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Greg Skipper
Position: Throws
Height: 6'4"
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Oregon City, Ore.
High School: Oregon City
Experience: High School
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2012-13: Outdoor – All-American in the hammer throw after finishing fourth at the NCAA Championships with a distance of 219-11/67.03m…runner-up at the Pac-12 Championships where he set a career best of 222-6/67.81m…throw was 18 feet farther than his previous record…won the hammer throw at the Oregon Twilight, Oregon Relays, Arkansas Dual, Pepsi Invitational and Oregon Preview…Indoor – Did not compete…Season Bests – Hammer – 222-6/67.81m, Pac-12 Championships, Los Angeles, (5/12/13).

2011-12: Outdoors - Strong early season showing in three meets before a back injury resulted in a medical redshirt season. Best effort in the hammer was a third place toss of 204-0/62.17m at the Oregon Preview. Was also third at the USC Invitational and the Pepsi Invitational. Indoors - Good foundation for the future with solid performances in the weight throw. Was the runner-up at the Blue and Gold Opener (56-1/17.09m). Scored at the MPSF Championships with a season best mark of 56-11.25/17.35m to place eighth. Also threw the shot put twice. Season Bests: Outdoors - Hammer - 204-0/62.17m (PR), Oregon Preview, Eugene, Ore. (3/18/12). Indoors - Weight Throw - 56-11.25/17.35m (PR), MPSF Championships, Seattle, Wash. (2/24/12).

Prep: Twice broke his own state record in the hammer as a senior at Oregon City High School. Opened year with a record mark of 229-3 in the Willamette Falls Invitational. Improved that mark to 229-5 at the Portland ThRose Festival. That distance ranked second among all high schoolers in 2011. As a junior in 2010, posted the No. 3 hammer toss nationally at 223-8. After his senior season, was the runner-up in the hammer at the USATF Junior Championships (220-7) to advance to the Pan American Junior Championships, where he placed fourth. Also threw the discus and shot for Oregon City. Was the 2011 state runner-up in the discus (165-9) and was third in the shot put (56-9.75). Placed second in the state in the shot put in 2010 (54-6). Posted best prep marks of 58-11 in the shot put and 169-5.5 in the discus.

High School Bests: Shot Put - 58-11, 2011; Discus - 169-5.5, 2011; Hammer - 229-5, 2011.

Personal: Major is general social sciences. Is the son of former Oregon football player Scott Skipper, and is the nephew of the Ducks' five-time NCAA pole vault champion Tommy Skipper; and 1992 NCAA javelin champion the late Art Skipper, Jr.

Personal Bests

Hammer - 222-6/67.81m,
Pac-12 Championships,
Los Angeles, 5/12/13

Weight Throw - 56-11.25/17.35m,
MPSF Championships,
Seattle, Wash., 2/24/12

NCAA Championships
2013 – Hammer Throw, 4th, 219-11/67.03m

Pac-12 Championships
2013 – Hammer Throw, 2nd, 222-6/67.81m

Alamo Bowl Champs
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