Dustin Brode
Dustin Brode
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Canfield, Ohio
High School: Canfield
Position: Throws
House Affiliation: Pforzheimer

Personal Best
Weight Throw - 17.91m (I)
Shot Put - 17.62m (O)
Discus Throw - 50.26m (O)
Hammer Throw - 53.80m (O)

Placed third in the weight throw (16.05m) and second in the shot put (15.64m) at the Harvard Challenge ... Had a mark of 17.24 to finish second in the weight throw at the Saturday Night at the Armory II meet ... Produced his highest shot put mark of the indoor season, 17.22 meters, at the Battle of Beantown where placed second ... Also placed second in the weight throw (17.25m) at the Battle of Beantown ... Had a pair of second-place finishes at the HYP meet in the shot put (16.63m) and the weight throw (17.01m) ... Placed second in both the discus (47.08m) and shot put (17.48m) at North Florida Invitational ... Took first place in shot put (17.03m) at Harvard-Yale dual meet ... Scored a personal best and 15th place in hammer throw (53.80m) and seventh-place finishes in discus (48.97m) and shot put (16.61m) at Larry Ellis Invitational ... Threw for a seventh-place finish in discus (48.65m) and a fourth-place finish in shot put (16.90m) at Brown Springtime Invitational ... Competed well placing sixth as well as throwing a personal best in discus (50.26m), fifth in hammer throw (53.06m), and third in shot put (17.39m) at the Ivy League Championship ... Placed sixteenth in the hammer throw (52.88m) and seventh in shot put (17.20m) at ECAC/IC4A Championships ... Competed in the shot put (17.82m) placing eighteenth in NCAA Preliminary Round.

Placed third in the weight throw with a toss of 16.37 meters at the Gotham Cup ... Took second in the weight at Harvard Challenge with 16.41-meter mark ... Placed first in the shot put (17.00 meters) and third in the weight (16.95) at the Battle of Beantown ... Posted career-high mark in the weight throw in fourth-place finish at HYP meet (17.25) ... Won the shot put at USATFNE Championships with career-best throw of 17.16 meters ... Placed third in the shot put (16.89) and fifth in the weight (17.14) at Indoor Heps ... Finished second in the shot at Meeting of the Minds with 16.68-meter mark ... Finished fourth in the shot put at the Ole Miss Invitational with a mark of 15.86 ... Took the shot put title at HY Meet with 16.45-meter mark ... Posted a distance of 16.71 meters to take second in the shot put at Penn Relays … 17.01-meter shot put throw at the Brown Springtime Invitational won the rookie his personal best and the event for Harvard … Became the fifth Harvard student to eclipse the 17-meter barrier and fifth best mark in Harvard history … Set another personal best in shot put with a distance of 17.03 at IC4A competition … Posted the second-best shot put mark in school history and took the event with a distance of 17.65-meters at Heptagonal Championships … Earned All Ivy first-team.

Before Harvard
Four-year member of the track and field team at Canfield and two-year member of the football team … Captained the track and field team as a junior and senior … USMC Outstanding Athlete Award and Nike indoor national champion in the shot put in 2010 … Ohio shot put and weight throw state champion in 2009 and 2010 … Named USA Today All-American for throws … Holds all-time Ohio shot put record of 71’ 7.5” … Member of Ohio math league and recipient of the 2009 and 2010 academic excellence award … German club president … Enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking, climbing and spelunking, weightlifting, golf and reading … Father, Gary, wrestled for Youngstown State, graduating in 1982.