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Elijah Skinner
Elijah Skinner

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Salladsburg, Pa.

High School:
Jersey Shore

Event:
Throws

Experience:
SR


04/16/2013

Track and Field Well Recognized at SAAB Banquet

Women's cross country garners highest GPA award; Casciano recognized for "True Grit"

06/05/2012

Over 100 Nittany Lions Earn Spring Academic All-Big Ten Recognition

Penn State has a total of 4,023 honorees during 18 years of the program

04/17/2012

Track and Field Honored at SAAB Banquet

Senior Anna Muzio receives Student-Athlete

Skinner's TFRRS Profile

On the National Scene ... || 2012 Outdoor || Finished 31st overall at the NCAA First Round, qualifying for the second year in-a-row. || 2011 Outdoor || Qualified for the NCAA First Round in the javelin, placing 39th overall.

At the Big Ten Championships ... || 2012 Outdoor || Scored a fifth-place standing at the Big Ten Championships with a toss of 196-6 (59.91). || 2011 Outdoor || Scored a fourth-place finish via a career-best throw of 208-7 (63.58). || 2010 Outdoor || Placed 12th in the javelin with a toss of 174-0 (53.05).

In the Field ... || 2012 || Turned in a season-best 207-0 (63.09) at the Jim Thorpe Open ... Won the javelin at the Bucknell Team Challenge ... Placed second at the Jim Click Shootout, and third at the LSU Invitational. || 2011 Outdoor || Threw 199-10 (60.92) to win the javelin at the George Mason Spring Invitational ... Placed second at the Jesse Owens Classic ... Finished fourth at both the Auburn War Eagle Invitational, and the Jim Thorpe Open. || 2010 Outdoor || Competed in one regular season meet, taking 12th in the javelin at the Jesse Owens Classic with a performance of 173-10 (52.98).

Before Penn State...|| High School || District IV Champion in the javelin and the long jump as a junior ... PA State qualifier in the long jump and javelin ... Four-year letterwinner and a team captain ... Also an All-State punter in football. || Personal || Son of Leslie Whitehill and Dennis Skinner ... Born August 22, 1990 in Williamsport, Pa. ... Majoring in Rehabilitation and Human Services.

Collegiate Personal Bests || Track and Field

Event Indoor Outdoor
Javelin *** 208-7 (63.58)
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