Track & Field
Duke Track & Field BIO
Honors: Outdoor All-America (Javelin - 2014) • Outdoor ACC Champion (Javelin - 2014) • Outdoor All-ACC (Javelin - 2014) • NCAA East First Round Participant (Javelin - 2012, 2014)
2013-14: Outdoors, the javelin specialist saw a stellar outdoor season that included an All-America honor and a first-place finish at the ACC Outdoor Championships with a throw of 229-1 (69.83), which ranks second on Duke’s all-time list...advanced to the NCAA Outdoor Championships following a seventh-place finish at the NCAA East Preliminary Round meet (5/29)...placed 11th at the NCAA Outdoor National Championships with a mark of 218-3 (66.53) to garner the first All-America selection of his career…also won the Texas Relays (3/27) with a mark of 227-0 (69.21), the Joe Hilton Invitational (4/12) with a distance of 221-4 (67.46), the Carolina Relays (3/22) with a 220-3 (67.13) effort and the Wolfpack Last Chance Meet (5/16) with a mark of 217-6 (66.29).
2012-13: Did not compete during the 2012-13 season.
2011-12: Threw a personal best 208-7.0 (63.59) in the javelin throw to finish third at the Wake Forest Open, his first meet as a Blue Devil...placed fifth at the ACC Outdoor Championships with a mark of 203-1 (61.91)...finished in 22nd place in his first NCAA First Round appearance.
Prior to Duke: Lettered three years at St. Pius X and Pope John Paul II...PIAA Class AAA state champion in the javelin as a senior...also took the Class AA state title his junior year while setting the meet record...three-time PIAA District 1 Champion...won back-to-back conference titles...placed second in the javelin at the 2011 New Balance Nationals...named a NSSF All-American his final year...collected first team all-state honors...voted team captain and MVP as a senior...named Pope John Paul II High School Male Student-Athlete of the Year in 2011...National Honor Society member...National Merit Commended Scholar.
Personal: Son of Tom and Lynn Lang...born Aug. 4, 1993...has one sister, Amanda.