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John Forsythe Athlete Profile

John Forsythe

John Forsythe
Position: Throws Height: 6-6 Weight: 270 Roster Years: 2003-2005 Hometown: Richfield


Born July 1981 in St. George, Utah ... parents are Marv and Marie Forsythe ... served in the Hungary Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ... married to Chelsea Forsythe of the BYU Women's Track Team ... majoring in Business Management.

Before BYU

Male Athlete of the Year and Most Valuable Athlete on the track team his senior year ... placed eighth in the discus at the Junior College National Championships while at Rick's College.


BEST MARKS: DT - 164-06, SP - 42-00.

2004 | Junior Year

Took 13th in the discus at the Sun Angel Classic with a throw of 156-04 ... finished seventh in the discus at the Robison Invitational with a throw of 156-00 ... captured fourth in the discus with a throw of 160-03 at the BYU Wells Fargo Invitational ... named Mountain West Conference Scholar Athlete.

2005 | Senior Year

Took 12th in the discus at the BYU Outdoor Invitational with a throw of 144 ... threw the discus in the Robison Invitational (140-02) ... finished eighth in the discus at the Weber Twighlight (140-10.5) ... named MWC Scholar Athlete and Academic All-MWC.