Heather Calandra
Heather Calandra
Height: 5-9
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Cottonwood, Ariz.
High School: Mingus Union
Position: Throws

2015 Outdoor: Competed in throwing events for the Retrievers in her first outdoor season... Building upon her success in the winter, she competed, and finished fifth in the shot put competition at the America East Championships with a throw of 12.99m... Had her best toss in the discus throw at the Morgan State Legacy meet, with a throw of 33.86m (111'1").

2014-15 Indoor: Excelled in the shot put and weighted throw during the winter in her first season as a Retriever... Set a season best in the shot put at the America East Championships, with her best toss coming at 13.35m (43'9.75")... In the weighted throw, she threw her best throw at the America East Championships with a toss of 14.64m (48'0.5").

Background: She broke the high school shot put record, while becoming state champ in the shot put all four years of high school… Heather broke the Arizona state shot put record this past year… Also earned a state championship in the discus her junior year… Helped her team to three straight state championships.

Personal: Daughter of Juli and Zack Calandra… Has one sister, Hope, and one brother Peter… She is undecided on a major… Born on April 5, 1996.