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Ashlyn Gulvas
Ashlyn Gulvas


Standish, Mich.

High School:


2014 -- Indoor - won weight throw at Iowa Invite (61-8 1/4, 18.80m), placing sixth at ISU Classic (60-5, 18.41m), ninth at Big Ten Championships (59-8, 18.19m) and Husker Invite (57-0 3/4, 17.39m)... Outdoor - placed third in hammer throw at Musco Twilight with a collegiate-best 192-9 (58.75m)... that mark ranks fourth all-time at Iowa... placed eighth in hammer at Mt. SAC Relays (186-0, 56.70m), third at Arkansas Spring Invite (183-3, 55.87m), seventh at Drake Relays (182-1, 55.50m), seventh at Arizona State Invite (177-9, 54.18m) and 10th at Big Ten Championships (172-0, 52.43m).

2013 -- Indoor - set school record in weight throw with her winning toss of 63-6 (19.35m) at Iowa Invite... placed fourth in weight throw at Iowa State Classic (61-6 1/4, 18.75m), fifth at Bill Bergan Invite (60-10 3/4, 18.56m), won event at Iowa Open (60-7, 18.48m) and placed 15th at Big Ten Championships (58-1, 17.70m)... Outdoor - placed fifth in hammer throw at Big Ten Championships with a collegiate-best 189-6 (57.76m)... that mark ranks third all-time at Iowa... placed fifth in hammer throw at Jim Click Shootout (188-0, 57.30m), second at Central College Invite (179-11, 54.85m), third at Lee Calhoun Invite (178-0, 54.27m), sixth at Musco Twilight XIV (178-0, 54.27m), 12th at Alabama Relays (167-2, 50.97m) and 23rd at Drake Relays (161-5, 49.21m)... letterwinner.

2012 -- Indoor - placed fifth in weight throw with a collegiate-best 57-0 3/4 (17.39m) at Iowa Invite... that mark ranks sixth all-time at Iowa... placed third in weight throw at New Year's Classic (54-4, 16.56m), eighth at Adidas Classic (53-9 3/4, 16.40m), 10th at Iowa State Classic (54-2 3/4, 16.53m), 26th at New Balance Invite (54-3 3/4, 16.55m) and 28th at Big Ten Championships (53-0 3/4, 16.17m)... Outdoor - placed 12th in hammer (179-1, 54.59m) and 17th in discus (144-7, 44.07m) at Big Ten Championships... placed third in hammer at Messersmith Invite (180-8, 55.06m) and fifth at Musco Twilight XIII (171-7, 52.29m)... placed ninth in discus at Arkansas Spring Invite (137-9, 41.99m) and 14th at LSU Invite (136-11, 41.73m)... letterwinner.

2011 -- Indoor - posted season bests in shot put (37-11 1/4, 11.56m) at Iowa State Classic and weight throw (53-6 1/4, 16.31m) at Iowa Open... Outdoor - qualified for NCAA West Regional in hammer throw with collegiate-best 182-3 (55.55m) at Messersmith Invite... that mark ranks second all-time at Iowa... placed seventh in hammer (174-10, 53.29m) and 20th in discus (139-8, 42.58m) at Big Ten Championships... placed third in discus with collegiate-best 154-11 (47.23m), seventh in hammer (170-11, 52.10m) and posted collegiate-best shot put (35-5 1/4, 10.80m) at Musco Twilight XII... the discus mark ranks sixth all-time at Iowa... threw 165-5 (50.42m) in hammer at regional meet... letterwinner.

2010 -- Track - redshirted.

High School -- two-time state champion discus and shot put... four-time all-state and all-conference honoree... set school records in shot put (47-0 1/4) and discus (144-6), and as part of 1,600-meter relay... also played varsity basketball... coached by Paul Walderzak, Gary Hagnebuch and Dennis Pruder.

Personal -- born March 25, 1991... daughter of Bill and Faye Gulvas... sport studies major.

Gulvas' Collegiate Bests
Event Mark Meet Date
Shot Put (I) 37-11 1/4 (11.56m) at Iowa State Classic 2/12/11
Shot Put (O) 35-5 1/4 (10.80m) Musco Twilight XII 4/23/11
Weight Throw (I) 61-6 1/4 (18.75m) at Iowa State Classic 2/9/13
Discus (O) 154-11 (47.23m) Musco Twilight XII 4/23/11
Hammer Throw (O) 192-9 (58.75m) Musco Twilight 5/3/14

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