Jasper Club
Manhattan Track & Field BIO
 Lydia Wehrli

2013 Outdoors: Named to the MAAC All-Academic Team…Set a new school record in the hammer throw on four different occasions…Broke the school hammer throw record for the first time at the ASU Invitational on March 22, earning MAAC Performer of the Week honors for her 187’6 effort, which was nine feet further than the previous mark…Selected MAAC Performer of the Week again on April 2 after bettering her record with a toss of 188’2 at the Dick Shea Invitational on March 29…Took second in the hammer throw (176’9) at the Lions Invitational on April 26…Won the hammer throw (176’7) at the MAAC Outdoor Championships on May 4…Established another new school record in the hammer throw at the ECAC Outdoor Championships on May 10, finishing fourth overall with a 191’4 showing…Placed 15th out of 48 competitors in the hammer throw with an effort of 184’3 at the NCAA East Preliminary Round on May 23.

2012-13 Indoors: Selected to the MAAC All-Academic Team…Finished fourth in the weight throw (52’11½) at the Giegengack Invitational on Feb. 1…Placed second in the weight throw (51’7) at the Draddy Invitational on Feb. 9…Took third in the weight throw (54’6¾) and achieved a season-best mark in the shot put (30’5¾) at the MAAC Indoor Championships on Feb. 15…Had a season-best effort of 55’4¾ to take ninth in the weight throw at the ECAC Indoor Championships on March 1.

Other: Finished second in the hammer throw with a school-record toss of 192’2 at the 2013 Swiss Championships.

Before Manhattan: Holds the Swiss Under-23 record in the hammer throw (197’0)…Won back-to-back Swiss Under-20 championships in 2008-09, and the Under-23 Swiss title in 2010…Set the College Calvin school record in the shot put in 2006…Also competed in gymnastics for six years.

Personal: Daughter of Eric Wehrli and Tamara Retchitzky…Has two sisters, Samantha and Nissa…Plans to become a pediatrician…Helped organize two concerts in March 2010 that raised 3000 Swiss francs for relief efforts in Haiti…Also organized a “Protect Yourself” Day for AIDS awareness in Geneva…Born on May 15, 1990.

Position: Throws
Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Anieres, Switzerland
High School: Bois-Caran/College Calvin
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