Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Zeb Sion (Georgia Tech)

Zeb Sion
Zeb  Sion
Pocatello, Idaho
High School:
Height / Weight:
6-5 / 270
Shot Put, Discus

In 2003-04: Won his first ACC title in the shot put at the Outdoor ACC Championships with a season-best mark of 58'01.00" ... Qualified for the NCAA East Region Championships, finishing 14th with a throw of 55'4.25" ... Had a 10th-place finish at the outdoor ACC meet in the discus (143'02") ... Tallied a personal-record mark of 155'06" in the discus at the Florida Relays ... Earned All-ACC honors during the indoor season at the ACC Championships with a third-place finish in the shot put (58'0.25") ... Held the third best tally in the ACC in the shot put at the Tiger Invitational ... ACC Academic Honor Roll. In 2002-03: Broke the school record in the shot put during the indoor and outdoor seasons ... Set a new shot put outdoor mark at the Clemson Relays with a toss of 59'05" ... Earned All-ACC honors with a third-place throw of 57'07.75" at the Outdoor ACC Championships ... Finished fifth at the NCAA East Region Championships (57'11.25") ... Had a 22nd-place finish at the NCAA Championships (56'10.75") ... Top discus throw came at the Orange & Purple Classic (147'11") ... Set a new indoor school record in the shot put at the Bronco Qualifier (58'02") ... Tallied a fourth-place finish at the Indoor ACC Championships (55'11.25") ... Finished third at the Virginia Tech Last Chance and Kentucky Invitational meets ... ACC Academic Honor Roll. In 2001-02: Tech's top performer in the shot put as a freshman...Finished the season at the Jackets' second-best all-time indoor performer and third-best outdoor performer in the shot put... Earned All-ACC honors during the indoor season with a second-place finish at the conference championships...Mark at that meet (56'5.75") was an indoor season best...Did not place lower than fourth in any of his seven indoor shot put competitions...Career-best outdoor mark (56'9.25") came in a win at the Yellow Jacket Invitational...Also placed first in the shot at the Knoxville Invitational and the Clemson Orange & Purple Classic...Finished sixth in the shot and 16th in the discus at the ACC Outdoor Championships...Top mark in the discus (153'8.00") came at the Knoxville Invitational and ranked second on the team...Ranked 15th in the world among juniors in the 16-pound shot put...Owned the ACC's second-best mark in the shot during the indoor season and fifth-best outdoors...ACC Academic Honor Roll. High School: Idaho state shot put and discus champion as a senior at Highland High School...Career-best shot put performance of 64'3.00" ranked seventh nationally among high school athletes during 2000-01...That toss established the Idaho state record, breaking a mark that stood for 31 years...Two-time all-state and three-time all-district honoree...Placed second in the shot and third in the discus at the Idaho state meet as a junior...Finished second in the shot put at the 2001 USATF Junior Olympics...Four-time letterwinner and team captain as a junior and senior...Also played football for one season...Member of National Honor Society...Graduated with high honors. Personal: Zebulon R. Sion...Born Aug. 8, 1983...Son of Russell and Beverly Sion...Majoring in management...Father played football for Idaho State University.
Sion's Career Top Marks
Shot Put58'2.00"*59'5.00"*

* - School Record

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