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Jordan Young

Throws
Position
Sophomore
Class
Windsor, Ontario
Hometown
Arizona
High School

All-American (10)
2017 Outdoor: Hammer, Discus (Second Team)
2017 Indoor: Weight Throw
2016 Outdoor:
Discus (Second Team)
2015 Outdoor:
 Discus, Hammer, Shot Put (Second Team)
2015 Indoor: Weight Throw
2014 Outdoor: Hammer (Second Team)
2014 Indoor: Weight Throw (Second Team)

2015 ACC Outdoor Championships Field MVP
2015 ACC Indoor Championships Field MVP

ACC Champion
2017 Indoor: Weight Throw
2015 Indoor:
Weight Throw

All-ACC (9)
2017 Outdoor: Hammer, Discus 
2017 Indoor:
Weight Throw
2016 Outdoor:
Discus
2015 Outdoor:
Shot Put, Discus, Hammer
2015 Indoor: Shot Put, Weight Throw

TFRRS Profile – All-Athletics.com Profile

2017 OUTDOORS
• Two-time All-America honoree, finishing third in the discus and ninth in the hammer at NCAAs
• Finished second in the hammer at ACC Championship to capture All-ACC honors 
• Place third in the discus at the ACC Championships to earn All-ACC 

2017 INDOORS
• ACC Field Performer of the Year 
• Finished third at the NCAA Championships in the discus
• All-America honoree in the weight throw 
• ACC Champion in weight throw, earning All-ACC 

2016 OUTDOORS
• Earned second-team All-America honors in the discus with a 12th-place finish at NCAA Championships
• Qualified for NCAA Championships in the discus for the second consecutive year
• Earned All-ACC honors in the discus with a third-place finish at ACC Championships
• Recorded season-best in the discus of 57.73m (189′ 5″) at ACCs

2016 INDOORS
• Did not compete

2015 OUTDOORS
• Only male athlete to qualify for three individual events at the NCAA Championships
• Earned first-team All-America honors with a sixth-place finish in the discus at the NCAA Championships
• Earned first-team All-America honors with a seventh-place finish in the hammer throw at the NCAA Championships
• Earned second-team All-America honors with a 10th place finish in the shot put at the NCAA Championships
• Top qualifier from the NCAA East Preliminaries in both the hammer throw and discus
• ACC Meet Field MVP
• Set the school record in the hammer throw with a mark of 232′ 1″ at the NCAA East Meet
• Finished 2nd in the hammer and discus and 3rd in the shot put at the ACC Championships to earn All-ACC honors in all three events
• Season-best marks of 64′ 11.5″ in the shot put and 204′ 3″ in the discus both rank second in school history

2015 INDOORS
• Earned first-team All-America honors with a fourth-place finish in the weight throw at the NCAA Championships
• ACC Champion in the weight throw
• Also was runner-up in the shot put at the ACC Championships (to teammate Filip Mihaljevic)
• Set school record in the weight throw with a mark of 75′ 2.5″
• Season-best 62′ 10″ in the shot put ranks second in school history

AT ARIZONA (2013-14)
• Finished 14th in the hammer throw at the 2014 NCAA Outdoor Championships
• Was third in the hammer, third in the shot put and eighth in the discus at the 2014 Pac 12 Outdoor Championships
• Competed in the weight throw at the 2014 NCAA Indoor Championships
• Set school record in the weight throw

BACKGROUND
• Three-time Ontario high school discus champion (2008, 2009, 2011)
• Three-time Ontario high school shot put champion (2009, 2010, 2011)

PERSONAL
• Son of Pamela and Robert Young
• Has a brother, Brennan, and a sister, Schuyler