Jon Rizzo
Position: Throws
Year: Senior
Hometown: Goddard, Kan.
Other College: Coffeyville CC

WSU All-Time Top-10 Lists:

  • #3 in outdoor javelin (232-9)

NCAA Championships Qualifier: 2013 Outdoor Javelin

NCAA West Preliminary Round Qualifier - 2012 Outdoor javelin, 2013 Outdoor javelin

All-Missouri Valley Conference- 2013 Outdoor


 Track & Field

2013 (SENIOR): INDOOR – Did not compete; OUTDOOR- Posted the third longest javelin throw in Shocker history with a toss 232-9 at the NCAA West Prelim to qualify for the national meet. Threw a personal best by 15 feet to place second at the MVC Outdoor Championships (231-11).  Won the javelin at the Skechers SFA  Alumni Invitational with a throw of 216-4. Placed second at the Track-It-Buster Invitational (202-1). Earned five top 10 finishes and broke 200 feet at meet he competed in during his senior season. 

2012 (JUNIOR):INDOOR - Did not compete; OUTDOOR - Competed in six meets for the Shockers...Season-best javelin throw came at the Kansas Relays with a mark of 214-6, which ranks among the WSU top-10...Finished fourth at the MVC Outdoor Championships and competed at the NCAA West Preliminary Round.

Junior College: Attended Coffeyville CC...Personal best mark in javelin was 209-0.

High School: Lettered two years in track at Goddard HS.

Personal: Born May 14, 1991...Son of Christopher and Gayla...Has one brother, Andrew...Majoring in business.