DeAnne Hahn  
DeAnne Hahn

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lakewood, N.J.

High School:
Brick (N.J.) HS

Position:
Throws

Experience:
High School


05/31/2012

149 Gopher Student-Athletes Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors

Minnesota's Total is up from 123 Following the 2011 Spring Seasons

05/31/2012

Academic All-Big Ten Team Includes 37 Gopher Track & Field Student Athletes

This year's tally is the highest in team history.

05/26/2012

4x100-Meter Relay Team Earns NCAA Berth

The Gophers broke their own school record en route to qualifying.

05/25/2012

Gophers Complete Second Day at NCAA West Preliminary Round

The meet concludes Saturday.

05/22/2012

Gophers Travel to Texas for NCAA West Preliminary Round

The meet takes play May 24-26.

Career Highlights:The 2010 Big Ten hammer champion • 2009 NCAA Midwest Region and 2011 and 2012 West Prelim Championships competitor • ranked fourth in Gopher history in the 20-pound weight throw (62-1) and second in the hammer throw (197-00).

2012 Season - Indoor: Competed in the shot put and the weight throw at the Big Ten Championships • best performance in the weight came in a victory at the Northwest Open, a 58-4 3/4 (17.80m) launch • placed sixth at the Meyo Invitational shot put with a 49-2 1/2 (15.00m) throw • placed third in the shot put (48-6) and first in the weight throw (57-7) at the Jack Johnson Classic • runner-up in the weight at the Iowa State Classic (58-4 1/2). Outdoor: Recorded her second-best throw of the season at the NCAA West Preliminary Round, 196-9 (59.97m) • recorded the second-best hammer throw in school history in winning the event at the Aztec Invitational with a mark of 197-00 (60.04m) • finished seventh in the hammer at the Big Ten Championships (193-6) •finished fourth at the Arkansas Invitational • Academic All-Big Ten.

2011 Season Outdoor:competed at the Big Ten Championship in the shot put and tossed it 44-1 ¼•took second at the Mesa Classic Open (44-0 ¾)• placed seventh at the Jim Click Shootout (43-7 ¾)• competed at the Sun Angel Classic in the shot put and finished with a throw of 40-6 3/4•won the hammer throw at the Hamline Invitational with a toss of 181-6 • took fourth at the Jim Click Shootout in the hammer throw (178-0) • competed in the NCAA West Preliminary in the hammer throw and finished with a mark of 173-9 • took fifth at the Mesa Classic in the hammer throw (168-11) •competed in the Big Ten Championship in the hammer throw and finished with a mark of 167-8.

2010 Season - Indoor:Competed in eight meets • an NCAA provisional qualifier in the weight • threw the shot put and weight at the Big Ten meet • landed career-best of 62-1 in weight at Meyo Invitational • season best of 47-1 in shot put at UW-River Falls Brooks Classic • won four hammer and three shot put titles.Outdoor:The Big Ten hammer champion (185-8) • NCAA West Prelim competitor in the hammer (173-3, 34th) • won four hammer titles • landed career-best effort of 189-7, the fourth-best mark in school history, at the Hamline Twilight • won shot put title at the Tommie Twilight with a season-best throw of 46-5 1/4 • earned second varsity letter.

2009 Season - Indoor:Competed in both the shot put and weight in six meets, including Big Ten Championships • placed seventh in the Big Ten meet in the shot put (47-2 1/4) • landed top throw of 47-7 3/4 to place second in Parents' Day Open • won two weight titles, including the Parents' Day Open crown with a season-best effort of 55-6 1/4, the sixth-best throw in school history.Outdoor:Competed in two events at NCAA Midwest Region Championships, the shot put (46-6) and hammer (165-7) • scored in both events at Big Ten meet • finished third in the hammer with a toss of 176-6 and eighth in the shot put (46-6) • won the hammer title at the Hamline Twilight Meet with a season-best throw of 181-0, the sixth-best hammer throw in Gopher history • won second event at the meet, the shot put, with a season-best effort of 48-2 1/2 • also competed in the discus, landing a season-best of 151-0 at the Sooner Invitational • varsity letterwinner.

High School:A 2008 graduate of Brick Township High School • high school coach was Bill Brunner • the 2007 National Scholastic track & field shot put champion • a four-time New Jersey state champion, winning shot put titles in 2006, 2007 and 2008 and a discus crown in 2008 • four-time state runner-up as well • has career bests of 47-6 in the shot put and 153-2 in the discus • four-time varsity letterwinner.

Personal:Born Nov. 27, 1989 • majoring in Recreation Sports • daughter of Betty Hahn • has older siblings Damion and Dora • Damion was an All-America wrestler (2000-04) for the Gophers and a national champion (2003, 2004) • hobbies include going to the beach, movies and reading.