Rice wins four events in regular season finales
Sophomore wins 200m dash with season-best time
Redshirt freshman wins 200m dash, places 3rd in 100m dash
Dixson wins hammer throw with personal best throw
Owls win a combined four events
AT MAJOR MEETS
2016 C-USA Indoor - 16th, Shot Put, 12.18m (39-11.5)
2016 C-USA Indoor - 27th, Weight Throw, 13.18m (43-3.00)
2016 C-USA Outdoor - 16th, Discus Throw, 38.89m (127-7.00)
2016 C-USA Outdoor - 8th, Shot Put, 13.39m (43-11.25)
2017 C-USA Indoor - 16th, Shot Put, 12.79m (41-11.50)
2017 C-USA Indoor - 26th, Weight Throw, 15.15m (49-8.50)
2017 C-USA Outdoor - 15th, Discus Throw, 39.96m (131-1.00)
2017 C-USA Outdoor - 23rd, Hammer Throw, 44.50m (146-0.00)
Shot Put - 12.97m (42-6.75), Howie Ryan Invite (2/10/17)
Weight Throw - 15.39m (50-6.00), Howie Ryan Invite (2/10/17)
Shot Put - 13.39m (43-11.25), C-USA Outdoor (5/12/16)
Discus - 42.30m (138-9.00), J. Fred Duckett Twilight (4/22/17)
Hammer Throw - 45.25m (148-5.00), TSU Relays (3/17/17)
Indoor: Finished in fourth place at the Leonard Hilton Memorial Invitational in the shot put event after marking 12.67m…Had a sixth place finish at the Leonard Hilton Memorial Invitational in the weight throw after her 13.36m toss…Another sixth place finish at the Howie Ryan Invitational in the shot put event, marking a 12.97m toss. Outdoor: Fourth place finish in the hammer throw at the 66th Annual TSU Relays after posting a throw of 45.25m…Came in sixth place at the Houston Alumni Invitational in the discus event with a throw of 42.01m…At the C-USA Outdoor Championships, came in 15th place in the discus throw after posting a distance of 39.96m.
Indoor: Competed at five meets, highlighted by a 16th place finish in the shot put at the C-USA Championships. Outdoor: Threw at eight different meets...earned points for the C-USA champion Owls with her eighth place finish in the shot put, throwing a season-best 13.39m...finished fifth in the discus at both the Oxy Invitational and the J. Fred Duckett Twilight.
Threw the discus and shot put and graduated from Skyline High School under head coach William Foster...was a district champ in the shot put and a regional qualifier in the discus...graduated in the top 2% of her class (No. 20 out of 1,067) and was a member of the National Honor Society.
Full Name: Dheryl Batts...Parents: Darryl and Sonya Batts (two brothers; Daryn and Brandon)...College: Lovett.