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    Andy Ward
    Andy Ward
    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Frederick, Ill.

    High School:
    Rushville-Industry

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 230

    Event:
    Throws

    AT ILLINOIS

    2007 Outdoor
    Did not compete.

    2007 Indoor
    Competed in the shot put at the Big Ten Championships ... Took third in the shot put at the Illinois Invitational with a personal-best mark of 50-7 ... Marked a personal-best 49-2 in the weight throw at the Hoosier Hills Invitational ... Took fourth in the weight throw at the Illinois Invitational.

    High School
    State champion in the discus in 2006, also placing second in the shot put ... Qualified for the state meet in the discus four times and in the shot put twice ... Lettered in track and field for four years and in football for three ... All-state football player as a senior.

    Personal
    Full name is Russell Andrew Ward ... Born June 20, 1988 ... Son of Dean and Sandra Ward ... Has one sister, Emily ... Majoring in crop science ... Hobbies include hunting and fishing.

    PERSONAL BESTS
    Indoor
    Shot Put: 50-7 (15.24m)
    Weight Throw: 49-2 (15.00m)

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