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Josh Padgett
Position: Throws
Year: Senior
City/State: Forest City, N.C.
High School: Chase H.S.
Josh Padgett Biography
Courtesy: Gardner-Webb
Release: 06/25/2010

2011 Outdoor: Posted a 14th-placed finish in the javelin throw with a personal best mark of 44.09 meters at the 2011 Big South Outdoor Track & Field Championships ... Recorded a sixth-place finish in the javelin throw with a distance of 41.20 meters at the Lenoir-Rhyne PowerSox Invitational ... Also posted a sixth-place finish in the javelin at the Terrier Relays with a mark of 41.34 meters ... Picked up a sixth-place finish in the javelin throw with a mark of 43.09 meters and a 10th-place finish in the hammer throw with a distance of 36.60 meters at the Carolina's Cup ... Earned a ninth-place finish in the javelin throw with a mark of 34.93 and a 12th-place finish in the hammer throw with a mark of 40.69 meters at the Asics/Winthrop Invitational ... Turned in a throw of 36.62 meters in the javelin throw event at the 49er Classic.

2010-11 Indoor: Recorded a top-20 finish in the weight throw (10.12 m) at the Appalachian Opener, finishing in 18th-place ... Also competed at the Appalachian Collegiate Indoor.

2009-10 Outdoor: Finished 15th in the javelin throw at the 2010 Big South Championships with a mark of 37.84 meters ... Set a new personal best distance of 38.18 meters in the javelin throw, taking fifth-place at the Inaugural Carolinas Cup in Rock Hill, S.C. ... Placed 15th overall in the javelin throw with a toss of 34.49 meters at the 2010 Aggie Relays ... Turned in a throw of 37.36 meters in the javelin throw at the Asics Winthrop Invitational ... Also turned in a throw of 35.19 meters in the javelin throw event at the Charlotte 49er Classic.

2009-10 Indoor: Picked up a 21st-place finish in the 200 meter dash with a time of 26.89 at the Appalachian Mountaineer Open ... Finished 28th overall in the 400 meter dash with a time of 1:03:03 at the Appalachian Open.

Before Gardner-Webb: Was a multi-sport student-athlete at nearby Chase High School ... Lettered all four-years at Chase in cross country, wrestling and track and field ... Was an eight-time academic award winner ... Was a Wendy's High School Heisman finalist.

 


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