Dempsey McGuigan

Dempsey  McGuigan

RS Senior

London, U.K.

High School:
Drayton Manor




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Dempsey McGuigan Finishes Sixth in Hammer at Commonwealth Games

McGuigan Was a First-Team All-American in the Hammer in 2016 for Ole Miss


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Rebels Head to Texas A&M for SEC Indoor Championships

Fans Can Watch Day One on SEC Network + and Day Two on SEC Network


2017 (Redshirt Junior)

Competed at six meets in the weight throw ... Finished with a season best 20.18m (66-02.50) at the New Mexico Classic to finish fourth.

Second-Team All-American (Hammer, 10th Place)
NCAA East Region Qualifier (Hammer, 8th Place)
SEC Scorer (Hammer, 5th Place)

Earned Second-Team All-American status with a 10th-place finish in the hammer throw at the NCAA Championships at 69.14m (226-10) ... Qualified for the national meet with an eighth-place finish at the NCAA East Regional, throwing 68.57m (225-00) ... Scored for the Rebels in fifth place in the hammer at the SEC Championships, throwing 67.98m (223-00) ... Became the first Rebel to eclipse 70 meters in the hammer throw, breaking his own school record with a 70.55m (231-05) to finish second at the Mt. SAC Relays.

2016 (Redshirt Sophomore)

SEC Scorer (Weight Throw, 7th Place)
Scored for the Rebels in the weight throw at the SEC Championships, finishing seventh at 20.41m (66-11.50) ... Threw career-best 20.46m (67-01.50) at the Meyo Invite, third-best in school history ... Competed at six meets in the weight throw during the indoor season ... Finished fourth at the Vanderbilt Invitational with a distance of 19.66m (64-06.00).

First-Team All-American (Hammer, 8th Place)
NCAA East Region Runner-Up (Hammer)
Second-Team All-SEC (Hammer, 3rd Place)

First-Team All-American in the hammer throw, finishing eighth at 69.23m (227-01), the first hammer All-American in Ole Miss history ... Finished as the NCAA East Region runner-up to punch his ticket to the national meet, throwing 69.04m (226-06) ... Finished third at the SEC Championships for Second-Team All-SEC honors at 68.55m (224-11) ... Threw at least 68 meters in all 10 meets (his previous best entering the season was 66.90m) ... Broke his own school record from last season at each meet, topping out at 69.90m (229-04) to win the Memphis Tiger Invite.

2015 (Redshirt Freshman)

Competed at two meets in the weight throw during the indoor season ... Finished fifth at the Scarlett and Black Invitational with a season-best distance of 16.85m/55-3.5 (No. 9 in school history) ... Placed 12th at the Auburn Invitational (16.70m/54-9.5).

NCAA East Region Qualifier (Hammer, 13th Place)
Second-Team All-SEC (Hammer, 2nd Place)
SEC All-Freshman (Hammer, 2nd Place)
2x SEC Freshman of the Week

NCAA East Region qualifier in the hammer throw, finishing 13th overall at 64.37m (211-02), one spot shy of punching a ticket to the national meet in Eugene ... SEC Runner-Up in the hammer at a school-record mark of 66.90m/219-6 ... Placed third overall and second among collegians at the LSU Invitational (65.35m/214-5) en route to SEC Men's Freshman of the Week honors ... Earned a runner-up finish at the Drake Relays with a distance of 65.24m/214-0 ... Finished third at the Virginia Challenge by breaking his own school record with a mark of 65.55m/215-1 ... Won the hammer throw at the Border Clash (64.05m/210-2) and was tabbed SEC Men's Freshman of the Week ... Opened his outdoor season by finishing runner-up at the Tiger Track Classic with his first school-record mark of 64.79m/212-7.

2014 (Freshman)

Joined the team midseason and was redshirted.

Did not compete with the team and was redshirted ... Competing unattached, won the hammer throw at the Ole Miss Open with a mark of 217-10 that would have easily broken the school record.


High School
Competed in the hammer throw at the 2012 IAAF World Junior Championships ... Holds the Irish junior record in the hammer throw (229-8) ... European Club Cup Champion.

Majoring in general studies with minors in business administration, legal studies and recreation administration.




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