Laura Sheckter
Laura Sheckter
Height: 5-9
Year: So.
Hometown: Manhattan Beach, CA
High School: Mira Costa
Position: Throws

Career Best Marks (Outdoor):

12.05m Shot Put 4/27/2019 UAA Championships

Honors (Outdoor):

2019 All-UAA Shot Put 3rd

High School:

Four-year member of the basketball program at Mira Costa High School ... Served as team captain her junior and senior seasons ... Was coached by John Lapham ... Second Team All-Bay League in 2017 after capturing first-team honors the prior year ... As a junior, she helped her squad to a 23-10 record, averaging 12 points and 6.3 rebounds per contest ... Second Team All-CIF in 2016 & 2017 ... Selected as her team's Most Inspirational Player Award winner on two occasions ... Three-year member of the National Honor Society ... Graduated summa cum laude.

Daughter of Richard and Caren Sheckter ... Born April 7 ... Major in human health.

"I chose Emory because there is a great balance between outstanding academics and athletics.  The campus is gorgeous and I love the proximity to the heart of Atlanta."