April Downey

April Downey

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Melbourne, Fla.

High School:
Melbourne Central Catholic HS

Position:
Throws

Prior to UCF: Attended Melbourne Central Catholic High School...Named the team most valuable player for the Hustlers as a sophomore, junior and senior...As a senior, finished second in the Class 2A state championships in the discus...Also finished second in the same event as a junior, setting a personal best with a throw of 131 feet...Named First-Team All-Space Coast as a junior and a senior...Finished third in the discus at the state meet as a sophomore...Claimed eighth place in the state meet in the discus as a freshman...Also played four years of basketball and was named both team MVP and Second-Team All-Space Coast as a senior...Member of the National Honor Society and an AP Scholar Award winner.

Personal: Born in Melbourne, Fla....Daughter of Michael and Maureen Downey....Plans to major in molecular and microbiology.

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