2018-19 Track and Field Roster
Hometown Farmington, Conn.
High School Farmington
- 2016 ACC Academic Honor Roll.
AS A SENIOR:
- Took eighth in the discus at the ACC Championships with a mark of 49.77m.
- Finished fourth in the discus (47.29 meters) at the Jesse Owens Classic.
- Earned the event win in the discus with a victorious throw of 49.87 meters at the Louisville Invitational.
- Runner-up in the discus with a throw of 48.36 meters at the UNF Invitational.
- Opened the outdoor season with a fourth-place result in the discus (49.33 meters) at the Victor Lopez Classic.
AS A JUNIOR:
- Competed in the discus (48.05 meters) during the ACC Outdoor Championships.
- Claimed third place in the shot put (15.50 meters) and established a PR in the discus (49.97 meters)
- Finished sixth in the discus with a top throw of 46.67 meters at the Miami Hurricane Invitational.
- Competed in the shot put (14.73 meters) at the ACC Indoor Championships.
- Placed first in the shot put (16.19 meters) at the Blue and Gold Invitational.
AS A SOPHOMORE:
- Set a personal best distance of 16.33m in the shot put at the Alex Wilson Invite (indoor).
- Recorded a PR in the discus at the Louisville Invite with a distance of 47.05m (outdoor).
AS A FRESHMAN:
- Placed second in the shot put at the Wisconsin-Notre Dame Dual (15.03m).
- Finished fourth in the weight throw at the Wisconsin-Notre Dame Dual (14.48m).
PREP AND PERSONAL:
- Graduated from Farmington (Connecticut) High School in June 2015.
- Was a five-time letterwinner in track & field and a three-time letterwinner in football.
- Two-time state discus champion and two-time shot put champion (one indoor, one outdoor).
- Was a track & field team captain as a junior and senior and a football team captain as a senior.
- As a sophomore captured the Central Connecticut Conference West shot put title.
- Part of Farmington’s CCC West co-Champion track & field team as a junior.
- Team placed third overall in the 2014 State Class L Championships.
- 2014 CCC West and Class L discus champion.
- 2014 First Team All-State and All-Hartford Courant teams (discus).
- 2015 Class L indoor shot put champion.
- 2015 First Team All-State (indoor shot put).
- 2015 CCC West and Class L outdoor shot put and discus champion.
- 2015 First Team All-State and All-Hartford Courant teams (discus).
- 2015 Connecticut State Open Championship and New England Championship discus champion.
- Involved with Eagle Scouts, National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta/Math Honor Society and the Connecticut Youth Symphony (third-chair cello).
- Named an AP Scholar with Distinction.
- National Merit Scholarship finalist.
- 2014 Gettysburg College Book Award Winner for Distinguished Study of American History.
- 2015 Farmington High School Scholar-Athlete Award winner.
- FHS Outstanding Student in History and Outstanding Achievement in Mathematics.
- Named “Most Well-Rounded” in FHS yearbook.
- In 2012, played an orchestra concert at Carnegie Hall and, in 2013, played two concerts with the Hartford Symphony Orchestra.
- Attended the same high school as former Notre Dame basketball player Tim Abromaitis (’11).
- Son of Christopher and Pamela Hardiman of Farmington, Connecticut.
- Has two older brothers, Greg and Nick.
- Brother Nick (’17) also attends Notre Dame.
- Plans to pursue a degree in chemical engineering.