Destinee Romain

Destinee Romain

Miami, Fla.

High School:
Miami Northwestern Senior H.S.



Knights Celebrate at Swords Awards

UCF held its annual end-of-the-year banquet


Senior Class Prepares for Final Lap

Four Knights reflect on their careers in pre-senior day Q&A


Throws School Record Topped at Terrier Invitational

UCF senior Destinee Romain earns first win of career with new weight throw record


UCF Track & Field Gets 2014 Underway

Romain, Distance Medley kick off 2014 season at Kentucky Invitational


UCF Track and Field to Open Season at Kentucky Invitational

Knights will head to Lexington, Ky. for first indoor test


UCF Track & Field Senior Day

The Class of 2014 was recognized at the UCF Invitational on March 29.

Personal Bests
Shot Put: 14.28m/46-10.25 (Out); 14.31m/46-11.5(In)
Discus: 41.43m/135-11
Hammer: 54.45m/181-11
Weight Throw: 20.02m/65-08.25 (school record)

2014 (Senior)
• All-American Athletic Conference Outdoor Third Team (hammer throw)
• NCAA East Preliminary participant in the hammer throw
• Earned the bronze at The American Outdoor Championship in the hammer throw with a toss of 55.29/181-05 and helped UCF finish runner-up as a team
• Posted a career-high in the hammer throw at 55.45m/181-11 in a second-place finish at the UNF Invite
• Took the silver at the UCF Invitational in the hammer throw at 52.40m/171-11
• Set a personal best of 14.28m/46-10.25 in the shot put to earn first at the UCF Invitational
• Won the shot put at the UNF Invite with a mark of 14.13m/46-04.25
• All-American Athletic Conference Indoor Second Team (weight throw)
• Twice re-wrote her PR and school record in the weight throw, topping out at 20.02m/65-08.25 at the Husker Invitational
• Broke personal record in shot put at the Tyson Invitational with 14.31m/46-11.5
• Earned silver in the weight throw at the American Indoor Championships (19.79m/64-11.25)

2013 (Junior):
• Finished seventh in both the shot put (14.06m/46-01.50) and weight throw (18.53m/60-09.50) thanks to personal-best performances that scored points at the C-USA Indoor Championships
• Every mark in the weight throw during the indoor season was better than any throw of her first two seasons at UCF
• Opened the outdoor season with a personal-best 53.15m/174-04 in the hammer at the UCF Invitational
• Peaked in the shot put at the C-USA Outdoor Championships with a personal-best 14.17m/46-06 for ninth place

2012 (Sophomore):
• Threw a personal-record mark 16.93m/55-6.50 in the weight throw at the Tiger Paw Invitational (2/10)
• Recorded best shot put outing of the indoor season at the Rod McCravy Memorial with a toss of 12.69m/41-07.75
• Opened the outdoor season with a personal-best performance in the hammer (48.74m/159-11) for third place at the Black and Gold Challenge (3/17)
• Produced a personal-record mark of 13.92m/45-08.00 in the shot put at the Tom Jones Invitational (4/21)

2011 (Freshman):
• Set a personal record in the weight throw with a mark of 12.79m/41-11.5 at the Indoor Kentucky Invitational (1/14)
• Recorded a personal best in the shot put with a throw of 12.93m/42-5.25 at the Indoor Dick Taylor Invite (2/12)
• Set a personal record in the hammer (36.67m/120-4) to at the Outdoor Black & Gold Challenge (3/19)

Prior to UCF:
• Graduated from Miami Northwestern Senior High
• Holds school record for shot put with a toss of 47-11
• Threw 139-4 in discus in state championship meet in 2010
• Won All-Dade First Team honors for discus
• District champion in shot put and discus in 2008 and 2009

• Born in Miami, Fla.
• Daughter of Robert and Caron Romain
• A member of student government, the National Honor Society and the English Honor Society
• Majoring in psychology

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