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Christina Hillman
Position: Throws
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Dover, Del.
High School: St. Thomas More
Experience: 2 Letters
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Christina Hillman
Release: 09/16/2011

Awards & Honors: 
Two-Time NCAA Champion: 2014 Indoor Shot Put, 2014 Outdoor Shot Put
Five-Time All-American
Two-Time Big 12 Champion
2015 Capital One First-Team Academic All-American
Four-Time Academic All-Big 12 First Team (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)

Personal Records

2016 Outdoor
Shot Put
2014 Indoor
2014 Outdoor
Weight Throw
2014 Indoor

Outdoor: Earned her fifth career All-America honor with her sixth-place finish in the shot put at the NCAA Championships … was the top qualifier in the West Region for the NCAA Championships after finishing as the top seed out of the NCAA West Preliminaries … earned silver medal in shot put at Big 12 Championships … also competed in the discus at the conference championships … claimed shot put title at Musco Twilight … finished fourth in the shot put at the Drake Relays … recorded a personal best in the discus at 168-3 in the LSU Alumni Gold Meet … started season with then-PR in the discus at 166-11 at the Tiger Track Classic.

Indoor: Did not compete.

NCAA Champion … Big 12 Champion … won four of five competitions outdoors, finishing second at the LSU Alumni Gold meet … took the national title on an outdoor career-best of 58’2” (17.73m), hitting the mark on her final throw of competition in a come-from-behind victory … won the Big 12 title by over three feet with a scoring mark of 57’8.5” … earned the west region’s top qualifying mark to the NCAA Championships with a throw of 57’ … captured event titles at the Jace Lacoste Invitational (55’3.75”), Big 12 Championships, NCAA West Prelims and NCAA Championships ... placed fifth at the USA Outdoor Championships as the No. 2 collegian in the field, bettering her indoor placing with a throw of 57'1.5".

Indoor: NCAA Champion … Big 12 Champion … undefeated in collegiate competition … placed sixth at the USA Indoor Championships … improved own program record from 58’0.5” (17.69m) to 59’6.75” (18.15m) at the NCAA Indoor Championships, notching the distance on her second throw of competition … won the conference title with a throw of 56’4.5” (16.70m), winning the competition by over 3 feet. captured six event titles over the indoor slate … posted seven scoring throws of over 55 feet, eclipsing 56 feet five times and 57 feet three times.

Outdoor: Academic All Big-12 First Team ... garnered All-American status at the NCAA Championships in the shot put with a throw of 56-06.75 ... finished 11th at the NCAA West Regional in the shot put with a toss of 53-11.00 ... earned All-Big 12 Honors placing third in the shot put with 55-00.25 at the Big 12 Championships ... threw a personal best mark of 57-01 in the shot put at the Mt. SAC Relays ... earned fifth place in the discus throw at the Jim Duncan Invite with a toss of 137-09 ... earned second in the the shot put with 55-11.25, placed fourth in the discus throw with 147-00 at the Sun Angel Classic.

Indoor:  Placed second in the shot put at the NCAA Championship meet with 58-00.50 for a personal best mark ... broke the school record with a throw of 57-09.50 in the shot put placing second at the Big 12 Championship meet ... set a personal best mark in the weight throw with a toss of 53-06.25 and finished second in the shot put with a mark of 54-05.50 at the ISU Classic ... won the shot put (55-09.00) at the New Balance Invite ... placed first in the shot put with a mark of 54-11.25 at the ISU Open ... earned first place in the shot put with a personal best mark of 56-11.50 at the Holiday Preview, finished 11th in the weight throw with a mark of 50-08.00 at the Holiday Preview.

Outdoor: Redshirted the outdoor season ... placed fourth at World Junior Championships ... threw a mark of 131-07 in the discus throw at the Jim Duncan Invite.

Indoor: Earned All-Big 12 honors finishing seventh in the shot put at the Big 12 Indoor Championships ... won the Holiday Preview shot put with a personal-best mark 53-11.25 ... threw a personal best 46-02.00 in the weight throw at the ISU Open ... recorded top-10 finishes in the shot put at the Bill Bergan Invitational, Iowa State Classic, ISU Open and New Balance Invitational.

Before Iowa State
Won silver medal in the shot put at the 2011 Junior Pan-American Games where she was the top American athlete in the event ... 2011 New Balance Indoor National High School Champion in the shot put ... 2011 Penn Relays shot put champion ... runner-up in the shot put at the 2011 New Balance Outdoor National Championships ... seven-time Delaware prep champion (three discus and three outdoor shot put titles) while at St. Thomas More. Holds personal records in the shot put (50-00) and the discus (128-03).

Born October 6, 1993 ... daughter of Deborah Carey and John Hillman .. child, adult and family services major.

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