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John Hicks

Class: Freshman Position: Throws Height: 6-2 Previous School: Hampshire High School Hometown: Romney, W.Va.

Top Efforts in a Liberty Uniform
SP - 45-11.75 (14.01m) (Indoor)
WT - 59-10.25 (18.25m) (Indoor)

ASUN Individual Titles (1)
2020 Indoor Weight Throw

All-ASUN Honors (1)
2020 Indoor Weight Throw - 1st

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

2020 Indoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• ASUN weight throw champion (Liberty freshman-record 59-10.5) and eighth place shot put finisher (personal-best 45-11.75)
• ASUN Freshman of the Week on Feb. 5 after winning the weight throw at the Liberty Flames Invite
• Added more than eight feet to his weight throw best during the season, going from 51-9.25 at the season-opening Virginia Tech Invitational to 59-10.5 at the ASUN Championship
• ASUN Academic Honor Roll member

Prep
• Graduated from Hampshire High School
• West Virginia state record holder in the discus (190-1)
• Two-time West Virginia AAA state discus champion (2018 and 2019)
• Placed 13th in the discus at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals as a junior
• Top shot put mark measured 51-8.5, and he placed sixth at the state meet as a junior and fifth as a senior

Personal
• Son of John and Kelly Hicks
• Birthday is Oct. 24
• Plans to major in exercise science