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Mychelle Cumings

Class: R-Junior
Position: Throws
Height: 5-6

Previous School: Hunters Lane HS

Hometown: Madison, Tenn.

Top Efforts in a Liberty Uniform
SP - 53-5.5 (16.29m) (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 Titles (2)
2013 Outdoor Discus
2014 Indoor Shot Put

Big South Individual Titles (7)
2012 Indoor Shot Put
2012 Outdoor Shot Put
2012 Outdoor Discus
2013 Indoor Shot Put
2013 Outdoor Shot Put
2013 Outdoor Discus
2014 Indoor Shot Put

All-Big South Honors (7)
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
2014 Indoor Shot Put - 1st

2014 Outdoor Track & Field (Jr.)
• Did not compete in any meets for Liberty and was redshirted
• Competing unattached, won the shot put at both the Highlander Invitational and Liberty Twilight Qualifier, reaching 52-3.25 at the latter

2013-14 Indoor Track & Field (Jr.)
• Repeated as Big South Women's Outstanding Field Performer
• Broke the Big South all-time and championship records, along with her own Liberty standard, with her winning shot put throw of 53-5.5
• As a result, she was just 11 inches and three spots away from qualifying for the NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships
• Won the ECAC shot put title by a foot and a half with a 52-9.5 put, earning Big South Women's Field Athlete of the Week laurels on March 13
• Competed in the weight throw just once on the year, placing 13th in the Big South at 50-2.75

2013 Outdoor Track & Field (So.)
• Big South Women's Outstanding Field Performer
• Big South Presidential Honor Roll
• Became the first Lady Flame ever to throw the discus at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships, where she placed 20th
• Liberty's first ECAC discus champion, and also finished as the ECAC shot put runner-up (season-best 50-9.5)
• Swept the Big South shot put and discus (season-best and meet-record 166-11) championships for the second straight year
• Threw the shot put and discus at the NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round meet, placing ninth in the latter to qualify for the national meet
• At the Texas Relays, came in fifth in the discus and 14th in the shot put
• Two-time Big South Women's Field Athlete of the Week (March 13 and May 15)
• Consistent in the discus, topping out between 163-0 and 166-11 during five of her six competitions
• Made the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team

2012-13 Indoor Track & Field (So.)
• Big South Women's Outstanding Field Performer
• Successfully defended her Big South shot put title, while improving her own school record to 51-4.25
• Came in third in the ECAC shot put final
• Seventh-place Big South finisher in the weight throw
• Boosted her weight throw personal best to 52-5.5 at the Liberty Open

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
• Exercise science major
• Birthday is May 11