Devin Stanford  
Devin Stanford

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Milwaukee, Wis.

High School:
Milwaukee Lutheran HS

Position:
Throws

Birthdate:
11/12/1992

Experience:
2 Letters


07/23/2014

Gophers Lead NCAA with 21 USTFCCCA Honorees

Minnesota has 21 All-Academic honorees, the most among NCAA Division I women's teams

06/16/2014

USTFCCCA Honors Stanford as All-American

The Gopher thrower finished 15th in the hammer throw at the national championships

06/12/2014

Gophers' Relay Finishes 19th at NCAAs

Markland, Waldvogel, Adderley and Geyen become Minnesota's first-ever 4x400m to compete at the NCAA championships

06/11/2014

Stanford Finishes 15th in NCAA Hammer Throw

The Gophers junior recorded a personal-best throw in Eugene, Ore.

06/10/2014

NCAA Championships Up Next for Gophers

The Gophers will compete in the hammer throw and 4x400m relay in Eugene, Ore.

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2014 Season - Indoor: Competed in the weight throw in six meets • finished indoor season as third-ranked Gopher in program history with a career-best mark of 63-05.50 (19.34m) for fourth place at Big Tens • finished fourth (62-01.00, 18.92m) at Iowa State Classic • won the weight throw at UW-River Falls Invite with throw of 58-07.50 (17.87m) • recorded the Gophers' top five throws of the season.

2014 Season - Outdoor: Named All-American and All-Big Ten second team honoree • finished 15th in the hammer throw with a personal-best throw of 198-3 (60.44m) at the NCAA championships • advanced to the NCAA championships in the hammer throw after finishing 10th with a throw of 191-11 (58.51m) at the NCAA West Prelims • placed 33rd in the discus (156-02, 47.60m) at NCAA West Prelims • finished second in the discus (167-07, 51.09m) at Big Ten Championships • finished the season ranked second among Gophers all-time in the hammer throw (198-3, 60.44m) • competed in the hammer throw and the discus at eight meets • finished second in the hammer with a throw of 196-07 (59.92m) at Spec Towns • won the hammer at UW-La Crosse (196-03, 59.82m), TSU Relays (184-01, 56.10m) and USF Collegiate (184-00, 56.09m) • placed third in the discus with a season-best throw of 169-02 (51.56m) at Musco Twilight • won the discus at UW-La Crosse (165-03, 50.38m) and TSU Relays (161-01, 49.11m) • Academic All-Big Ten honoree • USTFCCCA All-Academic honoree.

2013 Season - Indoor: Threw 60-1.25 (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 58-5.25.

2013 Season - 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 • USTFCCCA All-Academic honoree.

2012 Season - Indoor: Runner-up at The Show Case weight throw with a throw of 53-5.50 (16.29m) • placed seventh at the Jack Johnson Classic (51-9.25).

2012 Season - 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 track & field 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 • elementary education 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.

Stanford's Indoor Career Bests (2014 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
Weight Throw 63-05.50, 19.34m (AT-3rd) Big Ten Championships (2/28-3/1/14)
Stanford's Outdoor Career Bests (2014 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
Discus 170-4, 51.93m (AT-7th) Big Ten Championships (5/12/13)
Hammer Throw 198-3, 60.44m (AT-2nd) NCAA Championships (6/12/14)