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University of Miami Athletics

Daniel Polinski

position

Throws

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

High School

Philip Pocock CSS

2017 Outdoor: Finished second in the men’s discus with a throw of 48.81m and fourth in the men’s shot put with a mark of 16.10m at the Hurricane Invitational… Placed seventh in the men’s discus with a mark of 48.38m and eighth in the men’s shot put with a throw of 15.56m at the Hurricane Collegiate Invitational… Had a personal-best throw of 51.94m at the Florida Relays that placed him ninth overall in the men’s college discus… Placed third overall in the men’s shot put with a mark of 16.81m and was fourth in the men’s discus with a throw of 48.03m at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational…

2017 Indoor: Finished fifth in the men’s shot put with a throw of 16.02m at the VT Invitational… Competed in the shot put at the McCravy Memorial Invitational… Won Flight 1 and finished ninth overall in the men’s shot put at the Meyo Invitational with an indoor-best mark of 17.10m that moves him into third place in school history past Hurricanes and NFL legend Vince Wilfork… Finished ninth in the men’s shot put with a throw of 16.74m at the Tiger Paw Invitational… Finished eighth in the men’s shot put with a mark of 17.03m, scoring one point for the Canes…

2016 Indoor: Placed fourth in the shot put at the Nittany Lion Challenge with a mark of 16.17m … Finished 12th in the shot put at the McCravy Memorial Meet with a throw of 15.77m … Placed 12th in the shot put at the Armory Track Invitational with a mark of 15.84m … Placed 10th in the shot put at the ACC Indoor Championships with an indoor-best mark of 16.55m that ranks fourth in UM history 

2015 Outdoor: Threw a personal-best 17.56m in the shot put at the ACC Outdoor Championships that ranks fourth in UM history … Posted a personal-best mark of 47.80m in the discus at the Hurricane Invitational that ranks fifth in UM history … Competed in the shot put at the NCAA East Preliminary

2015 Indoor: Debuted with a fifth-place finish in the men’s shot put at the NIttany Lion Challenge with a personal-best throw of 15.98m … Competed in the shot put at the McCravy Memorial Meet … Threw the shot put at the VT Elite Meet … Threw a personal-best mark of 16.32m in the men’s shot put at the Tyson invitational that ranks fourth in UM history … Competed in the shot put at the ACC Indoor Championships

High School: Polinski was the 2013 provincial champion in the shot put and discus. The talented thrower competed in the 2013 Pan Am Junior Competition in Columbia representing his native country of Canada in the shot put. He enters the University of Miami with personal bests of 19.07m (62’ 7.75”) in the shot put and 53.46m (175’ 5”) in the discus.