Mary Hirst
Mary Hirst
Year: Junior
Hometown: Knoxville, Tenn.
High School: Bearden
Position: Multi-Event/High Jump
Major: Sociology
House Affiliation: Dunster

Personal Bests
200 meters - 27.48 (O)
600 meters - 1:49.60 (O)
800 meters - 2:26.89 (O)
60 meter hurdles - 9.70 (I)
100 meter hurdles - 15.37 (O)
High Jump - 1.77m (I)
Long Jump - 5.27m (I)
Shotput - 12.07m (O)
Javelin - 37.40m (O)
Pentathlon - 3470 (I)
Heptathlon - 4910

2011-12
Won the shot put (11.47m) and placed second in the long jump (5.27m) and pentathlon (3404), while finishing fourth in the high jump (1.62m) at the Harvard Multi-Event Meet ... Captured the high jump title at the Harvard Challenge by clearing 1.77m ... Won the Battle of Beantown high jump event with a mark of 1.70 meters ... Finished fourth in the long jump (5.19m) at the HYP meet ... Earned All-Ivy after placing second in the high jump (1.73m) and second in the shot put (11.80m) ... Placed eighth in high jump (1.67m) at North Florida Invitational ... Won the high jump (1.75m) at Sam Howell Invitational ... Won the javelin (36.09m) at Harvard-Yale dual meet ... Earned third place in high jump (1.76m) at Larry Ellis Invitational ... Finished in second place in the heptathlon (4910) winning the javelin (37.40m), shot put (11.53m), and high jump (1.73m) at Ivy League Championships ... Placed 13th in high jump (1.70m) at ECAC/IC4A Championships ... Placed 23rd in high jump (1.72m) at NCAA Preliminary Round.

2010-11
Won the high jump at the Harvard Challenge with a 1.65-meter clearance ... Was second at the Battle of Beantown in the high jump with a 1.70 mark ... Won the high jump at the HYP meet with a 1.60 jump ... Posted season-high result in the pentathlon at Indoor Heps, finishing in eighth with 3,215 points ... Was sixth in the heptathlon at the Shirley Crowe Multi Meet with 4,346 points, winning the high jump (1.69) and the shot put (11.17) ... Took third in the high jump with a 1.70 mark at the Sam Howell Invitational ... Won the high jump at the HY Meet ... Placed fifth in the heptathlon at Heptagonal Championships … Set personal bests in the shot put, 100 hurdles, 200 and 800 … Tied for eighth in the high jump with a clearance of 1.69 at the ECAC Championships.

2009-10
Placed third in the high jump at the Harvard Invitational with a clearance of 1.60 meters … Took fourth at the Battle of Beantown in the high jump with a mark of 1.60 meters … Captured the high jump title at the HYP meet with a mark of 1.65 meters … Took fourth in the high jump at the Sam Howell Invitational with a 1.65 meter clearance … Placed fourth in the heptathlon at the Husky Open, compiling 4055 points … Won the high jump at the Harvard-Yale meet with a jump of 1.65 meters and placed second in the javelin with a toss of 34.97 meters … Won the high jump at the Brown Springtime Invitational with a clearance of 1.70 meters … Placed fifth in the heptathlon at outdoor Heps with a total score of 4404 and finished third in the high jump with a clearance of 1.67 meters … Qualified for the ECAC Outdoor Championships in the high jump and posted a 1.65 mark at the event.

Before Harvard
Lettered all four years in track and field and basketball … Earned all-state and All-Knoxville Interscholastic League honors as a sophomore, junior and senior … State high jump champion as a senior … State high jump runner-up as a sophomore and junior … Student-Athlete of the Year as a junior.

Personal
Enjoys playing the flute.