Markita Hinton
Markita Hinton
Year: Sr./Sr.
Hometown: Atascadero, Calif.
High School: Atascadero HS
Events: Throws
 Indoor Career Bests
Event Outdoor Career Bests 
 45-05.25 at Meyo Invitational (2/2/13) SP 47-00.25 at Cal-Nevada Champs. (3/30/13)
 --- DIS 148-10 at Causeway Classic (4/26/13)
46-00.75 at Husky Classic (2/11/12) WT/HAM 126-07 at Hornet Invitational (3/17/12)


2014 Season: Did not compete during the season.

2013 Season:
Scored in the shot put and discus at the Big Sky Championships…placed fifth in the shot put and seventh in the discus…best shot put was 47-00.25 at the Cal-Nevada Championships which ranks sixth in school history…moved into eighth place in program history with a discus throw of 148-10 at the Causeway Classic…indoors, she competed in the shot put and weight throw…finished seventh in the shot…bests were 45-05.25 in the shot put at the Meyo Invitational and 46-00.50 in the weight throw at the Jacksons Invitational…that put ranks sixth in the Hornet record book.

2012 Season: Finished seventh in the shot and was eighth in the discus at the Big Sky Championships…ranks eighth in school history with a shot put of 45-06.50 at the Bryan Clay Invitational…set her PR in the discus at the Big Sky meet with a throw of 142-06…also competed in the hammer where she had a best of 126-07 at the Hornet Invitational…indoors, she competed in the shot put and weight throw…best marks were 42-10.75 in the shot put and 46-00.75 in the weight throw.

2011 Season: Qualified for the Big Sky Championships in the shot put and discus during the outdoor season…had a put of 44-08.25 at the Cal-Nevada Championships which ranks eighth in school history…best discus throw was 130-00 at the Causeway Classic.

High School: Graduated from Atascadero HS in 2010…placed third at the California State Championships in the shot put and seventh in the discus as a senior in 2010…had a career best of 47-08.50 in the preliminaries…that marked ranked 12th nationally for high school girls in 2010…won the Southern Section Div. III title in the shot put and finished fifth at the master’s meet…top discus throw was 141-08…finished eighth at the California State Meet as a junior with a shot put of 43-09 in 2009.

Personal: Majoring in criminal justice…parents are Mark and Juanita Hinton.