The NIU track & field team headed down to Texas April 12 for the UTEP Invitational (Credit: Jorge Salgado)
2014-15: Indoor- Did not compete. Outdoor- Competed in eight meets as a javelin specialist...Threw over 40 meters at every meet she participated in, setting a personal record and winning the Huskie Open (5/9) thanks to a throw of 44.11 meters...Also won the Billiken Kickoff (3/20) at her first meet of 2015...Scored two points for NIU at the MAC Championships (5/16) with her seventh-place finish...Advanced further into the postseason as her PR qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Round (5/30), where she finished 47th...Tallied seven top-10 finishes during the season.
2013-14:Indoor- Did not compete. Outdoor- Threw the javelin at four meets during the season... Made her collegiate debut with a season-best throw of 128-09 (39.24m) to take fourth at the Cougar Classic (3/22)... Placed 13th at the Texas Relays (3/27), tossing 126-00 (38.40m)... Took fifth place at the UTEP Invitational (4/12) at a distance of 120-02 (36.62m).
High School:Placed third in the javelin at the 2012 Canadian Junior Track & Field Championships, tossing a personal record mark of 149-08 (45.62m)... Holds the conference, club and school records in the javelin... Finished no worse than fourth at each of Elmira's three postseason meets in 2012... Took second in the javelin at the Central Western Ontario Championships with a toss of 132-00 (40.24m)... Earned a third place finish in the javelin at the OFSAA West Regional, while placing fourth at the OFSSAA conference meet... Won the 2011 West Central Ontario title in the javelin, beating out the field by over 13 feet... Placed third in the discus at the 2011 West Central Ontario Championships with a mark of 85-11.50 (26.20m)... Also plays volleyball and basketball with Elmira.
Personal:Born Sept. 27, 1994, in Kitchener, Ontario... Daughter of Dave McKinnon and Kim Wilson... Plans to major in business administration... Enjoys playing the guitar.