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  Garrett Larkin
Garrett Larkin

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wexford, Pa.

High School:
North Allegheny

Event:
Throws

2009-10: Indoor T/F - Placed fifth at the Big East Indoor Championships in the shot put (16.58M)...recorded a personal best in the hammer throw at the Penn State Open (50.41M)...collected another personal best in the weight throw at the Akron Invitational (16.89M), garnering a third-place finish...placed third in the shot put at the Illinois Carle/Health Alliance Classic...turned in a fifth-place performance at the Kent State Gala when he recorded a personal best 16.73m in the shot put. Outdoor T/F - turned in a 10th place performance at the Big East Outdoor Championships with a throw of 15.73m

2008-09: Indoor T/F - Garrett Larkin claimed seventh in the shot put at the Big East Championships with a throw of 16.26 meters...qualified for the IC4A championship with that toss...recorded a third-place performance at the State Farm Games with a shot put throw of 15.47 meters...finished second at the Akron Invitational with a throw of 15.98 meters...placed ninth in the weight throw at the Penn State Open with a mark of 15.69 meters...finished eighth at the Akron Invitational with a mark of 15.18 meters in the weight throw...took fourteenth at the Big East Championships with a weight throw of 15.62 meters. Outdoor T/F - Placed sixth in the shot put at the Big East Championships...finished second place at the Charlotte 49er Classic with a mark of 15.69 meters...set the school record and claimed first place at the Fred Hardy Invitational with a mark of 16.40 meters...finished seventh in the shot put at the Aggie Invite with a mark of 15.50 meters...grabbed fourth at the Bison Outdoor Classic in the shot put with a mark of 15.78 meters.

2007-08: Indoor T/F - Larkin placed sixth in the shot put at the Penn State Open with a throw of 15.35 meters...placed seventh in both the shot put (14.46 meters) and the weight throw (14.48 meters) at the Akron Quad...finished eighth at the Big East Indoor Championships in the shot put with a throw of 15.37 meters...vaulting 14.81 meters at the Findlay Open, Larkin placed eighth. Outdoor T/F - Larkin placed second at the Morgan State Invite with a shot put throw of 15.11 meters...placed fifth at Colonial Relays with a throw of 15.93 meters...finished eigth at the Big East Championships with a throw of 15.60 meters...at the SRU Invite, Larkin had a throw of 39.37 meters...at the Raleigh Relays he had a shot put throw of 15.29 meters.

High School: Larkin placed third at outdoor states, fourth at indoor states and seventh at indoor nationals in the shot put as a senior...finished fifth in the state as a junior in shot put...broke the North Allegheny shot put record with a throw of 59'9," a record that stood since 1987...received the Distinguished Achievement Award for Track and Field...a two-year letter winner in football.

Personal: Son of James and Patricia Larkin...born May 27, 1989...has a sister, Kaitlyn, and a brother, Matthew...an administration of justice major.