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Chelsea Colpitts
Chelsea Colpitts

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Council Bluffs, Iowa

High School:
Lincoln

Last College:
Iowa Western Community College

Position:
Throws

04/13/2013

Hawkeye Women Take Invite Title

Women finish first with 212 points, while the men finish second with 170.5

03/28/2013

Hawkeyes Grab 3 Titles at Central Invite

Iowa competes at the Central Invite

02/20/2013

Hawkeyes Head to Big Ten Championships

The 2013 Big Ten Indoor Championships is set to begin Friday at 10 a.m.

02/08/2013

Hawkeyes Capture 2 Titles in Day 1 of Iowa State Classic

The Iowa State Classic will resume Saturday at 11 a.m. (CT)

2013 -- Indoor - placed fourth in weight throw with a collegiate-best 56-4 (17.17m) at Iowa Invite... that mark ranks seventh all-time at Iowa... placed seventh in weight throw at Iowa Open (53-6, 16.32m), eighth at adidas Classic (50-4, 15.34m) and 12th at Iowa State Classic (52-8 3/4, 16.07m)... Outdoor - placed sixth in hammer at Lee Calhoun Invite with a collegiate-best 162-5 (49.51m), which ranks eighth all-time at Iowa... placed fourth at Musco Twilight XIV (154-10, 47.19m) and Central College Invite (153-1, 46.67m).

2012 -- Indoor - did not compete... Outdoor -did not compete.

2011 -- Track - competed for Iowa Western Community Collegiate... Indoor - placed ninth in shot put (40-6 1/4) and 10th in weight throw (46-9) at NJCAA Championships... set school records in shot put (43-10 1/2) and weight throw (46-9)... Outdoor - won Region XI titles in hammer throw (136-4) and discus (126-3), placing third in javelin (91-9) and shot put (38-2 1/4)... her hammer throw mark of 136-4 set a school record... placed 11th in shot put (39-10), 16th in discus (120-7) and 17th in hammer (120-9) at NJCAA Championships.

High School -- won state discus title (148-8) senior year, placing eighth in shot put (38-6)... four-time conference champion, winning discus and shot put titles her junior and senior years... set school records in discus (148-8)... placed fourth in discus and ninth in shot put at Drake Relays senior year... two-time all-conference and all-district honoree... team captain senior year... lettered four years each in basketball and volleyball... two-time team captain and all-district and all-conference selection in volleyball, earning all-conference and all-district honors in basketball senior year... basketball team captain senior year... named high school's female athlete of the year in 2008... 2010 female athlete of the year for southwest Iowa... four-year all-academic honoree... National Honor Society member.

Personal -- born April 28, 1992... daughter of Christopher and Cynthia Colpitts... open major.

Colpitts' Collegiate Bests
Event Mark Meet Date
Shot Put (I) 43-10 1/2 (13.37m) at UNI-Dome Open 2/18/11
Shot Put (O) 39-10 (12.14m) at NJCAA Championships 5/21/11
Weight Throw (I) 56-4 (17.17m) at Iowa Invitational 2/15/13
Discus (O) 129-6 (39.47m) at Baker Relays 3/26/11
Javelin (O) 91-9 (27.98m) at Region XI Championships 4/30/11
Hammer (O) 162-5 (49.51m) at Lee Calhoun Invitational 4/13/13
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