2012 All-American Indoors (Weight Throw)
2012 All-Big 12 Indoors (Weight Throw)
2012 All-Big 12 Outdoors (Hammer Throw)
School Record Holder Indoors (Weight Throw)
School Record Holder Outdoors (Hammer Throw)
2012: Earned All-American status in the weight throw with an eighth-place toss of 64-11 at the NCAA Indoor Championships...Established a new school-record four times during the indoor season...Season-best hurl of 68-4.5 earned her third place and All-Big 12 honors at league's indoor meet...Won four indoor meets including the Texas A&M 10-Team Invitational, the Razorback Invitational, the New Balance Collegiate Invitational and the Texas A&M Invitational...Carried success over to outdoor season with three more school records in the hammer throw...Opened season by winning TCU Invitational (197-7)...Claimed title at Michael Johnson Dr Pepper Classic with a 202-10 throw...Netted All-Big 12 honors with season-best and school-record toss of 204-1 for second place at conference's outdoor meet...Wrapped season with 18th-place finish at NCAA West Preliminary Rounds (196-7).
2011 (Freshman - Southern Illinois): Qualified for NCAA Indoor Championships in weight throw, finishing 15th...Placed fourth in weight throw at Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Championships with career-best throw of 66-6, which ranks sixth in school history...Participated in eight meets in weight throw, placing fifth or better six times...Competed in four meets in hammer and discus throws outdoors...Placed in top five in hammer throw at three meets, including third-place finishes at Joey Haines Invitational and Ole Miss Invitational...Posted career-best hammer throw of 198-04 at Ole Miss Invitational, which ranked sixth all-time at SIU...Posted career-best discus throw of 120-01 at Ole Miss Invitational.
High School: Holds discus record at Ladue Horton Watkins High School with distance of 131-08...Placed third in discus at 2009 USATF Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships with distance of 151-07...Placed seventh in discus at Missouri state high school championships during senior season...Active as elementary school reading program mentor throughout high school career.
Personal: Full name is Erin Danielle Atkinson...Born on Jan. 30, 1992, in St. Louis, Mo...Daughter of Charles and Alyce Atkinson...Has two twin sisters Lauren and Lynette...Sister Lynette also competes on Baylor track and field team...Majoring in child and family studies.