On Wu: Three-year letterwinner at Maryland in both football and track … earned All-East honors the past two seasons in the shot put … IC4A qualifier all three seasons in shot and discus … finished fifth in the shot put at ACC Indoor Championships in three straight seasons … starting right guard on Terp football team that went 3-8 last season … 11-game starter on an offensive line that helped post the sixth-most improved rushing offense in the country and limited sacks to half their total from the previous season … redshirted his 1995 football season and returns next year as a fifth-year senior.
As a Junior: Finished in top-five six times, including a fifth-place finish in the weight throw at the ACC Indoor Championships … placed third in the weight throw at the Delaware Invitational with a toss of 55-0 … placed third in the discus at the Miami Invitational with a throw of 148-7.
As a Sophomore: Fifth in the ACC Indoor Championships with a 52-10 1/4 in the shot … was eighth at IC4A Championships with a 52-2 ½ … finished fifth in the discus at the ACC Outdoor Championships with a throw of 159-8.
As a Freshman: Fifth in the ACC Indoor Championships in the shot put with a toss of 52-10 ¾ … eighth in the IC4A Championships in the shot put with a throw of 51-11 ¼.
Before Maryland: All-America and all-state track performer at St. Charles High … prep All-American and highly touted Midwest football prospect … maintained a 4.0 high school GPA. Personal: Jamieson Wu … born Sept. 18, 1977 … son of Donna and Robert Wu.
Career Bests Shot Put 53-7 1/2 Father Diamond Invitational, 1998 Discus 159-8 ACC Outdoor Championships, 1996 Weight 53-6 ¼ Delaware Invitational, 1999