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John Collins

Player Profile
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Clarksburg, Md.

High School:
Damascus

Height:
6-3

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
02/19/1981

As a Senior: (Redshirted)- Indoor-Finished third in the shot put at the Terrapin Invitational...won the weight throw at the Terrapin Invitational with a distance of 55-8.5...at the Maryland Invitational, finished sixth in the shot put, and second in the weight throw with a distance of 56-0.5.

As a Junior: Indoor Season-- Qualified for the IC4A Championships in the weight throw ... competed at the ACC Championships ... won the weight throw in consecutive weeks at the Delaware Invitational (55-11.75) and the Blue Heaven Rumble (57-7.75) ... season's best mark came at the Blue Heaven Rumble ... also threw the shot put ... Outdoor Season-- Had a team-high throw in the hammer of 178-1 at the ACC Championships, where he finished seventh ... is currently fourth in the school record books in the hammer toss ... qualified for the IC4A Championships, finishing 16th ... had a second-place finish at the Maryland Invitational and a third-place showing at the Mason Invitational ... also competed in the javelin and shot put ...

As a Sophomore: IC4A qualifier ... finished first in the weight throw at the George Mason Invitational ... had a season high throw in the weight throw at the Penn State Indoor Meet, throwing 55-10 ¼ ... finished second in the weight throw at both the Bucknell and Delaware Invitationals ... during the outdoor season threw the shot put, discus, hammer and the javelin ... had a strong showing in the hammer throw at the Alabama Relays ... threw a season high in the hammer (160) at the ACC Outdoor Championships ... had best overall day at the Terrapin Invitational, finishing fourth in the shot, fifth in the discus, third in the hammer, and sixth in the javelin ... competed in the IC4A Indoor Championships in the weight throw

As a Freshman: Took third in the hammer throw at the George Mason Invitational ... placed fifth in the shot put and sixth in the discus at the Terrapin Invitational ... finished seventh in both the shot put and the discus at the Virginia Commonwealth Invitational ...

Before Maryland: Lettered in both track and basketball ... placed seventh in the shot put and 10th in the discus at the state championships ... earned Harry V. Stipe scholar-athlete award ...

Personal: John Perry Collins ... part of College Park Scholars program ... born Feb. 19, 1981 ... brother Matthew entering freshman season on Terps' track team ... son of Susan and Samuel Collins.

Personal Bests Hammer 160-0 ACC Outdoor Championships 2001 Weight Throw 55-10 ¼ Penn State Indoor Meet, 2001



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