Deja McKnight
Deja  McKnight


Odessa, TX

High School:
Odessa HS



-Placed fifth at the C-USA outdoor Championships in shot put (14.63m) with a career-best throw
-Placed ninth in the C-USA outdoor Championships hammer throw (48.67m) with a career-best toss
-Finished second in the North Texas Classic shot put  (13.27m) and first at the UTEP Invite (13.88m)
-Placed 21st in C-USA Outdoor Championships discus throw (33.89m)
-Finished fourth in the C-USA indoor Championships in the shot put (14.35m)
-Placed 11th at the C-USA indoor Championships weight throw (15.82m)

-Member of the 2013 Sun Belt Conference Outdoor Championship team.
-Won the Red Raider Open shot put with a distance of 14.05 meters
-Finished in shot put second at the Sun Belt Conference Outdoor Championships
-Had six top-10 shot put finishes in both the indoor and outdoor seasons
-Had a season-best discus throw at the Bobcat Invitational (42.63M)
-Placed in the top-12 six times in discus throw this season.
-Was 11th in the hammer throw at the Bobcat Invite with a distance of 42.20M.
-Took sixth in the weight throw at the Red Raider Open, throwing 15.19 meters a season-best.

-Member of the 2012 Sun Belt Conference Outdoor Championship team.
-Competed in the discus and shot put at the SBC Outdoor Championships
-Placed ninth in the discus and shot put at the Texas State Bobcat Classic
-Had a career-best discus throw of 39.31 meters at the Michael Johnson Classic
-Collected a total of 16 top-10 finishes during her freshman campaign.

High School
-Advanced to the state meet in 2010 and 2011
-Was a member of the 2011 all-state track team
-Also lettered in volleyball and basketball

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