Olivia Hassler
Olivia  Hassler

Allentown, Pa.

High School:


Year (I/O):

2012-13 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
2014 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

2015: Javelin specialist... NCAA East Regional qualifier... opened the Spring with a new personal record, throwing 151-2 to take second at the Shamrock Invite... her new PR ranks third in program history... finished third at the Bill Carson Invite (138-10)... placed 10th at the Penn Relays (141-7)... came in 21st at the SEC Championships (130-3)... finished 45th at the NCAA East Regional.

2014: Indoors - entered the weight throw once, placing 11th at the Gamecock Indoor #1 (12.06m // 39-07.00)...Outdoors - concentrating on the javelin, posted four top five finishes, including a win at the USC Outdoor Open with a throw of 40.24m // 132-00...hit a season-best throw of 134'11" (41.12m) at SEC Outdoors to take 14th

2013: Outdoors, won the javelin at the Weems Baskin Invitational, her first collegiate meet, with the third-best throw in school history at 139-1 (42.39m)...finished in 12th place at Penn Relays with a throw of 136-09 (41.69m) and took 16th at her first SEC Outdoor Championships with a mark of 135-05 (41.28m).

HIGH SCHOOL: Best in the javelin of 149'10 while competing at Parkland High School in Allentown, PA...two-time LVIAC gold medal in the javelin...holds the District XI record in the javelin, winning a gold and silver medal in District XI championships...placed 13th at the USATF Junior Outdoor Track and Field Championships

PERSONAL: Also lettered in basketball...daughter of Ronald and Kathryn Hassler...three siblings, Kristin, Kaila, and Nick...intends to major in criminology/criminal justice...also considered Oregon, Arizona State, Temple, Bucknell and Illinois State...decided to come to South Carolina because of the environment it provided and a place to work with some of the best coaches and reach her goals while on a team with a family atmosphere.

Outdoor Personal Records
46.09m (151-2) (3/21/15 Shamrock Invite)
Hammer Throw
31.89m (3/21/14 Shamrock Invite)