Jesse Smrcka
Jesse Smrcka
Year: Fr.
Hometown: New Boston, Mich.
High School: Newport Lutheran South
Position: Throws
Major: Sport and Entertainment Management
Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor/Outdoor

2014 Season (Freshman): Competed in the shot put, discus throw, hammer throw and weight throw...INDOOR: Competed at three meets...Placed seventh in the weight throw at the NACC Indoor Championships (Mar. 1) with a toss of 13.09 meters...Recorded PRs in the shot put (12.01 meters) and the weight throw (13.46 meters) at the Keck Invitational (Feb. 8), placing sixth in the weight throw...OUTDOOR: Competed at six meets...Placed sixth in the hammer throw at the NACC Outdoor Championships (May 2-3) with a mark of 39.21 meters...Posted a personal-best 39.79 meters in the hammer throw at the Beloit Relays (Apr. 25-26), good for a fourth-place finish...Recorded a PR throw of 35.73 in the discus at the Carroll University Invitational (Apr. 5)...Also posted an outdoor season-best throw of 11.60 meters in the shot put at the Carroll meet.

High School (Newport Lutheran South): Lettered three times in track & field...Also lettered in soccer, basketball and baseball...First Team All-Conference selection in soccer...First Team All-Conference in basketball...All-Region in soccer.

Personal: Son of Jeff and Sandra...Has two older brothers, Kevin and Joey, and one younger sister, Kristi.