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2011 Men's Track & Field Roster

Mario Ariet

Gainesville, Fla. (Buchholz)






Javelin: 68.10m/223-5, 2009 Pepsi Florida Relays, Gainesville, Fla.


2009 AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN: Wins: 1 (o) War Eagle Invitational javelin (66.41m/217-10) An NCAA East Regional qualifier Second in the javelin championship at the Penn Relays Carnival (67.02m/219-10) Picked up his first collegiate victory at the War Eagle Invitational, capturing the javelin event (66.41m/217-10) Placed second in the javelin at the Pepsi Florida Relays with a personal-best toss (68.11m/223-5).


2008 AS A FRESHMAN: Qualified for the U.S. Junior Championships in the javelin Posted a personal-best of 60.87m/199-8.


HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Bests of 158-9 (DT) and 48-7 (SP) Competed in track & field only as a senior at Buchholz Class 4A District 1 discus champion (155-9.50) in 2007 Also took third in discus at Class 4A Region 1 meet (150-7) Earned Field Athlete of the Year at Buchholz Also a defensive end and linebacker on the football team Collected honorable mention all-state and first-team all-area accolades in football Posted the highest GPA on the team as a senior Helped lead the Buchholz weightlifting team to a county championship in 2006.


MAJOR: Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

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