Joe Ghafari
Joe  Ghafari

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Farmington Hills, Mich.

High School:
Farmington

Event:
Throws


02/25/2017

OAKLAND TABS FOUR FIRST-PLACE FINISHES ON FIRST DAY OF HORIZON LEAGUE INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

Tessmer, Mondry and Bowman grabbed individual titles, while the women's DMR team recorded the final first-place of the day for the Golden Grizzlies

02/18/2017

GIRODAT BREAKS 60M SCHOOL RECORD AT HILLSDALE TUNE-UP

Senior places first breaking his own school record set last season

2017 Indoor:
▪ Placed first in shot put (46 ft., 8 in.) at the Hillsdale Tune-Up (Feb. 18)  


2017 Outdoor:
▪ Placed 5th in Discus (46.05m) at Horizon League Outdoor Championship (May 5-7)
▪ A PR in shot put (15.47m) at the Golden Grizzly Invite
▪ A PR in Hammer (40.17) at the Oakland vs Detroit Duals


High School
▪ Letterwinner in track and field, football and wrestling
▪ Two year captain for track team
▪ Member of the Magsig-Pallett Throwing Club
▪ 2014 Oakland County champion in discus

Top Athletic Performances
▪ 
Personal best in disc with a throw of 183'5
▪ 54 foot throw in shot put 

Personal
Full Name: Joesph Clovis Ghafari
Birthdate: Nov. 23, 1996
Parents: Rita and Clovis Ghafari
Siblings: Krista, Pau and Kayla Ghafari

Top Reasons for Choosing Oakland
1. The opportunity to compete in Division 1
2. Close to home

Personal Bests (Indoor)
Event Time/Distance
Shot Put 48 ft., 4.75 in. (Horizon League Indoor Track & Field Championships - Feb. 25, 2017)
Weight Throw 50 ft., 3.5 in.(Horizon League Indoor Track & Field Championships - Feb. 25, 2017)
Personal Bests (Outdoor)
Event Time/Distance
Shot Put 50 ft., 9.25 in. (Oakland University Golden Grizzly Invite - April 14, 2017)
Discus 151 ft., 8 in. (Miami Duals - April 1, 2017)
Hammer  131 ft., 9 in. (Oakland vs. Detroit - April 8, 2017)

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