Mahlik Handley
Mahlik Handley
Year: SR
Hometown: Wakefield, R.I.
High School: South Kingstown
Events: Throws
Major: Kinesiology

Personal Bests

  • Indoor
    • Weight Throw: 18.18m (2015-16 at URI Coaches' Tribute Meet)
    • Shot Put: 13.10m (2014-15 at Sorlien Memorial Invitational)
  • Outdoor
    • Hammer: 61.64m (2015-16 at Holy Cross Men's Meet)
    • Shot Put: 13.37m (2014-15 at UNH Wildcat Invitational)

Career Honors & Awards

  • 2018 Outdoor A-10 Runner Up (Hammer)
  • 2018 Indoor A-10 Runner Up (Weight Throw)
  • 2016 Outdoor Atlantic 10 Champion (Hammer)
  • 2016 Indoor Atlantic 10 Champion (Weight Throw)
  • 2015 Outdoor Atlantic 10 Champion (Hammer)
  • 1x A-10 Outdoor Rookie of the Week (Apr. 21, 2015)
  • 2x A-10 Outdoor Performer of the Week (Apr. 13, 2015; Apr. 27, 2015)
  • 2015 Indoor A-10 Runner Up (Weight Throw)
  • 2014 Outdoor East Regional Qualifier (Hammer)
  • 2014 Outdoor Atlantic 10 Champion (Hammer)

2017-18

  • Outdoor:
    • Finished third in the hammer (57.72m) at the Black & Gold Invitational.
    • Won the hammer (56.37m) at the Colonial Relays.
    • Finished second in the hammer (60.11m) at the UConn Northeast Challenge.
    • Finished sixth in the hammer (48.91m) at the Georgia Tech Invitational.
    • Finished 20th in the hammer (51.20m) at Penn Relays.
    • Finished third in the hammer (58.08m) at the Brown Springtime Open.
    • Finished second in the hammer (57.17m) at the Atlantic 10 Outdoor Championship.
    • Finished sixth in the hammer (60.15m) at the IC4A Championship.
  • Indoor:
    • Finished third in the weight throw (17.43m) at the Beantown Challenge.
    • Finished fourth in the weight throw (17.68m) at the Sorlien Memorial Invitational.
    • Placed second in the weight throw (17.35m) at the URI Coaches Tribute.
    • Placed second in the weight throw (18.00m) at the Atlantic 10 Indoor Championship.
    • Finished 11th in the weight throw (17.25m) at the IC4A Indoor Championship.

2016-17

  • Did not compete.

2015-16 

  • Outdoor: 
    • Third in the hammer throw (60.41m) at the New England Championship.
    • Won the hammer throw (60.75m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Won the hammer throw (61.64m) at the Holy Cross Men's Meet.
    • Finished 10th in the hammer throw (60.76m) at the Larry Ellis Invitational.
    • Finished second in the hammer throw (60.81m) at the UConn Northeast Challenge.
    • Finished second in the hammer throw (57.89m) at the Yale Open.
  • Indoor: 
    • 1st overall in the weight throw (18.05m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • 8th overall in the weight throw (16.85m) at the Fastrack National Invite. 
    • 2nd overall in the weight throw (18.18m) at the URI Coaches' Tribute Meet. 
    • Won the weight throw (17.36m) at the URI Sorlien Memorial Invitational.

2014-15

  • Outdoor:
    • Won the hammer, (57.66m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Finished seventh in the hammer throw, (59.33m) at the Penn Relays.
    • Won the hammer throw, (57.76m) at the Holy Cross Men's Meet.
    • Won the hammer throw, (58.84m) at the Mark Young Yale Invitational.
    • Finished third in the hammer throw, (56.63m) at the George Mason Invitational.
    • Finished fourth in the hammer throw, (52.82m), and seventh in the shot put, (13.37m) at the UNH Wildcat Invitational.
  • Indoor:
    • Placed 10th in the weight throw, (16.18m) at the New England Championship.
    • Placed second in the weight throw, (16.82m), and 11th in the shot put, (12.49m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Placed third in the weight throw, (17.04m), finished 11th in the shot put, (13.81m) at the URI Coaches vs. Domestic Violence Invitational.
    • Placed ninth in the weight throw, (17.22m) at the Boston University Terrier Classic.
    • Placed 17th in the shot put, (13.10m), and third in the weight throw, (17.72m) at the Sorlien Memorial Invitational.
    • Placed fourth in the weight throw, (16.96m) at the Jay Carisella Invitational.

2013-14

  • Outdoor: 
    • Finished eighth in the hammer throw, (60.12m) at the IC4A Championship.
    • Finished seventh in the hammer throw, (56.46m) at the New England Championship.
    • Finished tenth in the shot put, (12.67m), and first in the hammer throw, (57.31m) at the Atlantic 10 Outdoor Championship.
    • Finished seventh in the shot put, (12.82m), and first in the hammer throw, (57.62m) at the Holy Cross Men's Meet.
    • Finished eighth in the hammer throw, (56.66m) at the Penn Relays.
    • Finished 12th in the shot put, (11.86m), and fourth in the hammer throw, (57.12m) at the UConn Classic.
    • Finished second in the hammer throw, (53.99m) at the Minutemen Invitational.
    • Finished 22nd in the shot put, (11.63m), and third in the hammer throw, (51.24m) at the American International College Invitational.
    • Finished fifth in the shot put, (11.75m), and fourth in the hammer throw, (55.41m) at the UConn Invitational.
  • Indoor: 
    • Finished 14th in the weight throw, (15.87m) at the New England Championship.
    • Finished sixth in the weight throw, (14.46m) at the Atlantic 10 Indoor Championship.
    • Finished 13th of 18 in the weight throw, (15.68m) at the Armory Winter Games.
    • Finished seventh of 28 in the weight throw, (15.79m) at the URI Coaches Coed Invitational.
    • Finished 13th of 49 in the weight throw, (15.58m) at the Terrier Classic.
    • Finished third in the weight throw, (16.56m) at the Sorlien Invitational.

High School

  • Attended South Kingstown High School.
  • Member of the football, basketball, indoor and outdoor track teams.
  • Captained the track teams in 2012 and 2013, as well as the football team in 2013.
  • Named to All-State twice in football (2012/13) and once in track (2013).
  • Set the school record in the hammer throw.
  • Won the 2012 Southern Division and Class B championship.

Personal

  • Born May 4, 1995.
  • Son of Jeremy and Bridget Handley.
  • Has two brothers, Terell and Tremayne and one sister Jhanai.
  • Likes listening to music and watching tv/movies.
  • Bo Jackson is his favorite athlete.
  • Likes the San Diego Chargers and the New Orleans Pelicans.
  • Majoring in Kinesiology.