Arizona State: Ranks sixth on ASU's all-time javelin list at 137-02 (41.82m)... 2008 Outdoor: Competed in five events... placed 17th in the javelin at the Pac-10 Championships... record a personal-best toss of 137-02 (41.82m) to finish seventh at the ASU Invitational... scored at the Double Dual by finishing fifth... Academic All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention selection... 2008 Indoor: Did not compete.
Kansas: Played two seasons of softball for the Jayhawks... played catcher for KU... helped team to 2006 Big XII Championship as a freshman... earned several academic accolades, including a Academic All-Big XII Second Team honor in 2007... also earned placement on the Big XII Commissioner's Honor Roll and the Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Dean's List honoree and member of National Honor's Society.
High School: A 2005 graduate of Chaparral High School (Scottsdale, Ariz.)... lettered four times in softball... captained the team as a senior... was a four-time all-region selection, including first-team honors in 2004 and 2005... earned all-state honors as a junior and senior... earned the team's Firebird Award in 2002... led team in home runs in both 2004 and 2005 and was selected as the offensive player of the year in 2005.
Personal: Majoring in journalism... parents are Robert and Maire Simington... has one brother: Mark... father Robert played football at Emporia College in Emporia, Kan.... born August 1, 1986, in Phoenix... hobbies include quoting movies and blowing bubbles... full name is Erika Aleksandra Simington.
Personal Bests Javelin: 137-02