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Jon HartClass: Senior
Previous School: Penn State
Hometown: Wyomissing, Pa.
2007 (Jr.): Along with Clendon Henderson, was one of the first two Liberty throwers ever to compete at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships, where he placed 18th in the hammer … had reached the national meet by placing second in the hammer throw at the NCAA East Regional Championships … set school records in the weight throw (64-7.75), outdoor shot put (57-7.5) and hammer (219-2) during the season … named the Big South Most Outstanding Field Performer after winning and setting meet records in both the shot put and hammer at the conference outdoor meet, while also placing fourth in the discus and sixth in the javelin … became Liberty's first thrower to win an ECAC title, claiming the hammer crown … ended up fifth in the hammer at both the Texas Relays and Penn Relays … also earned Big South Most Outstanding Field Performer honors at the indoor meet, as a result of his shot put championship and runner-up performance in the weight throw … took third place in the ECAC indoor weight competition … claimed Big South Track Athlete of the Week mention on Feb. 7 and March 21.
2005 (So.): Took eighth in the shot put at both the Big 10 indoor and outdoor meets, competing for Penn State.
2004 (Fr.): Placed fifth in the hammer at the U.S. Junior National Championship … was third in the weight and sixth in the shot put at the Big South indoor meet … finished second in the javelin, third in the hammer, sixth in the shot and seventh in the discus outdoors.
Prep: Attended Wyomissing Area H.S., where he competed in football and track.
Personal: Son of Lynn and Lesley Hart … sports management major … birthday is May 10.
Personal Bests: Hammer – 219-2, Shot put – 57-7.5