Mahnker Dahnweih
Mahnker Dahnweih

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Arlington Heights, Ill.

High School:
Hersey

Height:
5-10

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
04/18/1992

04/12/2013

Solid First Day for Redbirds at Jim Duncan Invitational

ISU battled tough conditions, including cold temperature and wind

03/30/2013

Women's Distance Crew PRs at Stanford, Rest of Team Battles Rain in Carbondale

Redbird women steeplers now rank one, two, three in the Valley

03/23/2013

Smith Finishes First, Moves Up National Rankings

Smiths now ranks third in the nation in the discus

02/04/2012

Records Fall for Redbirds at Meyo Invitational

Aisha Praught and Sade Sealy set new marks for the Redbird program.

05/11/2013

Day 1 at the 2013 MVC Outdoor Championships

Day 1 at the 2013 MVC Outdoor Championships

05/11/2013

Day 2 at the 2013 MVC Outdoor Championships

Day 2 at the 2013 MVC Outdoor Championships

05/13/2012

2012 State Farm MVC Outdoor Track & Field Championships | Day 2

2012 State Farm MVC Outdoor Track & Field Championships | Day 2

02/25/2012

2012 State Farm MVC Indoor Track & Field Championships

2012 State Farm MVC Indoor Track & Field Championships Day One

02/04/2012

Keck Invitational

Keck Invitational

2012-13

Indoor: Finished sixth at the Redbird Invite with a throw of 41-01.50 (12.53m)in the shot put...Tossed a 52-02.75 (15.92m) in the wieght throw to finish fourth at the Redbird Invite...Picked up a fourth-place finish at the IWU Invite with a throw of 51-11.25 (15.83m) in the weight throw...Recorded a mark of 141-07 (43.16m) in the discus to finish fifth at the Wisconsin Elite.

Outdoor: Picked up five consecutive top-five finishes in the discus, including a first-place victory to open up the season at the SIUE Cougar Invite...Threw a personal-best 150-07 in the discus at the Bill Cornell Spring Classic...Notched a third-place finish in the hammer throw at the Redbird Spring Invite with a mark of 156-09.

2011-12

Indoor: Finished second at the Keck Invitational (Feb. 3) in the shot put with a season-best mark of 43-05.00 ... posted back-to-back fourth-place finishes in the weight throw at the same meet, throwing 52-04.25 and 51-11.25, respectively ... threw a career-best in the weight throw at the Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships (Feb. 25) with a mark of 57-02.25.

Outdoor: Finished eighth in the hammer at the Lenny Lyles Invitational (April 20) with a season-best mark of 151-09 ... threw a personal-best 47-03.50 in the shot put at the Missouri Valley Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships (May 11), finishing 10th.

2010-11

Indoor: Finished third in the weight throw with a personal-best toss of 55-01.00 at the Redbird Invite ... took 15th at the MVC Indoor Championships in the weight throw with a mark of 49-09.75 ... set a career-mark of 39-06.00 in the shot put to finish 10th at the Keck Invitational.

Outdoor: Finished ninth at the Gateway Classic in the shot put with a distance of 36-06.75 ... hit a new career-mark in the shot put at the Billy Hayes Invitational with a toss of 38-07.00 ... set a career-mark of 121-07.00 in the discus at the Lee Calhoun Invite.

PRIOR TO ISU

At John Hersey High School: Participated in track for three years ... named a team co-captain her senior season ... earned Most Valuable Athlete award her senior season ... recorded a personal best throw of 36-00 in the shot put and 133-00 in the discus.

Personal: Born 4/18/92... daughter of Gonwo and Helena Dahnweih ... plans to major in history ... siblings are Menlaiply, Jedidiah, Ma-zay, Ceverena and Tyndale ... was an AP scholar student.