Haylee Varner
Haylee Varner
Height: 5-9
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bakersfield, Calif.
High School: Bakersfield HS
Previous College: Bakersfield JC
Position: Throws

Haylee Varner capped her Matador career with a seventh-place finish in the javelin at the Big West Championships ... best mark was 121-7 (37.07) which was good for two points for the conference champion Matador women ... season-best came at the USC Quad Meet where she placed fifth with a top throw of 139-5 (42.49) ... did not compete during the indoor season.

Varner advanced to her first NCAA West Region Championships in the javelin ... finished 31st with a best of 140-9 (42.91) ... took fourth at the Big West Championship with a best of 137-8 (41.96) ... threw a season-best of 147-5 (44.94) which was good for third at the Cal-Nevada Championship (Mar. 27-28) ... her distance ranks seventh in Matador history ... did not compete during the indoor season.

Finished fifth in the javelin at her first Big West Outdoor Championship ... tossed a best of 132-1 (40.27) to finish three spots behind teammate Stephanie Rallls ... posted a season-best of 135-9 (41.39) at the Cal-Nevada Champinships (Mar. 29) which was good for fifth place ... did not compete during the indoor season.

Spent two seasons (2006-08) at Bakersfield College in Bakersfield, Calif. ... competed in both track & field and volleyball for the Renegades ... was cocahed by her sister Amber in 2008 ... earned first team all-league honors in volleyball in 2007-08 ... earned her associate of arts degree with a 3.87 grade point average.

Lettered in track & field and volleyball at Bakersfield High School in Bakersfield, Calif. ... threw the shot and discus in 2003 and the shot in 2004 ... was also a middle hitter and team captain for the Drillers volleyball team ... graduated in 2006 with a 3.8 grade point average.

Born April 20, 1988 in Bakersfield, Calif. ... parents are Renee and Steve Varner ... has two older sisters, Amber and Rachel and one brother, Jake who attends Iowa State ... both sisters are also throwers ... favorites include the TV show "Friends" and the movie "A League of Their Own" ... chose CSUN because of the area and its close to the beach ... major is fashion merchandising.