Deezbaa Whaley
            event: throws
            height: 5-7
            year: junior
            hometown: Kayenta, Ariz.
            last school: Monument Valley HS
SOPHOMORE - (2009):
  • Began indoor season breaking the meet record and placing first in the weight throw at the BYU Indoor Meet with a throw of 17.38m
  • Placed second at the UNM Cherry and Silver Invitational in the weight throw (17.29m)
  • Placed fourth at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational in the weight throw (17.68m)
  • Started outdoor season with a career-best hammer throw of 52.04m at the Baldy Castillo Invitational
  • Competed at the Cougar Invitational, placing third in the hammer throw (50.70m) and sixth in the discus (40.99m)
  • Placed second in the hammer throw (50.86m) and fifth in the discus (42.48m) at the BYU Invitational Tri-Meet
FRESHMAN - (2008):
  • In indoor, placed first at the BYU Cougar Indoor Meet in the weight throw with a distance of 52 feet 4.75 inches
  • Placed fourth at the Lumberjack Invitational in the weight throw with a distance of 51 feet 11.75 inches
  • At the Big 12 vs MWC Challenge competed in the weight throw with a distance of 54 feet 1.75 inches
  • At the NWU Invitational competed in the shot put with a distance of 36 feet 9.75 inches
  • At the Air Force Invitational competed in the shot put and tied with a distance of 41 feet 9.75 inches
  • At the Boise State Team Invite placed fourth in the shot put and second in the weight throw
  • At the MWC Indoor Track and Field Championships placed sixth in the shot put with a distance of 42 feet 10.75 inchces and ninth in the weight throw with a distance of 53 feet 3.5 inches; in outdoor, competed at the Arizona State Invitational in the discus with a distance of 143-06
  • At the Willie Williams Classic competed in the shot put placing 10th, fifth in the discus throw and ninth at the hammer throw
  • At the BYU Cougar Invitaional competed in the hammer throw, shot put and placed second in the discus throw
  • At the 12th Annual Tom Botts Invitational placed fourth in the hammer throw with a distance of 163-02
BEFORE BYU:
  • Prepped at Monument Valley High School
  • Salutatorian of graduating class
  • Principals list all four years of H.S.
  • 2004: MVHS Outstanding Athlete of the Year, all-region team, 3A all-state team
  • 2005: Page Invitational outstanding field athlete, MVHS outstanding field athlete, region champion in shot put and discus, state runner-up for discus, 3A all-state
  • 2006: Page Invitational outstanding field athlete, MVHS outstanding field athlete, region champion in shot put and discus, girls 3A North Region Outstanding Track and Field Athlete of the Year, state champion in shot put and discus, all-state team, state quadrathon and all-time record holder
  • 2007: region champion in shot put and discus, 3A North Regiona girls athlete of the year, all-region, Navajo Times field athlete of the year, Navajo Times 2007-08 athlete of the year, state champion in shot put and discus, Arizona meet of champions champion in discus, all-state
  • 2006 all-state in volleyball
  • Several weightlifting honors including a first-place finish at the Arizona Champion Nation meet
PERSONAL:
  • Born in Monument Valley, Utah
  • Parents are Ollie and Aneta Whaley
  • Majoring in exercise science
PERSONAL BESTS:
  • Weight Throw: 17.68m
  • Hammer Throw: 52.04m
  • Discus: 42.48m
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