Burrell and Jackson lead Aztecs at UCSD Triton Invite
As of Dec. 15, 2015
Shot Put (Indoor): 46-01.50 (Jan. 16, 2015 at NAU Friday Night Duals - Flagstaff, Ariz.) Shot Put (Outdoor): 47-09.25 (May 9, 2015 at Linfield Open - McMinnville, Ore.) 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: 50-00.50 (Feb. 27, 2015 at MW Championships - Albuquerque, N.M.)
Mountain West Indoor Track and Field Championships
2015: 19th (50-00.50 - Weight Throw)
Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships
2015: 5th (162-09 - Discus Throw) | 7th (46-11.50 - Shot Put) 2014: 7th (154-05 - Discus Throw)
Outdoor Track and Field: Began her second season as an Aztec, competing in the shot put and discus, finishing in the top-five multiple times throughout the outdoor campaign … at the SD Collegiate Challenge on March 14, she turned in a second-place effort in the shot put (44-09.50) and third in the discus (146-02) … came in third in the shot put (46-02.50) and seventh in the discus (155-09) at the Aztec Invitational on March 28 … traveled to compete at the Linfield Open in McMinnville, Ore., capturing the shot put title following a career-best throw of 47-09.25, a mark that places her at No. 7 in school history …also took third (161-10) in the discus … ended the season at the MW championships, taking seventh in the shot put (46-11.50) and fifth in the discus after throwing a collegiate-best 162-09.
Indoor Track and Field: Started the indoor campaign at the NAU Friday Night Duals in Flagstaff, Ariz. On Jan. 16, throwing for 46-01.50 in the shot put, good for seventh place at the meet and No. 7 in school history … finished in 14th (44-08.25) at the Armory Track Invite on Jan. 30 and 16th (44-09.00) at the Don Kirby Elite … competed at the MW Championships (Feb. 27-28), claiming 12th (44-07.00) in the shot put and 19th (50-00.50) in the weight throw (No. 9 in school history).
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.