Kwema Phillander
Kwema Phillander
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Trinidad

High School:
Siparia Senior Comprehensive

Event:
Throws

2008 Outdoor: Competed at four events with all top seven finishes...won the javelin event at the EKU Open with a throw of 36.84m...best throw of the season came at the Duke Invitational with a mark of 37.40m (seventh place).

2007 Outdoor: Finished second in the javalin throw at the Ohio Open with a distance of 35.61m...best throw of the year came at the C-USA Championships (36.50m).

2006 Outdoor: Threw a season best 121'06" for third place in the javelin at the Eastern Kentucky Open...placed sixth at the 49er Classic with a toss of 108'03" and at the Ohio Invitational (114'06").

2006 Indoor: Redshirt season.

Prior to Marshall: Earned a silver medal in 2002 and a gold medal in 2003 at the National Secondary School Championships in the under 20 javelin event...in 2005 won a gold medal in the National Senior Championships for Trinidad and Tobago in the javelin...awarded most outstanding track and field athlete by Siparia Senior Comprehensive in 2003...represented Trinidad and Tobago at the Carifta Games in 2003.

Personal: Born on July 31, 1984...daughter of Dennis Phillander and Grace Gloud Samuel...major is pre-med/biology.