Lara

Omerzu

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Jumps
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Krška Vas, Slovenia

Bio

Personal Bests
Indoor
60m Hurdles: 9.12 (1/19/18)
High Jump: 5-10 1/2 (1.79m) (1/13/18)
Outdoor
High Jump: 5-9 1/4 (1.76m) (4/27/18)

Big Ten Championships
2018 (O): HJ - 5-7 1/4 (1.71m) (9th)
2018 (I): HJ - 5-8 3/4 (1.75m) (4th)

Honors
Academic All-Big Ten (2019)
Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2017; Spring 2018, 2019)
Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2018, 2019)
USTFCCCA All-Academic Team (2018)

2018 (Freshman)
Indoor: Finished fourth in the high jump at the Big Ten Indoor Championships with a leap of 5-8 3/4 (1.75m)...set a personal-best and claimed the high jump title at the Graduate Classic with a jump of 5-10 1/2 (1.79m)...set a PR in the 60m hurdles with a time of 9.12 in the prelims of the Prairie Wolf Indoor Invitational and finished fourth in the event with a time of 9.19.

Outdoor: Placed ninth in the high jump at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships with a clearance of 5-7 1/4 (1.71m)...set a PR in the high jump and finished third at the Texas Tech Corky/Crofoot Shootout with a leap of 5-9 1/4 (1.76m)...also finished second at the John McDonnell Invitational in the high jump.

Before Nebraska
A talented high jumper from Slovenia...recorded a personal best of 6-1 1/4 (1.86m)...also holds PRs of 18-6 1/2 (5.65m) in the long jump and 5,250 in the heptathlon...finished 12th in the high jump at the 2016 IAAF World U20 Championships.

Personal
Born Feb. 10, 1998...parents are Vladka and Henrik...major is nutrition, health and exercise science.

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2018 Big Ten Indoor T&F Highlights
Nebraska Tune-Up Highlights
Frank Sevigne Highlights - Day 2