Chad Hanson
Chad  Hanson


Zanesville, Ohio

High School:
West Muskingum



2008: Threw 170' 11" in the hammer throw and 163' 03" in the discus at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships, which resulted in a seventh- and sixth-place showing, respectively ... competed in both the hammer throw and the javelin at the All-Ohio Championships and recorded marks of 165' 10" and 172' 07", respectively ... ranks sixth in UC history in the hammer throw and the discus.

2007: Finished eighth in the discus at All-Ohio Championships with a 160' 2" throw ... qualified for BIG EAST Championships in the discus and the hammer ... posted a hammer throw of 160' 9" at BIG EAST Championships.

2006: Won a pair of discus titles during freshman season ... captured Southern Ohio Cup title with a 151' 9" discus throw ... qualified for BIG EAST Championships, finishing 14th in discus.

High School: Finished eighth in the state in the discus as a senior at West Muskingum High School ... holds school and county record in discus ... finished 10th in the state in the shot put.

Personal: Born March 22, 1987... son of Jack and Lisa Hanson.

Academic Major: Industrial relations. Honors: BIG EAST Academic All-Star (2006-07, 2005-06) ... Topcat Scholar (Fall 2007) ... Bearcat Scholar (Spring 2006, Winter 2006).