Nick Demaline
Nick  Demaline

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Swanton, Ohio

High School:
Liberty Center High School

Last College:
Western Kentucky

Event:
Throws

05/31/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

05/15/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

04/24/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

04/04/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

03/14/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

Athletic Achievements
Two-time First Team All-American (2017 indoor and outdoor shot put)
2017 First Team All-Big Ten selection (outdoors)
2017 Second Team All-Big Ten selection (indoors)
Two-time Big Ten Field Athlete of the Week (Feb. 1 & April 5, 2017)

Academic Achievements
2017 Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

PRs
Shot Put – 20.15m (66-1.50)
Discus Throw – 43.47m/142-7
Weight Throw – 13.41m/44-0

2017 Outdoor (Junior)
Competed solely in the shot put … earned First Team All-America honors at the NCAA Championships with a toss of 20.08m (65-10.50) to place third … won gold at the Big Ten Championships with a heave of 19.75m (64-9.75) to help Ohio State finish second as a team … registered the fourth-longest throw in program history (20.15m/66-1.50) at the NCAA East Preliminaries … claimed gold at the Jesse Owens Classic with a mark of 19.39m (63-7.50) … picked up a pair of second-place showings at the Baldy Castillo Invitational (18.56m/60-10.75) and Florida Relays (19.62m/64-4.50) … placed fifth at the Tennessee Relays with a throw of 19.36m (63-6.25) … won a total of three titles during the season.

2017 Indoor (Junior)
Competed solely in the shot put … earned First Team All-America honors at the NCAA Championships with a heave of 19.44m (63-9.50) to finish in sixth place … captured silver at the Big Ten Championships with a season-best throw of 19.76m (64-10) … throw of 19.76m (64-10) is the fifth-best throw in program history … claimed titles at the Spire Invite (19.23m/63-1.25), Armory Track Invitational (18.57m/60-11.25), Findlay Classic (19.04m/62-5.75) and Buckeye Classic (18.14m/59-6.25) … garnered silver at the Kentucky Invitational with a heave of 18.78m (61-7.50) … won a total of four titles during the season.

Western Kentucky University (2015-16)
2016 Outdoor (Sophomore)
Won gold at the Conference USA Championships in the shot put with a mark of 17.48 meters (57-4.25) … finished first at the Lenny Lyles-Clark Wood Invitational with a shot put throw of 17.84 meters (58-6.5) … finished second in the shot put at the Hilltopper Relays (18.20 meters/59-8.5) and Vanderbilt Invitational (18.38 meters/60-3.75) … recorded personal-best discus throw of 43.47 meters (142-7) at the Hilltopper Relays … placed third at the Billy Hayes Invitational (18.14 meters/59-6.25) and fourth at the Memphis Tiger Invitational (17.59 meters/57-8.5) in the shot put … represented WKU at the NCAA East Preliminaries in the shot put.

2016 Indoor (Sophomore)
Competed solely in the shot put … took gold at the Conference USA Championships with a mark of 18.44 meters (60-6) … recorded personal-best heave of 18.80 meters (61-8.25) at the Meyo Invitational to earn silver … finished second at the Alex Wilson Invitational (18.54 meters/60-10), Gene Edmonds Invitational (17.92 meters/58-9.5) and Vanderbilt Opener (17.09 meters/56-1) … placed third at the Vanderbilt Invitational (18.26 meters/59-11) and Commodore Invitational (17.82 meters/58-5.75).

2015 Outdoor (Freshman)
All-Conference USA performer in the shot put during the outdoor season and qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Championships in the event as well … He finished runner-up in the shot put at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships with a toss of 18.10 meters and followed that performance up with a career-best toss of 18.17 meters at the NCAA East Preliminaries, which was good enough for 17th place … had five top 5 finishes during the outdoor campaign, three of which were runner-up efforts. 

2015 Indoor (Freshman)
Earned All-Conference USA honors in the shot put during his first season of competition when he finished third at the C-USA Indoor Championships with a toss of 17.42 meters … registered seven top 5 finishes, including a shot put win at the Samford Invitational and his third-place showing at the league championships … personal-best indoor shot put mark of the season came at the Meyo Invitational where he hit 17.87 meters, which ranked as the third longest throw in the C-USA Indoor season and fifth in WKU history.

Liberty Center High School
Set an Ohio state record and led the nation in the shot put as a senior with a heave of 68-feet-10.5 inches, a mark he hit at the regional level of the posteseason in 2014 … went on to win the state championship at 66-feet-3.5 inches and earned All-American status at the conclusion of the season … as a junior in 2013, finished runner-up in the shot put at the state championships with a toss of 59-feet-11.75 inches.

Personal
Son of Lori and Scott Demaline … has a younger brother (Ryan) … sports industry major … has aspirations of becoming an athletic director.