Junior Donyelle Brown automatically just missed out on breaking the school record in the hammer throw Friday.
RECORDS: Set a new all-time program record in the hammer throw at the Ohio Open on May 10, 2008. Her throw of 180-07 eclipsed the previous record of 178-10 set by Jacklyn Lugaila in 2006.
2010: INDOOR SEASON: Finished 11th and 17th at the MAC Championships in the shot put and weight throw competitions, respectively ... Earned second place in the shot put on two occasions, at the State Farm Games (1/23) and the Alumni Open (2/5) ... Season-best mark in the shot put (45-06.50) was set at the All-Ohio Championships ... Finished second in the weight throw competition at the State Farm Games ... Season-best mark in the weight throw (52-07.50) came at the Ohio State Tune-Up. OUTDOOR SEASON: Competed in throws for the Bobcats ... Qualified for the 2010 NCAA East Regionals in the hammer throw competition ... Placed 36th in the hammer throw at the NCAA East Regionals in Greensboro, NC ... At the MAC Championships: placed fifth in the hammer throw, 11th in the shot put and 16th in the discus ... Placed first in the hammer throw on four separate occasions throughout the season ... Finished in the top ten of the hammer throw on seven different occasions throughout the season ... Placed second three times in the shot put during the year ... Finished first in the discus at the Ohio Women's Team Challenge on April 10 ... Season-best shot put distance (44-10.75 feet) achieved at the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational ... Season-best mark in the discus (146-09.00) achieved at the Jesse Owens Classic ... Season-best mark in the hammer throw (179-07.00) achieved at the MAC Championships.
2009:INDOOR SEASON: Competed in both the shot put and weight throw for the Bobcats ... Placed second in the shot put four times ... Finished11th at the MAC Championships in the shot put and21st in the weight throw ... Best mark in the shot put came at the All-Ohio Championships, where she placed third with a toss of 47-03.50 ... Best mark in the weight throw turned in at Robert Morris where she won the event with a throw of 53-05.00. OUTDOOR SEASON: Competed in the shot put, hammer and discus for Ohio ... Broke her school record in the hammer throw at the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational with a heave of 186-04 to win the event and set an NCAA Regional mark ... Took fifth place in the hammer at the MAC Championship with a mark of 178-02 ... Also took11th in the shot put and13th in the discus at the conference championships ... Finished third in the hammer at the All-Ohio Championships ... Placed in the top-10 in hammer seven times, shot put four times and discus three times ... Season-best effort in the shot put of second place at the Green & White Invitational with a throw of 44-06.00 ... Turned in her season-best discus throw of 137-03 at the Sea Ray Relays ... Finished25th in the hammer at the NCAA Mideast Regional with a throw of 165-04 ... Named to the Academic All-MAC Team at the end of the season.
2008: OUTDOOR SEASON: Participated in the shot put, discus and hammer throw ... Set a new school record in the hammer throw (180-07) on May 10 at the Ohio Open in Athens ... Took first in the event at the Ohio Open and the Green & White Invite ... Season best in the discus was 141-04 ... One of two team members to travel to the University of Arkansas for the NCAA Mideast Regionals, where she competed in both the shot put and hammer throw ... Was named MAC Athlete of the Week on May 12 ... Named to the Academic All-MAC Team ... Selected to the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team ...INDOOR SEASON: Competed in three events for the Bobcats during the 2008 indoor season ... Took first in the shot put at the Akron Open on Feb. 1 ... Threw the shot put eight times and the weight throw seven times ... Season-best marks in each event were 47-00.75 and 49-09.00, respectively ... Competed in the discus once (128-09) ... Was the third best Bobcat in the weight throw and second best in the shot put.
2007:OUTDOOR SEASON: Competed in the discus, hammer throw and shot put ... Best discuss throw of 131 feet, seven inches at the MAC Championships ... Threw a season-long 155 feet, six inches in the hammer throw also at MAC Championships ... Longest throw in the shot put came at the Hillsdale Relays with a distance of 46 feet, 4.25 inches ... Shut put distance with Ohio's sixth best in the outdoor season ... INDOOR SEASON: Finished 15th at the MAC Championships in the shot put, recording a season-best 43-03.25 ... Placed second in the shot put at the State Farm Shell Games ... Took third in the same event at the Akron Quad.
HIGH SCHOOL: Best mark in shot put of 42-11 ... Best mark in discus of 126-2 ... High school record-holder in discus and shot put ... Two-time All-Ohio and Academic All-Ohio in track ... Lettered three years in volleyball ... Lettered four years in basketball ... Lettered three years in track.
PERSONAL: Majoring in psychology ... Daughter of Phil and Fran Amendola.