Raven Saunders listed on MileSplit's athlete of the year, voting open

Burke graduate Raven Saunders is listed on MileSplit's list to vote for athlete of the year. Voting closes Sunday at 5 p.m.


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Raven Saunders wins silver at World Juniors, video interviews

  • Raven Saunders finished second in the shot put with a best throw of 54 feet, six inches. Tianqian Guo of China was first in 58 feet, 1 inch.

  • Next US women's medal contender on deck - Raven Saunders

    The next member of the US junior women's team at the World Junior Championships with a great chance to medal will be Raven Saunders. Watch our interview with Saunders after her prelim qualifying performance (54'10.75") before she competes in tonight's finals at 6:35 PM PT.

  • MileSplit All-American Team - Girls Shot Put

    The following 8 individuals have been selected to the MileSplit All-American Team in the girls shot put from the 2014 outdoor season as they have been chosen by MileSplit as the 8 best national performers in their event from this past spring.

  • Raven Saunders wins Chicagoland Throws shot put

    Girls shot put national record holder Raven Saunders tuned up in between competing in the U.S. Juniors last weekend and World Juniors in two weeks with the Burke graduate putting together an impressive series at in Illinois at the Chicagoland Throws with four marks over 50 feet.

  • Best throwers showed down in Chi-Town

    Many of the top throwers in the country traveled to Chicago this weekend to compete in the Chicagoland Throwers Series, which has been a great post-season opportunity for the nation's elite in the shot, discus, javelin, and hammer. The National Scholastic Athletic Foundation helps many of these athletes fly in from all over the country to compete in the the event.

  • Austin Meek: Fundraising her way to TrackTown

    It wasn’t a cheap trip, but Raven Saunders really wanted to be here. She’d earned her place, setting a national high school record with a throw of 56 feet, 8 1/4 inches earlier this year. That was the easy part. (via The Register-Guard)