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John Calvert
Position: Throws
Year: Senior
Hometown: Saginaw, Mich.
High School: Ferris State
Major: Health Fitness (3.33 GPA)
John Calvert
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 06/15/2011

2011 (Outdoor Track and Field): Placed second in the shot put (54-00) at the Black and Gold meet (3/26) ... took fifth in the shot put (52-11 1/2) at the Toledo Collegiate Challenge (4/2) ... placed third in the shot put with a toss of 52-3 3/4 at the Lenny Lyles Invitational (4/22) ... won the shot put with a toss of 54-9 1/4 at the Lyle Bennett Open (4/30) ... took fourth in the shot put with a distance of 53-11 1/4 ... finished seventh in the shot put with a toss of 53-5 3/4 at the MAC Championships (5-12-5/14) ... Academic All-MAC honorable mention.

2011 (Indoor Track and Field): Earned Academic All-MAC honors ... won the shot put with a toss of 54-2 at the Chippewa Open (12/3) ... took second in the shot put at the Chip Invite (1/14) after a 53-9 3/4 foot toss ... finished third in the shot put with a toss at 54-10 1/4 at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational (1/22) ... came in second in the shot put at The Cardinal (1/28) after a toss of 55-05 ... finished fourth in the blue divisions shot put with 51-10 1/2 ... took fourth in the shot put after a career-best toss of 55-05 3/4 at the MAC Indoor Championships (2/25-2/26).

2010 (Outdoor Track and Field): Threw a season-best 50-11 1/2 in the shot put at the Raleigh Relays … took fourth in the shot put (50-10 1/4) at the Len Paddock Invitational.

2010 (Indoor Track and Field):
Took seventh in the shot put at the MAC Indoor Championships (53-2 1/4) … named MAC Field Athlete of the Week after winning the shot put (53-0 3/4) at the season-opening SVSU Holiday Classic … finished runner-up in the shot put with a career-best 55-5 at the Chippewa Invitational.

2009 (Outdoor Track and Field): Scored at the MAC Outdoor Championships in the shot put (51-9) … finished fifth in the shot put (50-1 1/4) at the Miami Invitational.

2009 (Indoor Track and Field):
Took third in the shot put (51-8 1/4) at the Jack Skoog Open.

2008 (Outdoor Track and Field): Redshirted.

2008 (Indoor Track and Field): Redshirted.

High School—
Earned four letters each in track and field and football … two-time all-county and all-conference performer in track … all-region honoree in track … honorable mention all-county in football … four-time member of the Saginaw Valley Conference All-Academic team.

Career Bests—
Shot put (55-05 3/4); weight throw (43-0); discus (120-0); hammer throw (142-4).