UND Roster

2019-20 Track and Field Roster

Logan Kusky

Throws


Class Junior
Hometown Youngstown, OH
High School Austintown Fitch
Bio

TFRRS

HONORS AND AWARDS:

  • 2019 ACC Champion, Weight Throw
  • 2019 All-ACC First Team, Weight Throw
  • 2018 All-ACC Second Team, Weight Throw
  • 2019, 2018 All-ACC First Team, Hammer Throw
  • School Hammer Throw Record Holder

AS A JUNIOR:

  • Won an ACC championship in the weight throw with a clinching attempt of 21.37 meters, earning All-ACC First-Team honors at the ACC Indoor Championships.
  • Posted an event win in the weight throw (21.13 meters) while competing at the Alex Wilson Invitational
  • Winner in the weight throw (20.38 meters) at the Meyo Invitational
  • Claimed the event win in the weight throw with a top throw of 20.60 meters at the Indiana University Relays
  • Earned first place in the weight throw (20.21 meters) at the Notre Dame Invitational
  • Top finisher in the weight throw with a winning attempt of 19.25 meters at the Gene Edmonds Open
  • Opened the indoor season with a first-place showing in the weight throw (19.30 meters) during the Blue and Gold Invitational.
  • Competed at the NCAA East Region Prelims where he placed 17th in hammer throw
  • Earned All-ACC First Team honors in the hammer throw with a third-place finish and school record throw (66.30m) at the ACC Championships
  • Set a PR (at the time) in the hammer throw (64.28 meters) at the Virginia Challenge
  • First-place finisher in the hammer throw (63.92 meters) at the UNF Invitational
  • Kicked off outdoor season with a runner-up result in the hammer throw (62.30 meters) at the Victor Lopez Classic

AS A SOPHOMORE:

  • Named to the All-ACC First Team in the hammer throw following a third-place finish (61.46 meters) at the ACC Outdoor Championships
  • Earned All-ACC Second-Team honors with a fourth-place result in the weight throw (20.11 meters) at the ACC Indoor Championships
  • Secured the event win in the hammer throw with a top attempt of 58.39 meters at the Louisville Invitational
  • Opened the outdoor season third in the hammer throw (61.27 meters) at the Miami Hurricane Invitational
  • Finished fourth in the weight throw (17.68 meters) at the Alex Wilson Invitational
  • Runner-up in the weight throw (18.27 meters) at the Meyo Invitational
  • Took fourth place in the weight throw (19.05 meters) at the Indiana University Relays
  • Claimed an event win in the weight throw with a top attempt of 19.31 meters at the Notre Dame Invitational
  • Posted an event win in the weight throw (18.48 meters) at the Michigan Wolverine Invitational
  • Placed third in the weight throw (17.82 meters) and fourth in the shot put (15.47 meters) at the Blue and Gold Invitational

AS A FRESHMAN:

  • Led the Irish in the shot put during the season, recording a PR of 16.37m at the Alex Wilson Invite
  • Threw a PR in the weight throw at the Tiger Paw Invite with a distance of 19.26m
  • Set a personal best in discus with a distance of 47.29m at the Louisville Invite
  • Had a PR performance at the ACC Championships in hammer throw, with a distance of 57.45m

PREP AND PERSONAL:

  • Graduated from Austintown Fitch High School in May 2016
  • Earned four varsity letters in track and field
  • Led his team to a runner-up finish in the 2015 indoor championship
  • Led his team to a regional championship in 2015
  • Was a seven-time all-state honoree
  • Recorded the second-furthest weight throw in the nation in indoor in 2016
  • Set a personal best of 77-4.25 in the weight throw and 201-3 in the hammer throw
  • Recorded a PR of 172-2 in the discus and 56-7 in the shot put.
  • Was valedictorian and president of National Honor Society
  • Son of Peter and Brittany Kusky
  • Mother, Brittany, played volleyball and ran track at Case Western Reserve University
  • Father, Peter, ran track at Case Western Reserve
  • Uncle, Judah Herman, played football at Ohio State
  • Full name is Logan Peterson Kusky
  • Has one brother, Blake (’23), who also competes in throws for the Irish track program
  • Has one sister, Brooke