Collin McKenny

  • Collin
  • McKenny

  • Event
    Throws
  • Class
    Senior
  • High School/Other
    Huntingtown
  • Hometown
    Huntingtown, Md.

Updated: May 31, 2017

2017 outdoor: Participated in the men's discus event at the ACC Championships, throwing a distance of 45.92 meters (150 ft., 8 in.) for 16th place ... Also competed in the men's discus at four different meets during the regular season, placing sixth at the Virginia Challenge with a lifetime-best throw of 49.23 meters (161 ft., 6 in.) ... Made his outdoor debut at the Weems Baskin Invitational, placing fifth with a 48.04-meter throw (157 ft., 7 in.).

2017 indoor: Redshirted.

2016 outdoor: Placed eighth at the Florida Relays with a personal-best discus throw of 48.37 meters (158 ft., 8 in.) … Finished in the top 10 at the Radford Invite and Liberty Twilight.

2016 indoor: Competed in the shot put twice, with a best mark of 15.13 meters (49 ft. 7.75 in.) at the Virginia Tech Invite.

2015 outdoor: Redshirted.

2015 indoor: Redshirted.

High school: Lettered all four years in track and field for Huntingtown under coaches Valerie Herrington and Jim Hall … Winner of the Outstanding Athlete, Scholar Athlete, Conference Athlete of the Year and First Team All-Met Awards … Was named to the first team all-conference list for indoor shotput … Team captain of the indoor and outdoor teams … First place winner at conference, region and state championships for indoor shotput and discus … Indoor shotput, outdoor discus and outdoor shotput school-record holder … First team all-conference for discus and shotput for outdoor track and field … Named Co-Player of the Year in his conference for outdoor … First place winner at conference, region and state championships for outdoor shotput and discus … Winner of the Albert Einstein Award for Outstanding Achievement in AP Physics, Principal’s Academic Excellence Award, National Merit Commended Scholar Award and Governor’s Scholastic Merit Award … Named AP Scholar with Distinction, National Merit AP Scholar and High Honor Roll winner.

Personal: Born Feb. 29, 1996 … Son of Joseph and Mary McKenny… Has one sister, Camerin McKenny… Majoring in engineering science and mechanics.

McKenny's Track and Field Career Bests

Indoor Outdoor

SP - 15.13m (49 feet, 7.75 inches), VT Invitational (2016)

Discus - 49.23m (161 feet, 6 inches), Virginia Challenge (2017)