2010 State Farm Athlete of the Month
2009 (Sophomore): Outdoor - Competed at the NCAA Mideast Regional in both the discus and shot put ... Threw a personal-best distance of 162-9 in the discus at the Triton Invitational to move into UK's all-time record list at the eighth position ... At the SEC Championships, placed fifth in the discus with a throw of 157-6 ... Finished seventh in the shot put at the conference meet throwing a personal-best outdoor mark of 48-8 that ranks seventh all-time at UK ... Placed eighth overall in the shot put at the Triton Invitational recording a distance of 48-5.50. Indoor - Posted a personal-best shot put throw of 50-0.75 at the Iowa State Classic to claim sixth place; the mark and ranks fifth all-time at UK ... At the Rod McCravy Memorial Meet, placed sixth in the shot put stretching the tape to 49-0.25 ... Placed seventh in the shot put at the SEC Championships throwing a distance of 48-10.
Previous College (North Carolina): Led Tar Heel throwers in the shot put as a freshman in both indoor and outdoor seasons with top mark of 47-0.25 ... Top distance in the discus was 160-4 ... Coached by Dennis Craddock.
High School: Michigan Gatorade track athlete of the year as a senior ... Three-time Michigan state champion in shot put ... Discus state champion in 2007 ... Holds Michigan state records in both shot put (49-6) and discus (165-7) ... Coached by her father, Sam Angell ... Played four years of volleyball and tennis earning All-conference honors in both her junior and senior years ... Graduated Summa Cum Laude ... Member of National Honor Society. Personal: Full name is Mary Christine Angell ... Born Aug. 29, 1989 in Byron Center, Mich. ... Parents are Sam and Laurie Angell ... Has one sister, Julie ... Father was a thrower at the University of Michigan.