Juan Medina-Cuenca
Position: Throws
Year: Junior
Hometown: Garden City, Idaho
High School: Eagle HS

2015 Outdoor: Medina won the Shot Put at the Mike Keller Invitational with a mark of 14.63m (48' 0")… He took a fourth place position at the Pelluer Invitational 2015 in the Discus with a career-best and team-best mark of 47.73m (156' 7") while simultaneously setting a new career-best in the Hammer Throw with a mark of 42.72m (140' 2") in the same meet… Medina finished 13th and 12th at the Big Sky Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships in the Discus and Shot Put, respectively.

2015 Indoor: Medina earned 5 top-ten finishes on the season… He set a career-best in the weight throw at the 2015 UW Indoor Invitational with a mark of 13.86m (45’ 5.75”)

2014 Outdoor: Medina earned First-Team All-WAC honors for his third-place finish in the shot put… helped lead the men’s team to a Western Athletic Conference Championship…hit a career-best mark in the hammer throw with a mark of 136-2 (41.51m) at the Sam Adams Classic he also reached a career-best mark in the shot put at the meet with a toss of 50-9.5 (15.48m).

2014 Indoor: Medina was a member of the 2014 Western Athletic Conference Championship team… earned Second-Team All-WAC honors for his fourth-place finish in the shot put with a mark of 49-2.25 (14.99m)… hit a career-best mark in the shot put at the UW Indoor with a heave of 50-0 (15.24m)…he also reached a career-best mark in the weight throw with a mark of 42-8.25 (13.01m) at the Idaho Open.

High School: Eagle High School...played football and ran track...won the Thrower of the Year and the Coaches Choice Athlete of the Year award.

Personal: Juan Pedro Medina Cuenca… Son of Alma Cuenca and Juan Medina…Born September 10, 1995…has one brother, Brian Medina...Intends to major in Physical Therapy at The University of Idaho.

Indoor Career Best:
Shot Put: 15.30 meters (Cougar Indoor - 2016)
Weight Throw: 42-8.25 (13.01m)

Outdoor Career Best:
Shot Put: 50-9.5 (15.48m)
Hammer Throw: 136-2 (41.50m)

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