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University of Chicago Department of Athletics & Recreation
Dannie Griggs
Dannie Griggs
Year: So.
Hometown: Vienna, Va.
High School: George Marshall
Position: Throws

Career Best Marks



Shot Put (Indoor)

10.47 meters

Shot Put (Outdoor)

10.51 meters

Weight Throw (Indoor)

13.27 meters

Discus (Outdoor)

33.89 meters

Hammer Throw (Outdoor)

40.10 meters

Javelin (Outdoor)

26.11 meters



  • Recorded the top mark on the team in the indoor weight throw (13.27 meters)
  • UAA All-Academic Team


  • Tallied the best marks on the team in the outdoor hammer throw (40.10 meters) and outdoor discus (33.89 meters)


  • Major: Physics
  • Participated in four years of swimming and three years of track & field in high school
  • Back-to-back District Champion in the discus
  • National Merit Finalist, Science National Honor Society President
  • Sinfonia Orchestra Headmistress