The team's top thrower, who continues to improve in all of her events ... came to SDSU in 2001 as a mid-year transfer from Arizona State ... will be depended on to score points at the conference meet.
2003 - Notched career bests in the shot put, discus and hammer ... second in SDSU history in the hammer (164-6), third in the discus (162-9) and fourth in the shot put (47-9) ... participated in both the discus and shot put at the NCAA regional ... best finish was 15th in the shot put (46-8.25) ... top five in two events at the MWC outdoor meet ... career best throw of 47-9 in the shot put, which was good for fourth ... fifth in the discus (152-6) and ninth in the hammer (164-6) ... earned the MWC athlete of the week award (March 25) after claiming half of the team's first-place finishes at the Aztec Classic with victories in the discus (149-00.00), shot put (47-04.50) and the hammer (147-11.00) ... career best throw of 162-9 in the discus at the season-opening San Diego City Championships ... school record 48-7.50 in the indoor shot put at the MWC meet (fifth).
2002 - Top finish at the MWC outdoor meet was a third place in the discus with a season-best throw of 150-02.00 ... also took ninth in the shot put (44-10.25) and 20th in the hammer (135-05.00) ... recorded three first-place finishes in 2002, with two of those coming in back-to-back meets at UNLV and SDSU ... won the hammer throw (145-03.00) and was second in the shot put (43-10.00) at the UNLV Desert Classic on March 23 ... competed in three meets during the indoor season ... best finish was a 12th in the shotput at the conference meet with a throw of 42-08.25 ... MWC all-academic selection.
2001 - Season-best of 145-11.00 in the discus at the Florida Relays ranks seventh on SDSU's outdoor records chart ... finished first in the discus at the SDSU quad meet with a 112-7.00 toss ... recorded a win in the shot put at the SDSU quad meet as well, throwing a distance of 41-8.00 ... best mark of the season in the shot put was a 45-7.25 fourth-place measuring at the Mountain West Conference Outdoor Championships ... finished in the top three two times in the shot put and three times in the discus ... had the team's top marks in both the shot put (45-7.25) and the discus (145-11.00).
High School - Prepped locally at Hoover High School ... a four-year varsity letterwinner... Placed second in the discus and fourth in the shot put at the California State High School Championships ... an all-league selection ... personal records included 47-2.50 in the shot put and 152-8.00 in the discus ... an honor roll student
Personal - Candace Gabrielle Hill was born May 13, 1982, in San Diego ... daughter of Frank and Sonja Hill ... enjoys writing poetry, dancing, tutoring and mentoring ... major is liberal studies and plans on being a kindergarten teacher.