University of Iowa Athletics

Carlos Varela-Hernandez

Class Fr.
Hometown Naperville, Ill.
High School Neuqua Valley
Carlos Varela-Hernandez - Men's Track & Field - University of Iowa Athletics

,b>2015 — Indoor – led team in weight throw (49-3, 15.01m)… placed sixth in weight throw at Border Battle (49-3, 15.01m) and fifth at Big 4 Duals (46-7 1/4, 14.20m)… ,b>Outdoor – posted team-leading hammer throw at Musco Twilight (161-5 1/4, 49.20m)… placed sixth in hammer throw at Jim Duncan Invite (157-5, 47.98m).

2014 — redshirted… Indoor – placed third in weight throw at Iowa Invite (50-0 1/2, 15.25m) while competing unattached… Outdoor – won junior hammer throw at Musco Twilight (187-4, 57.11m) while competing unattached.

High School — two-time all-state selection… state runner-up in the discus in 2013… conference runner-up in the discus in 2012 and 2013.

Personal — born June 22, 1995… son of Juan Varela and Melissa Hernandez… mechanical engineering major.