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Mychelle Cumings

Class: Sophomore
Position: Throws
Height: 5-6

Previous School: Hunters Lane HS

Hometown: Madison, Tenn.

2012 Outdoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Co-Big South Women's Freshman of the Year
• Big South women's shot put and discus champion as a freshman
• Liberty's first-ever Big South discus champion, with the meet's longest winning throw (159-6) since 2008
• At the ECAC meet, came in fourth in the shot put and seventh in the discus
• Threw both the shot put and discus at the NCAA East Preliminary Round meet
• Closed her year with a fourth-place shot put finish and eighth-place discus showing at the USATF Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championship
• Broke long-standing school records in the shot put (51-2.75 at ECAC) and discus (167-0 at the Liberty Collegiate Invitational)
• Her record-breaking discus throw netted Big South Women's Field Athlete of the Week honors on April 11.
• Also threw the hammer, placing ninth in the Big South and tying for fourth on Liberty's all-time list with her 156-10 heave at the Liberty Collegiate Invitational
• Made the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team and Big South Presidential Honor Roll

2011-12 Indoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Big South shot put champion
• Placed 14th in the ECAC shot put final
• Got her collegiate career off to a fast start, winning the shot put and breaking the school record with a 45-1 heave at the Liberty Kickoff
• As a result, she won the first of two Big South Women's Field Athlete of the Week awards on the indoor season on Dec. 8 (also Feb. 16).
• Top throws of the year came at the Liberty Quad, where she raised the shot put school record to 51-3 and reached fourth place on the Liberty weight throw performance list at 51-5.5

Prep
• Graduated from Hunters Lane High School
• One of the most highly-decorated female throwers in Tennessee AAA history
• Won four straight shot put state titles (2008-11) and three consecutive discus crowns (2009-11)
• Recorded marks of 45-7 in the shot put and 154-0.5 in the discus
• Also played volleyball and basketball

Personal
• Daughter of Lamar and Jonetta Cumings
• Athletic training major
• Birthday is May 11

Top Efforts in a Liberty Uniform
SP - 51-4.25 (15.65m) (Indoor School Record) -- also owns outdoor school record at 51-2.75 (15.61m)
DISC - 167-0 (50.91m) (School Record)
WT - 52-5.5 (15.99m) (Indoor)
HAM - 156-10 (47.81m)

ECAC Individual Title (1)
2013 Outdoor Discus

Big South Individual Titles (6)
2012 Indoor Shot Put
2012 Outdoor Shot Put
2012 Outdoor Discus
2013 Indoor Shot Put
2013 Outdoor Shot Put
2013 Outdoor Discus

All-Big South Honors (6)
2012 Indoor Shot Put – 1st
2012 Outdoor Shot Put - 1st
2012 Outdoor Discus - 1st
2013 Indoor Shot Put - 1st
2013 Outdoor Shot Put - 1st
2013 Outdoor Discus - 1st