UND Roster

2009-10 Track and Field Roster

Jeff Mensch


Height 6'2''
Class Senior
Hometown Del Mar, CA
High School Torrey Pines

AS A JUNIOR: Focused on the weight throw during the indoor season … finished third at the Blue and Gold Invitational with a throw of 16.59m (54-5 1/4) … registered a weight throw of 16.56m (54-4) to finish fourth at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener … finished 17th at the Indiana Relays with a toss of 16.54m (54-3 1/4) … had a 13th-place showing at the Meyo Invitational with a throw of 16.63m (54-6 1/2) … finished sixth at the BIG EAST Championship with a weight throw of 17.59m (57-8 1/2) … concentrated on the hammer throw during the outdoor season … finished 24th with a throw of 48.46m (159-0) at the Arizona State Invitational … recorded a hammer throw of 51.16m (167-10) to finish 17th at the Hillsdale Relays … closed out the season with a throw of 53.12m (174-3) to finish fourth at the BIG EAST Championships.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Did not compete during the 2007 indoor season … top effort in the discus came at the Mike Poehlein Invitational where he threw 39.96m (131-1) … set a career best and earned a BIG EAST qualification in the hammer throw at the Hillsdale Gina Relays … his toss of 46.87m (153-9 1/2) gave him 29th place at the large meet.

AS A FRESHMAN: Concentrated on the weight throw during the indoor track & field season … top performance came at the Notre Dame Opener where he posted a toss of 13.21m (43-4 1/2) … in the outdoor season, had his best effort in the hammer throw at the Notre Dame Spring Opener where he threw 40.33m (132-3 1/2) … found his stride in the discus throw, qualifying for the BIG EAST Outdoor Championship with a toss of 42.75m (140-3) at the Miami (Ohio) Invitational … threw the discus 41.69m (136-9) at the BIG EAST outdoor meet, but did not pick up any team points.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Five-time letterwinner in track & field and football at Torrey Pines High School … Palomar League Division One Conference Champion as a senior … posted the third best all-time mark in school history in the discus … named his team[apos]s Field Athlete of the Year … personal bests include 15.06m (49-5) in the shot put and 47.38m (155-5) in the discus … member of National Honor Society, California Scholarship Federation, and Principal[apos]s Honor Court at Torrey Pines … son of Patricia and Clifford Mensch … younger of two children … brother, Adam Mensch, played football at Western State (Colo.) … born Dec. 25, 1986 in San Diego, Calif. … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business