UCLA Track & Field BIO
Derek Eager
Player Profile:
Derek Eager 1264293
Position: Javelin
Other Position: Throws
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 230
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Renton, Wash.
High School: Tahoma
Summer 2011 - Won the USATF Jr. National javelin crown with a throw of 227-1 and was a member of Team USA's PanAm Junior team where he finished eighth with a throw of 216.2.

2011 - Redshirt season ... Competing unattached, posted top marks of 165-3 in the discus and 217-3 in the javelin ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

Summer 2010 - Competed in the World Junior Championships ... Placed second at the USATF Jr. Nationals in the javelin with a mark of 230-6.

High School - Earned three varsity letters in track and wrestling and two letters in football at Tahoma HS ... Track and Field News High School All-American in the javelin ... Ended the 2010 season with the No. 3 javelin mark in the nation (230-6) and the 13th-best mark in the discus (197-1) ... Six-time state finalist ... 4A state champion in the discus and javelin ... WA state record-holder in the javelin (230-6) ... WA Gatorade Track and Field Athlete of the Year ... Team Captain ... Set the school record in the shot (58-6), disc (197-1) and javelin (229-5) ... Three-time Junior Olympic national champion in the javelin.

Personal - Born May 3, 1992 in Renton, WA ... Son of Keith and Sally Eager ... Has one brother and sister, Brock and Kylie ... Undeclared major.

Best Marks
Javelin - 230-6
Discus - 165-3

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