LSU Gold
Mission Viejo, Calif.
Previous School
Saddleback College
High School
Capistrano Valley HS

Events: Weight Throw (66-11 1/2), Discus (167-3), Hammer (212-0)

A two-year letterwinner with the Tigers in 2015 and 2016 … Ranked among the top-10 performers in school history in both the weight throw indoors and hammer throw outdoors at the end of his collegiate career … Personal best of 66 feet, 11 1/2 inches in the weight throw ranked No. 8 on LSU’s all-time indoor performance list at the end of the 2016 season … Personal best of 212-0 in the hammer throw ranked No. 9 on LSU’s al-time outdoor performance list at the end of his career … Finished a career-best ninth place in the weight throw in 2015 and 11th place in the hammer throw in 2016 while competing at the SEC Championships … An NCAA qualifier in the hammer throw in his senior season with the Tigers … Graduated from LSU in May 2017 with a degree in general business.

Raised his personal best in the hammer throw by 10 feet in his outdoor opener at the Hurricane Twilight, throwing 212-0 to win the event title … Eclipsed his previous personal best of 202-0 entering the season … Also posted a seasonal best in the discus at the Hurricane Twilight while throwing 154-8 for fourth place … Followed his win in the hammer throw in Miami by placing fourth at the Texas Relays with a mark of 207-11 … Qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds for the first time in his career … Ended his career with a 25th-place finish at the NCAA East Prelims while throwing 205-5 at Hodges Stadium in Jacksonville, Florida … Finished 11th in qualifying at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a mark of 205-1 … Also threw the hammer at the LSU Alumni Gold (208-3), Texas Invitational (208-1), Battle on the Bayou (205-7) and LSU Invitational (205-7) during the outdoor season … Was the 10th-place finisher in the weight throw at the SEC Indoor Championships … Threw 64-3 1/4 in weight-throw qualifying at the conference meet … Posted a personal best of 66-11 1/2 for third place at the LSU High Performance Meet to become the No. 8-ranked performer in school history in the event … Followed by throwing 66-10 1/2 for third place at the LSU Twilight … Finished runner-up in the event at the New Mexico Collegiate Classic with a mark of 66-7 1/4 … Also threw the weight indoors at the Razorback Invitational (65-6 1/4), Power Five Conference Clash (65-4 1/4), Purple Tiger Invitational (64-3 3/4) and Bayou Bengal Invitational (62-11 1/2).

Nearly scored for the Tigers in his SEC Championships debut with a ninth-place finish in the 35-pound weight throw at the SEC Indoor Track & Field Championships held at Kentucky’s Nutter Field House … Threw a seasonal best and personal best of 63-8 ¼ to claim ninth place at the SEC Indoor meet … Earned back-to-back fourth-place finishes in the event at the Razorback Invitational (60-11 ½) and New Mexico Classic (59-11) … Finished in sixth place four times during the indoor season at the LSU Indoor Invitational (61-10 ¼), Auburn Indoor Invitational (60-3 ¼), LSU High Performance Meet (57-9 ¾) and LSU Twilight (60-8 ½) … Also threw the weight at the Rod McCravy Memorial (58-2 ½) during the indoor season … Competed in both the discus and hammer throws during the outdoor season … Threw a seasonal best of 193-5 in a 12th-place finish in the hammer throw at the SEC Outdoor Championships held in Starkville, Mississippi … Also threw the discus at the SEC Outdoor meet, posting a series-best mark of 145-10 for 21st place overall … Threw 190-5 for 10th place in the hammer throw at the LSU Invitational in the team’s regular season finale … Placed fourth at the Louisiana Classics with a mark of 183-6 and sixth at both the Battle on the Bayou and Jim Click Shootout with matching throws of 184-4 … Also threw the hammer at the Texas Relays (183-10), LSU Alumni Gold (184-7) and Penn Relays (184-3) … Opened the season with a seasonal-best throw of 155-1 for a runner-up finish in the discus at the Louisiana Classics in Lafayette … Also threw 150-11 for sixth place at the Battle on the Bayou and 152-4 for 10th place at the Jim Click Shootout with his appearances in the discus throw.

An emerging throws prospect in the discus and hammer throws during his two-year career at Saddleback College in Mission Viejo, California … Capped his freshman season outdoors in 2013 by sweeping the discus and hammer throw titles at the California Community College Athletic Association Southern Regional Championships held in Lancaster, California … Won the discus with a throw of 150-8 and the hammer with a throw of 181-9 at the 2013 CCCAA Southern Regional Championships … Followed by winning the hammer throw silver medal at the 2013 CCCAA State Track & Field Championships with a series-best throw of 182-5 to set a 2013 seasonal best in the event … Opened the 2014 outdoor season by raising his discus PR to 150-9 to win the event in Saddleback’s dual meet with Santiago Canyon College … Also won the hammer throw at the Santiago Canyon dual meet with a season-opening throw of 184-0 to raise his PR in the event … Raised his hammer PR by nearly 20 feet in back-to-back dual meets with winning marks of 193-0 against Santa Ana College and 202-0 against Cuyamaca College … Also threw the hammer 200-8 to win the event title at the 2014 Ben Brown Invitational … Raised his discus PR again in a quadrangle meet held March 21, 2014, in Lancaster, California, with a winning throw of 157-4 and then with a throw of 167-3 for third place at the Mt. Sac Relays on April 12, 2014 … As a freshman in 2013, won hammer throw titles at the Golden West Invitational (173-8) and Santiago Canyon Dual Meet (170-2) … Also won discus titles at the Bakersfield Relays (148-5) and Golden West Invitational (145-11) during his freshman season outdoors in 2013 … A product of Capistrano Valley High School in Mission Viejo, California, where he was a three-year letterwinner in both football and track and field during his prep career … Also served as the team captain for both programs during his prep career at Capistrano Valley High School.

Full name is Patrick Andrew Geers … Born on March 24, 1994 … Parents are Larry and Susan Geers … Has two sisters, Jamie and Mary … Majoring in business administration.


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