Adrija Taraska

Adrija Taraska


Wickliffe, Ohio

High School:
Lake Catholic




More School Records Fall For Track & Field On Final Day Of BIG EAST Championships

Oliver Notches Second School Record Of The Weekend


Xavier Track And Field Set For BIG EAST Indoor Championship In New York City

Musketeers Will Face Strong Competition From Teams Throughout The Conference.


Xavier Student-Athletes Help Make-A-Wish

Musketeers Raised Over $5k For Landyn's Trip To Disney World


Xavier Track And Field Have Multiple Wins At UIndy Relays

Team Sets Three School Records And Fifteen Personal Records.


Xavier Track And Field Rise To Meet Competitive Field In Indiana

Musketeers Have Strong Performances At Both IU And IPFW.


Xavier Student-Athletes Help Make-A-Wish

Xavier University student-athletes partnered up with the Make-A-Wish Foundation to help raise money for six-year-old Landyn. Landyn suffers from spina bifida and wishes to go to Walt Disney World.

2013-14 BIG EAST All-Academic Team

2013-14: Competed in a number of indoor throwing events during her senior season ... Placed eighth in the shot put at the Oiler Opener with a result of 12.00m ... Had a season best mark in shot put at the BIG EAST Indoor Championship, posting 12.68m to take sixth place ... Also had a season-best mark of 13.07m in the weight throw at the BIG EAST Indoor Championship to earn eleventh place ... Competed in shot put twice during the outdoor season, placing fourth at the Bulldog Opener (11.52m) and sixth at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championship (12.15m).

2012-13: Competed in six events during the 2012-13 indoor season as a junior ... Had four top-20 finishes and one top-10 finish ... Longest distance of the season was 12.63m (41-05-.25) at both the Gladstein Invite and the Indiana Relays ... Competed in nine events during the 2013 outdoor season ... Had four top-10 finishes and two top-20 finishes ... Had season-best distance in the shot put at the A-10 Championships with a distance of 12.98m and finished eighth overall ... Posted a season-best finish of second overall in the shot put at the Early Bird Relays with a distance of 12.46m ... Recorded a season-best throw and distance in the javelin at the Oliver Nikoloff with a distance of 32.51m and a 3rd overall finish.

2011-12: Competed in ten events during the 2011-2012 indoor season ... Earned one top-10 finish at the Golden Flash Gala ... Threw a personal best of 12.95m (42-06.00) in the shot put at the Golden Flash Gala and threw a personal best of 12.35m (40-06.25) in the weight throw at the Gladstein Invite ... Set the school record with a throw of 12.35m (40-06.25) in the weight throw at the Gladstein Invite ... Competed in 5 events during the 2012 outdoor season ... Earned three top-10 finishes ... Personal best of 42-03.50 in the shot put at the Atlantic 10 Championship

2010-11: Competed in six events as a freshman ... Had personal bests of 40-06.00 in the shot put at the Golden Flash Invitational and 37-03.75 in the weight throw at the Doug Raymond Invitational

High School: A member of the track and field team all four years ... A North Coast League Champion in 2009-10 ... A state qualifier in 2010 ... Best marks include: 40' 11 3/4" in the shot put and 120' 6" in the discus

Personal: Born November 12, 1991 ...Majoring in Psychology with a Gender and Diversity minor... Has four younger siblings ... Daughter of Peter and Sharon