Meet gets underway Thursday at 7:15 p.m.
2016-17 season ends with 14 tied or broken school records
Montes takes runner-up in javelin throw
Safiyyah Mitchell Qualifies for Sunday Finals
Team travels to El Paso, Texas
Photos from day 2 of the 2017 Thundering Herd Invitational
2016-17 (Sophomore): Set the school record in the indoor shot put by originally breaking the school record in the Marshall Opener meet…broke the record again at the Kentucky Indoor Invitational and then at the Chipotle Marshall Invitational with a personal best of 15.16 meters (49 feet, 9 inches)…set a personal best of 48.43 meters (157 feet, 11 inches) in the outdoor discus throw in a fourth place finish at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships…finished in the top-10 22 times during the indoor and outdoor season, including four wins…earned All C-USA honors by finishing second in the shot put at the C-USA Indoor Championship.
2015-16 (Freshman): Competed in both the C-USA Indoor and Outdoor Championships, as well as the Penn Relays...had a standout year for the Herd’s throwers...earned 6th place in the shot put at the C-USA Indoor Championships with a throw of 13.90m (45ft 7.25in)...indoor personal best was 14.02 (46ft)...In the outdoor season, Elena earned All C-USA Honors in the discus with a 3rd place finish, and a throw of 46.60m (125ft 11in). Her personal best in the discus was 48.31m (158ft 6in) set at the UNF Spring Break Invitational.
Prior to Marshall: Threw for Hickory High School in Hickory, Pennsylvania.
Shot Put: 15.16m (49ft 9in)
Discus: 48.43m (158ft 11in)