Track & Field



    Faith Sherrill  
    Faith Sherrill

    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Ft. Wayne, Ind.

    High School:
    Northop

    Event:
    Throws


    2009-10 (R-JUNIOR): Indoor: Earned All-America Honors in the weight throw and shot put, placing seventh and 11th respectively at NCAAs ... broke IU records in both events, including a Big Ten title winning heave of 20.35m (66-9.25), good for Field Athlete of the Big Ten Championships honors ... took second at Big Tens in the shot put ... in the Dual against Purdue, posted an IU record-heave of 16.80m (55-1.5), a 1.75m improvement on her career mark entering the season and 47 cm (1-6.5) better than the previous IU record ... earned Big Ten Field Athlete of the Week honors for her performance at the Indiana Open. Outdoor: Named Big Ten Field Athlete of the Year and Field Athlete of the Big Ten Championships ... improved her career mark by 2.34m (7-8.25) to 17.20m at the NCAA East Preliminaries, easily advancing herself to the national meet ... the 17-meter toss makes her just the second Hoosier ever over the barrier, joining NCAA Champion and IU Hall of Famer Katrin Koch, and the mark was the second-best of the year in Division I ... earned All-America honors with a sixth-place finish at NCAAs ... won the Big Ten shot put crown with a Big Ten Championships record of 17.03m (55-10.5) ... took 10th at the USA Sr. Championships in the shot put ... named Academic All-Big Ten, a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and and Arther Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar ... advanced to the NCAA Preliminaries in the shot put, hammer throw and discus ... broke the IU hammer throw record by more than four meters, launching a heave that covered 58.46m (191-9) at the Billy Hayes Invitational ... posted a career best in the discus of 50.47m (165-7) for fourth at Big Tens, the seventh-best mark in IU lore ... earned Big Ten Field Athlete of the Week honors for her performance at the Billy Hayes Invitational.

    2008-09 (REDSHIRT): Indoor: Redshirt. Outdoor: Redshirt

    2007-08 (SOPHOMORE): Indoor: Greatly improved her career marks in the shot put and weight throw ... added 98 centimeters in the shot put, moving from 14.07m to 15.05m, with the career-best heave coming at the Indiana Relays on Feb. 1 ... improved to 17.17m in the weight throw, adding 1.08 meters to her career best ... recorded her career-best toss at the Gladstein Invitational on Jan. 26 ... finished fourth at the Big Ten Indoor Championships with her toss of 14.99m. Outdoor: Qualified for the NCAA Mideast Regional with a heave of 14.86m in the shot put at the Billy Hayes Invitational ... her mark bettered the regional standard by 56 centimeters ... also recorded a regional qualifying mark in the discus with her second-place heave of 49.14 meters (161-03.00) at the Stan Lyons Invitational.

    2006-07 (FRESHMAN): Indoor: Led the Hoosiers during the indoor season with a personal-best throw of 16.09 meters in the weight throw at the Gladstein Invitational ... also posted a personal best during the indoor season in the shot put with a mark of 14.07 meters in the Tyson Invitational Outdoor: Recorded the fourth-farthest throw in school history in the hammer throw with a toss of 48.07 meters at the Billy Hayes Invitational ... also recorded a personal-best mark of 13.66 meters in the shot put at the Cardinal Invitational during the outdoor season.

    PREP/PERSONAL: Posted career-best marks of 44-5.50 in the shot put and 138-8.00 in the discus throw ... helped lead Northrop to four straight sectional championships in track and field, the 2003 and 2004 two in volleyball, and a sectional championship in basketball her freshman season ... placed third in the shot put and fifth in the discus at the state meet her senior year, earning area athlete of the year honors ... was selected to the Midwest Meet of Champions in 2006 where she placed third in both the shot put and discus ... was a member of the Ft. Wayne Express track and field club team and placed eighth in the shot put at nationals in 2006, earning All-America honors ... was all-conference, all-area and second team all-state in track field as a junior... placed third in the shot put in 2005 ... holds Northrop's record in shot put and discus throw ... also earned second team all-city in volleyball and basketball as a junior, as well as all-conference and all-area in both sports her senior year ... was a Distinguished Honors and High Honors student and was a member of the National Honor Society.

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