Darius Frye
Darius Frye


Memphis, Tennessee

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 253


Personal Bests
Shot Put	47-3 (14.40)
Shot Put	46-2.75 (14.09)
Discus	158-5.5 (48.30)
2004: INDOOR-Competed in just one meet for the Tigers...Placed eighth in the shot put at the ASU Kickoff Klassic with a throw of 42'1.5" (12.84m)...OUTDOOR-Competed in the shot put in three meets and the discus in six meets...Grabbed a third place finish in the shot put at the Murray State Invitational with a season-best toss of 46'2.75" (14.09m)...Set a personal best mark in the discus and took third place at the SEMO Gatorade Classic with a throw of 158'5.5" (48.30m)...Placed third in the discus at the Murray State Invitational (155'5.75"; 47.39m)...Finished tenth in the discus at C-USA Championships with a throw of 139'11.25" (42.65m).

PREP: Attended Craigmont H.S...Lettered in track four years...Won the 2003 Memphis City Championship in the shot put and discus...Won the Summer Track Association State Championship in the discus in 2003...Ranked fifth in the nation at the Summer Junior Olympics in the discus...Holds his school's record in the discus (171-05.00)...Was on the principal's list...Coached by D. Purnell.

PERSONAL: Born in Memphis, Tennessee on November 14, 1984...Full name is Darius Montrezz Frye...Son of Lemont Frye and Curstella Tate...Major is architectural engineering...Enjoys art and writing poetry...Hopes to be an engineer someday...Involved in reading to children community projects...Favorite music is rap...Chose Memphis because it was close to home.

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