Melissa Coil
Melissa Coil

Clark, Mo.

High School:
Harrisburg HS




Big 12 Track & Field Championships Wrap Up

More records fall as Peoples, Roxberg, and Farmer set new all-time top marks


8 Tigers Earn All-Big 12 Honors on Day One of Championships

Throwers lead the way with seven scorers on first day of Big 12 Track & Field Championships


8 Tigers Earn All-Big 12 Honors on Day One of Championships

Throwers lead the way with seven scorers on first day of Big 12 Track & Field Championships


Fifty-Three Tigers Named Academic All-Big 12 Track & Field

Missouri leads the conference with 26 women and 27 men selected to the team


Tigers Lead the Way With 53 Academic All-Big 12 Honorees

Tiger men land 27 on All-Big 12 Academic Team while women land 26.


Melissa Coil

Senior recognition video

Personal Bests Indoor Outdoor
Weight Throw 17.69m (58-0 1/2)
Hammer 56.79m (186-4)


  • All-Big 12 (2010 Indoor)
  • All-Big 12 (2010 Outdoor)
  • All-Big 12 (2011 Indoor)
  • All-Big 12 (2011 Outdoor)
  • NCAA Championship Preliminary Round Qualifier


Indoor: Competed in the weight throw and was one spot shy of All-Big 12 honors with a toss of 17.63m at the Big 12 Championships, a season-best mark ... Placed second in the weight throw at the Missouri Collegiate Challenge with a toss of 17.40m ... Won the weight throw at the Missouri Invitational with a throw of 17.04m ... Took second in the weight at the MU-KU Border Dual with a throw of 17.08m. Outdoor:NCAA Preliminary Round qualifier in the hammer throw after resetting her personal-best in the event at 56.81m at the Big 12 Championships where she placed fifth overall, earning All-Big 12 honors ... Earned runner-up honors at the CMU Open in the hammer throw with a throw of 47.25m ... Threw 53.15m at the NCAA Preliminary Round.

All-Big 12 ... Tossed the Tigers' top two weight throw marks and five of the top six, posting a season- and personal-best throw of 17.69m (58-0 ½) at the Adidas Classic, earning her third place overall at the event ... Her second-best throw of the season came at the Big 12 Indoor Championships where she measured in at 17.34m (56-10 ¾), earning her eighth-place overall and All-Big 12 honors ... Threw 16.96m (55-7 ¾) at the Missouri Collegiate Challenge, her third-best mark of the season and posted a mark of 16.75m (54-11 ½) to win the event at the MU-KU Border Dual ... Added more than three feet to her season-opening mark of 16.68m (54-8 ¾) at the Missouri Invitational by the end of the season ... Competed in the shot put at two meets during the indoor season as well, turning in a season-best throw of 11.18m (36-8 ¼). Outdoor: All-Big 12 ... Competed solely in the hammer throw during the 2010 outdoor season and measured a personal-best toss of 53.31m (174-11), earning seventh-place at the meet and All-Big 12 honors for the first time in her career ...That mark was nearly a five meter improvement from her personal-best heading into the 2010 season ... Her second-best mark of the season came at the Arkansas Twilight where she measured in at 51.80m (169-11) where she finished fourth overall ... threw 51.70m (169-7) in the Kansas Relays and broke the 50.00m plateau in five of six meets throughout the season ... Named to the Academic All-Big 12 second team.

Indoor: Posted a pair of personal-best marks on the season, starting at the MU-KU dual meet in Lawrence, Kan., where she tossed 12.65m (41-6) in the shot put ... Set her other personal-best at the Collegiate Challenge in Columbia when she tossed 16.22m (53-2) in the weight throw. Outdoor: Built upon a strong indoor season by setting two more personal-best marks during the outdoor slate ... Tossed 48.72m (159-10) in the hammer throw at the Big 12 Championships, earning 15th overall ... Tossed a shot put personal-best mark of 12.35m (40-6 ¼) at the Tom Botts Invitational ... Set a season-best mark in the discus at the Jefferson Cup at 30.30m (99-5).

Outdoor: Redshirt season. Indoor: Redshirt season ... competing unattached, won the shot put event at the MU All-Comers.

High School:
A two-time All-State performer with the shot, placing runner-up and fourth in 2007 and 2006, respectively, at the MSHSAA Class 1 Championships ... prep bests: 38-4, SP; 115-0, DISC. Was also 3 Time Conference Champion in the Shot Put ... was also an all- Conference Basketball Player as a senior in high school, and a member of four conference champion basketball teams as well as four conference and district champion softball teams.

Daugher of Connie and the late Ed Coil ... undedided on a major, but is looking towards the communications field ... graduated third in her high school class ... born November 14, 1988 in Columbia, Mo.

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