Larry Jones
Larry  Jones

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Ruston, La.

High School:
Ruston HS

Height:
6-2

Event:
Throws

Experience:
HS

2008: Earned All-WAC honors for the outdoor season...Earned All-LSWA honors...Finished as the runner-up in the discus in the outdoor WAC Championships with a throw of 176' 7.5"...Finished third in the javelin at the WAC Outdoor Championships with a throw of 62.59m...Top throw of the outdoor season in the shot put 49' 4.5"...Finished 11th in the shot put at the WAC outdoor championships...Finished ninth in the weight throw at the WAC indoor championships with a throw of 56' 4.5"...Finished 10th in the shot put at the indoor WAC Championships...Top throw in the shot put for the indoor season was a throw of 48' 8.75"...

High School: Lettered four years for the Ruston High School Bearcats... finished as district champion in the discus in 2003, 2005 and 2006... also finished as district champion in 2005 for the javelin... earned state title in discus in 2005 and 2006... also is Louisiana 5A record holder for discus... finished as 2005 National Junior Olympic Champion in discus... helped lead Bearcats to state title.

Getting Acquainted: Son of Carolyn and Larry Jones... has two brothers, Anthony and Marcus... majoring in sociology... born May 16, 1987

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