Release Courtesy of Juniata Athletic Communications
TOWSON, Md. – Juniata College senior Kylie Orndorf has been selected as the 2019 Landmark Women's Outdoor Track & Field Senior Scholar Athlete.
Recently, Orndorf was named to the USTFCCCA All-Region team. She also earned Landmark Field Athlete of the Year, Landmark All-Conference first and second team, was named Landmark Athlete of the Week, and received Landmark Academic Honor Roll this season.
At Landmark Championships, Orndorf took home first in the javelin throwing 41.35m, second in the hammer throwing 38.60m, fourth in the shotput throwing 10.72m, and fifth in the discus throwing 32.99m.
This season, Orndorf broke the Juniata record in the hammer at the Jim Taylor Invite hosted by Susquehanna with a throw of 39.41m. Orndorf sits in the third spot in the javelin (41.35m) and fifth in the shotput (10.71m) in the Juniata top-5 record book.
Academically, Orndorf has a 3.86 cumulative GPA and has appeared on the Landmark Academic Honor Roll three times. Her P.O.E. is Environmental Science and General Science Secondary Ed.
The Landmark Conference selects 22 senior scholar athletes each year to recognize the top student-athlete in each sport based on academics and athletics.
The honorees must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.20 and are selected by a committee of Landmark Conference officers, athletics directors, faculty athletic representatives, senior woman administrators, and sports information directors.