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07/03/2012

Men's Track and Field Earns 31 Academic Honor Roll Selections

Rome earns fourth career nod to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

03/22/2012

Navy Men's Track at Home on Saturday; Team Picked Second in Preseason Poll

Mids to compete in lone home meet of the outdoor season.

12/01/2011

Navy Men's Indoor Track to Open Season Saturday

Mids to host 12-team Navy Invitational at the Wesley A. Brown Field House

Career Performance Lists

2010-11 (Junior Season):
• Competed in the high jump during the indoor season after recovering from an injury
• Cleared 6-0½ at the Navy Four-Team Meet
• Saw action in the triple jump during the outdoor season
• Improved triple jump distance in each meet
• Made a season-best triple jump of 42-2¾ at the Army-Navy Outdoor Star Meet

2009-10 (Sophomore Season):
• Paced team with a 4,413 in the heptathlon at the Patriot League Indoor Championships, scoring and earning a fifth-place finish
• Completed a PR high jump of 6'8¼" at the Princeton Dual
• Placed 12th at the IC4A Indoor Championships in the high jump
• Had an indoor-season best jump of 21'10¼" in the long jump at the Princeton Dual
• Posted Navy's best triple jump of the indoor season with a distance of 44'6¾" at the Princeton Dual
• Finished in the top-5 in the high jump at five outdoor events, including a third place finish at the Patriot League Championships
• Set a PR of 22'7¾" in the long jump to place third at the Military Championships
• Placed second at the Navy Three-Team Meet and third at the outdoor Star Meet in the long jump
• Established a new PR of 47'1" in the triple jump to place fourth at the Military Championships
• Won the triple jump at the Navy Three-Team meet and the Pt. Loma Open
• Placed seventh in the triple jump at the Patriot League Outdoor Championships

2008-09 (Freshman Season):
• Team's top multi-event athlete as a freshman
• Ranked fifth among league high jumpers on the year
• Finished fourth in the heptathlon at the Patriot League Indoor Championship
• Posted Navy-best and IC4A-qualifying 6'8¼" to win high jump event of heptathlon
• Placed seventh in the high jump at the indoor league meet
• Delivered runner-up high jump effort (6'8") during indoor Star Meet
• Came in 10th in the decathlon at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship

High School / Personal:
• A 2008 graduate of Fork Union Military Academy in Fork Union, Va.
• Four-year letterwinner on track team and class salutatorian
• Nike Indoor All-American in the Pentathlon (4th, 3318 pts)
• Two-time state champion and six-time state runner-up
• Member of seven state championship teams (Indoor and Outdoor) at FUMA
• Son of Tim and Joan Platz
• Mother, Joan, is a Navy pilot and Class of '81 graduate
• Majoring in history

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