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Jake Pinion
Player Profile:
Jake Pinion 813671
Position: Throws
Year: Junior
Hometown: Blair, Neb.
High School: Blair
  • Jake Pinion Photo Gallery 2015-16

Personal Bests
Indoor
Shot Put: 49-9 1/4 (15.17) (1/17/14)
Weight Throw: 62-5 3/4 (19.04) (2/20/15)
Outdoor
Shot Put: 50-0 3/4 (15.26) (5/10/14)
Hammer Throw: 190-5 (58.04) (4/22/16)

Honors
Academic All-Big Ten (2014)
Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2012, 2013, 2015; Spring 2014, 2015, 2016)

2016 (Junior)
Indoor: Competed in the weight throw at four meets...posted a season-best throw of 60-8 3/4 (18.51m) to finish eighth at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational...placed third at the Nebraska Tune-Up.

Outdoor: Set a hammer throw PR of 190-5 (58.04) at the Kansas Relays...threw a shot put season best of 48-3 1/2 (14.72) at the Kansas Relays as well.

2015 (Sophomore)
Indoor: Competed six times in the weight throw...set a PR of 62-5 3/4 (19.04) to win the Nebraska Tune-Up title...finished second at the Holiday Inn Invite and third at the adidas Classic.

Outdoor: Participated in six meets in the hammer throw...set a season best of 186-8 (56.89m) to finish third at the NWU Spring Invite.

2014 (Redshirt Freshman)
Indoor: Participated in five meets for the Scarlet and Cream throughout the 2014 indoor season...recorded a personal-best mark of 49-9 1/4 (15.17) in the shot put at the Holiday Inn Invitational...set a season-best mark of 55-9 (16.99) in a weight throw victory at the Nebraska Tune-Up.

Outdoor: Recorded his season best in hammer at the Pre-Drake by throwing a distance of 169-4 (51.62) to give him a third-place finish...also finished third in the shot put at the Nebraska Invite with a distance of 50-0 3/4 (15.26)...earned academic All-Big Ten honors and spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll both semesters.

2013 (Redshirt)
Redshirted the 2013 indoor and outdoor seasons...posted a season-best throw of 49-5 1/2 (15.07) in the shot put competing unattached at the Nebraska Tune-Up...also notched a season-best throw of 48-0 (14.63) in the weight throw at the NWU Invite.

Before Nebraska (Blair)
Joined the Huskers from Blair High School in Blair, Neb...recorded prep bests of 56-9 1/2 in the shot put and 167-10 in the discus...completed his senior season with a third-place finish in the discus (162-8) and an 11th-place finish in the shot put (49-10 1/4) at the 2012 Nebraska Class B State Championships...won the discus at the B-1 District meet with a throw of 162-10...posted a first-place finish in the shot put at the Mike Lehl Invitational with his personal-best throw of 56-9 1/2...recorded five first-place finishes in the discus during his senior year...recorded a seventh-place finish in the shot put at the 2010 Class B state meet with a throw of 49-3 1/4.

Personal
Born Jan. 7, 1994...parents are Tal and Kelly...majoring in marketing.

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