Nina Horvath
Nina  Horvath

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Stevens Point, Wis.

High School:
Stevens Point Area HS

Last College:
Southern Illinois

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
05/27/1996

Experience:
1 Letter


05/25/2017

Ogunrinde Breaks Hammer Throw Record

Temi Ogunrinde and Angie Guenther secured NCAA Championship berths on day one of the NCAA West Prelim

05/18/2017

Eighteen Gophers Advance to NCAA Prelim

Minnesota's 18 representatives have secured 22 qualifications in 11 different events at the NCAA West Prelim

05/12/2017

Gophers Lead B1G Day One

Temi Ogunrinde won the hammer throw and Cami Gilson finished third in the pole vault to lead the Gophers on day one

04/28/2017

Gophers Open Longhorn Invite in Hammer

Minnesota took the top four spots in the hammer throw to open the Longhorn Invitational, which continues Saturday

04/21/2017

Action Continues at KU Relays

Members of the Gopher women's track & field team competed at day three of the KU Relays Friday

06/22/2016

Nina Horvath

Photos of Gopher women's track & field student-athlete Nina Horvath

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2017 Season - Indoor: Competed in the weight throw at six meets • threw a career-best 19.42m (63-08.75) to win the weight throw at the Jack Johnson Classic and move into sixth among all-time Gophers • made Big Ten Championship debut in the weight throw but did not record a mark • ended the season ranked seventh in program history.

2017 Season - Outdoor: Competed in hammer throw at eight meets • recorded a career-best throw of 60.86m (199-08) to place third and move into a tie for fifth in program history at the Longhorn Invite • NCAA West Prelim qualifier in hammer throw, placing 44th with a throw of 53.97m (177-00) • placed 18th at the Big Ten Championship (51.25m, 168-01) • ends the season tied for sixth among all-time Gopher hammer throwers • won the unseeded section of hammer throw at the Sun Angel Classic (58.78m, 192-10).

2016 Season: Competed unattached due to transfer rules • appeared at five indoor meets • competed unattached in the hammer throw at three outdoor meets.

2015 Season: Began her collegiate career at Southern Illinois • competed in the weight throw at eight indoor meets and made six appearances in the hammer throw and four in the discus during the outdoor season • set a career-best mark in the weight throw with a toss of 16.65m at the SIU Invitational • took fourth in the weight throw at the EIU Friday Night Special, one of two top-five finishes in eight indoor meets • set a career best in the hammer throw at the MVC Outdoor Championships with a mark of 50.76m • threw the discus a personal-best 35.74m at the A-State Red Wolves Open.

High School: A 2014 graduate of Stevens Point Area Senior High School • threw the shot put, discus and competed in the triple jump in high school track & field • 2015 junior national qualifier.

Personal: Born May 27, 1996 • daughter of Steve and Justine Horvath • has four siblings • brother, Joe plays football at Minnesota State.

Horvath's Indoor Career Bests (2017 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
Weight Throw 19.42m, 63-08.75 (AT-7th) Jack Johnson Classic (1/28/17)
Horvath's Outdoor Career Bests (2017 Final)
Event Mark (All-Time Rank) Meet (Date)
Discus 35.74m, 117-03 2015
Hammer Throw 60.86m, 199-08 (AT-6th) Longhorn Invite (4/28/17)

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