RV graduate Danielle Steff opens season with javelin bomb for Monmouth!

Rancocas Valley graduate Danielle Steff, a junior at Monmouth, threw 151-5 in her first javelin competition in two years.

Steff competed Saturday at a Monmouth-Army dual meet at Shea Stadium in West Point, N.Y.  

Her mark is No. 16 in NCAA Division 1 so far this outdoor season and No. 1 in the Metro Atlantic Conference.

It’s also No. 29 among all U.S. women through Thursday, according to the IAAF performance list.

Steff has a PR of 164-2 from the NCAA East Regional Preliminary meet in Jacksonville in May of 2019. She went on to place 23rd at NCAAs. Her 164-2 is No. 2 in Monmouth history, behind a 164-3 by Kelsey Reese in 2014.

At Army, Steff also threw the discus a personal-best 130-7 and the shot 37-7 1/4. She has a shot PR of 39-11 1/4 from a meet at Navy in January of 2020. She had never thrown the discus before in a college meet. She had a high school PR of 99-5 from a meet in 2016 at Lenape. Her shot put mark is No. 3 currently in the Metro Atlantic.

Steff had a high school best of 139-0 in the javelin, No. 17 in South Jersey history going into this spring season.

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