UCLA Track & Field BIO
Josh Scherer
Player Profile:
Josh Scherer 1264217
Other Position: Throws
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 230
Year: Senior
Hometown: Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.
High School: Trabuco Hills
2014 - Competed in three outdoor meets … Posted a best mark in the hammer at the LSU Battle on the Bayou with throw of 182-7 to place third … Finished third at the dual meet against Washington State with a hammer throw of 181-3 … Was runner-up in the hammer against rival USC with a throw of 179-0 … Competed in five indoor meets … Posted an indoor best weight throw of 59-10.25 at the Don Kirby Elite meet … Threw 58-3.75 at the MPSF Indoor Championships … A MPSF All-Academic selection.

2013 - Threw the hammer in five meets in his first season with the Bruins … Placed third at the Oxy Invitational with a mark of 183-3 … Finished third against rival USC with a throw of 180-9 … Threw a season best 184-4 to finish fourth at the Pomona-Pitzer Invite … Placed fourth with a throw of 181-2 against TCU/LSU … Finished sixth at the Bobcat Invitational (179-6).

UC Santa Barbara - Represented UCSB at the USA Junior National Championships placed 19th in the finals of the Junior men's hammer throw competition where his farthest throw measured 166-0 .... Qualified for the USA Junior National Championships with his hammer throw mark of 172-2 at the Big West Conference Championships.

High School - Earned one varsity letter in basketball and two varsity letters in track and field at Trabuco Hills High School ... Was captain of his high school track team his senior year...Named Most Valuable Field Athlete ... Was a first team selection in All Sea View League and All Orange County ... Was the Sea View League Champion in shot put in 2010 ... Was also a scholar athlete and made the Principal's Honor Roll.

Personal - Born on April 25, 1992 in Columbia, Md. ... Son of Russell and Henny Scherer...Has one brother, Jon, who graduated from UCLA ... Political Science major.

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