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Whitley Ellison
Whitley Ellison

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Arlington, Texas

High School:
Grace Prep

Last College:
Texas Tech

Height:
5-9

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
07/19/1991


06/26/2013

Fifty-three student-athletes earn WAC All-Academic honors

Recognition is for spring sports, plus freshmen and transfers for the 2012-13 academic year.

04/15/2013

Forty-seven student-athletes honored for academic achievement

26 named Super Scholar-Athletes, 21 tabbed Scholar-Athletes

04/06/2013

T&F: UTA shows its strength at Texas State Invitational

Smith sets a school record in the 400 meters

03/30/2013

T&F: Mavs wrap up stay at Texas Relays

Reynolds, Ellison and Little compete on Saturday

03/26/2013

T&F: Strong Mavericks contingent to head south for Texas Relays

UTA will send nearly half of its squad to prestigious event

AT UT ARLINGTON
Indoor Highlights:
2013
• Did not compete in the indoor season.

2012
• Did not compete in the indoor season.

Outdoor Highlights:
2013
• Earned second-team All-Western Athletic Conference accolades in the discus.
• Placed sixth in the event at the league meet with a toss of 152-10 (46.58m).
• Had a season-best effort and the fourth-longest throw in school history (154-05) at the TCU Invitational.
• Was the runner up at the Texas State Invitational (153-01).

2012
• Competed in the discus at the SLC Outdoor Championships, placing 15th (39.62m).
• Had a season-best throw of 44.94m at the Michael Johnson Classic.

PRIOR TO UT ARLINGTON
• Was a member of the Texas Tech track and field program for two seasons, competing in the discus.

HIGH SCHOOL
• Was a three-time TAPPS state champion in the discus (2007, 2008, 2009).
• Also was the state runner-up in 2006 in the discus and was the runner-up in the shot put in 2007.
• Is the Class 4A state meet record holder.
• Helped lead her team to the 2008 TAPPS 5A track and field team championship.
• Personal best discus throw of 152-10.
• Was an Academic All-State honoree in track and field (2007, 08, 09) and volleyball (2008, 09).
• Also played volleyball, basketball, softball and ran track.

PERSONAL
• Born July 19, 1991.
• Daughter of Steve Ellison and Kimberly Ball.
• Has one brother Kail.

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