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Dan Sweitzer

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wyomissing, Pa.

High School:
Wyomissing Area

Event:
Throws

Major:
Biochemistry

Dan  Sweitzer

05/04/2018

McGriff Highlights Day One of PL Championships

Senior claimed the hammer throw title

05/03/2018

T&F Set to Host PL Outdoor Championships

This year marks the fifth time Lafayette has hosted the event

04/28/2018

Leopards earn 14 Top-Five Finishes at Lehigh Games

Lafayette looks to carry momentum into next weekends PL Championships

04/22/2018

McGriff Smashes 42-Year Old School Hammer Throw Record

Senior broke the mark previously set by Steve Feldman '76

04/15/2018

T/F Shakes Up Record Books After Busy Weekend

McGriff throws a personal best in the hammer throw

03/26/2016

Lafayette 7-Way Meet

3/26/16 - Photos by Rick Smith and Lafayette Athletic Communications

2016-17: Placed sixth at the Spartan Invite with a throw of 37’5.75” in the weight throw…placed fourth in the hammer throw at the Lafayette 7-Way Invite…followed up that performance with a fifth place finish at the VertKlasse Meet…grabbed a fourth place finish at the All-American Invite in the hammer throw, reaching 150’5”

2015-16: Finished third in the weight throw at the Indoor Lehigh Dual Meet with a throw of 40’0.75”…placed fifth in the hammer throw a the Lafayette 7-Way Meet…grabbed a second place finish at the Outdoor Lehigh Dual Meet with a throw of 144’3” in the hammer throw

2014-2015: Sat out entire year after an injury sustained late in the fall.

At Wyomissing Area: A four-year letterwinner in indoor track & field and a three-year letterwinner in indoor track & field and football…served as team captain for both the indoor and outdoor teams…Pennsylvania District III place winner in the shot put...was a Second-Team All-Section performer as a guard in football…an AP Scholar with Distinction, honor roll student and National Honor Society member…was a student tutor…participated in the Latin Club.

Personal: Is the son of Clarence and Theresa Sweitzer…has an older brother, Michael, and an older sister, Kaitlyn.

Personal Bests:
Shot Put: 47’ 9”
Weight Throw: 47' 5 1/4"
Hammer: 156’ 9’’
Discus: 108’ 5 1/2”