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07/08/2015

Buffone Named Patriot League Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Track and field standout is Navy’s sixth honoree of the award

06/30/2015

2014-15 Navy Athletics Year In Review

Navy finished with an overall record of 288-164-10 (.634)

06/25/2015

Buffone Named To CoSIDA Academic All-America First Team

Buffone held a perfect 4.00 GPA in all four years at the Academy while majoring in physics

06/19/2015

Men's Track and Field Records a Patriot League-Best 42 on Honor Roll

Nine Mids recorded 4.00 GPAs during the spring semester

05/28/2015

Stalnaker Records Navy's Top Finish on Day One at NCAA East Regional

Stalnaker finished 16th in the 10K

Career Performance List

Career Honors
• 2015 Patriot League Hammer Throw Champion - Outdoor
• 2015 Patriot League Outdoor Track and Field Scholar-Athlete of the Year
• 2015 Academic All-Patriot League Team - Outdoor
• 2015 Patriot League Weight Throw Champion - Indoor
• 2015 Second-Team All-Patriot League (shot put - indoor)
• 2015 Patriot League Indoor Track and Field Scholar-Athlete of the Year
• 2015 Academic All-Patriot League Team - Indoor
• 2014 CoSIDA Academic All-America First Team
• 2014 CoSIDA Academic All-District II First Team
• 2014 Academic All-Patriot League Team
• 2014 Second-Team All-Patriot League (Hammer Throw - Outdoor)
• 2013 Patriot League Outdoor Track and Field All-Academic Team

2014-15 (Senior Season):
• Tallied five first-place finishes in the hammer throw during the outdoor season.
• Career-best mark of 203-10 (62.13m) in the hammer throw for first place at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship.
• Recorded a fourth-place finish at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship in the shot put (53-11; 16.43m).
• Placed seventh in the discus (155-4;47.35m) at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship.
• Earned second team all-league laurels in the shot put with a second-place finish of 55-6.5 (16.93m) at the Patriot League Indoor Championship
• Won the weight throw individual title at the Patriot League Indoor Championship with a throw of 61-10.5 (18.86m)

2013-14 (Junior Season):
• Earned second team all-league laurels in the hammer throw (191-4; 58.33m) at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship
• Placed seventh in the shot put at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship with a mark of 50-10.25 (15.50m)
• Recorded a season-best discus throw of 152-0 (46.32m) at the Point Loma Invitational
• Tallied two first-place finishes in the hammer throw, including a first-place performance at the Army-Navy Outdoor Star Meet (193-10; 59.08m).
• Finished third at the Army-Navy Indoor Star Meet with a season-best throw in the shot put of 51-11.75 (15.84m).
• Placed fifth in the weight throw with a mark of 57-10.5 (17.64m) at the Patriot League Indoor Championship

2012-13 (Sophomore Season):
• Threw a season-best 49-3.25 (15.03m) in the shot put at the Penn Relays for 13th place
• Placed 11th at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship in the shot put with a mark of 46-6.75 (14.19m)
• Tallied a season-best mark in the hammer throw of 180-8 (55.07m) at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship for fifth place
• Recorded a season-high indoor mark in the shot put with a toss of 50-2.75 (15.31) at the Patriot League Indoor Championship for eighth place
• Finished eighth in the weight throw at the Patriot League Indoor Championship for a mark of 55-9.75 (17.01m)

2011-12 (Freshman Season):

• Made a season-best shot put mark of 41-10¾ (12.77m) to place seventh at the Navy Quad Meet
• Placed eighth in the shot put at the Navy Six-Team with a mark of 40-7 (12.37m)
• Placed 10th in the shot put at the Point Loma Open with a throw of 38-10½ (11.85m)
• Took eighth in the hammer at the Point Loma Open at 146-6 (44.66m)
• Made a season-best discus mark of 120-5 (36.70m) at the Navy Five-Team Meet
• Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

High School/Personal:
• A 2011 graduate of Manalapan High School, where he earned four letters in track and field
• Competed in the shot put and the discus
• A two-time district champion in the discus
• Earned all-county honors in 2011
• Two-time team captain in track and field
• Member of the National Honor Society
• Member of the Math Honor Society
• Son of Edward and Denise Buffone
• Majoring in physics
• Has been named to the Commandant's List once and the Dean's List once
• Ranked first in Academic Order of Merit amongst 1,177 classmates with a 4.0 GPA after his freshman year
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