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Niki Sargent
Niki  Sargent

RS Freshman

Fenton, Mich.

High School:
Flint Powers Catholic


Collegiate Bests
• Shot Put - 14.57m
• Weight Throw - 17.54m
• Hammer Throw - 50.10m
• Discus - 49.04m

Finished 15th in the discus with a throw of 43.26m and also posted a hammer throw of 43.15m at the Raleigh Relays (March 30-31) ... Claimed second in the shot put with a mark of 14.08m, fourth in the discus with a mark of 41.67m and placed seventh in the hammer with a throw of 47.05m at the Spartan Invitational (April 6-7) ... Threw a shot put of 14.51m, discus of 49.04m and a hammer throw of 48.69m at the Louisville Invitational (April 13) ... Placed 13th in the shot put (13.32m) and the hammer throw (49.22m) and also posted a discus throw of 42.92m at the Jesse Owens Classic (April 20-21) ... Won the shot put with a personal-best of 14.57m and placed fourth in the hammer throw with a career-best throw of 50.10m, also placing eighth in the discus with a mark of 43.94m at the "GINA" Relays (April 26-28).
Took fifth place in the shot put with a final throw of 13.48m and 12th in the weight throw with a mark of 14.35m at the GVSU Holiday Open (Dec. 1) ... Claimed fifth place with a 13.75m shot put and ninth with a 15.88m weight throw at the Wolverine Invitational (Jan. 13) ... Placed fourth in the shot put with a 13.65m final throw and seventh in the weight throw with a mark of 16.72m at the Simmons-Harvey Quad (Jan. 20) ... At the Meyo Invitational (Feb. 2-3), threw a 16.72m weight throw and set a career-best with a 14.13m shot put ... Finished with a 13.02m shot put and 17.44m weight throw at the Music City Challenge (Feb. 9-10) ... Finished 19th in both the shot put (13.57m) and the weight throw (17.54m), a new personal best, at the Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 23-24).

Competing unattached, took second in the shot put with a mark of 13.95 meters, sixth in the discus with a mark of 38.12 meters and 10th in the hammer throw with a distance of 38.51 meters.
Finished fourth at the Simmons-Harvey Invite with a shotput of 12.89 meters ... Recorded a mark of 14.48 meters in the weight throw to finish 11th at the Simmons-Harvey Invite

High School:
Four-year letterwinner in track and field for Mike Stuart at Flint Powers Catholic ... Four-year letterwinner in volleyball and one-year letterwinner in basketball ... Was All-State in shot put in 2013-14 ... Was All-Conference in shot put from 2013-16 and All-Conference in discus from 2015-16 ... Was All-Regional in discus and shotput from 2015-16 ... Was the State Champion in shotput from 2015-16 and in discus in 2016 ... Was first team All-Conference in volleyball in 2015 and second team in 2014 ... Team Regional champions and Division II State Team Runner-Ups as a senior ... Named captain in both track and field and volleyball during her senior year.

Born July 16, 1997 in Grand Blanc, Mich. ... Daughter of Michael and Tracy Sargent ... Father played football at Michigan State from 1984-88 ... Sister, Jordan, played soccer at Oakland University from 2012-16 and brother, Noah, currently plays football at MSU ... Majoring in marketing.

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