Position
Javelin
Height
6'5
Class
Redshirt
Hometown
Liberty, Pa.
High School
South Park HS

Event: Javelin (239-8)

All-American
SEC Champion
All-SEC

CAREER CAPSULE
Transferred to Oklahoma following his junior season … Finished his LSU career ranked No. 2 on the school’s all-time performance list in the javelin with a career-best mark of 239-8 … Set his personal best in a winning performance at the SEC Outdoor meet in 2007 … Earned All-America honors in the javelin during the 2007 season with a sixth-place finish in the event at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Sacramento, Calif. … Also qualified for the NCAA Championships as a junior in 2008 … Was an NCAA Mideast Regional participant in each of his three seasons with the Tigers.

2008
Was an NCAA Championships participant in the javelin for the second-straight season … Just missed qualifying for the national final with a 13th-place finish in his specialty at the NCAA Outdoor Championships … Recorded a mark of 210-11 in qualifying at the NCAA meet … Automatically qualified for the national meet with a third-place finish at the NCAA Mideast Regional (220-4) … Just missed earning all-conference honors after finishing fourth in the javelin at the SEC Outdoor Championships, recording a distance of 215-8 at the conference meet … Won javelin titles at the LSU Tiger Relays (224-3), Tiger Invitational (237-2) and Penn Relays (228-8) … His mark at the Tiger Invitational was a seasonal best … Also threw the javelin a the Willie Williams Classic (213-6) and Texas Relays (222-7) … Recorded a regional qualifying mark in all six meets leading up to the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships … Did not compete during the indoor season for the third year in a row.

2007
Enjoyed a breakout sophomore season for the Tigers in 2007 … Earned his first career All-America honor in the javelin with a sixth-place finish at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships … Recorded a throw of 225-11 in the national final … Helped lead the Tigers to a national runner-up finish during the outdoor season … Won his first career SEC title in the event with a personal-best toss of 239-8 at the SEC Outdoor Championships in Tuscaloosa, Ala. … Nearly set the school record in the javelin as he finished the season ranked No. 2 on LSU’s all-time outdoor performance in the event … Automatically qualified for the national meet with a fourth-place finish at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships (228-4) … Won javelin titles at the LSU Tiger Classic (217-11) and LSU Alumni Gold (236-0) … Also threw the javelin at the Louisiana Classics (224-1), LSU Tiger Relays (222-11), Texas Relays (229-9), Sun Angel Classic (231-1) and Penn Relays (224-9) … Set a new PR in his specialty five times in 2007 … Posted a team high eight regional qualifying marks during the season.

2006
Enjoyed a successful first season with the Tigers, earning a spot in the NCAA Mideast Regional with a qualifying mark of 206-7 set at the Miami Elite Invitational … Finished third at the Miami Elite … Recorded a seasonal-best throw of 211-1 at the NCAA Mideast Regional to finish the meet in seventh place … Finished second at the Tiger Classic with a distance of 198-5 … Nearly missed earning all-conference honors by finishing the SEC Outdoor Championships in fourth place with a throw of 203-0 … Also competed in the Louisiana Classics (190-6), LSU Tiger Relays (200-2), Texas Relays (189-11), LSU Alumni Gold (205-11) and Penn Relays (203-5) … Did not compete during the indoor season.

PRIOR TO LSU
Four year letterwinner in track and field for coach Chuck Villa at South Park High School … Earned All-America honors in the javelin as a junior … Was the Region 2 champion and record holder in the event that same year, recording a then personal-best throw of 213-9 … Distance is also a South Park school record and a Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) record … Won the Western Pennsylvania championship in three-straight years (2003-05) … Was a two-time all-state selection … Won both the tri-state county and PIAA state javelin titles during his junior season … Helped his team to the district championship in 2004.

PERSONAL
Born on Sept. 29, 1986 … Son of Richard and Cecelia Radgowski … Has two younger siblings, Taylor and Connor.

 

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