Mary Bull
Mary Bull

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lewistown, Ill.

High School:
Lewistown

Height:
5-6

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
09/20/1989


05/14/2012

Sixty-Six Northern Illinois Student-Athletes Earn Degrees in 2011-12

Total Includes 40 Who Graduated Saturday

05/14/2012

Sixty-Six Northern Illinois Student-Athletes Earn Degrees in 2011-12

Total Includes 40 Who Graduated Saturday

12/08/2011

Northern Illinois Opens Season at Cyclone Holiday Preview

Huskies set to take on 13 other schools, including Iowa State, Northern Iowa and Drake

2011-12: Indoor- Did not compete. Outdoor- Did not compete.

2010-11: Indoor- Finished 18th at the MAC Indoor Championships (2/25) in the shot put with a mark of 38-02.00... posted six top ten finishes and two top five finishes during the season, including a season-best fourth place at the Redbird Invitational (1/22)... set a personal best in the shot put at the EIU Early Bird (12/11) with a mark of 40-09.50... recorded a new weight throw PR at the Redbird Invitational (1/22) at 42-04.00... earned Indoor Track and Field Academic All-MAC Team accolades with a 3.992 GPA. Outdoor-Threw a 41-02.25 in shot put and new personal best 124-06 in the hammer throw earning 1st in both events at the Point Loma Nazarene Invitation (3/12) ... Placed 3rd in the Javelin Throw with a mark of 97-02 ... Finish second in the shot put with a personal best mark of 41-10.50 at the Viking Olympics (3/36) ... placed seventh with a throw of 120-02 in the hammer throw.

2009-10: Indoor- Threw a personal-best distance in the shot put with a mark of 40-9.50 at the EIU Early Bird Invitational (12/11), finishing sixth ... marked a second personal-best record in the weight throw at the Redbird Invitational (12/11) with a distance of 42-04.0, a seventh-place finish ... threw a distance of 39-04.5 in the shot put to earn a fifth-place finish at the IWU Invitational (1/29) ... earned a fourth-place finish in the shot put with a mark of 39-03.0 at the Redbird Invitational .. placed 18th in the weight throw at Eastern Illinois with a mark of 38-5.50 ... completed the season with a sixth-place finish in the shot put at the Ball State Quadrangular (2/18) with a throw of 40.02.0

2008-09: Indoor- Set a personal-best mark in the shot put at the Carthage Invitational (1/30), placing second with a throw of 39-08.50 ... achieved a season-best weight throw at the Ball State Quadrangular (2/19) with a mark of 36-00.75. Outdoor- Set a personal-best record in the shot put with a throw of 39-09.25 at the Redbird Invite (4/23) ... recorded a season-best 123-00 hammer throw to take second at the Huskie Open (4/29) ... placed eighth at the Wisconsin Twilight in the javelin with a throw of 101.11 ... earned eighth place in the shot put at UNLV (3/6) with a toss of 39-02.50.

2008-09: Indoor- Recorded a season-high shot put of 37-3.75 at the MAC Championships (2/28) ... threw her second-best mark of the year, a 36-3.50 shot put, at the BSU Quadrangular (2/20) ... placed ninth with a 34-11.75 shot put at the Panther Open (1/17) ... scored at the ISU Early Bird (12/6) with an eighth-place finish in the shot put (34-11.25). Outdoor- Earned a shot put mark of 38-08.75 against Northridge (3/14) to place sixth in the event ... recorded a season-best discus throw of 119-09 at the NIU Invite (5/9), taking fourth in the event ... placed third in the javelin at the NIU Invite with a personal best mark of 105-06.

High School: Earned first team all-conference accolades in all four seasons ... threw top career marks of 112-6 in the discus and 35-5 in the shot put ... in both her junior and senior seasons, took first place in the shot put and second in the discus at the Prairieland Conference Championships... won the discus gold at the conference championships as a freshman and a sophomore ... three-sport letterwinner captained her basketball and volleyball teams as a senior ... named volleyball team MVP in both her final two seasons ... named first-team all-conference for volleyball as a junior and senior, and for basketball as a senior ... earned academic all-state recognition as a senior ... holds program's freshman shot put and discus records.

Personal: Daughter of Kathy and Jim Bull ... born Sept. 20, 1989 ... former honor society member intends to major in accountancy with a minor in Spanish... enjoys playing volleyball and basketball.



Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
Shot Put 40-09.50 12/11/2010 Shot Put 41-10.50 3/26/2011
Weight Throw 42-04.00 1/22/2011 Hammer 128-08 3/19/2011
Discus 119-09 5/9/2009
Javelin 105-06 5/9/2009