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    Lucas Hadden     
     
      Lucas Hadden
Hometown:
Berlin, Vt.

High School:
Union 32

Last College:
Wake Forest

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 180

Event:
Javelin

Year (XC/In/Out):
--/R-Sr./R-Sr.

PERSONAL RECORDS
INDOORS
N/A

OUTDOORS
Javelin: 201-8/61.47m (2012)
Discus: 129-1/39.34m (2011)

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
  • Member of the 2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2014 TRACK & FIELD
Indoor
    Did Not Compete
Outdoor
  • Earned 17th at SEC Championships in the javelin throwing 55.69m
  • Three top ten performances in javelin this season
  • Best mark of season came at Alabama Relays (59.16m)

2013 TRACK & FIELD
Indoors
  • N/A
Outdoors
  • N/A

2012 TRACK & FIELD

Honors
  • Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll
Indoors
  • N/A
Outdoors
  • Snared a personal-best in his first meet as a Vol, flinging the javelin 201-8 to take second at the SEC/Big Ten Challenge
  • Collected his first victory as a Vol in his initial home meet, unleashing the javelin 194-0
  • Had a mark of 197-7 to also pick up a win at the Vanderbilt Invitational
  • Finished fifth at 192-10 at the UCLA/Washington State Double Dual
  • Checked in fourth with a mark of 198-11 at the Sea Ray Relays
  • Placed 11th at 192-7 in the Invitational javelin at the UCSD Triton Invitational
  • Finished 13th in his first SEC meet, recording a throw of 195-7

AT WAKE FOREST
  • Placed fifth in the javelin at the ACC Championships in 2011 at 197-0
  • Earned third place at the Tiger Qualifier with a season-best mark of 199-11 as a sophomore
  • Threw the discus once, finishing seventh at UNC-Wilmington Seahawk Invitational at 129-1
  • Finished sixth in javelin at the 2010 ACC Outdoor Championships, also at 197-0
  • Career-best fling of 200-3 came at the 2010 Wake Forest Open
  • That mark ranks him fifth all-time at Wake Forest in the javelin

HIGH SCHOOL
  • Won the 2009 Division II State Title in the javelin with a throw of 193-3
  • Won the Junior Olympics Region I discus throw with a distance of 155-6
  • Named the 2009 Central Vermont Track and Field Athlete of the Year
  • Was the top thrower in the state for both the javelin and discus that season
  • Is school and divisional record holder in javelin
  • Four-time team MVP
  • Earned ten varsity letters during his time at Union 32, four in track, three in football and three in Nordic skiing
  • Four-year member of honor roll

PERSONAL
  • Born Oct. 13, 1990 in Berlin, Vt.
  • Majoring in forestry
  • Parents are Lorraine and Roy Hadden
  • Father threw at Ohio State and was a school record-holder
  • Recipient of Bowden Wyatt/Harvey Robinson Scholarship Fund
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