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Tim Abbott

Class: R-Senior
Position: Throws
Height: 6-5

Previous School: Cedar Park Christian HS

Hometown: Kenmore, Wash.

Top Efforts in a Liberty Uniform
SP – 52-4 (15.95m)
DISC – 170-7 (52.00m)
WT – 48-11 (14.91m) (Indoor)
HAM – 140-2 (42.72m)

2014 Outdoor Track & Field (R-Jr.)
• Scored points in two throwing events at the Big South meet, coming in fourth in the discus and seventh in the shot put
• Placed 12th in the IC4A discus competition
• Threw the discus a personal-best 170-7 at the Liberty Twilight Qualifier, becoming the sixth Flame ever to crack the 170-foot barrier
• Made significant improvements in the shot put during the season, pushing his personal best to 52-4 at the Highlander Invitational

2013-14 Indoor Track & Field (R-Jr.)
• Boosted his weight throw personal best to 48-11 at the Big South Championship, where he placed 13th
• Top shot put mark of the year (47-5.25) netted a third-place finish at the Liberty Kickoff

2013 Outdoor Track & Field (Jr.)
• Big South Presidential Honor Roll
• Did not compete in any meets for Liberty and was redshirted

2012-13 Indoor Track & Field (Jr.)
• Did not compete in any meets for Liberty and was redshirted

2012 Outdoor Track & Field (So.)
• Big South Presidential Honor Roll
• Enjoyed a breakthrough season in the discus, improving by more than 15 feet from his freshman campaign
• Placed fourth in the Big South discus final and seventh at the IC4A meet
• Recorded a season-best discus mark of 167-4 at IC4A
• Came in 16th in the Big South shot put competition

2011-12 Indoor Track & Field (So.)
• Finished sixth in the shot put and 11th in the weight throw at the Big South Championship
• Recorded a season-best shot put mark of 49-9.75 at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup
• Threw the weight a season-best 48-9 at the Liberty Quad

2011 Outdoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Big South Presidential Honor Roll member
• Posted a ninth-place discus finish and a 12th-place shot put showing at the Big South meet
• His season-best throws of 46-4 in the shot put and 151-11 in the discus both occurred at the Radford Invitational.

2010-11 Indoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• 12th-place finisher in the Big South shot put final
• Shot putted a season-best 46-1.5 at the Liberty Quad

Prep
• Graduated from Cedar Park Christian School
• Top marks included 48-10 in the shot put and 160-10 in the discus
• Came in fourth in the discus at the Washington 1A state meet as a senior
• Named team MVP in 2010
• Played high school football

Personal
• Son of Greg and Carrie Abbott
• Double major in finance and economics
• Birthday is on Dec. 28