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Jack Judge
Jack  Judge

Hometown:
Palisades, N.Y.

High School:
Don Bosco Prep

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
06/22/1997

Experience:
Jr./Jr.

05/13/2017

Men's Track BIG EAST Championships (Day 1)

Thomas Conboy was the pole vault champion and Jack Judge was the runner-up in the javelin on first day of BIG EAST meet.

On Judge: Two-time All-BIG EAST performer in the javelin who has been the conference runner-up in each of the past two seasons ... Ranks seventh on the Wildcats all-time performance list in the javelin and has room to continue growing at the collegiate level ... Terrific competitor who will be a regular contributor to the team during meets this season.

2017 Outdoor: Competed five times in the javelin and recorded the best performance of his career at the BIG EAST Championships ... Established a new personal best with a throw of 59.50 meters at the conference meet and was the runner-up in the javelin for the second straight year ... His mark moved him into seventh place on the Wildcats all-time performance list in the javelin (1999-present) and surpassed his previous top mark by more than two meters ... Garnered All-BIG EAST recognition for the second straight season ... Prior to the BIG EAST Championships, his top mark of the season had been 57.40 meters in a runner-up finish at the Lions Invitational ... Finished third at the season-opening Penn Challenge with a throw of 56.08 meters ... Came in sixth at both the Sam Howell Invitational (54.91m) and the Larry Ellis Invitational (57.26m).

2016-17 Indoor: Competed in the shot put at the season-opening Jack Pyrah Invitational ... Finished in seventh place with a personal best mark of 11.87 meters.

2016 Outdoor: Runner-up in the javelin at the BIG EAST Championships to earn All-BIG EAST honors ... Competed at six meets during the season as he made his collegiate debut ... Recorded a mark of 54.40 meters to come in second at the conference meet ... His season and personal best mark of 54.41 meters was good for a first place finish at the Princeton Outdoor Invite ... Came in second at the Sam Howell Invitational (51.49m) and was 16th at the Larry Ellis Invitational (49.91m) ... Made his collegiate debut with a 12th place finish at the Penn Challenge (51.08m) ... Came in ninth in the unseeded section at the Colonial Relays (47.66m).

2015-16 Indoor: 
Did not compete at any meets.

Don Bosco Prep:
Earned two varsity letters in both indoor and outdoor track & field ... A former baseball player who took up the throwing events (javelin, discus, shot put) and made quick progress during his final two years as a scholastic athlete ... Tallied a fourth place finish in the javelin at the New Balance Outdoor National Emerging Elite event with a personal best throw of 50.99 meters ... Came in third in the javelin at the New Jersey Non-Public North A Championship and was 12th at the New Jersey Non-Public A Group Championship ... Named to the Principal's List academically as both a junior and a senior ... As a senior was presented with the Don Bosco Award, which recognizes leadership, scholarship and athleticism ... Two-year member of both the National Honor Society and the National English Honors Society, as well as a three-year member of the Italian Honor Society ... Recipient of the American Psychological Association National Achievement Award as a senior.

Personal: Born 6/22/97 in New York, N.Y. ... Older of two children of Tim and Elaine Judge ... Has a younger sister, Sydney (19) ... Hobbies include grilling, listening to music, exercising, photography and golfing ... Chose to attend Villanova because he felt the school provided its students with the resources to make a meaningful difference in the world ... Majoring in Political Science.

PERSONAL BEST

Shot Put          11.87 Meters               2016 Jack Pyrah Invitational
Javelin 59.50 Meters 2017 BIG EAST Championships

CAREER AWARDS (Outdoor Track)

All-BIG EAST                                 2016, 2017 (Javelin)

CAREER AWARDS (Academics)

BIG EAST All-Academic Team                   2015-16

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