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University of Miami Athletics

Amber Monroe

position

Throws

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Miami, Fla.

High School

Northwestern

Amber Monroe - Track & Field - University of Miami Athletics

2014 OUTDOOR All-AMERICA, HONORABLE MENTION (DISCUS)
2014 All-ACC, OUTDOOR (SHOT PUT)
2014 All-AMERICAN, SECOND TEAM (SHOT PUT)
2014 ACC INDOOR CHAMPION, SHOT PUT
2014 All-ACC, INDOOR (SHOT PUT)

2014 Outdoor:  Won the women’s shot put with a throw of 16.02m that ranks fourth in school history … Placed second in the women’s discus with a throw of 47.78m at the Hurricane Invitational … Won the discus with a throw of 51.10m at the Miami Invitational … Won the shot put with a mark of 15.40m at the Miami Invitational … Finished sixth in the women’s invitational shot put with a mark of 15.46m at Florida Relays … Won the women’s shot put with a throw of 15.80m and placed fourth in the women’s discus with a throw of 48.96m at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational … Placed second in the women’s shot put with a personal-best throw of 16.14m at the ACC Championships that ranks third in school history … Placed sixth in the discus with a throw of 46.01m at the ACC Championships … Placed second in the women’s discus with a throw of 48.92m and placed third in the women’s shot put with a throw of 15.30m at the LSU Invitational … Placed second in the discus with a throw of 51.18m and finished second in the shot put with a throw of 15.86m at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Finished seventh in the discus with a personal-best throw of 54.79m at the NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round that ranks second in school history … Posted a mark of 48.93m that was ninth in Flight 1 and 17th overall in the women’s discus at the NCAA Outdoor Championships.  

2014 Indoor: Won the shot put at the Nittany Lion Challenge with a mark of 15.75m, third-best all-time in UM history … Placed fourth in the shot put with a throw of 15.49m at the McCravy Memorial Meet … Won the women’s shot put at the Doc Hale VT Elite Meet with a throw of 15.41m … Finished seventh in shot put with a throw of 15.35m at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational … Won the women’s shot put at the ACC Indoor Championships with a throw of 17.18m that ranks second in school history … Placed 15th in the women’s shot put at the 2014 NCAA Indoor Championships with a throw of 15.78m.

2013 Outdoor: Led team with four first-place finishes on season, including three wins in women’s discus throw and one in women’s shot put… Threw personal-best 44.63m in women’s hammer throw at Miami Hurricane Alumni Invitational… Won women’s discus throw at Miami Invitational with distance of 49.30m… Finished first in women’s discus throw at Miami Hurricane Alumni Invitational with distance of 48.25m… Won women’s discus throw with distance of 48.60m at Grand Valley State Laker Last Chance Meet… Won women’s shot put event at Miami Invitational with throw of 13.15m….Finished third in women’s shot put with throw of 13.25m at Miami Hurricane Invitational.

2013 Indoor: Threw personal-best 13.58m in women’s shot put at ACC Championships… Threw personal-best 15.77m in women’s weight throw at ACC Championships…

2012 Outdoor: In the discus throw, she won both the Hurricane Alumni Invitational with a throw of 47.80 meters and the Penn Relay with a throw of 51.45 meters… placed 5th at the ACC Championships’ discus throwing competition with at the throw of 47.52 meters… at the Hurricane Invitational she shot putted 12.74 meters where she finished 3rd

2012 Indoor: Had season-best marks of 39’7.5″/12.08m in the shot put, and 44’6.5″/13.58m in the weight throw.

High School: 2009 Track Most Improved Player… 2009 and 2010 Volleyball Most Valuable Player… 2011 GMAC All-Star Volleyball selection… 2011 Outstanding Track & Field Award… 2011 All-Dade First Team Honor for Discus… Discus: 152.6 ft… Shot put: 41.8 ft… 3 State Track & Field Championships… 3 District Titles.

Personal: Daughter of Adrienne Taylor and Austin Monroe… Plans to attend graduate school and train for the 2016 Olympics.