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    Matt Eader
    Matt Eader
    Class:
    Freshman

    Hometown:
    West Frankfort, Ill.

    High School:
    Frankfort HS

    Event:
    Throws

    Birthdate:
    02/19/1990

    High School
    2008 Illinois Class A state champion in the shot put and runner-up in the discus ... Was third in the shot put at both the 2006 and 2007 Illinois Class A Track and Field Championships and eighth in the discus in 2007 ... Five-time All-State honoree and six-time All-Conference honoree in track and field ... Also named All-Conference in football twice ... Holds conference records and school records in both the shot put and discus ... Earned four letters in both track and field and football and one letter in basketball.

    Personal
    Born Feb. 19, 1990 ... Son of Jerry and Laura Eader ... Has one older sister, Sara ... Hobbies include watching movies, hunting and traveling ... Says his parents most influenced his athletic career ... Majoring in history ... Plans to eventually become a lawyer.

    Eader's High School Personal Bests
    Shot Put: 61-9 1/2 (18.83m)
    Discus: 182-6 (55.63m)

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