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Track and Field

Gabby

Durant

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Throws
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Plant City, Fla.
High School: Lake Nona HS

Bio

REDSHIRT JUNIOR (2018)
  • Set the UCF hammer throw record (200-6/61/12m) and became the first Knight to surpass the 200-foot mark in the event
  • Finished among the top three in all three of her weight throw outings 
  • Registered a podium finish at The American Indoor Championship (2/23), finishing third in the weight throw (64-6.5/19.67m)
  • Collected her first collegiate hammer throw title at the Florida Relays (3/29)
  • Earned her second hammer throw title at the North Florida Invitational (4/27)
  • Added shot put to her events, first during indoor at the Frank Sevigne Invitational (2/3) and outdoor at the Black and Gold Challenge (3/17)

REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE (2017)
  • Posted five top 20 weight throw finishes during the indoor campaign
  • Finished in the top 15 six times in the hammer throw during the outdoor season
  • Tallied points for the Knights en route to The American Indoor Championship (2/24) title with a sixth place weight throw finish
  • Picked up points for UCF at The American Outdoor Championship (5/12) with a sixth place hammer throw finish

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2016)
  • Posted a trio of top 20 finishes in the weight throw
  • Competed in seven meets in the hammer throw
  • First meet as a Knight was the Kentucky Invitational (1/16) with a 48-1.75/14.67m weight throw
  • Made her outdoor debut with a 10th place (152-11/46.60m) finish in the hammer throw at the Black and Gold Challenge (3/19)

FRESHMAN (2015)
  • Redshirted the season

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Won the district championship in the shot put in 2014, placing second at regionals and fifth in the state finals
  • Also won the district championship in the discus in 2014, placing second at regionals and seventh at states
  • State qualifier in shot put as a junior, placing ninth at the 2013 championships
  • 2013 regional runner-up in the shot put
  • Claimed bronze in shot put and silver in discus at the 2013 district championships
  • Holds Lake Nona's shot put school record
  • Served as team captain of Lake Nona's basketball team and was a member of the bowling team
  • A member of the National Honor Society
PERSONAL
  • Daughter of Rojina and Marcus Durant
  • Majoring in computer science
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