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Kristen McMurray
Kristen McMurray

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lisle, Ill.

High School:
Lisle

Event:
Throws


2008-09: Won event titles in the hammer throw at the Viking Classic and the Eagle Invitational with a season best throw of 51.66 meters...was the runner-up at the Horizon League Championships in the hammer throw...took second place in the weight throw competition at both the UWM Tune-Up and the Chicagoland Classic.

2007-08: Set a new indoor personal-best in the weight throw with a heave of 14.82m at the University of Chicago Invitational on Feb. 2...during the outdoor season, led the team in the hammer throw...finished in fifth-place in the hammer throw (43.85m) at the Chicagoland Championships on April 3...placed sixth and recorded a career-best mark in the hammer throw with a toss of 45.08 meters at the Lee Calhoun Memorial Invitational on April 10.

2006-07: Won the discus throw with a heave of 35.83m at the Elmhurst Intercollegiate Invitational on Apr. 14...Placed fifth in the shot put with a heave of 11.59m and sixth in the discus throw with a toss of 35.02m at the Chicagoland Championships...also placed eighth in the hammer throw (38.14m) at the Chicagoland Championships...placed eighth overall in the shot put (11.65m) at the Redbird Invitational on Apr. 28...turned in a heave of 11.45m in the shot put finals and posted a mark of 36.72m in the discus throw at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships...had a 39.98m mark in the hammer throw at the league meet.

Prep/Personal: Three-year letterwinner in track & field at Lisle...led Lisle to back-to-back conference championships...all-conference honoree in 2005 and 2006...state qualifier all four years...born May 26, 1988...daughter of Dru and Stephanie McMurray...majoring in criminal justice.

Career-Best Indoor Throws
Shot Put: 11.86m (2/16/07)
Weight Throw: 16.02m (2/13/09)

Career-Best Outdoor Throws Discus: 36.72m (5/4/07) Shot Put: 11.65m (4/28/07) Hammer: 51.66m (4/18/09)

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