Drew Hess
Drew Hess
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Easton, Pa.
High School: Wilson Area (11)
Events: Throws

PERSONAL BESTS
Javelin: 60.72 meters

2017: OUTDOOR

  • Broke the school record in the javelin with a mark of 62.09 meters at the Roadrunner Invitational, placing third in the event.
  • Placed second in the javelin at the Atlantic 10 Championship, throwing to a mark of 60.89 meters.
  • Threw to a mark of 54.40 meters to place 11th in the javelin at the IC4A/ECAC Championship.
  • Placed first in the javelin with a mark of 59.15 meters a the the George Mason Spring Invitational.
  • Placed first in the javelin with a mark of 58.34 meters at the William Walton Invitational.

2017: INDOOR

  • Did not compete.

2016: OUTDOOR

  • Placed first in the New Captain’s Classic in the javelin (57.99 meters).
  • Placed second in the javelin at the Atlantic 10 Championships with a throw of 59.69 meters.
  • Set a personal record for the javelin (60.72 meters) at the IC4A/ECAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

PRIOR TO VCU

  • Intended Major: Chemical Engineering
  • Parents: Mike & Kim Hess 
  • Other Sports Played in High School: Football (3 years)
  • High School Academic Accolades: 4-Year High Honor Roll, graduated sixth in his class
  • High School Athletic Accolades: Eastwood javelin record holder (206'9"), Morning Call and Express Times All-Area First Team, Pirate Invite meet record holder, Colonial League Champion, ranked sixth in the nation with a throw of 206'9"