Arionna Darling
Arionna  Darling
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Columbus, Ohio

High School:
Whetstone

Event:
Throws

2015-16 Track & Field: Outdoor – Qualified for the NCAA East Region Preliminary Round (5/26-28) in the shot put, where she took 19th with a throw of 51-5 … finished sixth in the shot put (49-7 3/4) at the MAC Outdoor Championships (5/12-14) … launched a personal-best 51-9 to win the shot put at the Ball State Challenge (4/15-16) … also won the shot put at the RedHawk Invitational (4/30; 48-7 1/2) and the Vanderbilt Black & Gold Invitational (3/25-26; 50-4). Indoor – Threw in five meets … placed fourth in the shot put (50-10) at the MAC Indoor Championships (2/26-27) … posted a season-best throw of 51-4 1/4 to take third in the shot put at the Meyo Invitational (2/5-6).

2015 Outdoor Track & Field:
Threw in six meets for the RedHawks … kicked off the season at the UNF Spring Break Invitational throwing 42’3.5” in the shot put  and 133’ 6” in the hammer throw … set a new personal record in the hammer throw at the RedHawk Invitational marking 141’ 11” … competed at the MAC Championships in the shot put marking 45’ 9.25”.

2014-15 Indoor Track & Field:
Competed in seven meets during the indoor schedule … opened the season at the Mastodon Opener throwing 44’9” in the weight throw and an indoor best 41’8.75” in the shot put … marked a personal best in the 45’ 11.75” in the weight throw at the Tom Wright Open.

2013-14 Indoor:
Competed in three meets ... opened the year with an indoor best shot put (40-7) and weight throw (39-1 1/4) at the Mastodon Opener. Outdoor: Threw in three meets ... achieved season bests in the discus (125-8) and hammer throw (107-1) at the Miami Invitational.

High School: Earned four letters in Track and Fied, 2 letters in basketball and 1 in tennis at Whetstone High School ... set school records in shot put and Discus at 40 ft 1.25 inches and 123 ft respectively ... competed at the Ohio State Track and Field Championships in 2013 ... 2 time all city champion in shot put and discus ... honor student.

Personal: July birthday ... daughter of LeTia and Rondald Darling ... Aunt Helen Darling played in the WNBA ... undecided on major.