Hammonton’s Austin Hudak earns All-America honors with javelin PR at New Balance Nationals!!!!!!!!

Hammonton senior Austin Hudak finished his track career by earning All-America honors in the javelin Sunday.

Hudak threw a lifetime-best 194-4 at the New Balance Nationals at Franklin Field. His previous PR was 194-0 at the state Group 3 meet at Pennsauken. He took 2nd at the Meet of Champions Saturday with a 184-11 throw at Franklin High.

Hudak improved on his all-time South Jersey No. 12 ranking and No. 2 mark in Atlantic County history behind Cade Antonucci of Holy Spirit, who threw 220-11 in 2016.

On Sunday, Hudak opened with a 191-8 throw before popping his 194-4. After a 179-7 he advanced to the finals, where he threw 179-1, 181-4 and 184-8.

All-Time South Jersey Javelin List
227-10 … Nick Mirabelli [Rancocas Valley], 2017
224-10 … Curtis Thompson [Florence], 2014
220-11 … Cade Antonucci [Holy Spirit], 2016
216- 6 … Chris Mirabelli [Holy Cross], 2014
212- 2 … Alexander Georgia [Timber Creek], 2017
209- 4 … Steve Jernee [Ocean City], 2017
203- 6 … Stephen Benigno [Cherry Hill East], 2014
201- 1 … Sean Biehn [Burlington City], 2006
199-10 … Kobe Roberts [Mainland Reg.], 2018
196- 9 … Terrence Smith [Oakcrest], 2016
195-11 … Joshua Moore [Middle Twp.], 2017
194- 4 … Austin Hudak [Hammonton], 2022
192- 6 … Matt Rafferty [Northern Burlington], 2012
192- 6 … Chris Reider [Eastern], 2010
192- 3 … Shane McDevitt [Cinnaminson], 2014
192- 1 … Nick Cando [Eastern], 2004
191- 6 … Robert Marks [Rancocas Valley], 2016
191- 5 … Andrew Pierce [Cumberland Reg.], 2009
190- 0 … Andrew Forbes [Williamstown], 2011
190- 2 … Ian Meneswisch [Highland], 2003

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