Matija Muhar

  • Matija
  • Muhar

  • Event
    Throws
  • Class
    r-Sophomore
  • High School/Other
    Ekonomska Gimnazija
  • Hometown
    Jesenice, Slovenia

Updated: March 22, 2017

2017 outdoor:

2016 outdoor: Named to the All-ACC Academic Team … Won the gold medal at the ACC Championships with a collegiate best 75.60-meter throw (248 ft.) … Also earned first-team All-ACC honors … Placed fourth at the NCAA East Regional preliminary rounds with a 71.78-meter throw (235 ft., 6 in.), qualifying for the NCAA Championships … Finished 19th at the NCAA Championships.

Prior to Tech: Captured a silver medal for Slovenia at the World Junior Championships as a 17-year-old in August 2014 ... Holds a personal best of 79.20 meters (259 ft., 10 in.) at the 2015 European Championships ... A multiple Slovenian age group national champion.

Personal: Born July 22, 1996 ... Son of Peter and Romana Muhar … Brother of Jaka, Virginia Tech thrower … Father played soccer in Slovenia … Mother was a national champion figure skater ... Majoring in multimedia journalism.

Muhar's Track and Field Career Bests

Outdoor

Javelin - 75.60m (248 feet), ACC Championships (2016)