Tyler Frazier
Tyler Frazier

Hometown:
Witchita, Kan.

High School:
Bishop Carroll Catholic HS

Last College:
Hutchinson CC

Event:
Javelin/Pole Vault Coach (First Season)


Frazier joined the U of M track and field staff in Fall 2007. He was a member of the U of M men's track and field team from 2005-07. While on the team he was part of the 2007 C-USA Conference Outdoor Championship team, a two-time conference scorer and competed in the javelin and pole vault.

Before arriving at Memphis, Frazier was a member of the Hutchinson Community College track and field team. While there he was a two-time NJCAA National Championship Qualifier, NJCAA All-American in the javelin, Junior Olympic qualifier

Frazier graduated with a bachelors degree in Interdisciplinary Studies, from the U of M.

Personal Bests
Outdoor
Pole Vault         15-00.00
Javelin            193-07

2005-06INDOOR- Did not participate in the indoor season. OUTDOOR- Threw 179-09 at the conference meet to finish fourth ... Opened his season with a fourth-place finish at the Rhodes Open ... Won the javelin at the Bulldog Invitational with a season-best effort of 187-05 ... Second-highest individual finisher for the Tigers at the Vanderbilt Invitational, placing second in the javelin.

2003-05 (Hutchinson CC): Competed in the javelin and pole vault for the Blue Dragon track and field team...Qualified for NJCAA National Championships in the javelin in both his freshman and sophomore seasons, placing sixth and earning All-American honors as a sophomore.

PREP: Attended Bishop Carroll Catholic H.S. where he played football and hockey in addition to participating in track and field...Lettered four years in track and three years in football and hockey...Won a 2001 league championship in the pole vault, also placing third in the javelin...Set the Bishop Carroll record in the pole vault with a mark of 13-06.00"...Track coaches were Dusty Trail and Dennis Frazier.

PERSONAL: Born Dec. 4, 1983 in Wichita, Kan....Son of Denis and Carol Fraizer...Father, Denis, (Wichita St.) and grandfather, Donald, (Kansas St.) both participated in football and track in college...Majoring in exercise science...Hopes to become an athletic trainer after graduation from the U of M.

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