Zachary Lurz | Throws
Hometown: Torrington, Wyo.
Previous School: Torrington
Major: Education - Math and Physical Education
2015 NAIA Outdoor National Championships Most Valuable Performer
2015 NAIA Outdoor All-American (shot put; hammer; discus)
2015 GPAC Outdoor All-Conference (shot put-1st; discus; hammer)
2015 NAIA Indoor National Champion (shot put)
2015 NAIA Indoor All-American (weight throw)
2015 GPAC Indoor All-Conference (shot put-1st, weight throw)
2015 GPAC Indoor Field Athlete of the Week (Jan. 28)
2014 NAIA Outdoor All-American (discus; national qualifier in hammer throw, shot put)
2014 GPAC Outdoor Track and Field Athlete of the Year
2014 GPAC Outdoor Titlist (shot put, discus)
2014 GPAC Outdoor All-Conference (hammer throw)
2014 NAIA Indoor All-American (shot put)
2014 GPAC Indoor All-Conference (shot put)
Prepped at Torrington High School for four years under Dean Sims and Katherine Hamer-Smith ... earned four varisty letters ... Was state champion in shot put and state runner up in discus ...He also participated in football, wrestling, and baseball.
Born on October 27 in Rapid City, South Dakota ... Son of Troy and Toni Lurz ... Has two brothers and one sister.