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  • Javelin
  • 5-10/ 184
  • Ind: Senior, Out: Senior
  • New Orleans, La. (Brother Martin HS/ LSU)
  • BD: 2/27/79 (New Orleans, La.)



Javelin: 189-8

HONORS: (One-time SEC Academic Honor Roll) 2002 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2002 (JUNIOR INDOORS/SENIOR OUTDOORS): Best of 187-0 (Javelin) ... Competed in six meets (all outdoors)... Marked at 169-1 at the SEC Championships, finished 15th... Seasonal best of 187-1 earned fifth place at the Gatorade Classic... Did not compete for Florida indoors 2001 (Sophomore Indoors/Junior Outdoors): Best of 186-8 in the Javelin... Competed in six meets (all outdoors)... Did not compete indoors... Named to the SEC Good Works At-Large Team... Finished ninth at the SEC Championships javelin, 184-0... Second at the Yellow Jacket Invitational (179-3).. Earned his first-career win with a 176-5 at the Florida Relays collegiate division... Set seasonal best with a 186-8 at the SEC Triangular, second place. 2001 Wins (1): (o) Florida Relays collegiate division (176-5).

2000 AS A SOPHOMORE (Outdoors): Best of 189-8 in the Javelin... Competed in four meets, all outdoors... Ninth in the Outdoor SEC Championships Javelin, 176-7 (53.83m).

HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: 1997 Rummel Invitational Outstanding Field Performer; 1997 All-District Academic Team; 1997 Brother Martin High track and field captain... 1995 Louisiana Games javelin Champion... Brother Martin High finished third in 1996 Louisiana State Championships... 1996 regional champions... Competed at the 1994 USATF Junior National Championships. High School Coaches: Mike Misita and Mike Materne.

PREP BESTS: Discus: 139-10; Javelin: 190-6

"BEYOND THE STATS": Attended LSU from the fall of 1997 to the spring of 1999... Brother Martin High swimming team captain in 1996... Crusaders finished as Louisiana state and New Orleans city runners-up in 1994... Lists Tom Pukstys, the American Record holder in the javelin, as the person he admires most in track... Trained with Pukstys at LSU... Vice President of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee at Florida... President of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes... Enjoys saltwater fishing and drag racing... Has three cousins who attend or attended Tulane to compete in the javelin: Will Juinus (1994-1997), Nathan Junius (1997- present) and Sacha Junius (1999-present)... Son of Diane and Harold W. Baur II... Born Paul Matthew Baur on February 2, 1979 in New Orleans, La... Has two brothers, Harold and Mark and one sister, Erin.

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