women’s track & field
Active from 1983-1988 • Inducted in 1998
A six time All-American in the shot put (twice indoor, four-time outdoor), Wescott placed second in the shot put at the NAIA National Championships in 1984 and fourth at the NAIA Indoor Nationals in 1985. She placed three times at the NCAA Division III National Championships: sixth place in 1987 (indoors), fifth place in 1987, and third place in 1988. A three-time conference champion in shot put (1984, 1985, and 1988), she was also a two-time conference champion in the discus throw in 1984 and 1985. She was three-time NAIA District 2 Champion in shot put 1984, 1985, and 1988 with a meet record, 45'8"
Wescott and her husband, Gary, live in Puyallup, Wash. with their two children, Renate and Nathan. Wescott is teaching German and French at Cascade Christian Schools in Puyallup and completing her doctorate in Education at Seattle Pacific University. She teaches German for the University of Washington and Educational Leadership classes for SPU in an adjunct capacity as well. Their family hobbies include weight lifting, volleyball, and cycling, leading mission trips to Europe, serving the Tacoma and Seattle communities with ministry, church (music) and service outreaches, as well as coaching and teaching high school and college student athletes.
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