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  Darryl Hunter
Darryl Hunter

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Des Moines, Iowa

High School:
Dowling Catholic

Height:
6-0

Event:
Throws

Experience:
3-I / 3-O


Hunter's Career-Best Marks:
Shot Put (I) - 55'4-1/4" (16.87m)
35-lb. weight (I) - 42'6" (12.95m)
Shot Put (O) - 56'1" (17.09m)
Discus (O) - 162'10" (49.65m)

Career Honors:
• All-East (Outdoor: Shot Put - 2007, Discus - 2006)
• First-Team All-Patriot League (Indoor: Shot Put - 2005 & `07; Outdoor: Shot Put - 2005 & `07)
• Second-Team All-Patriot League (Indoor: Shot Put - 2006; Outdoor: Discus - 2007)
• ECAC Field Athlete of the Week (April 5, 2006)
• Patriot League Field Athlete of the Week (March 29, 2005; Jan. 17, 2006; April 4, 2006)

2006-07:
Competed in the shot put and discus during his junior campaign ... won the shot put 11 times (five indoor, six outdoor) and the discus throw once ... recorded the team's nine-best tosses in the outdoor shot put and six-best efforts in the indoor shot put ... totaled 16 top-four performances on the year ... topped the field in the shot put at both the indoor and outdoor Patriot League Championship ... came in second in the discus throw at the league championship ... qualified for the IC4A Championship in the indoor and outdoor shot put and discus throw ... placed eighth in the shot put at the outdoor championship ... landed 10th during the indoor championship ... advanced to the NCAA East Region Championship in the shot put.

2005-06:
Qualified for the IC4A Championship in the discus, indoor and outdoor shot put ... placed eighth in the discus with a throw of 153'0" ... landed 14th in the indoor shot put with a mark of 51'4-1/4" ... finished 12th during the outdoor championship with a distance of 50'6-1/4" ... his effort of 53'2-3/4" in the Patriot League Indoor Championship was good for second place ... won the shot put a total of eight times, while placing first in the discus throw on two occasions ... unleashed a season-best toss of 54'1-1/4" in Navy's Six-Team Indoor Meet ... won the discus with a season-long throw of 162'10".

2004-05:
Won the shot put at both the indoor and outdoor Patriot League Championship ... landed tenth at the outdoor IC4A Championship in the shot put ... followed with a 15th-place showing at the NCAA East Regional ... set season best outdoor discus and shot put efforts versus Army ... season-longest indoor toss came at the Penn State National Open ... owned team's top-nine indoor and top-six outdoor shot put marks ... accounted for eight first-place efforts in the shot put during his freshman season.

High School:
Attended Dowling Catholic High School ... earned four letters in track & field, three each in football and baseball and one in wrestling ... member of football team that won the state championship during the 2000 and '01 seasons ... all-state and All-American recognition in track & field ... earned all-state honors in football and all-league recognition in baseball.

Personal:
Son of Ermayne Hunter ... born Feb. 13, 1985, in Des Moines, Iowa ... majoring in economics.

04/19/14 vs Larry Ellis Invitational All Day
04/19/14 at UF Tom Jones Memorial All Day
04/24/14 vs Penn Relays All Day
04/25/14 vs Penn Relays All Day
04/26/14 vs Penn Relays All Day