Raven Saunders

University of Mississippi Class of 2014 Oxford, MS, USA
  • Total Results 157
  • Total Events 5
Personal Records
  • Discus - 186-6
  • Hammer Throw - 190-2
  • Shot Put (in) - 64-2
  • Shot Put - 64-10
  • Weight (in) - 71-1.25

Articles with Raven Saunders

Olympic hopes await Raven Saunders Jul 1, 2016

One of Connie Price-Smith's current prized pupils is Raven Saunders, who is coming off a tremendous sophomore season in which she broke collegiate records in the indoor and outdoor shot put and won the NCAA outdoor title. 

Raven Saunders comes from behind to win second career NCAA shot put title Jun 12, 2015

Saluki freshman Raven Saunders was in a familiar position at Hayward Field on Thursday night at the NCAA Outdoor Championships. With one throw left and out of first place, the indoor NCAA shot put champion unleashed a new SIU, MVC and American Junior record throw of 18.35m (60-02.50) to complete the indoor-outdoor sweep of the NCAA shot put titles and one of the most extraordinary days in Saluki track and field history. (via www.siusalukis.com)

Raven Saunders wins shot put in college debut Dec 6, 2014

Freshman Raven Saunders became the best high school American and third-best world shot putter with a 17.28 meter throw, which is more than 56 feet, during her senior year at Burke Middle High School in South Carolina before signing with SIU.

Spikes: Raven Saunders | Self-driven road to success Aug 5, 2014

The inimitable Raven Saunders clinched precious silver for USA at the Oregon 2014 World Junior Championships. A partisan Hayward Field crowd played their part, but the 18-year-old shot putter had to use everything at her disposal just to get there. (via spikes.iaaf.org)

MileSplit All-American Team - Girls Shot Put Brandon Miles Jul 13, 2014

The following 8 individuals have been selected to the MileSplit All-American Team in the girls shot put from the 2014 outdoor season as they have been chosen by MileSplit as the 8 best national performers in their event from this past spring.

Raven Saunders wins Chicagoland Throws shot put John Olson Jul 12, 2014

Girls shot put national record holder Raven Saunders tuned up in between competing in the U.S. Juniors last weekend and World Juniors in two weeks with the Burke graduate putting together an impressive series at in Illinois at the Chicagoland Throws with four marks over 50 feet.

Best throwers showed down in Chi-Town Brandon Miles Jul 12, 2014

Many of the top throwers in the country traveled to Chicago this weekend to compete in the Chicagoland Throwers Series, which has been a great post-season opportunity for the nation's elite in the shot, discus, javelin, and hammer. The National Scholastic Athletic Foundation helps many of these athletes fly in from all over the country to compete in the the event.

Austin Meek: Fundraising her way to TrackTown Jul 7, 2014

It wasn’t a cheap trip, but Raven Saunders really wanted to be here. She’d earned her place, setting a national high school record with a throw of 56 feet, 8 1/4 inches earlier this year. That was the easy part. (via The Register-Guard)

Flo 100 presented by ASICS FINAL Outdoor Rankings - Girls Throws Brandon Miles Jul 2, 2014

The final Flo 100 presented by ASICS rankings for the 2014 outdoor track & field season are here after the bulk of the post-season high school meets have been completed and all of the state championships. Check out who were the top 100 best girls throwers in the nation for the shot put, discus throw, hammer throw and javelin throw.

WATCH Raven Saunders 56-8 national record shot at Taco Bell Classic! Brandon Miles Apr 12, 2014

Burke High School (Charleston, SC) senior Raven Saunders set the high school national indoor record last month in the girls shot put at the New Balance Nationals Indoor. Saunders did not get too far into her outdoor season before setting the all-time best performance in US high school history for outdoor in the event.  At the Taco Bell Classic on Saturday in Columbia, South Carolina, Saunders shattered the old rrecord by nearly two full feet with a incredible mark of 56'8".

Taco Bell Classic Meet Preview Brandon Miles Apr 9, 2014

We are thrilled to announce this weekend's Taco Bell Classic at Spring Valley High School in Columbia, South Carolina will be live streamed on MileSplit! The Taco Bell Classic is annually one of the best high school outdoor track & field invitational meets in the entire Southeast as the meet gathers many of the top athletes from the surrounding states of South Carolina and beyond. Many US top 10 performances and US #1's are often produced regularly year after year at this event.

Raven Saunders shakes up the states Dec 24, 2013

 After watching her 2013 season best of 12,01m (39′ 5”) falling well short of her 12,92m (42′ 5”) form 2012 South Carolinian Raven Saunders (USA) decided some changes needed to be made, and she did just that.