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

Career Summary

2016 Season (Junior): INDOOR: Competed at seven meets...Competed in the shot put and weight throw...Set a PR of 11.64 meters in the weight throw at the NACC Indoor Championships (February 27), finishing in ninth place...Landed an indoor-best 10.77 meters in the shot put at the UW-Platteville Invitational (February 13), good for a seventh-place finish...Was seventh in the shot put at the Private College Invite (January 15-16)....OUTDOOR: Competed at six meets...Competed in the shot put, discus, hammer and javelin throws...Recorded a PR of 10.79 meters in the shot put at the Augustana Meet of Champions (April 22)...Landed a PR of 34.46 meters in the discus throw at the Augustana meet as well...Posted a PR of 32.95 meters in the hammer throw at the NACC Outdoor Championships (May 6-7)...Landed a PR throw of 25.74 meters in the javelin at the Private College Championships (April 9).

2015 Season (Sophomore): Competed in the shot put, discus, hammer and weight throws...INDOOR: Finished seventh in the shot put at the NACC Indoor Championships (Feb. 28) after landing a throw of 10.40 meters...Recorded a PR toss of 10.59 meters in the weight throw at the UW-Milwaukee TuneUp (Feb. 20)...Placed seventh in the shot put at the UW-Platteville Invitational (Feb. 14), posting a mark of 10.63 meters...OUTDOOR: Finished sixth in the shot put at the NACC Outdoor Championships (May 1-2), recording a PR throw of 10.77 meters...Added a seventh-place showing the discus throw at the NACC Championships after landing a PR toss of 31.98 meters...Recorded a PR of 31.88 meters in the hammer throw at the Benedictine Invitational (Apr. 11).

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.