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Northwest Bearcats

Lekiesha McKnight

Lekiesha McKnight


HometownKansas City, Mo.
High SchoolRaytown


Indoor: participated in Shot Put and Weight Throw... Shot Put high was a throw of 43-00.5 and Weight Throw high was a throw of 50-10.75 UCM Mule Relays... Outdoor: participated in Discus, Hammer Throw, and Shot Put... multiple top 5 finishes in all three events... season bests: Discus at the Jewel Relays with a second place throw of 138-08, Hammer Throw at the ASICS Central Methodist Invitational with a throw of 142-03, Shot at the Dr. Keeler Invitational with a second place throw of 45-02.25


Career-high throw of 43-2 at the ISU Holiday Classic (12/11) in the shot put and placed seventh ... career-high in the weight throw with a toss of 46-2.5 at the Central Missouri Classic (2/19) where she placed seventh ... Outdoor: career-high in the shot put with a throw of 42-8 at the MIAA Outdoor Championships (5/8) and finished seventh ... career-best in the discus at the Emporia State Invite (5/15) with a throw of 134-8 and placed seventh ... career-high in the hammer throw at the Kip Janvrin Open (4/22) with a throw of 129-7

Raytown HS

Placed third at the state championship meet twice... Broke the school shotput record... Threw the second best discus distance in school history

Shot Put ISU Holiday Classic 12/11/09 43-2
Weight Throw MIAA Championships 2/27/11 50-10.75
Shot Put Dr. Keeler Invite 5/13/11 45-2.25
Discus William Jewell Invite 4/16/11 138-8
Hammer Kip Janvrin Open 4/22/10 129-7