Posted in: Track & Field
Aug 14, 2000 - 9:26:29 PM


Born:  February 18, 1989                                              

Resides:  Chula Vista, CA               

Event: Discus                  

PB:  64.80m                                     

Sponsor:  Nike

Born in Riverside, California, Whitney attended Cerritos Community College prior to San Diego State University where she earned a degree in Journalism.  Whitney began her track career as a shot putter in high school.  She started to throw the discus her Junior year in college. In the short time of learning the discus, she won the 2012 Division I NCAA title with a throw of 59.99m (196ft 10in).  Whitney was the first NCAA Champion for San Diego State University in 26 years.

Since graduating from college in 2012, Whitney has placed second at 2013 USA Nationals throwing 61.17m (200ft 7in) and making the 2013 USA World Championship team.  In 2014 she continued to make positive strides in the event by improving her PB to 63.78 (209ft 2in) and in 2015, Whitney has continued to improve her PB by throwing 64.80m and placing 2nd at the USA National Championships and thus qualifying for her second USA World Championship team.

RESULTS SUMMARY                                                                                        

2015: 3rd at Jamaica IAAF World Challenge; 2nd at USA National Championships.

2014: 8th in Shot put at USA Indoors (17.17m/56-4); 5th at in Discus at USA Outdoors (58.68m/192-6)

2013: 11th in qualifying group B at World Outdoors (44.60m/146-4); 2nd at USA Outdoors (61.19m/200-9); 2nd at Chicagoland (59.64m/195-8); 5th at adidas GP (58.17m/190-10)

2012: 22nd in qualifying at Olympic Trials dicus (46.73m/153-3); 1st at NCAA Outdoors discus (59.99m/196-10), 13th in shot (16.39m/53-9); 1st at MWC Outdoors discus (50.71m/166-4), 1st in shot (16.46m/54-0), 11th in hammer (50.25m/164-10); 3rd at NCAA Indoors shot (16.33m/53-7); 1st at MWC Indoors shot (16.69m/54-9), 4th in weight throw (19.02m/62-5)

2011: 7th at NCAA Outdoors discus (54.75m/179-7); 1st at MWC Outdoors discus (52.04m/), 1st in shot (15.83m/51-11), 4th in hammer (57.14m/187-5); 3rd at MWC Indoors shot (14.97m/49-1), 5th in weight throw (18.07m/59-3)

2010: 1st at Norwalk shot (13.58m/44-6.75); 1st at SDSU Classic shot (14.21m/46-7.5)

2009: 2nd at Norwalk disc (42.55m/139-7), 2nd in shot (12.99m/42-7.5), 4th at USC Relays disc (43.37m/142-3)