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Rand Nelson
Rand Nelson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Vestavia Hills, Ala.

High School:
Vestavia Hills

Position:
Javelin



Career Bests:
• Javelin - 188-10

Freshman (2008-09): Posted a new career best throw by nearly five feet in the javelin at the Florida Relays where he threw a mark of 188-10 to finish 15th...posted a mark of 182-8 3/4 in the javelin at the Alabama Relays to finish seventh.

Prep and Personal: Coached by Brett Huber...helped lead 2008 track team to the 6A State Championship Title in 2008...also a member of the state championship wrestling team in 2007 and 2008...named All-State runner-up in wrestling in 2006 and went on to win the state championship in 2008...earned the "Most Pins" award at the 2008 wrestling State Tournament...holds the school record for the most pins in a season (2008)...Birthday: April 4, 1990...Parents: Jim and Tam Nelson...Siblings: Jack, Park, Zach, Samantha, Lucy, Amy, Miller and Caroline...Majoring in Journalism.