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  Eric Chapman

Eric Chapman

Player Profile

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Cowpens, S.C.

High School:
Broome

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 200

Event:
Throws

Major:
Physical Education

2009 Outdoor: Finished fifth in the hammer throw at the A-Sun Championships, earning points for the Spartans (5/15) ... Won the hammer throw at the Furman Invitational with a personal-best toss of 148-11 (4/11)...Also took ninth-place in the discus at that meet ... Earned sixth-place finishes in the discus and hammer at the Georgia Bulldog Limited, where he set a personal-best with a discus toss of 125-00, the second-best throw in school history (4/18) ... Finished fourth in the discus throw at the Winthrop Invitational (3/27) ... Also saw a top-10 finish in the hammer at the Orange and Purple Classic (5/9) ... Earned the team's dedication award ... A member of the A-Sun All-Academic Team.

2008-09 Indoor: Sat out second half of the season with a back injury ... Earned his top performance of the season in the weight throw at the Appalachian Limited with a toss of 41-05.00 (1/17) ... Also competed in the weight throw at the UNC Classic (1/24).

Before USC Upstate: Lettered in football and track and field at Broome ... Was a 2005 preseason all-state selection in football ... Named the 2005 best offensive lineman ... 2005 all-region selection as a offensive lineman ... 2005 all-state selection as a offensive lineman ... Member of the Broome Honors Society and Beta Club.

Personal: Born on May 11, 1988 ... Son of Brett and Marlene Chapman ... Has a sister, Heather ... Majoring in fitness and recreation ... Favorite food is steak ... Favorite movie is "Remember the Titans"... Favorite song is "Heart of a Champion" ... Enjoys weightlifting, playing basketball and video games.

Chapman's Personal Bests
Indoor Track & Field
Weight Throw	41-05.00, Appalachian Limited (1/17/09)
Outdoor Track & Field
Shot Put	36-04.00, Wofford Dual Meet (4/17/09)
Discus Throw	125-00, Georgia Bulldog Limited (4/18/09)
Hammer Throw	148-11, Furman Invitational (4/11/09)

 
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