» Flint Takes Her Shot After One-Year Wait (GoHuskies.com; Feb. 5, 2015)
2014: Redshirted the season after injuring her foot right before the start of the indoor season … was able to return to competition outdoors, competing unattached in the shot put and discus … would have had the team’s top marks in the shot and discus, as she had a season-best of 49-5 in the shot put and 155-0 in the discus, both at the Ralph Vernacchia Invite … won the Ken Shannon Invite discus at 153-7, and was second in the shot put at 47-5 ¼.
High School and Personal: Born in Bellingham, Washington … parents are Jan and Ted Flint … has one older sister, Kyann … several relatives are UW alumni including her father and grandfather William Flint … mother played basketball and tennis in college … ranked as one of the best discus and shot put throwers in the nation as a senior, taking first in every competition she entered at the state level … her discus PR of 168-feet, set in winning the 2013 district title, ranked her seventh in the nation in 2013 … also established a new shot put career-best at 2013 districts, throwing 48-2 ½ to rank 13th nationally … swept the Washington 2A state titles in the shot put and discus in both 2013 and 2012 … at the 2013 state meet, broke the 2A meet records in the shot at 47-6 ¾ and the discus at 161-11 … her personal bests also set the 2A overall state records … won the 2013 BorderDuel Track Classic with meet records of 46-6 in the shot put and 158-2 in the discus … the 2013 Bellingham Herald and Whatcom Country Track and Field Athlete of the Year ... raised her personal best in the shot put by nearly six feet from her sophomore to junior year, and her discus PR by nearly 20 feet in that same span ... swept the Northwest Conference title in the shot put all four years and her final three years in the discus ... was second at state in the shot and third in the discus as a sophomore in 2011 … also lettered two years in basketball … a distinguished singer, named to the All-State Women’s Ensemble in 2012 and All-Northwest Women’s Ensemble in 2013 … graduated with a 3.6 grade point average … chose Washington over Purdue, Stanford, Kentucky, Washington State, Oklahoma, and Montana State.
2015 MPSF - 12th, Shot Put
Shot Put.......51-5 1/2