Hilenn James
blank Hilenn James
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Trinidad and Tobago

High School:
Southeast Port-of-Spain

Height:
6-4

Event:
Throws

2013 First Team Indoor All-American
2013 Second Team Outdoor All-American
2013 Indoor SEC Champion (Shot Put)

2014: Outdoor - Made her season debut and won the shot put (50 feet, 4 ½ inches) and the discus (167-4) at the Georgia Invite...Had a season-best toss of 171-11 to take 14th in the discus at the NCAA East Prelims.

2014: Indoor - Did not compete for the Lady Bulldogs.

2013: Outdoor - Missed a trip to the NCAA Championships by one spot after taking 13th at the NCAA Prelims with a mark of 51 feet, 8 ½ inches in the shot put...Opened her season at the SEC Championships and was fifth in the shot put with a mark of 53-1...Also finished 10th (152-0) in the discus at the SEC meet.

2013: Indoor - Set a school record after launching the shot 55 feet, 1 ½ inches at the Razorback Invite to take fourth...Won the shot put at the VT Elite Meet after reaching 54-7.50...Saved her longest throw (55-0.75) for her sixth attempt in the shot put to clinch the title at the SEC Championships...Topped her own school record with a top throw of 55-10.50 to take seventh and earn a First Team All-America certificate at the NCAA Championships, in a competition that featured a collegiate record mark (63-0.75).

2012: Outdoor - Exploded for a career-long shot put toss of 54 feet, 3 ¼ inches to earn a Second Team All-America certificate after taking 12th at the NCAA Championships...Reached a season-best mark of 52-8.75 to take seventh in the shot put and qualify for the national finals at the NCAA East Prelims...Was the Lady Bulldogs' top scorer after taking second in both the discus (a personal-best mark of 183-5) and shot put (51-10) at the SEC Championships...Finished fifth in a pair of discus competitions at the Triton Invitational, reaching 178-6 in one comp and 173-9 in another...Took first in the shot put at the Spec Towns Invite with an effort of 51-3.75...Was third in the discus (169-7) and fifth in the shot put (51-9.75) at the Florida Relays...Launched a season-best shot put toss of 51-11.75 to win the Yellow Jacket Invite while also finishing first in the discus (160-5)...Exploded for a 40-foot personal best in the discus to reach 180-4 and win the Georgia Relays while moving to third on the all-time list.

2012: Indoor - Finished third overall in the shot put at the Auburn Invitational with a mark of 50 feet, 3 ½ inches ... Won the Mark Colligan Memorial after her opening throw measured 50-6.25...Launched a season-best mark of 50-7.50 for fifth place at the VT Elite meet...Was the runner-up in the shot put at the Tiger Paw Invitational...Saved the best throw of her season (51-0.75) to take third at the SEC Championships.

2011: Outdoor - Wrapped up her freshman year at the NCAA East Prelims...Finished fifth in the shot put (50-10.75) at the SEC Championships...Picked up a one-foot victory in the shot put at the Georgia-Missouri dual meet...Improved to 52-11.50 with a fifth-place finish at the Florida Relays...Moved to No. 2 in the school record books with a mark of 51-4.25 for a fourth-place finish at the ASU Invite...Shot to fourth on the all-time top-10 list after registering a mark of 49-5.75 to win the shot put at the Georgia Intercollegiate Invitational...Also took second in the discus at the meet.

2011: Indoor - Exploded for a career-best throw of 51 feet, 2 ¼ inches to finish fourth in the shot put at the SEC Indoor Championships...Had another career-best effort (49-5.50) to take eighth in the shot put at the Virginia Tech Elite meet, moving into the fourth spot on UGA's all-time top-10 list...Hit a personal-best distance of 48-3.50 to take seventh in the shot put at the Big 12 vs. SEC Challenge...Was the runner-up in the shot put (45-7.75) at the Clemson Challenge, marking her first meet with the Lady Bulldogs.

High School: Earned the distinction as the 2009 Trinidad and Tobago Under-20 Female Athlete of the Year...Finished fifth at the 2009 Pan-Am Juniors...Named the Trinidad and Tobago Female Field Athlete of the Year in 2006 and 2007...Part of Trinidad and Tobago national team that won the Pan-Am Juniors...Personal-best marks of 48 feet, 6 ¼ inches in the shot put and 127-11 in the discus...Also played field hockey and volleyball at Southeast Port-of-Spain.

Personal: Born March 16, 1990...Daughter of Lennox James and Heidi Superville...Majoring in Consumer Economics.

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