Erin Pendleton
Erin Pendleton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lindsey, Ohio

High School:
Woodmore

Event:
Throws

Elig. (In/Out):
SR/SR


04/20/2013

Ofili Takes 110m Hurdle Crown to Cap Competition at Kansas Relays

Ofili Takes Women's 110m Hurdle Crown at Kansas Relays

04/19/2013

DMR Victorious at Kansas Relays, Pair Vaults at Mt. SAC Relays

Women's DMR Victorious at Kansas Relays, Pair Vaults at Mt. SAC Relays

04/19/2013

Manett Wins 1,500m to Highlight Day One at Kansas, Mt. SAC Relays

Manett Wins Women's 1,500m on Day One of Kansas Relays

04/16/2013

Week 14: U-M to Split Squad for Mt. SAC, Kansas Relays

Women's Track & Field to Split Squad for Mt. SAC, Kansas Relays

04/06/2013

Wolverines Win Seven Events; Defeat Cal, Virginia in Tri-Meet

Women's Track Wins Seven Events; Defeats Cal, Virginia in Tri-Meet

Last Updated: June 11, 2013

At Michigan ... Two-time Big Ten discus champion (2010, '12) ... Two-time All-Big Ten first team (outdoor, 2010 and '12) ... two-time outdoor Honorable Mention All-American (2011, '13) ... Big Ten Outdoor Freshman of the Year (2010) ... Two-time Big Ten Field Athlete of the Week (April 28, 2010; May 5, 2010) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award winner (2010).

Senior (2013)... All-America honorable mention (outdoor).
Outdoor
At the NCAA Outdoor Championships (June 5-8), finished 18th in the discus (49.96 meters, 163-11), earning All-America honorable mention honors ... At the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds (May 23-25), placed third in the discus (53.13 meters, 174-3 3/4) ... At the Big Ten Outdoor Championships (May 10-12), finished fourth in the discus (51.81 meters, 169-11 3/4), 15th in the hammer throw (52.97 meters, 173-9 1/2) and 13th in the shot put (13.73 meters, 45-0 1/2) ... At the Toledo Invitational (May 2-3), finished runner up in the discus (50.66 meters, 166-2 1/2) ... At the Drake Relays (April 25-27), placed fifth in the discus (52.03 meters, 170-8 1/2) ... At the Kansas Relays (April 18-20), finished eighth in the discus (48.42 meters, 158-10 1/4), 14th in the hammer throw (49.80 meters, 163-4 1/2) and 15th in the shot put (13.73 meters, 45-0 1/2) ... At the California/Virginia Tri-Meet (April 6), won the discus (49.41 meters, 162-1 1/4), placed third in the hammer throw (52.57 meters, 172-5 3/4) and took third in the shot put (13.36 meters, 43-10) ... At the Raleigh Relays (March 29-30), finished runner up in the discus (49.69 meters, 163-0 3/4) and ninth in the hammer throw (50.88 meters, 166-11) ... At the Vanderbilt Black & Gold Invitational (March 22-23), finished second in the discus (49.74 meters, 163-2), sixth in the hammer throw (49.65 meters, 162-10 3/4) and ninth in the shot put (13.78 meters, 45-2 1/2) ... At the UCF Black & Gold Challenge (March 16), finished second in the discus (48.05 meters, 157-8), fifth in the hammer throw (50.85 meters, 166-10), and 12th in the shot put (11.81 meters, 38-9) ... At the USF Bulls Invitational (March 15), finished second in the discus (49.85 meters, 163-6), fifth in the hammer throw (50.85 meters, 166-10), and eighth in the shot put (12.91 meters, 42-4 1/4).

Indoor
At the Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 22-23), finished 13th in the weight throw (18.26 meters, 59-11) and 13th in the shot put (14.27 meters, 46-10) ... At the Silverston Invitational (Feb. 16), finished second in the shot put (13.34 meters, 43-9 1/4) and second in the weight throw (17.10 meters, 56-1 1/2) ... At the SPIRE Invitational (Feb. 8-9), finished 12th in the weight throw (17.34 meters, 56-10 3/4) ... Against Michigan State (Jan. 26), finished second in the shot put (13.86 meters, 45-5 3/4) and second in the weight throw (18.16 meters, 59-7) ... At the Simmons-Harvey Invitational (Jan. 19), won the shot put (13.31 meters, 43-8) and placed second in the weight throw (17.46 meters, 57-3 1/2) ... At the GVSU Bob Eubanks Open (Jan. 11), finished fourth in the shot put (13.18 meters, 43-3) and fifth in the weight throw (16.94 meters, 55-7).

