Trojans also entered at the CSULA Twilight Meet
Selma, Kleinsasser, Ozorai and Conatser Shine At Cal State L.A. Invitational
Trojans also to compete at the Cal State L.A. Invitational
Trojans win 5 of 8 events they competed in at Cal-Nevada; Andrews PRs at Stanford
Trojans to be at Cal, Stanford and San Diego
THIS YEAR: Junior Remington (Remy) Conatser is expected to immediately challenge USC's all-time top 10 list in the hammer throw and be very competitive at the conference and national level in the event. Last year he established the American junior college/community college record in the hammer throw with a mark of 217-5.
BEFORE USC: Conatser spent two seasons at Saddleback Junior College where he set the American junior college/community college record in the hammer throw when he won the event at the Ben Brown Invitational on March 9, 2012 with a throw of 215-9 (65.76m). He bettered by three and a half feet the old record which had stood for 18 years of 212-1 set by Dave Loshonkohl of San Diego Mesa College in 1993. Conatster then improved his record with a PR of 217-5 (66.26m) to win at the Tiny Lister Invitational on April 6. What makes it even more impressive is Conatser did not even learn to throw the hammer until the 2011 track season. He also won the Orange Empire Conference javelin title in 2012 with a PR of 187-11 (57.28m). Conatser also has a PR of 155-10 in the discus throw.
HIGH SCHOOL: Conatser is a 2009 graduate of Capistrano Valley High where he competed in water polo and volleyball. He was an All-South Coast League selection in volleyball. He was also involved in the IB program and a graduate of the El Camino Fire Academy.
PERSONAL: Remy was born on July 20, 1990 in Mission Viejo, Calif...His parents are Shell and Desiree and he has one brother, Alex...In his spare time he likes to eat, sleep and train...His sports hero is two-time Olympic hammer throw medalist Koji Murofushi for being a superb athlete and an excellent role model...His favorite type of cuisine is Thai food...Would like to travel to Australia some day...His goal for after USC is to make the Olympic team...He is a Human Performance major at USC.
CAREER BESTS: Hammer -- 217-5 (66.26m) Discus-- 155-10 Javelin -- 189-11 (57.28m)