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Nace Plesko
Nace  Plesko

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Ljubljana, Slovenia

High School:
Gimnazije Sentvid

Last College:
Iowa State

Event:
Throws


TFRRS Profile (for PRs and Full Results) 

NCAA East Preliminary Rounds 
2017:
Shot Put 

All-ACC Team 
2017 Outdoor: Shot Put (second-team)
2017 Indoor: Shot Put (second- team)  

2017 Outdoor 
• Finished 36th at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in the shot put 
• Earned All-ACC in the shot put with a fifth place finish at the ACC Championships 
• Placed 18th at the ACC Championships in the discus 
• Recognized to the All-ACC Academic Team 

2017 Indoor 
 Finished fifth at the ACC Championships in the shot put
 Earned All-ACC in the shot put  
 Finished second in the shot put at the Virginia Tech, Crimson Elite and Boston University Scarlet and White 


Background
• Competed at Iowa State for one season before transferring to Virginia
• Placed third at the 2016 Big 12 Outdoor Championships in the shot put
• Finished 17th in shot put at 2016 NCAA West Preliminary Rounds
• Qualified for finals and placed 10th in shot put at 2014 World Junior Championships
• Holds multiple Slovenian national junior records

Personal
• Son of Andreja and Peter Plesko
Has four siblings, Spela, Miha, Nejc and Meta

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