptathlon with 4,731 points at the C-USA Championship ... C-USA Scholar Athlete Award recipient ... selected to the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team ... named to the C-USA All-Academic Team ... C-USA Academic Medal recipient ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2009)
INDOOR: Placed sixth in the high jump at the Houston Opener with a jump of 1.65m ...finished fifth in the high jump with a then personal-best 1.66m at the Niswonger Invitational ... recorded a fourth-place finish in the pentathlon with 3,350 points at the C-USA Championships ... garnered all-conference honors at the C-USA Championships ... honored with the C-USA Winter Spirit of Service Award for her efforts in community service. OUTDOOR: Won the heptathlon at the C-USA Championships (4,811 points) with personal bests in the javelin throw and 100m hurdles ... finished third in the high jump (1.75m) ... recorded a personal best in the 100m hurdles (16.60) and a then-personal best in the high jump (1.60m) at the Alabama Relays ... finished third in the heptathlon at the Ole Miss Invitational with 4,715 points, achieving an NCAA qualifying jump in the high jump and personal bests in the javelin, shot put and long jump ... named to the 2009 C-USA Women's Track and Field All-Academic Team ... recorded a seventh-place finish in the high jump (1.74m) at the NCAA Mideast Regionals which qualified her for an at-large selection to the NCAA Championships; she ultimately did not make the cut.

AS A FRESHMAN (2008)
INDOOR: Competed at one meet during the indoor season ... recorded the indoor best for shot put at the Tiger Invitational (9.64m) ... also competed in the high jump. OUTDOOR: Set the outdoor season high in the javelin throw with a distance of 28.32m at the Southern Miss Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL
Attended Droste Huelshoof Gymnasium in Rottweil, Germany ... was South German Champion in the high jump in 2004 ... placed fifth in high jump and sixth in heptathlon at German Championships in 2004 ... placed fourth in high jump and seventh in heptathlon at German Championships in 2006 ... German Champion with the heptathlon team in 2005.

PERSONAL
Full name is Nora Theresa Mehl ... born Oct. 14, 1987 in Rottweil, Germany ... daughter of Hansjorg Mehl and Edith Schneider-Mehl ... majoring in psychology and pre-med.