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James Fuson
James  Fuson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Glen Allen, Va.

High School:
Deep Run

Event:
Throws

PRs: SP - 15.68m (51' 5.5"), Disc - 161' 1", Hammer - 55.53m (182' 2"), Weight - 18.18m (59' 7.75")

2012 OUTDOOR
• Set PR of 55.53m (182' 2") in hammer at North Florida Invite

2011-12 INDOOR

• Placed 10th in weight throw and 11th in shot put at ACCs
• Won weight throw at Liberty Quad and Liberty Kick Off
• Set PR of 18.18m (59' 7.75") in weight throw at Liberty Kick Off
• Set PR of 15.68m (51' 5.5") in shot put at Liberty Quad

2011 OUTDOOR
• Finished 10th the shot put at ACCs
• Placed 11th in hammer throw at conference meet
• PR of 162' 6" in hammer at ACCs ranks sixth in UVa history

2011 INDOOR
• Placed ninth in the shot put at ACCs

HIGH SCHOOL
• Four-time VHSL AAA All-State in shot put
• State runner-up indoors in shot put ('10)
• Central Region runner-up in shot put during indoor and outdoor ('10)
• Ranked fifth in Virginia in shot put and 13th in discus during senior outdoor season

Personal:
• Son of Peter and Suzanne Fuson
• Has three sisters, Megan, 23, Katie, 22, and Alyson, 17
• Coached by James Abraham at Deep Run

More about James:
• Favorite movie: Troy
• Favorite TV show: Friends
• Favorite subject: history

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