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    Tynisha McMillian
    Tynisha McMillian
    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Stamford, Conn.

    High School:
    Stamford High School

    Event:
    Throws

    04/22/2011

    UConn All-Region Invitational

    The Huskies hosted the UConn All-Region Invitational on the Storrs campus on Saturday, April 9

    BIG EAST Champion (shot put) - Indoor
    NCAA Qualifier (shot put) - Outdoor
    UConn Record Holder (shot put) -
    Indoor & Outdoor
    ECAC Champion (shot put) - Outdoor
    2x New England Champion (shot put) - Indoor

    2009-10: Indoor:BIG EAST Qualifier in the weight throw and shot put... ECAC and New England Shot Put Champion... Placed fi fth in the weight throw at the BIG EAST Championships (17.63m)... Placed third in the shot put at the BIG EAST Championships (15.69m)... Named BIG EAST Field Athlete of the Week after placing 1st in the shot put at the Brown Alden Invitational... Placed 1st in the shot put at the Yale Invitational (14.91m)... Placed 1st at the Armory in the shot put (16.69m)... Claimed the shot put title at the URI Invitational (14.67m)... Placed fourth at the Penn State Nationals in the shot put... Outdoor: BIG EAST and ECAC Qualifi er in the shot put... Placed second at the ECAC Championships in the shot put (15.24m)... Placed 4th at the BIG EAST Championships in the shot put (15.62m)... Placed 7th in the shot put at the Penn Relays College Championship Division (15.27m)... Placed fi rst with a throw of 15.45m in the shot put at the UConn Select Invitational... Placed 7th in the shot put at the Sea Ray Relays (14.63m)... Placed 1st at the Miami Hurricane Invitational in the shot put (15.83m).

    2008-09: Indoor: BIG EAST Champion... Broke the UConn shot put record with a throw of 16.69 meters (54' 9.25") at the BIG EAST Championship... BIG EAST Champion in the shot put... New England Champion... took first place at Army (15.30m) and the BU Terrier Invitational (15.70m)...was named BIG EAST Women's Field Athlete of the Week.

    2007-08: Indoor: BIG EAST, ECAC and New England Qualifier... recorded a new UConn record in the shot put with a mark of 15.65m (51-04.25) with a first place finish at the Alden Invite... named ECAC Field Athlete of the Week... third place at the BIG EAST Championship... second place at both the New England and ECAC Championships in the shot put...won the shot put at the Crowell, Sorlein and Giegengack Invitationals...seventh at the Penn State National Invitational. Outdoor: NCAA Regional Qualifi er...ECAC Champion and BIG EAST Qualifi er...recorded a new UConn record in the shot put with a mark of 15.58m in her throw at the NCAA Regional Championship... fourth in the shot put at the BIG EAST Championship... won both the Hurricane and UConn Invitationals in the shot put and took third in the hammer throw... ECAC qualifier in the hammer throw. 2006-07: Indoor: Third in the shot put at the BIG EAST Championship (14.40m)...second in the shot put at New England's...third in the shot put at the ECAC's...shattered All-American Terry Roy's school record in the shot put and provisionally qualify for the NCAA's with a throw of 50-6.25 in her first collegiate meet...ECAC Field Athlete of the Week for Dec. 6...first in the shot put at the Black Knight Invite... Outdoor: NCAA Regional Qualifier...third in the shot put at the BIG EAST Championship...won both the shot put and discus at the Brown and UConn Select Invitationals...broke Terry Roy's 12-year old school record in the shot put with a distance of 48-4.00 at the Miami Invitational.

    High School:
    2006 Connecticut Gatorade Track and Field Athlete of the Year...four-time New England Champion...All-American in 2006...six-time All-State selection...seven-time State Open Champion...three-time FCIAC Champion and All-FCIAC pick...seven-time City Champion...named Best in Field at Hartford Public Championship...Dartmouth Relays Champion and Yale Invitational Champion in 2005...holds 16 records between school, and state meets...2005 National Scholastic All-American.

    Personal:
    Tynisha La-Joy McMillian... a political science major... born on Feb. 7, 1988.