Connor Van Fossen
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    Connor Van Fossen

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Missoula, Mont.

    High School:
    Hellgate

    Height:
    5-10

    Event:
    Javelin

    FRESHMAN (2008): Placed sixth in the javelin at the Mountain West Conference championships...recorded a distance of 188'4" at that meet...recorded a career-best throw of 194'7" at the Louisville Classic...one of two Falcons to sweep the top spots at the Jack Christiansen Invitational.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner in track and field...three-time all-state honoree...four-year letterwinner in golf...tied for fifth at the state golf tournament as a senior...earned all-state honors...also lettered three years in basketball...member of the 2005 state championship basketball team.

    PERSONAL: Son of Jim and Jan Van Fossen...has one older sister, Ashleigh (22)...has an aunt who is a retired commander in the Navy...currently undecided on major...named to the Dean's List during first semester...academic all-conference selection...notes that "Grandma Lois and Grandpa Van are my two biggest fans"...attended the Academy's Prep School...earned the highest physical fitness score while at the prep school.

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