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  Molly Kinsella
Molly Kinsella

Player Profile

Hinsdale, IL

High School:
Hinsdale Central


Collegiate Career Bests:
Shot Put: 41-6 (12.65m)
Discus: 150-5 (45.86m)
Hammer: 155-4 (47.34m)
Weight Throw: 55-5 ¾ (16.91)i

Stanford Record Book:
Weight Throw: T-7th

At Stanford: A developing thrower who continues to improve in all disciplines.

2010 Season (Sophomore): Placed ninth at the Pac-10 Championships in the discus with a toss of 128-6 ... key contributor at the Big Meet, competing in three throws ... placed second in the discus (136-9), third in the shot put (38-1 ½) and fifth in the hammer (143-9) ... had a season best in the discus of 142-0 at the Woody Wilson Invite hosted by UC Davis ... top hammer throw of the season came at the Stanford Opener with a mark of 154-6 ... placed fourth in the weight throw at the MPSF Championships with a career-best mark of 55-5 ¾, which ranks tied for seventh all-time at Stanford.

2009 Season (Freshman): Placed 10th at the Pac-10 Championships in the discus ... placed third in each of the shot put (41-6), the discus (150-5) and the hammer (154-9) at the Big Meet ... earned collegiate best tosses in the shot put and the discus at the Big Meet ... top mark in the hammer came at the Sacramento State Open (155-4).

High School: Conference champion in the shot put in both 2007 and 2008 ... sectional champion in the shot put and discus in 2008 ... holds both the indoor and outdoor school records in the shot put for Hinsdale Central ... led Hinsdale to four straight conference titles and two sectional titles ... also competed in basketball for the Hinsdale Central team that was ranked No. 9 nationally by Sports Illustrated ... two-time all-conference and one-time all-area in basketball.

Cardinal Catalogue: Anthropology major ... parents are John Kinsella and Kathy Kalber ... John was a former world record holder swimmer who competed in two Olympic Games, bringing home one gold medal (800 free relay in 1972) and one silver (1,500 meters in 1968) ... he was also a Sullivan Award winner in 1970, given to the nation's top amateur athlete and is in the International Hall of Fame ... named second team Pac-10 All-Academic in 2010 .... a 2010 MPSF All-Academic selection.

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