University of Iowa Athletics
Throws

Zachary Schimp

Class Jr.
Hometown Marietta, Pa.
Previous School West Chester University

2009 — Indoor – did not compete… Outdoor – placed second in javelin at Tiger Track Classic with a team-leading, regional-qualifying and collegiate-best throw of 206-3… that mark ranks third all-time at Iowa… won javelin at Illinois Invite (188-3), and placed third at Drake Relays (204-8), 10th at Big Ten Championships (187-0) and 17th at NCAA Midwest Regional (194-8)… placed fifth in hammer throw at Lee Calhoun Memorial (152-9) and seventh at Messersmith Invite (150-9)… academic all-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2008 — Track – redshirted.

2006-07 — led team in shot put and javelin at West Chester University… placed fifth at 2007 PSAC indoor meet with a collegiate-best 51-6 in shot put.

High School – all-state and all-district in shot put… placed eighth at outdoor state meet in shot (51-3)… best javelin throw is 172-2… lettered twice in football.

Personal — born September 17, 1986… son of Eric and Nadine Schimp… transferred from West Chester University… health promotions major.

Schimp’s Collegiate Bests

Event Distance Meet Date
Hammer (O) 152-9 (46.56 m) at Lee Calhoun Memorial 4/11/09
Javelin (O) 206-3 (62.88 m) at Tiger Track Classic 4/4/09