THIS SEASON: Freshman David Sellens is a versatile thrower who will add to the Trojans' depth in the discus, shot put and hammer.
HIGH SCHOOL: Sellens graduated in 2013 from Yreka High in Yreka, Calif. He won the shot put with a mark of 49-8.75 and placed third in the discus with a throw of 148-7 as a senior at the 2013 North Section CIF Championships. Was named the Siskiyou County Athlete of the Week on March 28. He was All-Northern Athletic League in football and track and field. He was Lineman of the Year and Most Valuable Field Athlete of the Year for Yreka..also played basketball. Elected the Yreka Homecoming King for 2013. Earned a Ford Family Scholarship.
PERSONAL: David Lawrence Sellens III was born on June 26, 1994 in Mt. Shasta, Calif...He has three sisters, Amber, Vanessa and Samantha...His hobbies include daily Bible study and playing guitar...His favorite food is pizza...Lists Rudy as his sports hero because he proved success has to do with character not caliber...He is a Sociology major at USC.
CAREER BESTS: Discus-- 161-11 Shot -- 50-6