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David Silkman
Position: Javelin
Year: Junior
Hometown: Leawood, Kan.
High School: Bishop Miege
Experience: 2 Letters

2014 Outdoor — Threw the javelin for a seventh place finish at the MVC Outdoor Championship... placed fourth in the javelin at both the Messersmith Invite and Musco Invitational... placed 12th in the javelin at the Drake Relays... had a personal best throw of 194-8 for third at the Gateway Invite... second at the Arkansas Spring Invitational.

2013 Outdoor — Placed sixth in javelin at State Farm MVC Outdoor Championship with a personal best throw of 191-05... finished 15th in javelin at the Drake Relays and 11th at the Kansas Relays... third in javelin at the Duncan Invitational... claimed first in javelin at Ashford Spring Classic.

Prep — Claimed sixth place in the javelin for Bishop Miege High at the 2012 Kansas 5A state track and field meet... placed second at the regional qualifier and was the Eastern Kansas League javelin champion his senior year... was a three-year letterwinner in track and field... named an Eastern Kansas League scholar-athlete... member of the National Honor Society.

Personal —Health Sciences major...recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship...honored with the MVC Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award for 2013-14... son of Jeffrey and Lorraine Silkman...brother to Kara and Andrew...born in August, 1993 in Kansas. 

Personal Bests
Javelin - 194-08 (59.33m)