Destinee Romain

Destinee Romain

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Miami, Fla.

High School:
Miami Northwestern Senior H.S.

Event:
Throws

04/15/2014

Knights Celebrate at Swords Awards

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

03/26/2014

Senior Class Prepares for Final Lap

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

01/24/2014

Throws School Record Topped at Terrier Invitational

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

01/17/2014

UCF Track & Field Gets 2014 Underway

Romain, Distance Medley kick off 2014 season at Kentucky Invitational

01/16/2014

UCF Track and Field to Open Season at Kentucky Invitational

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

03/29/2014

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

Personal:
• 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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