University of Iowa Athletics
Throws

Erin O'Hern

Class Sr.
Hometown Johnston, Iowa
High School Phillips Academy Andover

2008 — Indoor – led team in weight throw with a collegiate-best 56-3… that mark ranks second in school history… placed 10th in weight throw (53-10 1/4) at Big Ten Championships… won that event at Iowa Invite (54-8 1/4) and placed ninth at Meyo Invite (55-5 1/2)… Outdoor – led team in hammer throw (168-9)… that collegiate-best mark ranks second in school history… placed third in hammer throw at Musco Twilight X (167-5), 12th at Big Ten Championships (161-8) and 18th at Drake Relays (155-7) … letterwinner.

2007 — did not compete.

2006 — Indoor – runner-up in weight throw (51-11) at Iowa Open… placed 15th in weight throw (49-9 3/4) at Big Ten meet… Outdoor – placed seventh in hammer at Musco Twilight VIII with a collegiate-best 166-0, which ranks second in school history… placed 12th in hammer (152-6) at Big Ten meet and second at Tom Botts Invite (156-2)… academic all-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2005 — Indoor – placed fifth in weight throw (47-7 3/4) at Hawkeye Open… Outdoor – placed fifth in hammer (158-0) at Musco Twilight VII and 19th at Big Ten Championships (148-9)… academic all-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2004 — Indoor – led team in weight throw… placed fifth in weight throw with season-best 43-9 1/4 at Iowa Open… Outdoor – led team in discus… threw season-best hammer (130-8) at Tom Botts Invite … threw collegiate-best discus (106-1) at Iowa Musco Twilight VI.

High School — runner-up in shot (34-1) and discus (104-8) at New England Prep finals senior year… placed 29th in discus at 2002 USATF nationals… coach was Lou Bernieri.

Personal — born August 2, 1985… daughter of Joe and Lynn O’Hern… father was an NCAA finalist in the weight throw for Princeton University track team… is in her second year of law school.

O’Hern’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
Weight Throw (I) 56-3 (17.14 m) at NCAA Qualifier 3/8/08
Hammer (O) 168-9 (51.45 m) Auburn Classic 4/5/08
Discus (O) 106-1 (32.33 m) Iowa Musco Twilight VI 5/1/04