Chris Holly
Chris Holly

Hometown:
Topeka, Kan.

High School:
Shawnee Heights

Event:
Throws

Eligibility:
Senior


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Personal Bests Indoor Outdoor
Weight Throw 18.11m (59-5)
Hammer Throw 61.42m (201-6)

2010:
Indoor: Was a weight throw specialist for the Tigers in his first season at Mizzou and turned in a season-best throw of 18.11m (59-5) at the Big 12 Championships, earning him All-Big 12 honors at sixth-place overall ... That mark was a personal-best for the Tiger junior and was the second-best mark by any Tiger during the indoor season ... His previous personal-best in the event came at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational where he tossed 18.05m (59-2 ¾) ... Threw better than 17.00m in seven of his eight meets ... Other notable marks include his 17.72m (58-1 ¾) at the Missouri Collegiate Challenge and his toss of 17.44m (57-2 ¾) at both the MU-KU Border Dual and the ISU Classic. Outdoor: Earned All-Big 12 honors in the hammer throw and was an NCAA First Round qualifier in the event ... Qualified for the NCAA Championships with a season-best mark of 61.42m (201-6) in his home state at the Kansas Relays, earning him third overall in a field of more than 20 throwers ... Threw 59.40m (194-10) at the Big 12 Championships to earn fourth in the event and All-Big 12 honors to go along with his All-Big 12 status in the weight throw during the indoor season ... Threw 56.45m (185-2) at the NCAA First Round ... Was the top collegiate finisher at the Missouri Relays after throwing 59.73m (195-11), which at the time was a personal-best throw.


Junior College:
JUCO National Champion in the hammer throw in 2009 and finished as an All-American in the weight throw at Neosho Community College ... JUCO All-American in the discus in 2008 and finished third nationally in the hammer throw that year as well ... Holds personal-best marks of 15.30m (50-2 ½) in the shot put, 45.49 (149-3) in the discus, 58.69m (192-6) in the hammer and 17.90m (58-8 ¾) in the weight throw.

High School:
Was a three-time All-State honoree at Shawnee Heights high School ... Led his track team to a 2007 State Championship in Class 5A ... Was an All-State honoree in football in 2006 and was a football All-Conference honoree in 2005 and 2006 ... Wrestled to a State Championships in 2007 and finished fifth in his weight class in 2006.

Personal:
Son of Christopher Holly, Sr. and Debra Carter ... Stepfather is Kent Carter and stepmother is Maria Holly ... Born on July 7, 1988, in Topeka, Kan. ... Will be a general studies major during his time at Mizzou.

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