John Plisko
John Plisko
Height: 5-11
Weight: 175
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Moosic, Pa.
High School: Riverside
Position: Jumper/Thrower
Events: Throws
Major: Undeclared

Collegiate Personal Bests
Javelin: 60.85m

2019 Outdoor Track:

  • Named All-Region for the javelin by the USTFCCCA NCAA Division II
  • Finished third in the javelin at the NE10 Championship (5/3-5/4) with a distance of 59.03 meters

2018 Outdoor Track:

  • Earned United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Region honors in javelin throw
  • Placed second at NE10 Championships (5/4) in Javelin Throw with a distance of 60.05 meters, a personal best
  • Placed third at Penmen Relays (4/14) in Javelin Throw with a distance of 52.45 meters.

2017 Outdoor Track: Threw a collegaite best of 57.84m in the Javelin at the Black and Gold Invitational placing him 5th.

2016 Outdoor Track: Placed 23rd at the NEICAAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships with a distance of 42.49m… Finished ninth at the Northeast-10 Outdoor Track & Field Championships with a distance of 48.76m… Had a season-best javelin of 53.57m at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invite... Had five top-10 finishes during the outdoor season. 

Prior to Assumption: Member of the track and field team and played football and basketball at Riverside Jr/Sr High School... Was All-District in the javelin and also holds the pole vault record at 12 feet.

Personal: Son of Jackie Plisko... Has three siblings Jessica, Joshua, and Melony… Born on November 10… His sister, Jessica, played basketball at Wilkes University Penn State Worthington and her brother, Joshua, played baseball at Marywood University… His cousin is former major league pitcher Jeff Suppan… Volunteered with Vikings Helping Vikings, a local organization that raises money for scholarships for students in high school… Also volunteered at various Red Cross blood drives.

Fun Facts: Favorite athlete: Walter Payton... Dream job: Military... Favorite Professional Sports Team: The Eagles... No. 1 song on his iPod: Buy me a Boat- Chris Janson... If you could meet anyone: His Grandfather... Favorite sports memory: "Competing at my track meets since my mom passed..." Favorite Movie: American Sniper... Favorite Food: Hot Wings... Favorite Video Game: Fortnite.