Junior (2012) ... Big Ten discus champion ... All-Big Ten first team.
Outdoor
At the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds (May 24-26), competed in the discus, but fouled all attempts, failing to record a mark ... At the Big Ten Outdoor Championships (May 11-13), won the discus title (55.42 meters, 181-1), setting a facility record and earning First Team All-Big Ten honors. Also finished 11th in the hammer throw (54.76 meters, 179-8) and 18th in the shot put (13.77 meters, 45-2 1/4) ... Placed second in the discus (51.28 meters, 168-3) and third in the hammer throw (53.03 meters, 174-0) at the Len Paddock Invitational (May 3-4) ... At the Drake Relays (April 27), placed ninth in the discus (52.01 meters, 170-8) ... Competed in the Grand Valley State Al Owens Classic (April 21-22), winning the discus (53.93 meters, 176-11 1/4) and placing sixth in the hammer throw (53.1 meters, 174-2 1/2) ... Placed seventh in the hammer throw (53.03 meters, 174-0), 13th in the shot put (13.35 meters, 43-9 3/4) and third in the invitational section of the discus (54.3 meters, 178-2) at the Sea Ray Relays (April 12, 14) ... At the Stanford Invitational (April 6-7), finished ninth in the invitational section of the hammer throw (53.25 meters, 174-8), 13th in the invitational section of the shot put (13.8 meters, 45-3 1/2), and sixth in the invitational section of the discus (52.55 meters, 172-5) ... Finished eighth in the hammer throw (54.60 meters, 179-2), fifth in the shot put (13.66 meters, 44-9 3/4) and third in the discus (51.46 meters, 168-1) at the USC Trojan Invitational (March 23-24) ... At the North Florida Spring Invitational (March 2-3), won the hammer throw (54.94 meters, 180-3) and finished fifth in the shot put (13.37 meters, 43-10 1/2).

Indoor
At the Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb.24), placed 13th in the weight throw (17.81 meters, 58-5 1/4) and 22nd in the shot put (14.08 meters, 46-2 1/2) ... Finished eighth in the shot put (13.73 meters, 45-0 1/2) and third in the weight throw (17.94 meters, 58-10 1/4) at the Nebraska Mark Colligan Memorial (Jan. 28) ... At the Simmons-Harvey Invitational (Jan. 21), took second in the weight throw (17.36 meters, 56-11 1/2) and second in the shot put (13.88 meters, 45-6 1/2) ... Finished fourth in the weight throw (17.22 meters, 56-6) and fifth in the shot put (13.39 meters, 43-11 1/4) at "The Dual" vs. Ohio State (Jan. 14) ... Placed fourth in the shot put (13.35 meters, 43-9 3/4) and first in the weight throw (17.17 meters, 56-4) at the Michigan Open (Jan. 7).

Sophomore (2011)
Outdoor
Earned All-America honorable mention honors ... Took 21st in the discus (47.39 meters, 155-5) at the NCAA Championships (June 8) ... Finished ninth in the discus (51.55 meters, 169-1) at the NCAA East Preliminary Round (May 28) to advance to NCAAs ... Big Ten Field Athlete of the Week (April 27) ... U-M Sportsmanship honoree ... Placed sixth in the shot put (14.48 meters, 47-6 1/4), sixth in the hammer throw (53.42 meters, 175-3) and fourth in the discus (52.00 meters, 170-7) at the Big Ten Championships (May 13-15) ... Finished runner-up in the discus with a season-best throw of 54.74 meters (179-07) at the Drake Relays (April 29) ... Won the discus with a throw of 54.21 meters (177-10) at the Jesse Owens Classic (April 23) ... Took third in the discus (48.86 meters, 160-04) and fourth in the hammer throw (48.18 meters, 158-01) at the UCF Black and Gold Challenge (March 19) ... Won the discus (51,89 meters, 170-03) and took fourth in the hammer throw (48.85 meters, 160-03) at the Bulls Invitational (March 18).

