Dane Clemensen
Dane Clemensen
Height: 6-0
Weight: 185
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Castro Valley, CA
High School: Castro Valley HS
Events: Javelin
Experience: 2Y

2017 -- Finished ninth in the javelin at the Big West Conference Championships as a sophomore, earning a career-best mark of 174 feet, 6.25 inches on May 12 at Cal State Fullerton ... began the spring with a second-place throw of 172’ 8” at the Cal Opener in Berkeley on March 4 ... posted a throw of 173’ 11” at the Ben Brown Invite at CSF on March 11 (good for sixth) ... added a 170’ 2” (second) at the Bulldog Invitational in Clovis on April 22, before finishing fourth (168’ 10”) at the Blue-Green Rivalry Dual Meet vs. UC Santa Barbara on April 29, helping the Mustangs defeat the Gauchos 110-88.

2016 -- Competed at three meets as a true freshman ... opened with a season-best long jump mark of 20 feet, 5.25 inches (taking fourth place) at the CenCal Twilight in Clovis on March 22 ... posted a fifth-place triple jump of 43’ 9” at the Bruin Legends Invite at UCLA on April 2 ... came in sixth in the long jump at the Bulldog Invitational hosted by Fresno State on April 23, at 18’ 7.75”.

Prep -- As a senior at Castro Valley High School, was part of a 400-meter relay squad that finished fourth at the CIF State Championships, at 41.89 seconds ... his top triple jump was 44 feet, 7 inches, while his long jump PR was 21’ 7” ... also wrestled and played football for the Trojans, finishing his career with a combined eight West Alameda County Conference team championships between the three sports ... on the mat, also earned fourth place at 182 pounds at the 2015 North Coast Section meet ... won the school’s Herculean Award for being on eight different varsity-level rosters ... graduated with high honors.

Personal -- Born on Dec. 22, 1996 in Walnut Creek ... son of Mike and Tracy; has a brother, Erik ... majors in Construction Management.