Virginia Traynor

Virginia Traynor

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Miami, Fla.

High School:
Westminster Christian HS

Event:
Throws

2007... Opened the indoor season with a personal-best mark of 45-8, placing 10th at the Florida Intercollegiate...took eighth in the shot put at 42-0 at the Florida Intercollegiate...recorded marks of 42-3 in the shot put and 47-3.75 in the weight throw at the Gladstein Invitational...took fourth in the shot put at 42-9.75 and finished in the top 10 of the weight throw with a toss of 49-7 at the Clemson Invitational...finished in the top ten with a toss of 42-1.50 in the shot put and posted a 50-3.25 in the weight throw at the C-USA Indoor Championship...mark in the weight throw is second on UCF's all-time list...captured top honors in the shot put (43-4.25) then took second in the discus (135-5.25) and third in the weight throw (135-2.50) at the UCF Invitational...claimed sixth place in the hammer throw (138-6) and seventh in the shot put (43-9) at the Disney Invitational...grabbed third in the shot put with a toss of 45-3 at the FSU Relays...took second in the shot put with a mark of 45-11.75 at the Florida Relays...effort also ranks third all-time at UCF...led the Knights in the shot put with a toss of 44-2 at the Miami Elite Invitational...threw 44-3.25 to claim third in the shot put at the Golden Knight Twilight...scored with a toss of 44-10.25 for sixth place in the shot put.
2006... Opened the indoor season with a top 15 effort in the shot put at the Florida Intercollegiate...earned an indoor best mark of 41-10.50 for 11th in the shot put at UNC Fast Times...posted a toss of 39-5.25 in the shot put at the Tiger Classic...recorded a toss of 40-6.25 in the event at the C-USA Indoor Championship...made her outdoor debut at the UF Diet Pepsi Classic with a throw of 38-8.75 in the shot put...finished in the top 12 (41-8.75) at the Miami Elite...took top honors in the event (42-6) at the Bulldog Limited...earned a second place showing with a mark of 43-5.25 at the Golden Knight Twilight...finished eighth in the shot put with a personal best of 43-9.25 at the C-USA Outdoor Championship.
2005... Threw an indoor best of 40-2.75 in the shot as she earned ninth at the Carolina Classic...recorded a mark of 39-7.75 to place seventh in the shot put at the UCF Invitational...claimed second place in the shot put (40-2) and the discus (130-2) at the Disney Relays...finished fifth in the garnet shot put (42-0) at the FSU Relays...posted a season best mark of 42-3.50 in the shot put at the USF Invitational...tied for third and earned all-conference honors in the shot put (41-0m) at the A-Sun Championships....recorded a toss of 40-4.75 in the shot put for fourth place at the Golden Knight Twilight...Atlantic Sun All-Academic Team.
Prior to UCF... Named the Female Athlete of the Year and received the Top Performer Award her senior year...received the Coaches Award and garnered the MVP Varsity Athletic Award her junior year...was district champion all four years of high school...regional and state champion for shot put in 2004...member of the National Honor Society and National Foreign Language Honor Society...broke school records twice...also a cheerleader...volunteers with Young Life.
Personal... Born in Miami...daughter of Byron and Tina Traynor...major is hospitality management.

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