Hoffman to Compete at USA Junior Championships on June 17 in Indiana

6/8/2018 | Men’s Track and Field
Meet Info | Event Schedule | Discus Qualifiers

KUTZTOWN – Kutztown University freshman Luke Hoffman(York, Pa./West York Area) has qualified to compete in the discus at the 2018 USA Track & Field Junior Championships on June 17at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.

Hoffman, an All-American as a freshman this season, is the only Division II competitor in the field of 12 and ranks sixth overall with his school-record mark of 53.05m. The top-3 finishers make the USA Junior National Team and qualify for the World Championships.

As a freshman, Hoffman earned Second Team All-America honors with a 10th-place finish at the NCAA Outdoor National Championships in North Carolina. He threw for a mark of 168-11 on his first throw to secure the top-10 finish.

He was named an All-Atlantic Region thrower and finished third at the conference championships. He is the school-record-holder in the discus, breaking the record in his first collegiate competition.

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