Events: Discus (167-3), Hammer (202-0)
2013 CCCAA Southern Region Champion (Discus)
2013 CCCAA Southern Region Champion (Hammer)
PRIOR TO LSU
An emerging throws prospect in the discus and hammer throws during his two-year career at Saddleback College in Mission Viejo, Calif. … Capped his freshman season outdoors in 2013 by sweeping the discus and hammer throw titles at the California Community College Athletic Association Southern Regional Championships held in Lancaster, Calif. … Won the discus with a throw of 150 feet, 8 inches and the hammer with a throw of 181-9 at the 2013 CCCAA Southern Regional Championships … Followed by winning the hammer throw silver medal at the 2013 CCCAA State Track & Field Championships with a series-best throw of 182-5 to set a 2013 seasonal best in the event … Opened the 2014 outdoor season by raising his discus PR to 150-9 to win the event in Saddleback’s dual meet with Santiago Canyon College … Also won the hammer throw at the Santiago Canyon dual meet with a season-opening throw of 184-0 to raise his PR in the event … Raised his hammer PR by nearly 20 feet in back-to-back dual meets with winning marks of 193-0 against Santa Ana College and 202-0 against Cuyamaca College … Also threw the hammer 200-8 to win the event title at the 2014 Ben Brown Invitational … Raised his discus PR again in a quadrangle meet held March 21, 2014, in Lancaster, Calif., with a winning throw of 157-4 and then with a throw of 167-3 for third place at the Mt. Sac Relays on April 12, 2014 … As a freshman in 2013, won hammer throw titles at the Golden West Invitational (173-8) and Santiago Canyon Dual Meet (170-2) … Also won discus titles at the Bakersfield Relays (148-5) and Golden West Invitational (145-11) during his freshman season outdoors in 2013 … A product of Capistrano Valley High School in Mission Viejo, Calif., where he was a three-year letterwinner in both football and track and field during his prep career … Also served as the team captain for both programs during his prep career at Capistrano Valley High School.
Full name is Patrick Andrew Geers … Born on March 24, 1994 … Parents are Larry and Susan Geers … Has two sisters, Jamie and Mary … Plans to major in business management at LSU.