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Niki Sargent
Niki  Sargent

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Fenton, Mich.

High School:
Flint Powers Catholic

Event:
Throws

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

2017-18:
OUTDOOR:
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).
INDOOR:
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).

2016-17:
OUTDOOR:
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.
INDOOR:
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.

Personal:
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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