Delaney Verba
Delaney Verba
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Milwaukee, Wis.
High School: St. Thomas More
Position: Throws
Major: Pre-Physical Therapy, Exercise Physiology
Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor/Outdoor

2014 Season (Freshman): Competed in the shot put, discus throw, hammer throw and weight throw...INDOOR: Competed at six meets...Recorded a PR in the weight throw by tossing 9.46 meters at the UW-Platteville Invitational (Feb. 15)...Recorded an indoor season-best mark of 10.08 meters in the shot put, good for a fourth-place finish at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Tune-Up (Feb. 22)...Had a throw of 9.72 meters in the shot put at the NACC Outdoor Championships (Mar. 1)...OUTDOOR: Competed at six meets...Earned top-eight finishes at the Beloit Relays (Apr. 25-26) in the shot put (7th) and discus throw (8th), including setting a PR with 29.37 meters in the discus...Landed a PR throw of 10.48 meters in the shot put at the Benedictine Eagle Invitational (Apr. 12)...First hammer throw of the season also was a personal best (26.77 meters), coming at the Washington University Invite (Mar. 28-29).

High School (St. Thomas More): Honor Roll student...Member of the National Honor Society...Lettered three years in track & field...Team captured conference championship during senior year...Won the conference championship in the discus throw senior year...Also captured regional championship in the discus throw...Qualified for sectionals twice...Also lettered four times in cross country and twice in basketball...Was an Honorable Mention All-Conference basketball player...Qualified for sectionals four times in cross country.

Personal: Daughter of Duane and Laura...Has one brother, Jared.