Events: Weight Throw (50-1 1/4), Discus (136-10), Hammer (145-6)
Competed in eight meets in her debut season with the Lady Tigers in 2017 ... Closed out the indoor season with a personal-best throw of 50 feet, 1 1/4 inches for sixth place in the weight throw at the LSU Twilight meet ... Also threw the weight indoors at the Purple Tiger Invitational (45-8 1/2), Auburn Invitational (48-4) and Bayou Bengal Invitational (49-0 3/4) ... Opened her outdoor season by throwing a temporary personal best of 130-10 in the discus for a seventh-place finish at the Louisiana Classics in Lafayette ... Raised her PR to 136-10 in a 12th-place finish in her season finale at the SEC Relays ... Placed seventh at the Battle on the Bayou (129-2) and 15th at the LSU Alumni Gold (120-2) in the discus throw ... Set her hammer throw PR at the Battle on the Bayou where she threw 145-6 for 11th place in the competition ... Also threw the hammer at the Louisiana Classics (118-4), LSU Alumni Gold (130-8) and SEC Relays (133-8) during the outdoor season.
PRIOR TO LSU
Threw the shot put and discus at Musselman High School in West Virginia under coach Daniel Rizer ... Set a personal best of 136 feet, 7 inches in the discus during her senior season in 2016 while winning the event at the Berkeley County Championships ... Swept shot put and discus titles at the Berkeley Country Championships in her final season ... Bagged the bronze medal in the discus with a throw of 121-3 at the 2016 West Virginia Secondary Schools Activities Commission Class 3A State Championships ... Also placed fifth at the state meet in the shot put as a senior in 2016 ... Threw her shot put PR of 36-8 at the Cardinal Classic in 2016 ... As a junior in 2015, finished third in the discus with a throw of 126-4 and sixth in the shot put with a throw of 35-8 1/4 at the WVSSAC Class 3A State Championships ... Also placed second in the shot put and third in the discus at the 2015 WVSSAC Region 2-3A Championships ... A standout volleyball player during her prep career at Musselman High School while helping her team win the state championship in 2014.
Full name is Dominique Nakia Hailey ... Born on Nov. 20, 1997 ... Father is Terry Hailey and mother is Robbie Perry ... An honor student during her prep career at Musselman High School as an honor roll selection and a member of the National Honor Society ... Undecided on what major she will pursue at LSU.