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Sarah Nutsch
Position: Throws
Year: Senior
Hometown: Jerome, Idaho
High School: Jerome HS
Experience: High School

2012 Outdoor: Nutsch climbed Idaho’s all-time lists and earned a first career NCAA bid in the hammer throw as a junior … finished 44th in the hammer at the NCAA West Preliminary with a toss of 174-5 (53.16m) … earned Second-Team All-WAC honors with a sixth-place finish in the hammer at the WAC Outdoor Championships after a toss of 180-9 (55.09m) … moved into third all-time at Idaho with a career-best throw of 187-9 (52.23m) and a second-place finish at the Bryan Clay Invitational on April 19 … earned her first career event victory with a 163-0 (49.69m) in the hammer at the Sam Adams Classic on March 31 … Spring WAC All-Academic honoree.

2012 Indoor: Nutsch set a new career best in the weight throw for Idaho as a junior … finished ninth at the WAC Indoor Championships with a career-best mark of 54-3.75 (16.55m) in the weight throw … posted top-three finishes three times in the event during the season … took third in the season opener at the WSU Open with a toss of 49-3.75 (15.03m), then took second at the Idaho Indoor Open with a mark of 52-6.5 (16.01m) – her first career throw over 16 meters … finished third at the Vandal Collegiate on Feb. 18 with a toss of 51-9.25 (15.78m).

2011 Outdoor: Nutsch moved into fifth all-time at Idaho in the hammer throw as a sophomore … finished seventh and scored two points in the event at the WAC Championships after throwing 173-10 (52.98m) … moved into fifth all-time at Idaho with a career-best toss of 177-3 (54.02m) at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational on May 1 … earned her first career event victory on Mar. 19 at the Dusty Lane Open with a throw of 164-6 (50.15m) … hit at least 170 feet in each of her final four competitions of the season.

2011 Indoor: Nutsch took 17th in the 20-lb. weight throw at the WAC Indoor Championships as a sophomore with a toss of 46-11.75 (14.32m) ... broke 50 feet in the event three times during the year, including on Feb. 18, when she hit a career-best 52-3.25 (15.93m) at the WSU Open II

2010 Indoor: Nutsch scored two points at the WAC Indoor Championships with a seventh-place finish in the 20-lb. weight throw. She tossed the weight a career-best 51-9.25 (15.78m) at the conference meet as a redshirt freshman. She took sixth in the weight throw at the Vandal Collegiate with a toss of 51-5.75 (15.69m) and seventh in the event at the Cougar Indoor with a mark of 51-8.5 (15.76m).

2010 Outdoor: Nutsch earned second-team all-WAC honors in the hammer throw at the WAC Outdoor Championships with a toss of 164-5 (50.12m). She moved into fifth all-time at Idaho in the event as a freshman with a career-best throw of 168-9 (51.45m) in a sixth-place finish at the Cougar Invitational. She also took third in the hammer at the Vandal Jamboree with a toss of 163-7 (49.88m).

Personal: She is the daughter of John and Carrie Nutsch. She was born May 13, 1990 at Twin Falls, Idaho. She has two brothers, Matt and Greg, and one sister, Katie. Her intended major at Idaho is Soil and Water Engineering.

Indoor Career Bests:
Weight Throw: 55-6.5 (16.93m)

Outdoor Career Bests:
Hammer Throw: 187-9 (57.23m)

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