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Josh Carr
Josh  Carr

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Visalia, Calif.

High School:
Redwood HS

Height:
6-4

Event:
Throws

Experience:
2L

03/15/2018

Carr, McNairy Earn Big West Field Athlete of the Week Honors

Long Beach State throwers Josh Carr and Erykah McNairy picked up weekly honors from the Big West Conference for their performances last weekend.

08/01/2017

LBSU Track & Field Earns USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors

The Beach had seven individuals, plus both men’s and women’s teams earn All-Academic recognition.

• 2017 NCAA WEST PRELIMINARY QUALIFIER

LBSU OUTDOOR BESTS
Discus - 186-00
Hammer - 192-05

LBSU INDOOR BESTS
Weight Throw - 55-10.00

2017 (Sophomore): NCAA West Preliminaries Qualifier in the discus ... Big West point scorer in the discus and hammer throw, earning six total points ... Finished fourth in the discus with a heave of 178-00 ... Placed in eighth in the hammer with a mark of 190-03 ... Posted his season-best mark in the discus throw at the LBSU-UCLA dual, throwing 186-00 ... Registered his best mark in the hammer throw at the Beach Invitational with a distance of 192-05 ... Earned his second Big West All-Academic honor and was LBSU's only men's athlete to receive USTFCCCA All-Academic honors in 2017 ... Also an MPSF All-Academic selection.

2016 (Freshman): Big West qualifier in the discus and hammer ... Finished ninth in the discus at the conference meet (160-06) ... Established a personal-record 171-09 at the Triton Invitational ... Won the event at the Cal Opener ... Runner-up at the Big West Challenge and took third at the Anteater 4-Way Meet ... Registered a season-best 177-04 in the hammer at the Big West Championships ... Named to the Big West All-Academic Team.

2015 (Redshirt): Did not compete.

High School: Four-year letterwinner and two-time team captain at Redwood High School ... Earned team MVP honors as a senior ... Won the discus and finished second in the high jump at the 2014 West Yosemite League Championships ... Placed fifth in the discus with a high school-best 161-11 at the Central Section Masters Championship ... Also lettered in basketball ... Tabbed the league MVP and garnered first-team all-county recognition.

Personal: Majoring in kinesiology with an option in physical education.

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