Joanna Hallisy
Joanna Hallisy
Year: Sr.
Hometown: South Euclid, OH
High School: Lake Catholic
Events: Throws

2015-2016: 4th in shot put at Cornell with a distance of 12.56m… Top-8 finish at Great Dance Classic in shot put, throwing a distance of 13.26m… 13.75m in shot put at Zips Invitational, enough for a 3rd place finish… Distance of 13.73m in shot put at Wake Forest Open… Took 4th at Lou Onesty Invitational in shot put with a distance of 12.97m… Placed 3rd at Northeast Challenge in shot put with a distance of 13.17m.

2014-15: Threw season-best throws of 13.42m in both indoor and outdoor shot put events.

2013-14: Did not compete for the Bulls as a freshman.

High School: Four-year track and field team member at Lake Catholic High School...holds the District record in both shot put (40'10.25") and discus (125'7")...also holds both the high school records for shot put (42'2.25) and discus (125'7")...picked up a third-place finish in shot put and sixth-place finish in discus at the State Championships as a senior...four-time All-League performer.

Personal: Born September 19, 1995...daughter of Anne and Tony Hallisy...has one sister, Sarah...lists her favorite movies as A Walk To Remember and Tangled...her favorite athletes are J.R. Celski, Apolo Anton Ohno and Anderson Varejao...enjoys ice cream and Chipotle...majoring in mechanical engineering at UB.