Joe Vasquez
    Joe Vasquez

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Selma, Calif.

    High School:
    Selma HS

    Height:
    6-1

    Event:
    Throws

    Fresno State: (2003) Earned reputation as the team's field-events specialist ... notched NCAA regional qualifying marks in two events: discus (170-3/51.90m) and hammer (198-5/60.48m); both were personal bests ... led the Bulldogs in the hammer and ranked second in the discus ... owned team's top mark in the shot put at 52-6.75 (16.02m) ... named team's Outstanding Field Performer at annual team banquet ... (2002) Owned the best mark on the club in the shot put, garnering a 53-8 1/4 at the Cal Poly Invitational ... his performances in the discus (169-7) and hammer (178-10) were second-best among his teammates ... (2001) Led the squad in the discus with a throw of 169-6 ... second on the squad in the hammer at 151-6 ... named Outstanding Freshman Performer...Kiwanis Torch of Excellence honoree ... Deans List. (2000) Redshirted the season.

    Selma HS: Lettered four years in wrestling and track and field and three years in football ... sophomore of the year in football ... all league three times ... most outstanding offensive and defensive player of the year ... outstanding upper weight wrestler three times ...holds discus record ... 4 x 100-meter relay record...valley champs in track and field...MVP in track and field twice ... outstanding field athlete three times ... shot put: 58-3, discus: 181-2, 4 x 100: 42.1.

    Personal: Born Feb. 13, 1981 in Fresno, Calif., ... parents are Joe and Alma Vasquez...brothers are Erik and Chris ... senior vice president, sophomore class senator and homecoming king at Selma HS ... admires his parents for all of their support.

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