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  Chris Ricks
Chris Ricks

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Reynoldsburg, Ohio

High School:
Reynoldsburg

Height:
6-4

Event:
Throws


05/13/2012

Four Mids Earn All-East Honors at IC4A Championship

Rome, Snelgrove, Ricks and Vetere post top-eight finishes.

05/10/2012

Men's Track Sending Large Contingent to IC4A Championship

All six of Navy's Patriot League individual champions will return to action.

05/04/2012

Navy Men in the Lead After First Day of Outdoor League Championship

Navy goes 1-2 in the javelin and the pole vault.

05/03/2012

Navy Men's Outdoor Track and Field Prepares for League Championship

Mids head to Holy Cross this weekend for outdoor league meet.

04/28/2012

Men's Track Wraps Up Competition at Penn Relays

Navy has strong day in the hammer throw.

Career Performance Lists

Career Bests
Hammer Throw - 187-11 (57.29m)
Javelin - 210-9 (64.24m)
Weight Throw - 60-3¼ (18.37m)

Ricks' Career Honors:
• 2012 IC4A All-East Performer (Hammer) • 2011 Second-Team All-Patriot League (Hammer)
• 2011 Patriot League Indoor Weight Throw Champion
• 2010 NCAA East Regional Qualifier (Javelin)
• 2009 Second-Team All-Patriot League (Javelin)
• 2009 IC4A All-East Performer (Javelin)

2010-11 (Junior Season):
• Won the weight throw at the Patriot League Indoor Championship with a PR of 60-3¼
• Placed 12th at the IC4A Indoor Championship in the weight throw 55-10¼
• Won the weight throw at the Army-Navy Indoor Star Meet (55-7)
• Placed second in the hammer throw at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship with a season-best mark of 178-10
• Placed 20th in the hammer at the IC4A Outdoor Championship
• Placed seventh in the hammer at the Sam Howell Invite (178-3)
• Won the hammer at the Point Loma Open and the Widener Invite
• Scored and placed third in the javelin at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship (178-0)
• Posted a javelin effort of 172-2 at the Army-Navy Outdoor Star Meet

2009-10 (Sophomore Season):
• Team's top javelin thrower; ranked second on the team in the weight throw and hammer throw
• Made significant improvement from his freshman season in all of his events
• Placed 46th at the NCAA East Regional in the javelin
• Finished fourth in the javelin at the Patriot League Outdoor Championships
• Finished second at the Penn Relays in the javelin with a PR of 210-9
• Won the javelin event at the Pt. Loma Open and placed second at the outdoor Star Meet, Military Championships and Navy Three-Team
• Set a new PR in the hammer throw with a toss of 183-11 to place second at the Military Championships
• Also placed second in the hammer throw at the Navy Three-Team
• Set a PR in the weight throw with a toss of 56-3¾ to finish third at the Patriot League Indoor Championships
• Placed second in the weight throw against Army in the indoor meet

2008-09 (Freshman Season):
• Emerged as team's top javelin thrower
• Earned runner-up honors in the event at the Patriot League Championship
• Delivered season-best 201-3 toss (fourth-longest in conference) to become one of five freshman to earn all-league laurels at the outdoor league meet
• Registered second-longest toss of year (200-10) at IC4A Championship and claimed All-East honors with a seventh-place finish
• Contributed to a 1-2-3 Navy sweep of the javelin versus Army, taking second
• One of two Navy freshmen named to Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

High School / Personal:
• A 2008 graduate of Reynoldsburg High School in Ohio
• Two-sport athlete, earned letters in basketball (4) and baseball (2)
• Team captain and two-time all-conference basketball selection
• Helped team to two conference titles and district championship in 2006
• Pitcher and outfielder on baseball team that finished as district runners-up in 2007
• High school valedictorian
• Son of Larry and Cathy Ricks
• Majoring in mathematics
• Named to the Superintendent's List once, the Commandant's List three times and the Dean's List twice

04/19/14 vs Larry Ellis Invitational All Day
04/19/14 at UF Tom Jones Memorial All Day
04/24/14 vs Penn Relays All Day
04/25/14 vs Penn Relays All Day
04/26/14 vs Penn Relays All Day