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    Jeff Mensch  
    Jeff Mensch

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Del Mar, CA

    High School:
    Torrey Pines

    Height:
    6-2

    Event:
    Throws


    AS A JUNIOR: Focused on the weight throw during the indoor season ... finished third at the Blue and Gold Invitational with a throw of 16.59m (54-5 1/4) ... registered a weight throw of 16.56m (54-4) to finish fourth at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener ... finished 17th at the Indiana Relays with a toss of 16.54m (54-3 1/4) ... had a 13th-place showing at the Meyo Invitational with a throw of 16.63m (54-6 1/2) ... finished sixth at the BIG EAST Championship with a weight throw of 17.59m (57-8 1/2) ... concentrated on the hammer throw during the outdoor season ... finished 24th with a throw of 48.46m (159-0) at the Arizona State Invitational ... recorded a hammer throw of 51.16m (167-10) to finish 17th at the Hillsdale Relays ... closed out the season with a throw of 53.12m (174-3) to finish fourth at the BIG EAST Championships.

    AS A SOPHOMORE: Did not compete during the 2007 indoor season ... top effort in the discus came at the Mike Poehlein Invitational where he threw 39.96m (131-1) ... set a career best and earned a BIG EAST qualification in the hammer throw at the Hillsdale Gina Relays ... his toss of 46.87m (153-9 1/2) gave him 29th place at the large meet.

    AS A FRESHMAN: Concentrated on the weight throw during the indoor track & field season ... top performance came at the Notre Dame Opener where he posted a toss of 13.21m (43-4 1/2) ... in the outdoor season, had his best effort in the hammer throw at the Notre Dame Spring Opener where he threw 40.33m (132-3 1/2) ... found his stride in the discus throw, qualifying for the BIG EAST Outdoor Championship with a toss of 42.75m (140-3) at the Miami (Ohio) Invitational ... threw the discus 41.69m (136-9) at the BIG EAST outdoor meet, but did not pick up any team points.

    HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Five-time letterwinner in track & field and football at Torrey Pines High School ... Palomar League Division One Conference Champion as a senior ... posted the third best all-time mark in school history in the discus ... named his team's Field Athlete of the Year ... personal bests include 15.06m (49-5) in the shot put and 47.38m (155-5) in the discus ... member of National Honor Society, California Scholarship Federation, and Principal's Honor Court at Torrey Pines ... son of Patricia and Clifford Mensch ... younger of two children ... brother, Adam Mensch, played football at Western State (Colo.) ... born Dec. 25, 1986 in San Diego, Calif. ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business

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