University of Miami Athletics

Karyna Armstrong




Redshirt Senior


Reno, Nev.

High School


Karyna Armstrong - Track & Field - University of Miami Athletics

2017 Outdoor: Placed third in the women’s hammer throw with a mark of 53.23m at the Hurricane Invitational… Competed in the women’s hammer at the Hurricane Collegiate Invitational… Posted a season-best in the women’s hammer throw with a mark of 53.41m at the Florida Relays… Finished seventh in the women’s hammer throw with a mark of 50.34m at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational… Led the Hurricane women in the hammer throw with a mark of 50.81m at the Michael Johnson Invitational… Led a trio of Hurricanes finishing in the top 10 of the women’s hammer throw, placing fifth with a mark of 52.73m at the Tom Jones Invitational… Competed in the hammer throw at the ACC Outdoor Championships…

2017 Indoor:  Placed third in the women’s weight throw with a mark of 17.40m at the VT Invitational… Finished 10th with a throw of 17.27m at the McCravy Memorial Invitational… Competed in the weight throw at the Meyo Invitational… Placed eighth in the women’s weight throw with a season-best throw of 17.72m at the Tiger Paw Invitational… Finished fifth in the women’s weight throw with a season-best throw of 18.71m at the ACC Championships…

2016 Outdoor: Enjoyed three top-10 finishes in the weight throw out of the five meets she competed in…her best finish (eighth) of the year came courtesy of her season-best throw of 181-1 (55.20m) at the Sun Angel Classic…was 10th at the Oregon Relays (156-1 / 47.57m) and at the Border Clash (167-7 / 51.07m)…took 15th at the conference championships after recording a 157-6 (48.00m)…opened the year at the Stanford Invitational, throwing it 162-6 (49.53m) for 12th.

2016 Indoor: Competed in the weight throw in three meets after recovering from a knee injury in the fall…ended up taking fifth at the Mountain West Indoor Track and Field Championships with a 59-8.5 (18.20m)…started the year at the Jacksons/NB Invitational and recorded a 57-2 (17.42m) for fourth place…best finish of the year came at the Boise State Challenge when she took second with a 58-10 (17.93m)

2016 Outdoor: Opened the season at the Stanford Invitational and competed in the hammer throw…Tossed 54.86m (180-0) to place seventh overall…also competed at the Sun Angel Classic in the hammer competition for ninth place with a 54.72m (179-6)…marked a 53.29m (174-10) also in the hammer at the Beach Invitational (Apr. 17)…marked a personal best at the Border Clash (May 1) in the hammer with a distance of 59.11m (193-11) for third place.

2015 Indoor: Placed in the top three in each of her regular-season meets in the weight throw…tossed a 16.41m (53-10.25) in the season opener for third place…threw a 18.35m (60-2.5) at the Jacksons/NB Boise Indoor Invite for second place…threw a distance of 18.78m (61-7.5) for her season-high at the Boise State Challenge for third…tossed 18.08m (59-4) for ninth place at the MW Indoor Track & Field Championships 

2014 Outdoor: Recorded two top-three finishes in competing in exclusively the hammer throw…took third at the Oregon Relays with a 182-05 (55.61m)…sixth place at the BYU Invitational (182-7.25 / 55.66m)…best throw and finish of the year came at the Border Clash where she took second place and tossed a 183-9 (56m)…took 12th at the MW Championships with a 179-5 (54.69m)…MW Scholar-Athlete honoree.

2014 Indoor: Competed in only the weight throw during the indoor season…placed in second or better in five out of the six meets that she competed in…she took first place at the Jacksons Invite with a 61-2 (18.64m)…took second place at the Ed Jacoby Invite where she tossed a 59-0.25 (17.99m)…followed with another second-place performance at the Bronco Invite (60-0.25 / 18.29m)…third-consecutive second-place finish at the BSU Team Challenge (59-11.75 / 18.28m)…wrapped up the season with her best throw of the year, a 62-1 (18.92m), at the MW Championships.

2013 Outdoor: Redshirted. 

2013 Indoor: Redshirted. 

High School: Competed in the shot put and discus for McQueen High School…had a best of 41-1.75 in the shot put…threw a best of 124-2 in the discus…2011 and 2012 Northern 4A Regional shot put champion…2012 regional discus champion…named to the all-region first team for shot put 2011 and 2012…all-region first team selection in discus in 2012…also played basketball for MHS.