Devin Stanford  
Devin Stanford

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Milwaukee, Wis.

High School:
Milwaukee Lutheran HS

Position:
Throws

Birthdate:
11/12/1992


04/17/2014

Gophers Set for Carleton Relays

Minnesota's mid-distance runners make up the majority of the Gophers competing this weekend

04/13/2014

Gophers Win Four Titles in Georgia

Minnesota won the 4x100m, 1,500m, 400m hurdles and 3,000m steeplechase at the Spec Towns Invite

04/11/2014

Gophers Begin Weekend at Spec Towns Invite

Minnesota's throwers and heptathletes competed Friday in Athens, Ga.

04/09/2014

Spec Towns Invite to Highlight Weekend Slate

The Gophers are scheduled to compete at two meets this weekend

04/04/2014

Gophers Win South Florida Collegiate

Minnesota outscored second-place Kennesaw State, 205-192

Photo Gallery

2014 Season: Named team captain.

2013 Season - Indoor: Threw 60-1 1/4 (18.32m), the fifth-best weight throw in Gopher history, to finish 12th at the Big Ten Championships • placed second at the Jack Johnson Classic with a throw of 58-5 1/4. Outdoor: Finished 23rd in the hammer at the NCAA West Preliminary Round meet with a throw of 189-1 (57.63m), seventh-best in school history • also competed in discus at the NCAA West Prelims • placed third in discus at the Big Ten Championships with a mark of 170-4 (51.93m), ranking seventh all-time • took 11th in hammer (181-4) at the Big Ten Championships • won discus and hammer at the Hamline Twilight • won discus at the Meet of the Unsaintly • finished 10th in discus and 16th in hammer at the Drake Relays • Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2012 Season - Indoor: Runner-up at The Show Case weight throw with a throw of 53-5 1/2 (16.29m) • placed seventh at the Jack Johnson Classic (51-9 1/4). Outdoor: Finished 13th in discus at the Big Ten Championships (152-0) • owned the team's best discus mark of the season, with a throw of 154-2 (46.99m) to win at the Bulldog Invitational • won the discus at the Hamline Twilight, Tommie Twilight, and Holst Invitational • finished second in discus at the Hamline Invite • Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2011 Season: Redshirted both the indoor and outdoor seasons.

High School: A 2010 graduate of Milwaukee Lutheran High School • high school coach was Philip Koch • 2010 Wisconsin Division 2 state champion in discus (139-01) • placed fourth in shot put (39-06.50) at the 2010 state meet • also competed in state meet in both throwing events in 2008 and 2009 • six-time North Shore Conference champion • set school records in shot put and discus• a letterwinner in volleyball and basketball • all-academic honoree • National Honor Society member.

Personal: Born November 12, 1992 • undecided on a major • daughter of Deborah Stanford and Anthony Roach • has two older brothers, Mitchell and Nick • her brother Nick Roach plays linebacker for the Chicago Bears • collects Barbie dolls.

CAREER BESTS
Event Mark (All-Time Rank)
Meet
Discus Throw 170-4 (51.93m) (7th) Big Ten (5/12/13)
Hammer Throw 189-1 (57.63m) NCAA West (5/23/13)
Weight Throw 60-1 1/4 (18.32m) (5th) Big Ten (2/23/13)