2011-12 BIG EAST All-Academic Indoor (So.): Gaffey competed in the shot put event six times during the indoor campaign, including a eighth place finish at the BIG EAST Conference Indoor Championships (Feb. 19) with a throw of 44-11.50 (13.70 meters) ... Won the Milwaukee Dual (Jan. 20) meet with a personal-best throw of 45-05.75 (13.86 meters). Competed at the Meyo Invitational (Feb. 4) and finished 18th ... Placed seventh at the Badger Track Classic (Jan. 14) ... Also participated in the weight throw event at the Meyo Invitational (Feb. 3), but did not record a distance...2012 Indoor Performance List. Outdoor (So.): Gaffey primarily competed in the shot put and discus events during the outdoor campaign ... Recorded distances of 43 feet (13 meters) and above all nine times she competed in the shot put ... Notched the third best distance in school history and a personal best distance of 47-11.25 (14.61 meters) at the Cardinal Twilight (May 11) ... Competed in the BIG EAST Conference Outdoor Championships, finishing 10th ... Won the Milwaukee Dual (Apr. 5) meet ... Won the both the shot put and discus events at the Marquette Invitational (Apr. 28) ... She threw the discus at nine events, including a 12th place finish at the BIG EAST Conference Outdoor Championships ... Gaffey recorded the sixth best distance in school history and a personal-best heave of 154-00 (46.95 meters) at the Cardinal Twilight (May 11) ... Also competed in the hammer throw event, notching a personal-best distance of 130-08 (39.82 meters) at the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational (Mar. 30)...2012 Outdoor Performance List.
2010-11 BIG EAST All-Academic Marquette Women's Track & Field Freshman of the Year Indoor (Fr.): During her freshman year, Gaffey moved into the Marquette top-10 list in the shot put during both the indoor (No. 7) and outdoor seasons (No. 10) ... Threw the shot put and the weight throw indoors, reaching personal records of 46 feet, 5 1/4 inches (14.15 meters) at the Badger Track Classic (Jan. 15) and 47-7.25 (14.51 meters) at the Hoosier Hills Invitational (Feb. 11), respectively... Won the indoor shot put at the UWM Dual (Jan. 22) with a throw of 44-7 (13.59 meters)... Placed ninth at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships in the shot put where she threw 45-10 (13.97 meters). Outdoor (Fr.): Competed in the shot put and discus at nine meets during the outdoor season ... Notched a top throw in the outdoor shot put on May 7 to place ninth at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships (44-6/13.56 meters), which is the No. 10 mark in program history ... Captured meet titles in the outdoor shot put at the USF Open (March 11) and the DePaul Invitational (April 16) ... Finished 18th in the discus at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships with a top toss of 128-8 (39.22 meters) ... Notched a PR of 137-3 (41.84 meters) in the discus at the season-opening USF Open on March 11 ... Launched a season-best 122-2 (37.25 meters) hammer throw at the USF Bulls Invitational (March 18).
High School: Gaffey earned four letters in track and field at Iowa City Regina High School and was a three-year captain. She finished third in the shot put at the 2010 Iowa 2A outdoor state meet with a toss of 38 feet, 7 1/2 inches and placed second in the discus. She also competed at the Iowa indoor Championships and earned fourth place in the shot put. Gaffey competed in 2009 and 2010 at the prestigious Drake Relays in the shot put and discus. In 2010, she earned runner-up honors in the discus and third place in the shot put. As a senior earned seventh place in the discus and eighth in the shot put at the national meet. In 2009, she was the runner-up at the state meet in the shot put and was a state qualifier every year of her high school career. While at Regina, the National Honor Society member recorded personal-best marks of 43' 9" in the shot put and 135-10 in the discus.
BIG EAST Indoor Championships 2012- Shot Put: 8th (44-11.50/13.70 meters) 2011- Shot Put: 9th (45-10/13.97 meters)