UND Roster

2012-13 Track and Field Roster

Mitchell Gormley

Throws


Class Senior
Hometown Lawrenceville, GA
High School Brookwood
Bio

AS A SENIOR: Hammer throw attempt of 51.49m earned fifth place at the Victor Lopez Classic … throw of 50.27m was enough for sixth at the Texas Roadhouse Border Battle … season-best attempt of 53.10m earned runner-up honors at the GINA Relays … named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … earned a monogram.

AS A JUNIOR: One of the mainstays with the Irish throwers, competing in both the hammer throw and weight throw for third straight year … earned second monogram … best hammer throw result came at the Dave Rankin Invitational as he hurled the hammer 54.40m to place third overall … earned second at the Notre Dame Invitational in the weight throw after setting his best mark for the season at 16.94m … finished third (of 35 finalists) at the GVSU Bob Eubanks Open with a weight throw of 16.86m … placed second in the weight throw at the Blue and Gold Invitational, marking out at 16.91m.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Finished with a 16.46m at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener in the weight throw … launched a 16.33m in the weight throw at the Notre Dame Invitational one week later … competed at the Indiana Relays in the weight throw (16.41m) … threw a 17.37m in the weight throw at the Meyo Invitational … a personal best in the weight throw came at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships (17.81m) for a sixth-place finish … at the Alex Wilson Invitational, had a toss of 16.14m in the weight throw … finished fifth at the Mike Poehlein Invitational in the hammer throw (54.71m) … finished fourth with a personal best in the hammer throw (57.78m) at the Dave Rankin Invitational … third overall in the hammer throw at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships (57.28m) for an all-league citation … finished the season at the Cardinal Classic in the hammer throw with a toss of 54.12m.

AS A FRESHMAN: Part of a group of talented young throwers who displayed great potential during first season … placed fourth in the weight throw at his first meet, the Blue and Gold Invitational … finished 10th at the Indiana Opener with a weight throw of 16.65m … used a weight throw of 16.78m to finish fifth at the Notre DameInvitational … placed 10th in the weight throw at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships … recorded a hammer throw of 52.07m at the Dave Rankin Invitational, finishing eighth … finished 13th in the hammer throw at the Hillsdale Relays (52.03m) … placed 15th at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships with a hammer throw of 48.21m.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Three- time All-American at Brookwood (Ga.) … finished second in the weight throw at the 2008 Nike Indoor Nationals with a toss of 21.58m … finished fourth at the 2008 NSIC … fourth in the hammer throw at the 2007 Junior Olympics … only competed in one year of high school track and field … freshman county champion in the shot put … competed with club team, Throw 1 Deep … Eagle Scout … born in Atlanta, Ga. … son of Tommy and Karen Gormley … has one older brother … graduated from the Mendoza College of Business with a degree in finance major and from the College of Arts and Letters with a degree in political science.

GORMLEY[apos]S CAREER INDOOR BESTS

Weight Throw (BIG EAST Championships) 17.81m

GORMLEY[apos]S CAREER OUTDOOR BESTS

Hammer Throw (Dave Rankin Invitational) 57.78m