Emily

Grinnell

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Throws
Year: Senior
Hometown: Saco, Maine
High School: Cheverus

Bio

2019 Outdoor (Junior):

  • Had season bests in the discus throw (35.47m) and javelin throw (30.45m) at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/20).
  • Had a season best at the Ocean State Invitational in the hammer throw (34.01m) (4/12).

2018-2019 Indoor (Junior):

  • Placed eighth in the shot put (8.72m) and ninth in the weight throw (10.91m) vs. UNH (1/19).

2017-2018 Outdoor (Sophomore):

  • Placed 13th in the javelin throw (31.86m) at the Patriot League Outdoor Championships (5/4).
  • Had a personal best in the hammer throw (35.12m) at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/21).
  • Had a personal best in the javelin throw (36.48m) at the Black & Gold Invitational (3/31). 

2017-2018 Indoor (Sophomore):

  • Had a personal best in the weight throw (11.89m) at the Dartmouth Relays (1/7).

Recorded a personal best in the shot put (10.47m) at the Husky Indoor Invitational (12/9).

2017-2018:

  • Competed in the indoor weight throw and outdoor shot put, discus, hammer and javelin. 

2016-2017:

  • Competed in the hammer, discus, weight throwing events, and the shot put and javelin.
  • Recorded season-best shot put distance (9.45m) at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/22), weight throw (10.01m) at UNH vs Holy Cross (1/21), hammer throw (29.96m) at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invite (4/29), discus throw (35.57m) at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/22) and javelin (31.29m) at the U Mass Minutemen Track and Field Invitational (4/15).

Before Holy Cross:

  • A two-year member of the varsity track and field team at Cheverus High School under head coach Steve Virgilio, serving as team captain her junior and senior years.
  • Set personal record in the shot put of 32’1.5”.
  • Helped the team to a second-place finish in the State meet in 2013.
  • Named SMAA Outstanding Field Performer in 2016.
  • Set javelin throw record of 107’4”.
  • Holds personal records in the discus of 96’.
  • Also played one year of varsity ice hockey.

 Personal:

  • Daughter of Robert and Caroline Grinnell.
  • Has three sisters (Audrey, Courtney and Taylor).
  • Audrey played softball for the University of Connecticut from 2011-2014.
  • Majoring in sociology. 

Grinnell's Top Performances 

Event Time

Meet (Date)

Shot put  9.45m Holy Cross Invitational (4/22/2017)
Weight throw 10.01m UNH vs Holy Cross (1/21/2017)
Discus 35.57m Holy Cross Invitational (4/22/2017)
Hammer throw (outdoor) 35.12m Holy Cross Invitational (4/21/2018)
Javelin 36.48m Black & Gold Invitational (3/31/18)

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