David Hirschmann
David  Hirschmann

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Elchingen, Germany

High School:
Humboldt-Gymnasium ULM

Event:
Throws


HONORS: First-Team All-Mountain West Indoor: Shot Put (2017); First-Team All-Mountain West Outdoor: Discus (2017), Shot Put (2017); Academic All-Mountain West (2015, 2016, 2017).

OUTDOOR RECORDS: Ranks ninth all-time in USU history in the shot put with a throw of 17.77m (58-03.75).

2017 (JR)
Indoor: Earned first-team all-Mountain West honors after placing third in the shot put with a career-best throw of 17.30m (56-9.25) at the Indoor Championships… Set personal best of 15.02m (49-3.50) in the weight throw at the Boise State-hosted Jacksons/New Balance Invitational… Placed in the top-10 in all seven events he competed in, including placing first in the shot put (16.70m/54-9.50) at the Boise State-hosted Ed Jacoby Invitational.
Outdoor: Placed 41st in the first round of the discus with a mark of 50.04m (164-2) at the NCAA West Preliminary Championships… Earned a pair of first-team all-Mountain West honors after finishing first in the discus with a career-best mark of 53.33m (175-00) and third in the shot put with a mark of 17.58m (57-8.25) at the Outdoor Championships… Recorded 13 top-10 finishes during the season, including placing first three times... Earned academic all-MW honors.

2016 (SO)
Indoor: Placed sixth in the shot put (16.97m/55-08.25) at the Mountain West Indoor Championships… Won the shot put title at the Boise State-hosted Ed Jacoby Invitational with a mark of 15.65m (51-04.25).
Outdoor: Placed 30th in the shot put (17.61m/57-09.50) at the NCAA West Preliminary Championships… Finished fourth in the shot put (17.31m/56-09.50) and seventh in the discus (51.10m/167-08) at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships… Recorded career-best throw of 17.77m (58-03.75) in the shot put, which ranks ninth all-time in school history, at the Boise State-hosted Border Clash, where he placed first to win his first collegiate event title… Earned academic all-MW honors.

2015 (FR)
Indoor:
Finished eighth in the shot put (16.26m/53-04.25) at the Mountain West Indoor Championships…
Outdoor: Placed eighth in the shot put (15.48m/50-09.50) and 12th in the discus (47.14m/154-08) at the MW Outdoor Championships… Placed third in the shot put at three different meets and third in the discus at two other meets… Earned academic all-MW honors.

GERMANY: Placed fifth at nationals in the shot put and eighth at nationals in the discus... Recorded a personal-best mark of 60-6 in the shot put.

PERSONAL: One of two children of Otmav and Carola Hirschmann... Majoring in mechanical engineering.

PERSONAL BESTS INCLUDE:

Indoor Outdoor
Shot Put 17.30m 17.77m
Discus na 53.33m
Weight Throw 15.02m na
NCAA Outdoor West Prelims
2016 Shot Put 30th 17.61m
2017 Discus 41st 50.04m
MW Indoor Championships
2015 Shot Put 8th 16.26m
2016 Shot Put 6th 16.97m
2017 Shot Put 3rd 17.30m
MW Outdoor Championships
2015 Shot Put 8th 15.48m
2015 Discus 12th 47.14m
2016 Shot Put 4th 17.31m
2016 Discus 7th 51.10m
2017 Discus 1st 53.33m
2017 Shot Put 3rd 17.58m
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