2005 Highlights: Owns UIC's third longest heave in the weight throw with a toss of 13.33 meters at the UW-Milwaukee Tune-Up...finished second in the hammer throw at the Wheaton Invitational with a heave of 38.79 meters...picked up UIC's second-longest hammer throw of the season with a toss of 39.53 meters at the Redbird Invitational.
2004 Highlights: Placed fifth overall in the hammer throw at the Wheaton Invitational with a heave of 108'7 ¼"...picked up an indoor-season best toss of 41'7 ¾" in the weight throw at the EIU Mega Meet...earned UIC's second-best outdoor discus mark of 103'7" set at the Chicagoland Championships...garnered an outdoor-season best mark of 120'5" in the hammer throw at the Old Fashion Track Meet.
Prior to UIC:Played basketball for Moraine Valley CC for her freshman and sophomore campaigns...named to the Academic All-Conference team.
Prep/Personal: Three-sport athlete at Richards...helped push Bulldogs to conference title as a freshman...played a key role in Richards' run to a conference basketball championship as a sophomore...owns a personal-best mark of 32'4" in the shot put at the sectional meet as a senior...tossed a career-best mark of 92'0" in the discus as a senior...daughter of John and Kathleen Connelly...born August 30, 1982...major is computer science.
2005 Top Indoor Throws Weight Throw 13.33m 2/18/05
Career Best Outdoor Throws Discus 31.61m 4/10/04 Hammer Throw 39.53m 4/30/05
2005 Top Outdoor Throws Hammer Throw 39.53m 4/30/05