2017-18 Women's Track & Field
Hannah Alsup THROWS
Mikayla Banks SPRINTS
Cyra Beard MULTIS
Re'Anna Blair SPRINTS
Jalyn Bowen JUMPS, SPRINTS
Maya Carter SPRINTS
Devinique Davis JUMPS
Ayana Eason HURDLES, JUMPS
Daimer Gordon THROWS
Brejhe' Halls JUMPS
Lakeia Hill SPRINTS, HURDLES
Angel Horton JUMPS
Akela Hudson THROWS
Kennedie Hudson THROWS
Kyla Jimmar HURDLES
Alexia King SPRINTS
Amber McCroskey SPRINTS
Reyna McFadden SPRINTS
Nicquayleeonntea Moore SPRINTS, JUMPS
Kyla Odom MIDDLE DISTANCE
Destiny Pennington SPRINTS
Aries Phillips SPRINTS, JUMPS
Jasmin Pointer JUMPS
Christian Pryor MIDDLE DISTANCE
Kasandra Sanders JUMPS
Grenetria Shell HURDLES, MULTIS
Tayler Smith HURDLES
Amani Taylor THROWS
Mikayla Thompson THROWS
Robin Treadwell SPRINTS
Elaina Verges MIDDLE DISTANCE
Zion White SPRINTS
Hadiya Williams HURDLES, JUMPS
Rebekah Wynn MIDDLE DISTANCE
Gabrielle Younginer JUMPS
Full Roster
Mikayla Thompson

Mikayla Thompson

POS. THROWS
HT. 5'9"
YR. R-Fr.
HOMETOWN Nashville, Tenn.
PREV. SCHOOL McGavock HS

HONORS
2018 NCAA East Preliminary Round Outdoor Qualifier - Shot Put
2018 OVC Outdoor Shot Put Champion
2018 OVC Indoor Shot Put Silver Medalist

TSU Personal Bests
Shot Put:
15.54m - 51’0” (OVC Outdoor Championship, 2018)
Discus: 43.50m – 142’8” (OVC Outdoor Championship, 2018)
Hammer: 44.90m – 147’4” (OVC Outdoor Championship, 2018)
Weight Throw: 15.71m – 51’6.5” (OVC Indoor Championship, 2018)

As a Redshirt Freshman, 2017-18 season: Qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Round for the shot put, placing 41st in the competition (14.71m – 48’3.25”)… Won the Shot Put at the Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Championship… Secured the silver medal at the OVC Indoor Championship for the shot put… Took first in the shot put at the Vanderbilt Opener with a distance of 14.68m (48’2”)… Won the shot put at the Ed Temple Classic (14.82m – 48’7.5”)… Won the shot put at the MTSU Invitational… At the OVC Indoor Championship, placed second in the shot put (14.16m – 46’5.5”) and ninth in the weight throw (15.71m – 51’6.5”)… Won the shot put (15.34m – 50’4”) at the Alan Connie Shamrock Invitational in first collegiate outdoor meet… Excelled at the APSU Invitational, winning the shot put with a mark of 14.17m (46’6”) and taking second in the discus with a distance of 41.75m (137’0”)… Placed second in the shot put at the Georgia Tech Invitational (14.46m – 47’5.25”)… At the OVC Outdoor Championship, won the shot put with a mark of 15.54m (51’0”), to go with a fifth-place finish in the discus (43.50m – 142’8”) and 11th in the hammer (44.90m – 147’4”), which were all season bests.

As a Freshman, 2016-17 season: Did not compete.

McGavock HS:  Thrower for McGavock High School in Tennessee… Earned First Team All-Midstate in 2016 and Second Team All-Midstate in 2015… Won the TSSAA Class AAA State Championship in Tennessee in the shot put and the discus as a senior… Placed first in the shot put and second the discus at the 2016 AAU Jr. Olympics in 2016… Took the top spot in the 2014 USATF Jr. Olympics for the shot put… Named 2016 AAU Best Female Athlete 17/18… Involved with theatre and chorus… Member of the International Thespian Society and the National Honors Art Society.

Personal
Major: Early Childhood Education
Daughter of: Tanya Thompson
Birthday: April 23