On Anczarski: Member of the Villanova throwing group who has a great deal of potential ... Was a BIG EAST scorer in the discus as a freshman last season ... Capable of helping the team in a variety of events and should continue to develop during the coming year.
2017 Outdoor: Scored in the discus at the BIG EAST Championships, where he finished fifth with a mark of 42.07 meters ... Also came in 10th in the hammer at the conference meet with a throw of 36.90 meters ... His best marks of the season were 44.07 meters in the discus in a first place finish at the Haverford Invitational, as well as 38.30 meters in the hammer at the Colonial Relays ... Also threw the discus for a distance of 40.48 meters at the Colonial Relays ... Registered marks of 37.92 meters in the hammer and 40.90 meters in the discus at the season-opening Penn Challenge ... Recorded a throw of 39.95 meters in the discus at the Sam Howell Invitational ... Posted marks of 35.95 meters in the hammer and 39.93 meters in the discus at the Lions Invitational.
2016-17 Indoor: Competed at three meets during the season ... Made his collegiate debut at the Jack Pyrah Invitational and threw for a distance of 10.60 meters in the shot put, which was good for an eighth place finish ... Competed in the weight throw at both the Villanova Open and the Villanova Invitational ... Tallied a mark of 11.50 meters at the first of the two meets, and increased the distance to 12.20 meters at the second home meet.
North Schuylkill High School: Earned four varsity letters in track & field while competing in the shot put and the discus … Also earned two varsity letters as a sweeper in soccer and one letter in golf … Team captain of the track & field team … Holds the school record in the discus with a mark of 48.34 meters … Two-time Schuylkill League champion in the discus as a sophomore and a senior … During his senior year was also the District 11 discus champion and went on to finish fourth at the PIAA AA state meet … Two-time MVP of the soccer team and was named the team’s Best Defensive Player as both a junior and a senior … Graduated third in his class academically … Member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Born 2/11/98 in Pottsville, Pa. … Youngest of three sons of John and Joyce Anczarski … Siblings are Jamie Anczarski (23) and the late Johnny Anczarski … Has a relative, Mary Anczarski, who played basketball at Villanova in 1977 … Became an Eagle Scout and plays the piano and viola, in addition to enjoying skiing in his spare time … Was awarded the James C. Curvey Scholarship and Fellowship which allowed him to attend Villanova along with providing the opportunity to travel the world … Majoring in Physics.
Shot Put (high school) 13.39 Meters High School
Shot Put (college) 10.60 Meters 2016 Jack Pyrah Invitational
* high school shot put uses a lighter implement
Weight Throw 12.20 Meters 2017 Villanova Invitational
Discus (high school) 48.34 Meters High School
Discus (college) 44.37 Meters 2017 Haverford Invitational
* high school discus uses a lighter implement
Hammer 38.30 Meters 2017 Colonial Relays