Makayla McGowan
Makayla McGowan
Year: So.
Hometown: Nokesville, Va.
Events: Throws

2017: OUTDOOR

  • Placed fourth in the shot put at the Atlantic 10 Championship with a throw of 14.38 meters.
  • Set a personal record in the shot put with a mark of 14.41 meters at the Georgia Tech Invitational to place third in the event.
  • Placed fourth in the shot put at the IC4A/ECAC Championship with a throw of 14.31 meters.

2017: INDOOR

  • Placed eighth in the shot put at the Atlantic 10 Championship with a throw of 12.95 meters.
  • Threw to a mark of 13.57 meters to place second at the ETSU Track & Field Invitational.

PRIOR TO VCU

  • 2015 Virginia state champion in the shot put. 
  • 2014 Loudon County Female Athlete of the Year.
  • Region II shot put champion from 2013-2016.

PERSONAL

  • Daughter of Duane and Montee McGowan
  • Born on May 7, 1998.
  • Major: Fashion Merchandising