Athlete to Watch: Windom's Delaney Smith


In preparation for the upcoming outdoor track and field season, MileSplit Minnesota will highlight some athletes from all track and field disciplines to watch out for this upcoming season. Athletes were chosen because of their previous accomplishments and potential. 

Name: Delaney Smith

School: Windom Area High School 

Year: 2021

College Commitment: University of South Dakota


High School - Outdoor
Hammer Throw130-5
Shot Put42-11.75
Shot Put39-10.5
Weight Throw41-5
Middle School - Outdoor
Shot Put43-9

Delaney Smith is the top-ranked girl's returner from 2019 in the shot put and discus in for the MSHSL. At the last MSHSL State Championship, she finished fifth in the discus and third in the shot put. After state, she went on to finish third in the emerging elite girls' shot put and ninth in the hammer throw at New Balance Nationals Outdoors

Go onto the next page to view a Q&A with Delaney Smith about this upcoming season!