AS A SENIOR: Hammer throw attempt of 51.49m earned fifth place at the Victor Lopez Classic ... throw of 50.27m was enough for sixth at the Texas Roadhouse Border Battle ... season-best attempt of 53.10m earned runner-up honors at the GINA Relays ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned a monogram.
AS A JUNIOR: One of the mainstays with the Irish throwers, competing in both the hammer throw and weight throw for third straight year ... earned second monogram ... best hammer throw result came at the Dave Rankin Invitational as he hurled the hammer 54.40m to place third overall ... earned second at the Notre Dame Invitational in the weight throw after setting his best mark for the season at 16.94m ... finished third (of 35 finalists) at the GVSU Bob Eubanks Open with a weight throw of 16.86m ... placed second in the weight throw at the Blue and Gold Invitational, marking out at 16.91m.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Finished with a 16.46m at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener in the weight throw ... launched a 16.33m in the weight throw at the Notre Dame Invitational one week later ... competed at the Indiana Relays in the weight throw (16.41m) ... threw a 17.37m in the weight throw at the Meyo Invitational ... a personal best in the weight throw came at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships (17.81m) for a sixth-place finish ... at the Alex Wilson Invitational, had a toss of 16.14m in the weight throw ... finished fifth at the Mike Poehlein Invitational in the hammer throw (54.71m) ... finished fourth with a personal best in the hammer throw (57.78m) at the Dave Rankin Invitational ... third overall in the hammer throw at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships (57.28m) for an all-league citation ... finished the season at the Cardinal Classic in the hammer throw with a toss of 54.12m.
AS A FRESHMAN: Part of a group of talented young throwers who displayed great potential during first season ... placed fourth in the weight throw at his first meet, the Blue and Gold Invitational ... finished 10th at the Indiana Opener with a weight throw of 16.65m ... used a weight throw of 16.78m to finish fifth at the Notre Dame Invitational ... placed 10th in the weight throw at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships ... recorded a hammer throw of 52.07m at the Dave Rankin Invitational, finishing eighth ... finished 13th in the hammer throw at the Hillsdale Relays (52.03m) ... placed 15th at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships with a hammer throw of 48.21m.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Three- time All-American at Brookwood (Ga.) ... finished second in the weight throw at the 2008 Nike Indoor Nationals with a toss of 21.58m ... finished fourth at the 2008 NSIC ... fourth in the hammer throw at the 2007 Junior Olympics ... only competed in one year of high school track and field ... freshman county champion in the shot put ... competed with club team, Throw 1 Deep ... Eagle Scout ... born in Atlanta, Ga. ... son of Tommy and Karen Gormley ... has one older brother ... graduated from the Mendoza College of Business with a degree in finance major and from the College of Arts and Letters with a degree in political science.
GORMLEY'S CAREER INDOOR BESTS
|Weight Throw (BIG EAST Championships)||17.81m|
GORMLEY'S CAREER OUTDOOR BESTS
|Hammer Throw (Dave Rankin Invitational)||57.78m|