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
2012 - Earned All-America honorable mention honors in the javelin with a 22nd-place finish at NCAAs (211-8) ... Placed eighth at the NCAA Prelim (230-3) ... Finished third at the Pac-12 meet (223-9) ... Won the javelin vs. USC with a new lifetime-best throw of 233-1 ... Finished fifth at the Mt. SAC Relays (218-6) ... Was third at the Pepsi Invite (226-7) ... Finished first with meet records against WSU and Tennessee (216-2) ... Won the dual with Texas (229-9) ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll ... USFTCCCA All-Academic honoree.

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.

All-American Honors
2012 - Javelin (honorable mention)

Best Marks
Javelin - 233-1
Discus - 165-3
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