Crusaders Women's Track & Field BIO
Emily Grinnell
Player Profile:
Emily Grinnell 2914649
Position: Throws
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Saco, Maine
High School: Cheverus


  • Competed in the hammer, discus, weight throwing events, and the shot put and javelin
  • Recorded season-best shot put distance (9.45m) at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/22), weight throw (10.01m) at UNH vs Holy Cross (1/21), hammer throw (29.96m) at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invite (4/29), discus throw (35.57m) at the Holy Cross Invitational (4/22) and javelin (31.29m) at the U Mass Minutemen Track and Field Invitational (4/15)

Before Holy Cross:

  • A two-year member of the varsity track and field team at Cheverus High School under head coach Steve Virgilio, serving as team captain her junior and senior years
  • Set personal record in the shot put of 32’1.5”
  • Helped the team to a second-place finish in the State meet in 2013
  • Named SMAA Outstanding Field Performer in 2016
  • Set javelin throw record of 107’4”
  • Holds personal records in the discus of 96’
  • Also played one year of varsity ice hockey


  • Daughter of Robert and Caroline Grinnell
  • Has three sisters (Audrey, Courtney and Taylor)
  • Audrey played softball for the University of Connecticut from 2011-2014
  • Has not yet declared a major

Grinnell's Top Performances 

Event Time

Meet (Date)

Shot put  9.45m Holy Cross Invitational (4/22/2017)
Weight throw 10.01m UNH vs Holy Cross (1/21/2017)
Discus 35.57m Holy Cross Invitational (4/22/2017)
Hammer throw 29.96m Stonehill Skyhawk Invite (4/29/2017)
Javelin 31.29m U Mass Minutemen Track and Field Invitational (4/15)
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