Jim Roberts Athlete Profile

Jim Roberts

Jim Roberts
Position: Throws Height: 6-5 Weight: 240 Hometown: Cleveland



All-America

  • 1999 USTFCCCA Shot Put
  • 2000 USTFCCCA Shot Put
  • 2001 USTFCCCA Shot Put (Indoor)
  • 2001 USTFCCCA Shot Put (Outdoor)

Personal

Parents are Danny and Pat...Eagle Scout...Served a two-year LDS Church mission to Panama...His hobby is cooking...Majoring in general studies.

Before BYU

Named All-American for his sixth-place shot put finish at the 1999 NCAA Indoors...Two-time discus State Champ in Texas...Shot state champ...Ranked 1st in nation in High School Boy's Discus in 1995.

Summary

Indoor WAC Champion in 1996...Most Improved track athlete at BYU in 1999...Voted Most Inspirational by teammates in 1999...Most points scored in field events in 1999...Freshman of the Year in Shot Put in 1999...Best Marks: Shot Put - 64' 8", Discus - 183', Hammer - 191' 8".