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Jakob Bissell
Position: Throws
Year: Senior
Hometown: Plymouth, N.H.
High School: Plymouth High School
Other College: Bemidji State
Major: Kinesiology
Jakob Bissell bio
Courtesy: UNDsports.com
Release: 05/08/2012

2012-13 (Junior): Recorded the fourth-best weight throw in school history with a mark of 55 feet, 5 ½ inches at the Big Sky Conference Indoor Championship.

2011-12 (Sophomore): Great West Conference runner-up in the weight throw at the 2012 GWC Indoor Championship with a personal-record throw of 55 feet, 5 ½ inches ... Broke the school record in the hammer throw and placed third at the 2012 Great West Conference Outdoor Championship with a throw of 180-02 ... Also placed eighth in the javelin with a mark of 145-11 ... Earned first letter at UND.

Before UND: Spent freshman season at Bemidji State University ... A 2010 graduate of Plymouth Regional High School ... Lettered four times in track and field in the javelin and shot put ... Earned all-state honors in the javelin as a senior ... Set school record in the javelin ... A three-time New Hampshire All-Star Meet winner ... Lettered twice each in football and wrestling ... Was an all-state selection in football as a senior and an all-state honorable mention as a junior ... Named his team's most valuable offensive player as a senior ... A two-time state place winner in wrestling who was named team MVP as a senior.

Personal: Majoring in kinesiology ... Son of Monika Bissell and Mark Bissell ... Grandfather, Robert Armstrong, played football at the University of Arkansas.