HOLY CROSS’ JOSEPH PENA, SELECTED TO THE USA NATIONAL TEAM FOR POWERLIFTING
Congratulations to Holy Cross Sophomore, Joseph Pena, Class of 2017. Joseph has been selected to the USA National Team that will compete at the IPF Raw Classic World Powerlifiting Championships June 5 -14, 2015 in Salo, Finland.
Joseph’s recent Powerlifting accomplishments include:
- 2012 AAU Junior Olympic Power lifting Champion Raw American and World Record Holder
- 2013 USAPL State Champion Raw 3SHW Teen 1 American Record in the squat 507#
- Broke the squat record 3 months later 601#
- 2014 Texas High School Power Lifting Regional Qualifier competed in the UIL 4A and 5A classes
- 2014 USAPL Raw State Champion State and American records- Squat 700, Bench 308, Deadlift 507