Lindsay Herra

  • Lindsay
  • Herra

  • Event
    Throws
  • Class
    r-Senior
  • High School/Other
    Boylan Catholic/Iowa
  • Hometown
    Belvidere, Ill.

Updated: September 19, 2017

2017 outdoor: Did not compete.

2017 indoor: Took first at the Black and Gold Premier in the discus, tossing a mark of 47.03 meters (154’3”) ... Earned Iowa Athletics Female Hawkeye of the Year.

2016 outdoor: Competed in discus at Texas Invite (152-3, 46.40m) to place seventh, Florida Relays (151-11, 46.30m) to place 12th and Musco Twilight (151-8, 46.22m) to rank second ... Tabbed Best Teammate Award … Academic All-Big Ten.

2016 indoor: Placed second in discus at Iowa Duals (136’10”, 47.10m).

2015 outdoor: Competed in discus (152’11”, 46.60m) and javelin (114’11”, 35.04m) at Baldy Castillo Invite ... The discus mark ranks 10th all-time at Iowa ... Competed in javelin and discus at Beach Invite (125’3”, 38.18m; 140’0”, 42.67m), Big Ten Championships (123’9”, 37.71m; 146’2.5”, 44.56m) and Musco Twilight (123’9”, 37.71m; 139’2.25”, 42.42m) ... Placed 13th in discus at Florida Relays (146-2, 44.56m) ... Earned the John Raffensperger Dedication Award … Academic All-Big Ten.

2015 indoor: Placed third in discus (151’2.75”, 46.09m) and fifth in weight throw (47’9”, 14.55m) at Border Battle.

2014 outdoor: Placed 12th in discus at Big Ten Championships (146’5”, 44.63m) ... placed seventh in discus (140’6”, 42.84m) and ninth in javelin (109’8”, 33.44m) at the Arkansas Spring Invite ... Earned sixth in javelin (106’6”, 32.46m) and eighth in discus (152’2”, 46.39m) at Illinois Twilight.

2014 indoor: Did not compete.

High school: Two-time state and conference champion in discus ... Two-time all-conference selection ... Conference Female Athlete of the Year finalist in 2013 … Also played volleyball, garnering first-team all-conference while leading her team as a captain to winning the conference.

Personal: Born March 4, 1995 ... Daughter of Phil and Linda Herra ... Has three siblings – John, Steven and Mary … Her mother, Linda, was on the Northern Illinois dance team … Her father, Phil, played football and wrestled on Northern Illinois, he won the 1983 MAC Championship and the 1983 California Bowl … Her brother, Steven, plays football at Stevens Point … Two of her cousins played collegiately in Justin Pattermann swimming at Grand Valley State and Kylen Pattermann rowing at Grand Valley State and Louisville … Earned a bachelor’s degree from Iowa and is earning her master’s in human nutrition, foods and exercise.