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    Davis Fraker
    Davis Fraker
    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Peachtree City, Ga.

    High School:
    McIntosh

    Event:
    Throws

    Birthdate:
    02/26/1992

    I/O Eligibility:
    JR/JR

    04/13/2013

    Illini Win Lee Calhoun Invitational

    One Illini sets meet record; two tie

    04/11/2013

    Illini Set for Lee Calhoun Memorial Invitational

    Orange and Blue will travel to Macomb, Ill., for meet

    04/07/2013

    Four Illini Victorious at Tiger Track Classic

    Three Orange and Blue crack school's top-10

    04/04/2013

    Illini Travel to Auburn's Tiger Track Classic

    Meet will take place at Hutsell-Rosen Track

    03/30/2013

    Illini Win Bill Cornell Spring Classic

    The squad scored 161 team points; five titles

    05/10/2013

    Day 1 Photo Gallery

    Pictures from day one of the 2013 Big Ten Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

    01/25/2013

    Illini Classic 1/19/13

    Photos from Illini Classic at UI Armory

    At Illinois

    2013 Track and Field
    Outdoor:
    Opened the season with a third place finish in Shot Put at the Big Ten/SEC Challenge with his best mark of the season at 57-0 3/4 (17.30m)... Also took third in the hammer throw at the Big Ten/SEC Challenge with a throwing distance of 177-9 (54.10m)...Placed second in shot put at the Lee Calhoun Memorial with a mark of 53-7 3/4 (16.35m)... Recorded his season-best mark of 201-7 (61.45m) in the hammer throw at the Big Ten Championship, which was sufficient for a sixth place finish overall... Competed at the NCAA West Prelims in the hammer throw event.

    Indoor: Initiated the indoor season at the Illini Classic where he recorded a second place finish in the weight throw with a mark of 62-8 (19.10m)... Boasted his top mark of the season in the weight throw at the Big Ten's with a distance of 67-9 (20.67m) for a seventh place finish... Posted his best shot put distance of the indoor season at the Spire Invite with a mark of 56-8 3/4 (17.29m).

    2012 Track and Field
    Outdoor: Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Round of Championship in the hammer throw ... Scored points for the Illini at the Big Ten Championships in the hammer throw, finishing sixth ... Set the hammer throw school record at the Drake Relays with a mark of 207-8 (63.30m) ... Won two hammer throw titles with the first coming at the Tom Botts Invitational and the second at the SEC/Big Ten Challenge ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    Indoor: Redshirted.

    2011 Track and Field
    Outdoor: Did not participate

    Indoor:Earned second-team All-American honors after placing 10th in the weight throw at the NCAA Championships ... First Illini ever to qualify for NCAA Championships in the event ... Placed third in the weight throw at the Big Ten Championships ... Broke the weight throw school record at the Illini Classic with a mark of 68-2 1/4 (20.78m).

    High School
    2010 New Balance national champion in the shot put and runner-up in the discus and hammer throw ... 2009 and 2010 Georgia Class 4A state champion in the shot put and discus ... 2009 USATF World Youth Team Member ... 2010 USATF Indoor Sr. Championships Qualifier in the weight throw (13th) and shot put (11th) ... Owns the following personal bests: 216-6 (12-lb. hammer throw), 196-6 (1.6k discus), 67-8.75 (12-lb. indoor shot put), 80-2 (25-lb. weight throw), 59-0.75 (16-lb. indoor shot put), and 65-8 (35-lb. weight throw) ... Boasts the No. 1 all-time mark by a high school athlete in the 35-lb. weight throw and No. 2 all-time in the indoor shot put ... Ranked second nationally in the 12-lb. indoor shot put, fifth in the 12-lb. outdoor shot put and 12-lb. hammer throw, and 10th in the discus .. 2010 All-American High School National champ in shot put ... Two-time state champion in the shot put and discus.

    Personal
    Full name is Davis Marshall Fraker ... Born Feb. 26, 1992 ... Parents are Tom and Marsha Fraker ... Has a brother, Benn and a sister, Addie ... Biggest thrill in sports is winning ... Majoring in kinesiology.

    Fraker's Personal Bests
    Outdoor
    Shot Put: 57-0 1/2 (17.08m) - Tom Botts Invitational (4/14/12)
    Discus: 152-11 (46.61m) - SEC/Big Ten Challenge (3/23/12)
    Hammer Throw: 207-8 (63.30m) - Drake Relays (4/27/12)

    Indoor
    Shot Put: 58-10 (17.93m) - Iowa State NCAA Qualifier (3/5/11)
    Weight Throw: 68-10 ½ (20.99m) - Big Ten Championships (3/1/14)

    Updated March 2014

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