Malita Bingham Athlete Profile

Malita Bingham

Malita Bingham
Position: Throws Height: 5-9 Roster Years: 2003-2004 Hometown: Jerome, ID

Personal

  • Born 02/21/81 in Jerome, Idaho
  • Parents are Garth and Debbie Bingham
  • Majoring in elementary education

Before BYU

  • Lettered four years in track
  • Four-year regional champion in discus
  • State champion in discus her junior and senior years

Other College

  • At Rick's College placed second in the discus her freshman year at regionals
  • Freshman year placed seventh in the nation in discus
  • As a sophomore placed first in discus, hammer and shot put at regionals
  • Sophomore year placed sixth in the discus and fourth in the hammer at nationals

Stats

Best Marks: HT - 181'4", DT - 149'1.5" WT - 54'10.25"


2003 | Junior Year

Indoor: 

  • Placed sixth in the weight throw at the Indoor Mountain West Conference Championships

Outdoor: 

  • Finished sixth in the hammer and ninth in the discus at the Mountain West Conference Outdoor Championships
  • Threw a new personal best in the hammer of 171' 4"

2004 | Senior Year

Indoor: 

  • Finished fifth in the 20 pound weight throw (54-10.25) at the Air Force Invitational
  • Placed 12th in the weight throw with a toss of 52-00.50 at the MWC Indoor Championships

Outdoor: 

  • Captured fourth in the hammer throw with a personal best throw of 176'9" at the BYU Cougar Invite
  • Threw 145'02" in the discus at the Long Beach Invitational
  • Took third in the discus with a throw of 146'11 and qualified for regionals with a throw of 181'4" in the hammer at the BYU Wells Fargo Invitational
  • Placed ninth in the discus (149'1.5") and seventh in the hammer throw (176'9.5") at the Mountain West Conference Outdoor Championships
  • Took 34th in the NCAA West Regionals in the hammer throw
  • Named Academic All-MWC