Amelia Strickler
Amelia  Strickler
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Bay Village, Ohio

High School:
Bay

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
01/24/1994

2015-16 Track & Field: Outdoor – Redshirted. Indoor – Limited to three meets due to injury and will get a medical redshirt … won the shot put twice, at the Mastodon Opener (12/5; 49-7) and the UAB Blazer Invitational (1/15; 49-1 1/2).

2015 Outdoor Track & Field:
Competed in eight meets for the Red and White … competed at the NCAA National Championships in the shot put where she marked 54’0” to finish 12 in the nation and be named second team All-American … set a new Miami school record in the shot put at the Rankin/Poehlein Invitational marking 54’10.25” … won the shot put at the Drake Relays with a mark of 53’5” … went undefeated at home in shot put winning both home meets where shot put was contested.

2014-15 Indoor Track & Field:
Competed in eight meets for the RedHawks … qualified for the for the NCAA National Championships in the shot put where she finished 15th with a throw of 51’ 1.75” to be named a second team All-American … posted a school record mark of 55’ 5.75” at the GVSU Big Meet … opened her season with a mark of 51’1” in the shot put at the Mastodon Opener to win the event … had a season best weight throw at the Penn State National with 54’2” … finished second in the shot put at the MAC Championships with a throw of 52’ 6.75”.

2013-14: Indoor:
Threw in six meets ... finished seventh in the shot put (48-6) at the MAC Indoor Championships ... top throw in the shot put was 50-4, a personal best, at the Akron Invitational ... launched a personal-best weight throw of 50-3 1/2 at the Mastodon Opener. Outdoor: Competed in eight meets ... qualified for the NCAA East Region Preliminary Meet in the shot put, where she took 36th with a throw of 48-7 1/2 ... placed fourth in the shot put (49-6 1/2) at the MAC Outdoor Championships ... posted an outdoor-best throw of 49-7 at the Drake Relays.

2012-2013: Competed in the shotput, discus, hammer throw, and weight throw during her freshman indoor and outdoor seasons...earned a season-high 50-1.75 weight throw at the IPFW Mastodon Opener...placed 10th in the discus at the Jesse Owens Classic with a season-high 144-3 throw...had a season-high 156-8 hammer throw at the Miami RedHawk Invitational...won the shot put at the Miami RedHawk Invitational with a season-high 48-7.25 throw...finished her freshman season with a 31st-place finish at the NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round with a 45-7.75 shotput.

High School: Earned four letters in track and field at Bay High School under coach Kirstan Millett and throws coach Brandon Johnson ... had a personal best in the shot put of 42-2 and a best of 134-6 in the discus ... named All-Ohio for both indoor and outdoor track her senior season ... three-time district champion in the shot put (2010-12) ... regional champion her senior year (2012) after two runner-up finishes ... 2012 West Shore Conference (WSC) champion in the discus and won WSC shot put titles in 2010 and 2012 ... competed in three indoor and three outdoor state track meets ... earned WSC Field MVP honors in 2010 and 2012 ... Bay High School track and field MVP all four years ... also earned two varsity letters in volleyball as an outside hitter.

Personal: Born Jan. 24, 1994 in Vermilion, Ohio ... daughter of Cecilia and Randal Strickler ... father, Randal, attended Miami ... participated in Lakeside Clean Up to help clean Lake Erie ... majoring in microbiology.