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University of Miami Athletics

Ashley Holmes

position

Throws

Class

Junior

Hometown

St. Louis, MO

High School

Rend Lake CC HS

Ashley Holmes - Track & Field - University of Miami Athletics

Collegiate Career Bests:
Shotput: 14.44m(i)
Weight: 17.81m(i)
Discus: 158ft
Hammer: 54.24m

2012 Indoor: Placed seventh at the ACC Championships in the shot put with a mark of 46’10.5″/14.29m… threw a personal best 47’4.5″/14.44m in the shot put at the Virginia Tech Elite Meet… threw a personal-best 58’5.25″/17.81m in the weight throw at the Birmingham Invitational.

2011 Outdoor: Placed third in the shot put competition with a season-best mark of 13.88m (45-06.50) at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational… Her highest mark in the discus throw of 45.41m (149-00.00); a third place at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational… Also competed in the hammer throw where she held two of the top five highest marks on the team, her furthest being 52.17m (171-02.00) at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational.

2011 Indoor: Finished with three of the five highest marks in shot put with her top mark being 13.96m (49-09…75) at the ACC Indoor Championships… Also competed in the weight throw, where her season-best mark of 17.62m (57-09…75) was achieved at the ACC Indoor Championships.

Junior College: Competed in the shotput, discus, and hammer throw for Rend Lake College… National champion in the discus in 2009, 2nd place in the shotput… Team MVP in 2010… Personal records of 47’7″ in the shotput, 158′ in the discus, and 165′ in the hammer.

High School: Competed in the shotput, discus, and hammer throw for Hazelwood East High School… Led team to second place finish two years in a row… runner up in the shot put in 2009… Personal records of 43′ 1″ in the shotput and 133′ in the discus.

Personal: Daughter of Orlando Holmes and Wynnette Bryant… Has one brother, Dante (23).