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

18 Midshipmen will compete over the course of three days


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

Navy placed second at the UC-San Diego Challenge


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


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

Navy recorded nine first-place finishes.


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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