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Alysiah Whittaker
Player Profile:
Alysiah Whittaker 1783349
Position: Throws
Height: 6'0"
Year: Senior
Hometown: St. Louis, Mo.
High School: Cedar Hill


AWARDS
2015 NCAA East Outdoor Preliminaries qualifier in both shot put and discus...Holds school record in discus...2014 NCAA East Outdoor Preliminaries qualifier in shot put.

ACADEMICS

  • Spring 2016 Athletic Director's Honor Roll
  • Fall 2014 Dean's List        

 

Outdoor 2016: Had a second-place finish and eight points in the shot put at the Sun Belt Outdoor Track and Field Championships... Finished second in the discus throw (46.13m, 151-4) att he Jacksonville State Invitational... Placed third in the shot put with a toss of 15.11m (49-7) and came back to tae sixth in the discus with a throw of 44.23m (145-01) at Georgia Tech Yellow Jacket Invitational...Topped her school recordwihta throw of 51.99 (170-7) at the Florida Relays...Finished second to a non-collegiate thrower among the 26 compettiors...Was sixth in the shot put (15.53m, 50-11.50) and ninth in the discus (43.61m, 143-1) at Tiger Track Classic...Won the discus throw to lead Georgia State on Day 2 of the 21-team Georgia Tech Invitational... Claimed a first place in the discus (48.92m, 160-6), second place in the hammer (50.60m, 166-0) and a third place in the shot put (15.05m, 49-4.5) at 2016 Western Carolina University T&F Invitational...


Indoor 2016: Was fourth in the shot put (15.82m, 51-11) at the Sun Belt Indoor Track and Field Championships… Placed second in the shot put with a toss of 15.29m (50-2) at the Chipotle Marshall Invitational… Competed in the shot put and weight throw at the ASU Invitational… Was fourth in the shot put 14.85m (48-8.75) and ninth in weight throw 15.44 (50-8)... Placed third in the shot put at the UAB Vulcan Invitational and BSC Panther Indoor Icebreaker tossing for marks of 13.99m (45-10.75) and 13.61m (44-8), respectively… Collected a pair of tenth place earnings in the weight throw at David E. Walker Kickoff Classic and BSC Panther Indoor Icebreaker…

Outdoor 2015: Set school record in discus and qualified for NCAA East with throw of 49.76m (163-3) at Aggie Last Chance...Had third-longest discus in school history earlier in season with 48.09m (157-9) in finishing third at Georgia Tech...Was 10th at Sun Belt Outdoor Championships with discus throw of 46.73m (153-4)...Qualified for NCAA East in shot put with personal-best toss of 15.35m (50-4 1/2) at Florida Relays...Finished sixth at Sun Belt Outdoor Championships in shot put with distance of 15.33m (50-3 1/2)...Also threw hammer at Sun Belt and finished 15th at 48.33m (158-7)...Threw 15.15m (49-8 1/2) at NCAA East to place 22nd off 48...In discus at NCAA East, threw 45.0m (147-8 to place 43rd.

Indoor 2015: Had personal-best indoor shot put of 15.17m (49-9 1/4) in finishing second at UAB Blazer Invite....Won UAB Vulcan Invite with 14.99m (49 2 1/4)....Won at ETSU with toss of 14.71m (48 3 1/4)...Was sixth at Sun Belt Indoor Championships with 14.63m (48-0)...Finished 14th at Sun Belt in weight throw at16.29m (53 5 1/2).

Indoor 2014: Qualfied for the NCAA East Preliminaries and set a school record in the outdoor shot put with a throw of 15.70m (51-6 1/4) in winning the Troy Invitational...Finished sixth in the Sun Belt Outdoor Championships in San Marcos, Texas with a throw of 14.29m (46-10 3/4) and seventh in that meet in the discus with a throw of 46.68m (48-2), which was a personal best...In the NCAA East Preliminaries in Jacksonville, had the second-longest throw in school history of 15.15m (49 8 1/2) in finishing 29th of the 48 competitors...Her discus throw at the Sun Belt meet was the sixth longest in school history...Qualified to compete in the 2014 under-20 USA Junior Track and Field Championships from July 5-7 in Eugene, Ore.

Indoor 2014: Set school indoor record in the shot put with a heave of 14.03m (46-0 1/2) in finishing fifth at the Sun Belt Indoor Championships in Birmingham...In the weight throw, best was 13.22m (43-4 1/2) in the Samford Invitational.

Prep: A two-time all-conference honoree in the shot put at Northwest in Cedar Hill, Mo...Was a four-time school record-holder in shot put and one-time discus record setter for coach Glen House...Top shot put distance was 13.37m (43-10) with a best discus throw of 43.1m (141-3). In AAU Nationals, placed seventh in the shot put with the St. Louis Blues track club...Was also a basketball player...In the classroom, was an Army Reserve Scholar-Athlete honoree.

Personal: Born March 17, 1995...Alysiah Tache Whittaker is the daughter of Shahirr Whittaker and Kathy Griffin...Majoring in exercise science...Earned Dean’s List in fall of 2014 and Athletic Director’s Honor Roll in spring of 2014.

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