Events: Weight Throw (49-11), Hammer Throw (154-11)
Set personal bests in both the weight throw indoors and hammer throw outdoors during the 2017 season ... Raised her weight throw PR by more than four feet over the course of the season ... Posted a career-best mark of 49 feet, 11 inches in a 17th place finish at the Bayou Bengal Invitational ... Nearly matched that mark with a throw of 49-8 1/2 for seventh place at the LSU Twilight meet in her indoor finale ... Also threw the weight at the Purple Tiger Invitational (46-6 3/4) and Auburn Invitational (47-11 3/4) during the indoor season ... Opened the outdoor season by throwing 141-0 for 11th place in the hammer throw at the Louisiana Classics meet in Lafayette ... Then raised her PR by nearly 14 feet with a lifetime best of 154-11 for 10th place at the Battle on the Bayou ... Followed by throwing 150-1 for 12th place at the LSU Alumni Gold and 138-3 for 15th place at the inaugural SEC Relays in her final appearance of the 2017 season.
Competed in six meets as a redshirt freshman in 2016 ... Threw a nearly four-foot PR of 45-7 for 11th place in the weight throw at the LSU High Performance Meet during the indoor season ... Earned a seasonal-best finish of ninth place in the weight throw at the LSU Twilight with a mark of 41-6 1/2 ... Threw 41-7 1/4 at the Bayou Bengal Invitational and 38-0 1/4 at the Purple Tiger Invitational ... Followed outdoors by placing 10th in the hammer throw at the Battle on the Bayou with a mark of 135-11 and 12th in the event at the LSU Invitational with a personal best of 136-11 ... Honored for her academic performance with a first career selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll following the season.
Received a redshirt in her debut season with the Lady Tigers in 2015.
PRIOR TO LSU
A three-year letterwinner during her prep career at Baton Rouge Magnet High School … Threw the shot put, discus and javelin during her high school career … A member of three-straight outdoor state championship teams at Baton Rouge Magnet High School from 2011-13.
Full name is Madison Suzanne Danna … Born on June 24, 1996 … Parents are Daniel and Patty Danna … Has two older siblings, Taylor and Nicholas … Father attended LSU … Majoring in kinesiology.