Karli Tatum
Karli Tatum
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Milwaukee, Wis.
High School: Milwaukee Lutheran
Events: Throws
Major: Sport & Entertainment Management
Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor/Outdoor

Career Summary

2016 Season (Senior): INDOOR: Competed at eight meets...Competed in the shot put and weight throw...Was named the NACC Field Athlete of the Meet at the NACC Indoor Championships (February 27) after winning both events...Posted a throw of 15.53 meters in the weight throw, a NACC Championships record...Owns the school record in both events as well, landing a throw of 15.86 meters in the weight throw at the Point Final Qualifier (March 5) and a toss of 12.76 meters in the shot put at the UW-Oshkosh Titan Challenge (February 20)...Won the weight throw and was second in the shot put at the Private College Invite (January 15-16)...Was second in the shot put and third in the weight throw at the IWU First Chance (December 5)...Placed second in the shot put at the UW-Stout Open (Januar 23)...Placed second in each event at the Tadd Metzger Invitational (January 29)...OUTDOOR: Competed at seven meets...Competed in the hammer throw and shot put...Set the school record and NACC record in the shot put, by landing a throw of 13.11 meters at the Benedictine Relays (April 15-16)...Placed second in the shot put at the NACC Outdoor Championships (May 6-7), and was fifth in the hammer throw...Landed a toss of 13.09 meters in the shot put at the North Central Dr. Keeler Meet (May 12-13)...Posted a season-best 41.83 meters in the hammer throw at the NACC Championships...Finished third in the shot put at the St. Norbert Invite (April 30) and second at the Augustana Meet of Champions (April 22).

2015 Season (Junior): Competed in the shot put, discus, hammer and weight throws...INDOOR: Brought home an individual title in the shot put at the NACC Indoor Championships (Feb. 28) after landing a toss of 11.65 meters...Posted an indoor season-best mark of 12.27 meters in the shot put at the UW-Milwaukee TuneUp (Feb. 20)...Placed third in the weight throw at the NACC Indoor Championships...Posted a PR of 14.50 meters in the weight throw at the Carthage Final Qualifier (Mar. 6)...Finished fifth in the shot put and eighth in the weight throw at the UW-Platteville Invitational (Feb. 14)...Placed sixth in the shot put and fifth in the weigh throw at the Tadd Metzger Invite (Jan. 30)...Finished fifth in the weight throw at the Wisconsin Private College Invite (Jan. 17)...OUTDOOR: Set the school record in the shot put with a toss of 12.29 meters at the Wisconsin Private College Championships (Apr. 25), good for a third-place finish...Placed second in the shot put at the NACC Outdoor Championships (May 1-2)...Added a fourth-place finish in the hammer throw at the NACC Championships after landing a throw of 40.21 meters...Recorded a PR throw of 41.89 meters in the hammer throw at the Dr. Keeler Invitational (May 7-8)...Placed sixth in the shot put at the Augustana Meet of Champions (Apr. 17)...Placed eighth in the shot put at the Benedictine Invitational (Apr. 11).

2014 Season (Sophomore): Competed in the shot put, discus throw, hammer throw and weight throw...INDOOR: Competed at seven meets...Placed second in the shot put at the NACC Indoor Championships (Mar. 1) with an indoor season-best toss of 11.71 meters...Earned a fourth-place finish in the shot put at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Tune-Up with a throw of 10.68 meters...Posted a personal-best throw of 12.00 meters in the weight throw at the Private College Invitational (Jan. 17-18)...Placed eighth in the shot put at the Keck Invitational (Feb. 8) with a toss of 10.66 meters...OUTDOOR: Finished second in the shot put at the NACC Outdoor Championships (May 2-3) with a season-best throw of 11.89 meters...Finished seventh in the hammer throw at the NACC Championships with a PR throw of 35.97 meters...Earned a sixth-place finish in the shot put at the Benedictine Eagle Invitational (Apr. 12), while adding a seventh-place finish at the Carroll University Invitational (Apr. 5)...Threw a season-best 25.31 meters in the discus throw at the Beloit Relays (Apr. 25-26)...Also finished second in the shot put and eighth in the hammer throw at the Beloit Relays.

2013 Season (Freshman): Competed in the discus throw, hammer throw, shot put and weight throw...INDOOR: Earned a fourth-place finish in the shot put at the Northern Athletics Conference Indoor Championships (Feb. 23) with a toss of 10.81 meters...Recorded an indoor season best throw of 10.88 meters in the shot put at the Wisconsin Red & White Open (Feb. 15)...Recorded a personal-best 10.61 meters in the weight throw at the UW-Parkside Classic (Feb. 2)...OUTDOOR: Ranked third in the NAC in the shot put with toss of 11.90 meters at the Cedarville Collegiate All-Corners Meet (Apr. 20)...Also posted a career best in the discus throw at the Cedarville meet with a mark of 26.16 meters...Placed third in the shot put at the NAC Outdoor Championships (May 3-4) by throwing 11.41 meters...Posted a season-best throw of 24.15 meters in the hammer throw at the NAC Outdoor Championships.

High School (Milwaukee Lutheran): An Honor Roll student-athlete and winnter of the Christian Leadership Award...Earned varsity letters in basketball, tennis and track & field.

Personal: Daughter of Karl and Jacinta..Has two younger brothers, Karl and Kaleb.