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ERIN GILREATH
  • Throws
  • Williston, Fla. (Glenbard West HS)
  • USATF Bio

CAREER VICTORIES: 7

PERSONAL RECORDS
INDOORS

Weight Throw: 72-3.75 - 2003 NCAA Indoor Championships, Fayetteville, Ark.
Shot Put: 50-8.25 - 2003 Hoosier Hills, Indianapolis, Ind.
OUTDOORS
Hammer Throw: 212-8 - 2003 USA Championships, Palo Alto, Calif.
Shot Put: 52-7.50, 2003 Florida Women's Track and Field Classic, Gainesville, Fla.

HONORS: (One-Time NCAA Champion; Two-Time NCAA All-American; One-Time All-SEC) 2003 NCAA Indoor Weight Throw Champion; 2003 NCAA Indoor All-American - weight throw; 2003 SEC Indoor Champion - weight throw; 2003 NCAA Outdoor All-American - hammer throw

2003 AS A SENIOR: Competed in 17 meets (seven indoor, 10 outdoor)…Earned All-America honors in the hammer throw with a sixth-place finish at the NCAA Outdoor Championships...Scored in the hammer throw (third place) and in the shot put (eighth place) at the NCAA East Regional…Finished third in the hammer throw (209-3) and fourth in the shot put (51-7.75) at the SEC Championships…Recorded a personal best in the hammer throw (209-8) at the Seminole Twilight…Runner-up in the shot put at the Florida Women's Track and Field Classic with a PR of 52-7.50…Placed third in the hammer throw at the Mesa Classic…Runner-up in the hammer throw at the SEC Quad meet…Won the open hammer throw at Florida Relays…Won the national championship in the weight throw at the NCAA Indoor Championships with a personal-best mark of 72-3.75…Won the SEC Championship in the weight throw (70-9.25)…Won the weight throw at the Hoosier Hills meet with a mark of 67-4.75...Won the weight throw at the Tyson Invitational (67-6.75...Finished second in the weight throw at the Gator Invitational with a mark of 66-3.25...Runner-up at the Carolina Fast Times meet with a throw of 68-3 in the weight throw...Won the weight throw at the SEC Challenge with a throw of 66-2.50...

2003 Wins (6): (i) SEC Challenge weight throw (66-2.50); Tyson Invitational weight throw (67-6.75); Hoosier Hills weight throw (67-4.75); SEC Championship weight throw (70-9.25); NCAA Championship weight throw (72-3.75); Florida Relays hammer throw (198-11)

2002 AS A JUNIOR: Bests of 188-4 (hammer throw), 52-2 (shot put), 62'0.25 (weight throw)…Competed in 17 meets (eight outdoors; nine indoors)... Scored in two events at the SEC Championships… Eighth in the hammer throw, fifth in the shot put… Second in the shot put and fifth in the hammer throw at the Penn Relays...Won the shot put and placed fifth in the hammer throw at the Auburn Bank Invitational...Seventh in the shot put at the Sun Angel Classic…Set two outdoor personal records in the shot put and hammer throw at the Sun Angel Classic… Fifth in the shot put and 8th in both the hammer throw and the shot put at the Florida Relays…Finished 12th in the hammer throw and fifth in the shot put at the FSU Relays…16th in the weight throw at the USATF Championships... Provisionally qualified for the NCAA Championships the Fast Times Qualifier... Finished seventh with a weight throw of 61-5 at the SEC Championships, a NCAA provisional mark... Eighth in the shot put at the SEC Championships... Set a personal best in the weight throw and finished fifth in the shot put at Hoosier Hills... Sixth in both the shot put and the weight throw at the Gator Invitational... Set a personal best in the shot put with a throw of 48-3.5 at the Adidas Invitational... 10th in the weight throw at the Adidas Invitational... Seventh in the weight throw and 13th in the shot put at the SEC East Challenge... Finished seventh in the shot put and ninth in the weight throw at the Virginia Tec h Invitational... Eighth in the weight throw and sixth in the shot put at Florida Intercollegiates.

2002 Wins: (o): Auburn Bank Invitational shot put (49'05.5).

PRIOR TO FLORIDA: Has personal bests of 38-1 in the shot put and 100-9 in the discus... Attended high school in Illinois... Two-time state finalist in the shot put in high school... 1997 sectional champion in the shot put... Team MVP... Top Scholar Athlete Award... Broke the school shot put record twice... Throws the shot left handed and all other throws right handed


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