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Sina Javidan-Nejad
Position: Throws
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Fair Oaks, Calif.
High School: Jesuit
Major: undeclared

Career Bests (thru end of the 2014 collegiate season):

Shot Put: 45-10 3/4 (13.99m)
Discus: 142-0 (43.29m)

2014 Season: Outdoors - Competed unattached in the shot put and discus while redshirting ... opened at the Hornet Invitational, with a personal best of 45-10 3/4 in the shot ... competed in five meets ... established a PB in the discus of 142-0 while finishing seventh at the Payton Jordan Invitational. Indoors -- Did not compete.

High School: The graduate of Jesuit High in Carmichael was one of Northern California’s top throwers, earning a pair of top-three finishes at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Meet … second in the shot put and third in the discus, earning state meet berths in both events in 2013 … best shot put of 58-4½ earned second at the SJS Division I finals … improved by nearly 10 feet in each of the past two years in the shot, from 40-0 as a sophomore ... best discus of 164-2 came at the state meet prelims.

Personal: The son of Javid Javidan-Nejad and Nasim Fazel ... has a younger sister, Monah ... born in Michigan ... high school coaches and teammates called him "The Persian Machine" ... volunteers at local Farsi school and co-runs summer sports camp for Persian youth in the Sacramento area ... awarded Art History Scholar of the Year at Jesuit High ... member of National Honors Society for two years ... anticipates majoring in biology with a possible career as an anesthesiologist ... enjoys spending time with family and friends ... was 6-foot-6, 285 pounds entering Stanford.

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