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2014, 2015 NCAA East Preliminary Round Qualifier (Hammer Throw)
2014, 2015, 2017 IC4A Outdoor Champion (Hammer Throw)

2016 Outdoors: Earned a place on the MAAC All-Academic Team…Had an effort of 189'7 in the hammer throw at the Florida Relays on March 31.

2015-16 Indoors: Named to the MAAC All-Academic Team…Won the weight throw (66'1½) at the Metro Holiday Season Opener on Dec. 5.

2015 Outdoors: Selected to the MAAC All-Academic Team…Named MAAC Field Performer of the Week four times (March 24, April 7-21) and ECAC Performer of the Week twice (March 26, April 8) during the season…Opened the season with a winning performance of 217'7 in the hammer throw at the UTSA Team Challenge on March 20…Grabbed first place in the hammer throw (222'1) at the Sam Howell Invitational on April 3…Won the hammer throw at two different meets on April 10, notching victories at both the Sun Angel Classic (212'2) and Mesa Challenge (212'9)…Had a season-best effort of 223'1, which was good for second place in the hammer throw at the Larry Ellis Invitational on April 15…Took ninth in the men's championship hammer throw (199'10) at the Penn Relays on April 23…Earned the gold medal in the hammer throw (198'1) and finished 10th in the javelin (162'9) at the MAAC Outdoor Championships on May 2…Defended his IC4A Outdoor Championship in the hammer throw on May 15, getting out to a distance 221'8…Placed 19th in the hammer throw (206'5) at the NCAA East Preliminary Round on May 28.

2014-15 Indoors: Earned a place on the MAAC All-Academic Team…Grabbed second place in the weight throw (57'10¼) at the Army Five-Way Meet on Jan. 9…Had an effort of 60'3¾ to captured third place in the weight throw at the John Thomas Terrier Invitational on Jan. 30…Finished third in the weight throw (58'10¾) at the Metropolitan Indoor Championships on Feb. 5…Selected as MAAC Field Performer of the Week on Feb. 17 for his fifth-place showing in the weight throw (60'10½) at the Millrose Games on Feb. 12…Won the silver medal in the weight throw (63'4) at the MAAC Indoor Championships on Feb. 21…Took sixth in the weight throw (62'5) at the IC4A Indoor Championships on March 6.

2014 Outdoors: Named both MAAC and ECAC Performer of the Week on March 25 after taking second in the hammer throw (200'9) at the Shamrock Invitational on March 20…Selected as both MAAC and ECAC Performer of the Week again on April 1 after uncorking a winning toss of 205'0 in the hammer throw at the ASU Invitational on March 28…Picked up wins in the hammer throw at the Sam Howell Invitational (205'5) on April 4 and Army Six-Way Meet (204'3) on April 12…Grabbed second place in the hammer throw with a top mark of 206'8 at the Larry Ellis Invitational on April 16…Participated in the championship men's hammer throw at the Penn Relays on April 24, ending up sixth with a distance of 207'6…Placed first in the hammer throw (188'8) and seventh in the javelin (175'11) at the MAAC Outdoor Championships on May 3…Won the IC4A Outdoor Championship in the hammer throw on May 16, launching a season-best effort of 212'5…Finished 22nd in the hammer throw (200'2) at the NCAA East Preliminary Round on May 29.

2013-14 Indoors: Placed sixth in the weight throw (47'9¼) at the Metropolitan Indoor Championships on Jan. 30…Grabbed fourth in the weight throw (50'5¼) at the Draddy Invitational on Feb. 15…Finished sixth in the weight-throw with a season-best effort of 54'0½ at the MAAC Indoor Championships on Feb. 21.

International: Represented Sweden in the hammer throw at the 2015 European Under-23 Championships in Tallinn, Estonia, finishing 24th overall with a top mark of 205'5.

Before Manhattan: Established a personal-best of 68.42 meters (224'5) in the hammer throw at Ostersund, Sweden on May 7, 2012…Boasts career-best marks of 45.44 m (149'1) in the discus and 60.48 m (198'5) in the javelin.

Personal: Son of Christer and Mona…Father coached him growing up…Brother, Simon, won the silver medal in the javelin at the 2015 European Junior Championships…Majoring in management…Born on December 9, 1994.

Position: Throws
Height: 6'3"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Ostersund, Sweden
High School: Wargentinskolan
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