Shot Put (Indoor): 42-08.75 (Feb. 15, 2014 at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational - Albuquerque, N.M.) Shot Put (Outdoor): 42-08.00 (March 15, 2014 at UCSD Collegiate - La Jolla, Calif.) Discus Throw: 162-11 (April 18, 2014 at Bryan Clay Invitational - Azusa, Calif.) Hammer Throw: 123-07 (March 15, 2014 at UCSD Collegiate - La Jolla, Calif.) Weight Throw: 49-08.50 (Jan. 24, 2014 at Cherry & Silver Invitational - Albuquerque, N.M.)
Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships
2014: 7th (154-05 - Discus Throw)
Outdoor Track and Field: Had a productive first season at SDSU, competing in the shot put, discus throw and hammer throw ... scored for the Aztecs in the discus throw (154-05) at the MW Championships on May 16, taking seventh ... competed in all three events at the UCSD Collegiate on March 15, taking third in the shot put (42-08.00), fifth in the discus throw (138-04) and eighth in the hammer throw (123-07) ... came in third in the invitational discus at the Aztec Invitational on March 29 in 155-05 ... took 10th in the discus (139-05) and 16th in the shot put (39-11.50) at the Cal/Nevada Championships on April 4-5 ... captured the title at the Bryan Clay Invitational on April 18 in 162-11, which was the sixth-best mark in school history ... also was 17th in the shot put in 41-03.25 ... doubled in the shot put (seventh, 39-03.25) and discus throw (12th, 153-06) at the HP/OTC Series I on April 24 ... a day later was ninth in the open discus (161-10) at the Triton Invitational ... also came in ninth in the discus at the Oxy Invitational in 142-06 on May 10.
Indoor Track and Field: Competed in both the weight throw and shot put, logging top-10 all-time marks in both ... made her official SDSU debut at the Cherry & Silver Invitational on Jan. 24, where she was 12th in the weight throw (49-08.50) and 17th in the shot out (40-09.50) ... the weight throw mark was the ninth-best in program history ... also competed at the Don Kirby Elite on Feb. 14-15, where she was 17th in the shot put (42-08.75) with the eighth-best mark in school history and 19th in the weight throw (44-04.75).
Outdoor Track and Field: Did not compete in the outdoor season while utilizing her redshirt season.
Indoor Track and Field: Did not compete in the indoor campaign.
Lettered four years at McMinnville High School in McMinnville, Ore. ... is a two-time 6A Oregon State Champion in the discus throw, and was runner-up in the shot put in 2012 ... a two-time district champion in the discus throw and 2012 winner in the shot put ... also a 4A state champion in the discus in 2010, as well as the shot put and discus district champion ... named the 2012 all-Valley League Track Athlete of the Year ... owns PR's of 154-05 in the discus throw and 41-03.50 in the shot put ... also starred in basketball for the Grizzlies, earning the 2012 all-Valley League Player of the Year, a pair of first-team all-league honors and an all-league second team accolades ... a four-year scholar-athlete.
Ariel Oliver was born Nov. 20, 1993, in McMinnville, Ore. ... picked the Aztecs over Oregon, Portland State and Cornell ... majoring in recreation and tourism.