University of Iowa Athletics
Throws

Sam Joens

Class Fr.
Hometown Cedar Rapids, Iowa
High School Prairie

2016 — Indoor – placed seventh in discus at Iowa Duals (148-3, 45.20m)…letterwinner

2015 — Indoor – placed seventh in discus at Border Battle (146-1 1/2, 44.53m)… Outdoor – led team in javelin (211-5 3/4, 64.45m)… placed seventh in javelin at Big Ten Championships with a collegiate-best 211-5 3/4 (64.45m)… that mark ranks fourth all-time at Iowa… placed sixth in javelin at Drake Relays (206-9, 63.03m), 10th at Florida Relays (201-6, 61.41m) and 29th at NCAA West Preliminary (204-2, 62.24m)… letterwinner.

2014 — Indoor – did not compete… Outdoor – led team in javelin (210-1, 64.03m)… placed second in javelin at Big Ten Championships with a season-best 210-1 (64.03m)… placed ninth in javelin at Drake Relays (190-6, 58.06m), 16th at Mt. SAC Relays (200-1, 61.00m) and 25th at NCAA West Preliminary (202-11, 61.85m)… won javelin (199-11, 60.93m) and placed ninth in discus (148-4, 45.21m) at Arizona State Invite… letterwinner.

2013 — Indoor – did not compete… Outdoor – placed fifth in javelin (206-9, 63.03m) and 23rd in discus (143-2, 43.64m) at Big Ten Championships… placed fifth in discus at Musco Twilight XIV (147-0, 44.81m) and 15th at Lee Calhoun Invite (136-9, 41.70m)… placed 45th in javelin at NCAA West Preliminary (173-6, 52.88m).

2012 — Track – redshirted… placed 18th in discus (142-10, 43.55m) at Musco Twilight XIII while competing unattached.

Personal — open major.

Joens’ Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
Javelin (O) 211-5 3/4 (64.45m) at Big Ten Championships 5/17/15