Valeria Hernandez
Valeria Hernandez
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Willimantic, CT
High School: Windham
Position: Throws

Collegiate Personal Bests:
Shot Put: 11.33m
Discus: 33.31m
Hammer: 38.55m
Weighted Throw: 13.22m

2018 Outdoor: Finished 10th in shot put (10.05m) at the Black & Gold Invitational...Won the silver and set a personal best in shot put (11.33m) won the silver in discus (32.66m) and set a personal best in hammer throw (38.55m) at the CCSU Track & Field Invitational...Competed in the shot put, discus, and hammer throw at the Northeast Conference Championship.

2018 Indoor: Finished eighth in both shot put (10.11m) and weighted throw (11.26m) at the 2018 Yale Collegiate Invitational...Finished 10th in shot put (10.97m) at the Joe Donahue Games...Competed in shot put and weighted throw events at the 2018 NEC Indoor Track & Field Championships.

2017 Outdoor: Competed in the shot put, discus and hammer throw at the 2017 Northeast Conference Championships...Finished 10th in the shot put and threw a personal best distance of 37.48m in the hammer at the NEC's...Recorded a season best finish in eighth place on four different occasions...Broke out a career best shot put throw of 11.25m at the UMass Pre-Conference Meet...Threw a collegiate farthest distance of 33.31m to place ninth overall at UConn's Northeast Challenge.

2017 Indoor: Competed in the shot put and weighted throw events at the Northeast Conference Championships...Threw for a personal best distance of 13.22 meters in the weighted throw at the URI Coaches Tribute Invitational...Marked another PR in the shot put of 10.86 meters at the season opening Wagner Invite.

Before Central: Was a five-time CSC First Team Selection and Shot Put Champion...Won the 2016 CIAC Class S Outdoor Shot Put Title.. Name three-time CSC Best in Field...Two-Time Norwich Bulletin All-Area Team...Holds the school record in the shot put (40'1"), and discus (106'4")...Named the Windham indoor and outdoor track and field team captain.