Indoor
Placed 10th in the weight throw (18.06 meters, 59-3) and 18th in the shot put (13.10 meters, 42-11 3/4) at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 26-27) ... Won the weight throw (18.14 meters, 59-6) and finished second in the shot put (13.44 meters, 44-1 1/4) at the Silverston Invitational (Feb. 19) ... Took fourth in the weight throw (18.12 meters, 59-5) and 21st in the shot put (12.14 meters, 39-10) at the Meyo Invitational (Feb. 4-5) ... Recorded marks of 18.29 meters in the weight throw and 13.17 meters in the shot put at the Indiana Relays (Jan. 28-29) ... Took first in the weight throw at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational (Jan. 22) with a personal-best throw of 18.93 meters ... Won the 20-pound weight throw (17.74 meters) and finished second in the shot put (12.75 meters) at the EMU Invitational (Jan. 8).

Freshman (2010) ... Big Ten discus champion ... Big Ten Outdoor Freshman of the Year ... All-Big Ten first team (outdoor) ... Two-time Big Ten Field Athlete of the Week (April 28, May 5) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award winner.

Outdoor
Finished 12th in the discus throw (50.29 meters) at the NCAA Championships (June 9) ... Advanced to NCAA Championships in the discus with a throw of 51.82 meters at the NCAA East Preliminary Round (May 26) ... Won the discus throw at the Big Ten Championships (May 16) with a Championships record of 56.31 meters ... Set new school record in discus at the Jesse Owens Classic (May 1), winning with a throw of 56.87 meters ... Won the discus (52.68m) at the Drake Relay (April 23) ... Finished second in the discus (52.86m, 173-05) while setting new personal bests in the hammer throw (49.57m, 162-07) and shot put (13.43m, 44-0.75) at the Johnson/Joyner Invitational (April 8-10).

Indoor

Threw a season-best 13.12 m (43-00.50) in the shot put and 17.45 meters (57-03.00) in the weight throw at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 27-28) ... At the Championships, placed 13th in the weight throw and 20th in the shot put.

Prep ... Graduated from Woodmore High School (2009) ... Graduated with honors ... Honor roll ... Key Club ... Four-year varsity letterwinner ... Two-time state champion in discus (2008, 2009) ... Two-time indoor state champion in shot put and weight throw (2008, 2009) ... Third in shot put as a senior (2009) ... Took fourth in shot put in 2008 ... Runner-up in discus to her sister in 2007 ... Set all-time Ohio sophomore record in discus (154-10) ... Fourth place in discus as a freshman (2006) ... Also played volleyball.

National/International ... Finished runner-up in the discus at the 2010 Junior World Championships in Moncton, Canada with a throw of 54.96 meters ... Two-time USA Today All-American and Track and Field News All-American in discus ... 2009: Won the discus throw at the Midwest Meet of Champions ... Runner-up at both Junior Nationals and Nike Outdoor Nationals in discus ... Third place in discus at Pan American Championships ... Ranked third in the nation in discus ... Took sixth at Nike Outdoor Nationals in hammer throw ... Ranked 11th in the hammer and 13th in the weight throw ... 2008: Runner-up in discus at Junior Nationals and Junior Olympic Nationals ... Ranked second in discus, 13th in weight throw and 27th in hammer throw ... Placed 11th at Junior World Championships in discus ... 2007: Took sixth at Nike Outdoor Nationals, 10th at Junior Nationals and 14th at Youth World Championships in discus.

Personal ... Enrolled in College of Literature, Science and the Arts... Majoring in screen arts and culture ... Born on March 13, 1991 ... Daughter of Mike and Laura Pendleton ... Sister, Emily, was also a thrower on the Michigan track and field team from 2008-2012.

Personal Bests

Event Mark Date
Shot Put (I) 14.08m (46-2.50) 2-24-12
Weight Throw (I) 18.93m (62-1) 1-22-11
Hammer Throw (O) 54.94m (180-3) 3-2-12
Discus (O) 56.87m (186-7) 5-1-10
Shot Put (O) 14.48m (47-6 1/4) 5-14-11
   

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