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  Derek Eager
Derek Eager

Player Profile
Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Renton, WA

High School:
Tahoma

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 230

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
05/03/1992

07/25/2012

6 Track & Field Athletes Named to USTFCCCA All-Academic Teams

Four women and two men were named to All-Academic teams for the outdoor season.

06/09/2012

Men 17th; Women 21st at NCAA Track & Field Championships

Both squads improve in a big way over last year's NCAA team finishes.

06/09/2012

Men Finish 17th; Women Tie for 21st at NCAA Track & Field Championships

Both squads improve in a big way over last year's NCAA team finishes.

06/07/2012

Nilsson Places 6th in Decathlon at NCAA Championships

The Swedish sophomore scores a lifetime-best of 7823 points to earn All-America honors.

06/06/2012

Nilsson Has Strong Opening Day in Decathlon at NCAAs

The sophomore posts two lifetime-bests and three season-best marks on day one of decathlon.

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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