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04/22/2015

Men's Track and Field Travels to the 121st Penn Relays

18 Midshipmen will compete over the course of three days

03/20/2015

Men's Track and Field Wraps Up California Trip at Point Loma Invite

Navy placed second at the UC-San Diego Challenge

03/19/2015

Men's Track and Field Picked as Patriot League Favorites

Navy won the 2014 title with 239 team points, besting second-place Bucknell by 63 points

03/15/2015

Men's Track and Field Places Second at UC-San Diego Challenge

Navy recorded nine first-place finishes.

03/08/2015

Men' Track and Field Places Seventh at IC4A Championship

Five Navy men's track athletes and one relay team earned All-East honors

Career Performance List

2014-15 (Junior Season):
• Placed sixth in the shot put with a mark of 50ft-5.25in (15.37m) at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship
• Recorded a career-best discus throw mark of 153ft-9in (46.87m) at the San Diego Collegiate Challenge
• Threw a career-best mark of 165ft-1in (50.33m) in the hammer throw at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship
• Tallied a career-best throw in the shot put of 54ft-2in (16.51m) for first place at the San Diego Collegiate Challenge
• Placed third in the shot put and fourth in the discus at the Army-Navy Outdoor Star Meet

2013-14 (Sophomore Season):
• Threw a career-best weight throw mark of 50ft-6.25in (15.40m) at the Patriot League Indoor Championship
• Tossed a season-high hammer throw mark of 163ft-3in (49.77m) at the Navy Spring Invite
• Placed third in the discus with a season-best tally of 146ft-8in (44.70m) at the Maryland Invitational
• Finished second in the shot put at the Army-Navy Indoor Star Meet with a mark of 52ft-3¼ (15.93m)

2012-13 (Freshman Season):
• Finished fifth at the Army-Navy Outdoor Star Meet in the discus throw, recording a mark of 138ft-11in (42.35m)

High School / Personal:
• A 2012 graduate of Grand Island High School, where he earned four letters in track and field and three in football
• Won the Nebraska state Class A Shot Put title with a mark of 58-5
• Also competed in the discus
• Earned four state medals in track and field
• Served as a track and field team captain
• Earned all-state and all-conference honors as a lineman in football
• Also the team captain and MVP of football team
• Earned Academic All-Conference honors and was a four-year honor roll recipient
• Member of the National Honor Society
• Son of John and Rachel Swanson
• Father, John, played football at University Nebraska Kearney
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