Position
Throws
Height
5'7
Class
Junior
Hometown
Baton Rouge, La.
Major
Kinesiology
High School
Baton Rouge Magnet HS

Events: Hammer (154-11), Weight Throw (49-11)

2018 OUTDOOR (JUNIOR)
Competed solely in the hammer … placed seventh with a throw of 44.73 meters (146-9) at the Battle on the Bayou … earned a 10th-place showing at the LSU Invitational with a heave of 43.06 meters (141-3).

2018 INDOOR (JUNIOR)
Competed solely in the weight throw … took eighth at the LSU Twilight (15.16m/49-9.00) … placed 12th at the Purple Tiger Invitational with a readout of 13.91 meters (45-7.75) … finished 21st at the Bayou Bengal Invitational with a mark of 14.03 meters (46-0.50).

2017
Set personal bests in both the weight throw indoors and hammer throw outdoors during the 2017 season … Raised her weight throw PR by more than four feet over the course of the season … Posted a career-best mark of 49 feet, 11 inches in a 17th place finish at the Bayou Bengal Invitational … Nearly matched that mark with a throw of 49-8 1/2 for seventh place at the LSU Twilight meet in her indoor finale … Also threw the weight at the Purple Tiger Invitational (46-6 3/4) and Auburn Invitational (47-11 3/4) during the indoor season … Opened the outdoor season by throwing 141-0 for 11th place in the hammer throw at the Louisiana Classics meet in Lafayette … Then raised her PR by nearly 14 feet with a lifetime best of 154-11 for 10th place at the Battle on the Bayou … Followed by throwing 150-1 for 12th place at the LSU Alumni Gold and 138-3 for 15th place at the inaugural SEC Relays in her final appearance of the 2017 season.

2016
Competed in six meets as a redshirt freshman in 2016 … Threw a nearly four-foot PR of 45-7 for 11th place in the weight throw at the LSU High Performance Meet during the indoor season … Earned a seasonal-best finish of ninth place in the weight throw at the LSU Twilight with a mark of 41-6 1/2 … Threw 41-7 1/4 at the Bayou Bengal Invitational and 38-0 1/4 at the Purple Tiger Invitational … Followed outdoors by placing 10th in the hammer throw at the Battle on the Bayou with a mark of 135-11 and 12th in the event at the LSU Invitational with a personal best of 136-11 … Honored for her academic performance with a first career selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll following the season.

2015
Received a redshirt in her debut season with the Lady Tigers in 2015.

PRIOR TO LSU
A three-year letterwinner during her prep career at Baton Rouge Magnet High School … Threw the shot put, discus and javelin during her high school career … A member of three-straight outdoor state championship teams at Baton Rouge Magnet High School from 2011-13.

PERSONAL
Full name is Madison Suzanne Danna … Born on June 24, 1996 … Parents are Daniel and Patty Danna … Has two older siblings, Taylor and Nicholas … Father attended LSU … Majoring in kinesiology.

 

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