Megan Mooney
Megan Mooney
Height: 5-8
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Seattle, WA
High School: Nathan Hale HS
Events: Javelin
Experience: 2Y

2017 -- Season-best javelin throw of 142 feet, 2 inches came at the Big West Championships on May 13 at Cal State Fullerton, taking fourth place (just one spot back of a second consecutive all-conference spot as a redshirt sophomore) ... began the spring by finishing third (via a mark of 133’ 8”) at the Cal Opener in Berkeley on March 4, before extending to 138’ 9” at the Beach Invitational at LBSU (17th overall) on April 14 ... earned Big West All-Academic honors for the second consecutive time.

2016 -- Won the Big West Conference javelin championship with a career-best mark of 153 feet, 2 inches ... her title-clinching performance, which came on her sixth and final attempt on May 13 at Long Beach State, ranked No. 6 in school history ... went on to take 34th place (six spots up from her seed) at the NCAA West Regional Meet at Kansas on May 26, with a mark of 146’ 6” ... second-best mark of her redshirt freshman season, 146’ 8”, was posted at the Big West Double Dual hosted by UC Riverside on March 12 ... also earned a spot on the Big West All-Academic Team.

2015 -- Redshirted.

Prep -- At Nathan Hale High School in Seattle, had a javelin PR of 133 feet, 5 inches ... won a trio of consecutive Metro League championships in the event, including a 3A state title as a junior ... served as a team captain ... also competed in basketball and soccer for the Raiders, and participated in the school’s robotics club ... also considered Cornell, Brown and Columbia; chose Cal Poly because of the idyllic weather and engineering program.

Personal -- Born on Jan. 7, 1996 in Seattle ... daughter of Kerry and Susan; has a brother, Michael (also a Cal Poly alum) ... majors in Industrial Engineering.