IL Athlete of the Week: (Week of April 8, 2019)


Mikayla Deshazer, Lincoln Blue Tigers

Lincoln Prep senior, Mikayla Deshazer is this week’s IL Athlete of the Week after finishing 1st in both the shot put and discus at the Grandview Meet on April 2, 2019, with throws of 44’7” in the shot put and 141’7” in the disc. On April 5, 2019, Deshazer again won both the shot and disc at the Bill Summa Invitational at William Chrisman High School.

Deshazer, a Baylor track and field commit, is a 3-time state champion in the Discus (2016, 2017, 2018) and also won the state championship in the ShotPut (2018). She is also the Missouri Class 3 Discus Record Holder with a throw of 159’10”. (Photo provided by LCPA)