Will be forced to retire due to chronic back pain ... finishes his UW career just shy of Washington's all-time top-10 in the javelin ... a two-time Pac-10 Championships qualifier, and a participant in the IAAF World Junior Championships in 2004.
2004-05: Was limited to just two competitions by a back injury ... placed second at the WSU Dual, at 211-7, and 14th at the Pac-10 Championships. 2003-04: Ranked 27th in the NCAA in the javelin, and was No. 2 among collegiate freshmen ... just missed an NCAA Championships berth ... placed fourth in the javelin at the Pac-10 Championships with a toss of 218-1 ... one of three Huskies to score in the javelin at Pac-10s ... was seventh in the event at the NCAA West Regional ... won the javelin at the WSU Dual with a career-best throw of 221-0, just three feet shy of UW's all-time top-10 ... placed second in the javelin at the U.S. Junior Nationals to qualify for the IAAF World Junior Championships in Grosseto, Italy ... won three javelin competitions in 2004, including his UW debut at the Cal Poly Invite.
High School and Personal: Parents are Maureen and Mark ... has two siblings, John and Lisa ... earned Track and Field News Prep All-America honors with a best mark of 213-1 in the javelin that ranked fourth in the nation in 2003 ... placed fourth in the javelin at the 2003 Golden West Invitational with a throw of 201-8 ... placed 14th in the event at the 2002 U.S. Junior National Championships ... took third at the 2003 Oregon state meet with a throw of 192-9 ... earned two district titles during his prep career ... lettered all four years, and served as captain in 2003 ... excelled in basketball, leading Hillsboro to a second-place state finish in 2003 ... 108 blocks in 2003 were a school record ... was also outstanding in the classroom, earning a 3.7 prep GPA.
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