The Long Beach Renaissance Hotel played host to a wonderful evening Thursday.
49er men take first, women place second
49er men in first, women in third
Adam Bianchessi wins the javelin, Michael Vaughan claims the triple jump title
Jacob Fraser takes top honors in the shot put and discus
2016 & 2015 BIG WEST CHAMPION (Hammer)
THREE-TIME NCAA WEST PRELIMINARY QUALIFIER
FIVE-TIME ALL-BIG WEST PERFORMER
LBSU OUTDOOR BESTS
Shot Put: 51-11
Hammer: 214-01 (4th all-time)
LBSU INDOOR BESTS
Shot Put: 47-10.75
Weight Throw: 66-04.25 (3rd all-time)
2016 (Senior): Finished 18th out of 48 in the hammer throw at the NCAA West Prelims ... Defended his Big West title with a toss of 211-01 ... Also scored in the javelin with a seventh-place performance at the conference meet (195-09) ... Threw for over 200 feet in 12 of 13 hammer competitions and had six individual victories ... Hit a personal-record 214-01 for runner-up honors at the USC Trojan Invitational ... That mark ranks fourth in school history ... Won the hammer at the Cal Opener (201-02), Ben Brown Invitational (208-00), Anteater 4-Way Meet (205-01), UCR Spring Track Classic (210-02) and Big West Challenge (202-08) ... Two-time Big West Men's Field Athlete of the Week ... Registered three top-10 showings in the weight throw during the indoor season ... Finished ahead of the pack at the UW Invitational with a then lifetime-best 63-09.75 ... Topped that at the MPSF Championships where he took third at 66-04.25 ... That mark moved him up to No. 3 on the LBSU all-time charts.
2015 (Junior): Finished two spots out of qualifying for the NCAA Championships in the hammer throw ... Matched his then lifetime-best at 206-01 to take 14th out of 48 competitors at the NCAA West Prelims ... Previously hit 206-01 at the Ben Brown Invitational ... Scored 18 points at the Big West Championships ... Claimed the conference title in the hammer (205-06) and earned runner-up honors in the javelin with a personal-record 202-11 ... Notched individual victories in the hammer at the Big West Challenge and Anteater 4-Way Meet ... Competed in the weight throw during the indoor campaign ... Established a season-best 57-11.75 to place 10th at the MPSF Championships ... Won the event at the Lumberjack Team Challenge (57-01).
2014 (Sophomore): NCAA West Preliminary qualifier in the hammer ... Scored 13 points at the Big West Championships with a runner-up finish in the javelin and a fourth-place showing in the hammer ... Won the hammer at the Cal-Nevada Championships with a season-best 200-02 ... Added individual victories at the Anteater 4-Way Meet and RCC Quad Meet ... Registered a season-best 197-05 in the javelin at the Beach Invitational ... Competed in the shot put (47-10.75) and weight throw (52-05.5) during the indoor season.
2013 (Freshman): Scored 12 points in three events at the Big West Championships ... Earned all-conference honors with a third-place finish in the javelin ... Took fifth in the hammer and seventh in the shot put ... Registered season bests of 51-11 in the shot put and 191-06 in the javelin at the Big West meet ... Notched a season-best 182-02 in the hammer at the Beach Invitational.
2012 (Redshirt): Did not compete.
High School: Won four letters in track & field at Millikan High School ... Claimed the Moore League title in the shot put and discus as a junior and senior ... State finalist in 2011 ... Three-time team captain ... Established a school-record 166-07 in the discus ... Added pre-collegiate bests in the shot put (59-02), hammer (174-02) and javelin (170-00) ... Also lettered four years in football ... All-league selection as a punter and defensive end ... Won the Don Woitovich Dual Sport Athlete Award.
Personal: Majoring in human development.
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