Mooney Crowned Conference Champion Again As Red Storm Finishes Fifth At BIG EAST Outdoor Championship
St. John's finishes with 88 team points and claims six total medals in Villanova, Pa.
St. John's pays tribute to volunteer assistant coach and Olympic medalist.
Senior Danette Hinton posts fourth-best hammer throw performance in program history.
St. John's back at DaSilva Memorial Track on May 3 for inaugural Tom Farrell Classic.
Red Storm post numerous career and seasonal bests in third-place team finish.
St. John's competes at the 2014 BIG EAST Indoor Championship at the NYC Armory.
2012 University Service Day
2012 Indoor Metropolitan Championships New York City Armory
Photos from the Monday Meeting on April 11 at DaSilva Memorial Track.
As A Junior (2012- 2013): Selected to the 2012-13 BIG EAST Conference All-Academic Team ... Indoor - Weight Throw: Posted three first-place finishes to go with three top-4 finishes while claiming All-BIG EAST and All-ECAC accolades throughout the season ... claimed individual titles at the Manhattan College Opener (Dec. 3), Bill Ward Invitational (Dec. 7) and NYU Team Challenge (Jan. 19) ... posted a then-personal best mark of 18.31 meters in a bronze medal finish at the Metropolitan Championships (Jan. 24-25) ... set a personal best of 19.08 meters and posted the highest individual finish on the team in placing third at the BIG EAST Championships ... placed fourth with a best throw of 18.66 meters at the ECAC Championships (May 2-3) ... Shot Put: placed second at the Bill Ward Invitational (Dec. 7) with a throw of 11.64 meters ... set a seasonal best of 12.06 meters in a third-place finish at the NYU Team Challenge (Jan. 19) ... Outdoor - Hammer Throw: claimed the individual title at the Kent Taylor Invitational (May 22-23) with a throw of 47.64 meters ... reached a then-personal best mark of 49.32 meters in finishing fifth at the Sam Howell Invite (April 6) ... set a personal best mark of 49.98 meters in a 12th-place finish at the BIG EAST Championships (March 3) ... Shot Put: posted seasonal best marks of 11.55 meters at both the UCF Black & Gold meet (May 16) and STJ Monday Meeting (April 1).
As A Sophomore (2011-12): Indoor - Shot Put: recorded four top-ten finishes ... achieved a career-best mark of 11.45 meters at the Long Island Championship (Jan. 20) ... Weight Throw: totaled seven top-five finishes ... placed third at the Manhattan College Opener (Dec. 1) with a throw of 15.79 meters ... threw 17.00 meters at the Metropolitan Championships (Jan. 26) to place third ... garnered All-BIG EAST honors with a fifth-place throw of 17.37 meters at the BIG EAST Championships (Feb. 18) ... earned All-East recognition for a fifth-place finish at the ECAC Championships (March 3) on a career-best 17.56 meter throw ... Outdoor - Shot Put: registered a career-best mark of 12.23 meters to place fourth at the Metropolitan Championships (April 13) ... Discus: placed second at the FDU Knight Classic (March 31) with a career-best effort of 39.64 meters ... Hammer Throw: recorded a personal-best mark of 45.83 meters at the FDU Knight Classic (March 31).
As A Freshman (2010-11): Indoor - Shot Put: placed third at the Manhattan College Opener (Dec. 1) with a throw of 10.77 meters ... earned a second place finish with a season-best throw of 10.85 meters at the Bill Ward Invitational (Dec. 8) ... Weight Throw: achieved top-five finishes at both the Manhattan College Opener (Dec. 1) and the Bill Ward Invitational (Dec. 8) ... qualified for the BIG EAST Championships with a season-best throw of 15.38 meters at the New Balance Invitational (Feb. 5) ... placed fourteenth at the BIG EAST Championships (Feb. 19) with a throw of 14.81 meters ... Outdoor - Shot Put: finished top ten in every meet she competed in ... took fourth at the Yale Springtime Invitational (May 1) with a season-best throw of 11.62 meters ... Discus Throw: had her best throw of the season at the Yale Springtime Invitational (May 1) by totaling 35.21 meters ... Hammer Throw: placed twelfth at the Metropolitan Championships (April 15) with a season-best throw of 41.25 meters.
At McIntosh: Lettered three seasons outdoor track & field ... threw the shot and discus, as well as the triple jump ... also played basketball, leading her team to the state playoffs ... earned the Field Event MVP during her sophomore year ... named to Honor Roll all four years of high school ... participated in Adopt-A-Stream during freshman and sophomore years.
Personal: Daughter of Verna Thornton and Dennis Hinton ... has three siblings, including a twin sister, Denise (18), who throws for LSU, and Deva (6) and Devam (24) ... plans to major in finance ... plans to work on Wall Street and become a stock broker or financial analyst.
Off the Track
Favorite TV Show: The Buried Life
Favorite Movie: He Got Game
Favorite Book: "The Color of Water" by James McBride
Favorite Dessert: Fudge