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Deja McKnight
Deja McKnight

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Odessa, TX

High School:
Odessa HS

Height:
6-0

Event:
Throws

2012-13
• Member of the 2013 Sun Belt Conference Outdoor Championship team.
Shot Put:
• Won the Red Raider Open with a distance of 14.05 meters
• Finished second at the Sun Belt Conference Outdoor Championships
• Had six top-10 finishes in both the indoor and outdoor seasons
Discus Throw:
• Had a season-best at the Bobcat Invitational (42.63M)
• Placed in the top-12 six times this season.
Hammer Throw:
• Was 11th at the Bobcat Invite with a distance of 42.20M.
Weight Throw:
• Took sixth at the Red Raider Open, throwing 15.19 meters a season-best.

2011-12
• Member of the 2012 Sun Belt Conference Outdoor Championship team.
Shot Put/Discus Throw:
• 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/Personal
• 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
• Daughter of Bruce and Regina McKnight
• Has one brother, Damon.

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