Track & Field
Mary Angell - Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • Previous School North Carolina
  • High school Byron Center

• 2010 State Farm Athlete of the Month
• 2010 ESPN The Magazine All-District Team
• 2010 USTFCCCA Division I All-Academic Honoree
• 2009 NCAA Mideast Regional Semifinalist – Discus, Shot Put
• 2009 All-District CoSIDA Academic Honor Roll
• 2009 All-SEC Academic Honor Roll 2009

2009 (Sophomore): Outdoor – Competed at the NCAA Mideast Regional in both the discus and shot put … Threw a personal-best distance of 162-9 in the discus at the Triton Invitational to move into UK’s all-time record list at the eighth position … At the SEC Championships, placed fifth in the discus with a throw of 157-6 … Finished seventh in the shot put at the conference meet throwing a personal-best outdoor mark of 48-8 that ranks seventh all-time at UK … Placed eighth overall in the shot put at the Triton Invitational recording a distance of 48-5.50. Indoor – Posted a personal-best shot put throw of 50-0.75 at the Iowa State Classic to claim sixth place; the mark and ranks fifth all-time at UK … At the Rod McCravy Memorial Meet, placed sixth in the shot put stretching the tape to 49-0.25 … Placed seventh in the shot put at the SEC Championships throwing a distance of 48-10.

Previous College (North Carolina): Led Tar Heel throwers in the shot put as a freshman in both indoor and outdoor seasons with top mark of 47-0.25 … Top distance in the discus was 160-4 … Coached by Dennis Craddock.

High School: Michigan Gatorade track athlete of the year as a senior … Three-time Michigan state champion in shot put … Discus state champion in 2007 … Holds Michigan state records in both shot put (49-6) and discus (165-7) … Coached by her father, Sam Angell … Played four years of volleyball and tennis earning All-conference honors in both her junior and senior years … Graduated Summa Cum Laude … Member of National Honor Society. Personal: Full name is Mary Christine Angell … Born Aug. 29, 1989 in Byron Center, Mich. … Parents are Sam and Laurie Angell … Has one sister, Julie … Father was a thrower at the University of Michigan.

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