USTFCCCA announces All-Academic Individual selections
Veterans along with new recruits add depth
Goal of the meet to make top-12, trip to Eugene, Ore.
Horned Frogs compete in Austin May 23-25
Horned Frogs in double-dual with LSU, host Bruins
2014 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
Continued his successful discus career putting up the top four marks by a Horned Frog in 2014 ... threw for six separate top five finishes ... kicked off the season with a third place finish at the TCU Invitational (March 20-21) ... followed that up with a fifth place mark at the Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational (April 11) ... improved his next week's results with a fourth place finish at the Michael Johnson/Dr. Pepper Classic (April 18) ... set a personal-record at the Longhorn Invitational (May 3) with a distance of 55.52m, earning him a fourth place finish in the event ... broke his own record at the Big 12 Championships (May 18), increasing his personal-best to 56.23, finishing fourth ... increased the distance of his throws in five-straight meets (53.16m-56-23m) from the Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational - the Big 12 Championships.
Did not compete in the 2013-14 indoor season.
Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminaries in the discus, finishing 28th ... posted best throw of his TCU career during third-place effort at the Texas Invitational, throwing 178-4 (54.36m) ... after 2013 outdoor season, ranks fourth in TCU history in the disc ... finished 11th in the discus at the Big 12 Championships.
Competed in the shot put in two meets for TCU.
PRIOR TO TCU
Went to Royal Grammar School while working with coach Gary Herrington ... 2012 Olympic Trials finalist in the discus ... third in the discus at the UK Under-23 Championships in 2012 ... English schools champion in the shot put and discus.
Born Sept. 3, 1992 ... son of Asim and Anna Damadzic .. brother Alen played soccer for University of Nottingham ... kinesiology major.