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Jose Ballivian

Class: R-Junior Position: Throws Height: 5-11 Previous School: Universidad de los Andes Hometown: Santiago, Chile

Top Efforts in a Liberty Uniform
SP - 59-0 (17.98m) (Indoor)
DISC - 179-0 (54.55m)
WT - 36-7.5 (11.16m) (Indoor)

ASUN Individual Titles (1)
2019 Indoor Shot Put

All-ASUN Honors (3)
2019 Indoor Shot Put - 1st
2019 Outdoor Shot Put - 2nd
2019 Outdoor Discus - 2nd

2020 Outdoor Track & Field
• Season was cancelled due to health concerns related to the COVID-19 virus

2020 Indoor Track & Field (R-Jr.)
• Heaved the shot put a personal-best 59-0 for fourth place in the ASUN final
• Improved his shot put distance at each of his last four meets of the season, going from 57-1.5 at the season-opening Virginia Tech Invitational to 59-0 at the ASUN Championship

2019 Outdoor Track & Field (R-So.)
• ASUN shot put (season-best 58-1) and discus (season-best 179-0) runner-up, moving into Liberty's all-time top five for both events
• NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round meet qualifier in the shot put and discus
• Swept the shot put and discus titles at the season-opening Jim Settle Spring Break Invitational
• Gamecock Invitational discus champion, earning ASUN Men's Field Athlete of the week recognition
• Represented Chile in the shot put at the World University Games in Italy
• ASUN Academic Honor Roll member

2019 Indoor Track & Field (R-So.)
• Posted top-three finishes in all six of his shot put competitions, headlined by the ASUN title (meet-record and personal-best 58-8.5)
• IC4A shot put runner-up
• Named ASUN Men's Field Athlete of the Week on Jan. 23 & 30 after opening his Liberty career with a third-place shot put finish at the Hokie Invitational and a victory at the Liberty Kickoff

Prep
• Graduated from Colegio Monte Tabor
• Represented Chile at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games and the 2016 IAAF World U20 Championships
• Set a national under-20 men's discus record (187-6)
• Placed fifth in the discus and seventh in the shot put at the 2017 South American Championships
• Top marks with senior implements include 182-2 for the discus and 56-8.5 for the shot put

Personal
• Son of Jose Miguel Ballivian and Maria Soledad Achondo
• Birthday is Dec. 17
• Major is business administration