Karly Hibbard
Karly Hibbard
Year: JR/JR
Hometown: Edmonds, Wash.
Position: Throws
Last School: Lipscomb
Experience: TR

2017 Outdoor

  • Finished third at OVC Championships in javelin with season best 41.28m throw
  • Placed 21st at OVC Championships in shot put with 9.99m throw
  • Set shot put season best throw of 11.64m to take ninth at APSU Govs Invitational

2016-17 Indoor

  • Did not compete

2016 Outdoor

  • Broke javelin Belmont record of 43.99m at Alabama Relays to take fourth
  • Broke javelin Belmont record again with 47.12m throw to win Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational
  • Competed in two meets before being sidelined by injury

2015-16 Indoor

  • Took seventh in shot put at OVC Championships with Belmont record 13.31m
  • Set weight throw season and personal best 11.24 to take 15th at Vanderbilt Opener in first meet with Belmont

Prior to Belmont

Spent one year at Lipscomb University where she set the freshman shot put record with a mark of 40'10" ... Set the LU Javelin record with a mark of 149'10" ... Prepped at King's High under coach Daunte Gouge ... Helped KHS to state and league championship titles ... Finished second in the state in Javelin (2014) ... Placed third at State in Javelin (2012) ... Served as track team captain ... Also played basketball and volleyball at KHS ... Helped basketball team take second at state (2014) ... Played on 2014 All State basketball team.

Personal

Born May 3, 1996 ... Daughter of Thomas and MaLinda Hibbard ... Has one sibling, Jesse ... Steph Curry and Kara Winger are her favorite athletes ... Lists Carrie Underwood and Sam Hunt as favorite singers ... Greatest sports thrill was competing at USATF Outdoor Championships (2015) and the 2014 women's basketball state championship game ... Interested in majoring in Sports Management.

Personal Records

Shot Put (Indoor): 13.62m*
Shot Put (Outdoor): 13.49m*
Weight Throw (Indoor): 11.24m
*Belmont record

^OVC Championships record