Track and Field
Event: Shot Put
Hometown: Red Oak, Texas
High School: Red Oak High School (Red Oak, Texas) '03
College: University of Texas
- Two-time Olympian
- London 2012 Olympic Games, 6th
- Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, 15th
- 2015 World Championships, bronze
- 2012 World Indoor Championships, bronze
- 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials, 2nd
- 2011 Pan American Games, bronze
- Six-time National Outdoor champion (2008, 2009, 2011, 2013-2015)
- Three-time National Outdoor Championships runner-up (2005, 2010, 2012)
- 2009 World Championships, 6th
- 2008 Olympic Games, 15th
- 2006 NCAA indoor champion
- 2005 NCAA Indoor and Outdoor Championships, 2nd
- 2004 world junior champion
- Two-time national junior champion (2003-04)
- 2003 Pan American junior Games, gold
Fun Facts: Michelle's hobbies include singing, baking, styling hair and makeup.
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