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Michael Thorne

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lebanon, N.J.

High School:
North Hunterdon

Event:
Vault

Major:
Mechanical Engineering

Michael  Thorne

05/13/2018

McGriff Earns All-East Honors

Senior finished second in the discus and seventh in the hammer throw

05/11/2018

T&F Ready to Compete at ECAC/IC4A Championships

Leopards will send nine student-athletes to the meet

05/04/2018

McGriff Highlights Day One of PL Championships

Senior claimed the hammer throw title

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

03/26/2016

Lafayette 7-Way Meet

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

02/23/2016

2016 Indoor Patriot League Championship

Photos by: Allen Blanchard

* Currently ranked No. 2 all-time in the outdoor pole vault and No. 10 in the indoor pole vault

2016-17: Earned a first place finish in the pole vault at the Spartan Regional Invite, clearing 14’11”…grabbed a first place finish at the Covert Classic in the pole vault…Finished in the top spot in the pole vault at three straight meets, the Lafayette 7-Way Invite, the Muhlenberg Invitational and the Outdoor Lehigh Dual meet…finished in sixth place at the Outdoor Patriot League Championships (14’11”)

2015-16: Placed third in the pole vault at the Rutgers Invitational, clearing 13’5.25”…grabbed the top spot in the pole vault at the Lafayette 7-Way Invite…took first in the pole vault at the Outdoor Lehigh Dual Meet…cleared 16’2.75” at the Outdoor Patriot League Championships, earning a fourth place finish

2014-2015: Finished 14th in the pole vault at the Outdoor Patriot League Championships and 17th at the Indoor Championships...enrolled at Lafayette mid year...new to track & field as it was only his second year overall.

Personal Bests:
Pole Vault: 16’ 2 3/4" (Patriot League Championship – 5/6/16)
Javelin: 161’ 8 3/4"
60m: 7.61