Katelyn Daniels
Katelyn  Daniels

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Lewis Center, Ohio

High School:
Olentangy Orange

Event:
Throws


08/01/2016

MSU Track & Field Earns Academic Honors

13 Spartans earn All-Academic honors.

07/06/2016

Seventy-Eight Spartans Named Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

Letterwinners earned minimum grade point average of 3.7 for the 2015-16 academic year.

06/01/2016

Academic All-Big Ten Honors Announced for the 2016 Spring Season

In all, 96 Spartans were recognized for having a 3.0 or higher GPA.

05/28/2015

2015 Spring Academic All-Big Ten Honorees Announced

One-hundred and eight Spartans recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.

05/19/2015

O'Connor, Daniels & Drenth Receive Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Awards

Leah O'Connor becomes first MSU women's athlete to win Big Ten outdoor track awards.

2015-2016:
OUTDOOR: Finished third in the discus throw at the Florida Relays … Placed fourth in the discus throw at the 2016 Louisville Invitational … Finished second in the shot put event at the 2016 Louisville Invitational … Finished second in shot put at the Virginia Challenge … Was victorious again, finishing first in the discus throw at the Virginia Challenge… Finished the Toledo Invitational in first place in the discus event … Finished fourth in shot put at the Big Ten Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships … Finished second at the Big Ten Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships in the discus event … Placed second in the primary round discus event for the NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round … Finished in fifth in the discus event at the NCAA Division I Track & Field Championships … Finished with a first place win in the discus throw event at the Ashland Ohio Summer Series 1, and in the Ashland Ohio Summer Series 2 had a second place finish in the discus throw event … Placed tenth in the final round of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials.
INDOOR: Finished third in shot put at the GVSU Holiday Open … Finished third in the weight throw at the GVSU Holiday Open … Finished first in shot put at the GVSU Bob Eubanks Open … Placed fourth in the weight throw event at the GVSU Bob Eubanks Open … Placed fifth in the weight throw at the Notre Dame Invitational 2016 … Finished third in the shot put event at the Notre Dame Invitational 2016 … Placed fourth in shot put at the Meyo Invitational 2016 … Finished second in the shot put event at the SPIRE NCAA D-1 Indoor T&F Invitational.

2014-15:
• Big Ten Women's Discus Champion

INDOOR: Scored two points with a seventh-place mark of 14.63m in the shot put at the Big Ten Championships ... Won the shot put at the GVSU Mike Lints Open (Jan. 16) with a throw of 14.53m; Also took third in the weight throw (17.26m) ... Took first in the shot put (14.72m) in MSU's dual meet victory over Michigan on Jan. 31 ... Recorded a personal-best of 14.85m in the shot put at the GVSU Big Meet on Feb. 13
OUTDOOR: Big Ten Champion in the discus, setting an MSU & Big Ten meet record with a mark of 59.06 meters ... Won the discus throw (56.08 meters) and took second in the shot put (15.17m) at the Big Ten-ACC Challenge on April 11 ... First place in the discus with a throw of 56.04m at the Virginia Challenge on Apr. 17 ... Recorded her third win of the year in the discus with a mark of 55.12m at the Jesse Owens Classic on May 1 ... Runner-up in the discus throw with a mark of 53.35m at the Raleigh Relays (Mar. 27-28), surpassing the previous meet record

2013-14:
- Academic All-Big Ten
INDOOR: Competed unattached during the season ... Placed second in the discus throw and third in the shot put at the USATF Junior Championships in her first competition in a Spartan uniform.