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    Jekabs Sliede
    Jekabs Sliede

    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Riga, Latvia

    Height:
    6-1

    Event:
    Hammer

    Birthdate:
    07/27/1985

    THIS SEASON: Redshirt junior Jekabs Sliede is one of the Trojans' returning hammer throwers that will be asked to step up this season with the graduation of All-American Adam Midles.

    2007: Set a PR in the hammer of 173-9 (52.96m) at the USC-UCLA Dual Meet on April 28.

    2006: Had a season best of 160-5 in the hammer and 156-10 in the javelin.

    2005: Served a redshirt season.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Riga State Gymnasium No. 1.

    PERSONAL: Jekabs was born on July 27, 1985. He is a Business Administration major at USC.