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Kiegan

Lenihan

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Throws
Height: 6'2"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Tarrytown, N.Y.
High School: Hackley

Bio

Honors: ACC Outdoor Champion (Javelin), 2018 All-ACC First Team (Javelin)

2017-18: A javelin thrower who competed in seven competitions across the 2018 campaign, earning top five finishes in five of those, including a pair of first-place finishes … took home first in the Battle of the Blues (4/6) with a throw of 217-9 … earned his first career ACC title at the ACC Outdoor Championships, launching the javelin a personal-best 221-2 on his very first throw of the competition to earn First-Team All-ACC honors and place third all-time in Duke history … qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Round where he finished 24th with a mark of 197-4 to close out his sophomore campaign, marking his fifth time breaking 60 meters in the season.

2016-17: Competed in four events during the outdoor season, specializing in the javelin throw…Earned four top ten finishes during the year, including a third place finish at the Battle of the Blues (4/1) when  he threw a season-best 199-8 (60.86)…Qualified for the ACC Outdoor Championships (5/14) and finished in fifth place after throwing a distance of 199-8 (60.85)…Also finished in fourth at the Duke Invitational (4/22) and in ninth at the Raleigh Relays (3/25) with distances of 197-4 (60.14) and 199-1 (60.69) respectively.

Prior to Duke: Lettered all four years under Dejan Maksimovic while attending Hackley School in Tarrytown, N.Y…named the Hackley School Outstanding Field Event Athlete in 2015…2015 Ivy League Champion in javelin…notched the furthest throw in N.Y. in 2015 with a mark of 193-5 (58.97). 

Personal: Son of Marion Fischer and Lawrence Lenihan…born on April 2, 1997 in White Plains, N.Y…has two brothers, William and Silas. 

Outdoor PR:
Javelin - 221-2 (67.42) (5/12/2018)

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