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Galen Jones
Galen Jones

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Evans, GA

High School:
Lakeside

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 250

Event:
Throws


2007 Outdoor: Redshirted season and retained a year of eligibility... 2006 Outdoor: 2006 NCAA Regional qualifier in the hammer and shot put... Threw personal-best in shot put of 49'8.5" (15.15m) to win the title at the Big South Conference championships... Finished third in the hammer throw at the Big South Conference championships, earning him All-Conference honors, with a personal-best throw of 193'5" (58.96m)... Selected as Coastal's Team MVP... 2005 Outdoor: NCAA Regional qualifier in the hammer with a personal best of 183'11"(56.06m) at the Penn Relays... Finished fourth in the hammer, seventh in the shot put, and eighth in the discus at the 2005 Big South Championships... Won the hammer at the Duke Twilight meet... 2004 Outdoor: Qualified for the USA Track and Field Junior Nationals in the hammer throw... Shot put throw of 45'6.5" (13.88m) at the Blue Heaven Classic was team's second best of season... Discus throw of 136'5" (41.58m) at the Coastal Carolina Invitational was the team's best... High School: Placed fifth in the state in the discus his junior year at Lakeside High... Was a four-year starter on the varsity football squad, playing tight end and serving as team captain... Earned All-Region football honors in 2002... Personal: Full name: Galen Thomas-Nebraska Jones... Son of Richard and Linda Jones... Majoring in sport management.