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Frank Anuszewski

Player Profile
Hometown:
Pottstown, Pa.

High School:
St. Pius X

Position:
Throws

Birthdate:
03/08/1990

Experience:
Sr./Sr.

05/05/2012

Anuszewski Places Second in Hammer on First Day of BIG EAST Championships

Senior thrower has terrific final throw, earns All-BIG EAST honors

04/27/2012

Villanova Places Sixth in Distance Medley Relay at Penn Relays

Incredible race saw top six teams separated by only eight-tenths of a second

04/22/2012

Wildcats Win Five Events at Widener Invitational

Villanova captures wins in three running events, two field events

04/16/2012

Wildcats Compete in Five Events at Delaware Open

Anuszewski placed third in the hammer, sixth in discus to lead Villanova

04/08/2012

Wildcats Finish in Sixth Place at Colonial Relays

Several strong performances make weekend a successful one for Villanova

On Anuszewski: Consistent contributor for the Wildcats in the throwing events at the BIG EAST level ... Developed into an All-BIG EAST performer during the course of his career ... Top individual events were the weight throw and the hammer throw.

2012 Outdoor: Had his best season of competition in the hammer and earned All-BIG EAST honors with a runner-up finish at the conference meet ... His mark of 56.88 meters at the BIG EAST meet was his third personal best of the season ... Opened the season with a then-personal best mark of 55.85m in a first place finish at the Big Five Invite ... Less than one week later was the runner-up at the Danny Curran Invitational (55.93m) ... Finished in third place at both the Delaware Open (51.76m) and the Widener Invitational (50.05m) and was sixth at the Colonial Relays (48.37m) ... Established a personal best in the javelin with a throw of 48.26 meters at the Widener meet, where he finished in eighth place ... Threw the discus three times and had a season-best toss of 43.66 meters at the Danny Curran Invitational ... Also placed second at the Big Five Invite (43.10m) and sixth at the Delaware Open (43.60m).

2012 Indoor: Earned All-BIG EAST honors for the first time in his career with a third place finish in the weight throw at the BIG EAST Championships ... Registered a career-best throw of 18.76 meters at the conference meet ... Also qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the shot put and came in 15th with a throw of 14.42 meters ... During the season was a double winner in the weight throw and the shot put at the season-opening Jack Pyrah Invitational ... Set a then-personal best in the weight throw (18.69 meters) and also registered a personal best in the shot put (15.14 meters) ... Recorded throws of 17.48 meters in the weight throw and 13.88 meters in the shot put in the championship sections of both events at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational ... Finished 13th out of 37 competitors in the weight throw at the New Balance meet ... Came in third in the weight throw and eighth in the shot put at the NYC Gotham Cup ... Registered a sixth place finish in the weight throw at the Great Dane Classic ... Placed 16th in the weight throw (16.42m) and 18th in the shot put (14.21m) at the Penn State National.

2011 Outdoor: Scored team points in the hammer throw at the BIG EAST Championships with a career-best throw of 55.83 meters ... Qualified to compete in the hammer at the IC4A Championship and placed 13th ... Tallied four throws of 50 meters or better, including a distance of 50.59 meters at the Colonial Relays, where he won his flight and earned his qualification for the BIG EAST meet ... Came in third at the Swarthmore Last Chance Meet with a distance of 53.93 meters ... Also qualified for the conference meet in the discus after establishing a new career-best of 45.36 meters at the Widener Invitational ... Came in 15th at the conference meet ... Competed twice in the shot put during the season.

2011 Indoor: Established new career highs in the weight throw twice during the season, including his current mark of 17.17 meters which came at the BIG EAST Championships ... Finished fifth at the conference meet to score team points in the event ... Opened the season with a then-career best throw of 16.79 meters at the Jack Pyrah Invitational, where he placed third and earned his qualifying mark for the BIG EAST meet ... Placed third in the shot put at the Jack Pyrah Invitational with a season-best distance of 14.30 meters.

2010 Outdoor: Qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the discus ... Top mark of the season was 42.85 meters at the Widener Invitational, where he also had a season-best throw of 47.68 meters in the hammer.

2010 Indoor: Competed at the BIG EAST Championships in the weight throw ... His top distance of the season was at the Jack Pyrah Invitational, where he registered a throw of 16.00 meters ... Competed in the shot put as well, finishing second at the Seamus McGelligott Invitational (14.51 meters) and third at the Jack Pyrah Invitational.

2009 Outdoor: Competed in four meets in the discus, javelin and shot put ... His best finishes of the season were 10th place in the discus and the shot put at the Swarthmore Last Chance Meet ... Recorded distances of 37.61 meters and 12.07 meters in those two events, respectively ... Threw a season-best 47.40 meters in the javelin at the Danny Curran Invitational.

2009 Indoor: Finished ninth at the Jack Pyrah Invitational, where his mark of 13.13 meters was a season best ... Also took ninth place in the weight throw at the Jack Pyrah meet with a toss of 11.27 meters.

Personal: Older of two sons of Dave and Donna Anuszewski ... Has a younger brother, John (19) ... Majoring in Chemical Engineering.

PERSONAL BESTS

Shot Put          15.14 Meters        2011 Jack Pyrah Invitational
Weight Throw      18.76 Meters        2012 BIG EAST Championships
Discus            45.36 Meters        2011 Widener Invitational
Javelin           48.26 Meters        2012 Widener Invitational
Hammer            56.88 Meters        2012 BIG EAST Outdoor Championships

CAREER AWARDS

All-BIG EAST                          2012 Indoor (Weight Throw)
All-BIG EAST                          2012 Outdoor (Hammer)
BIG EAST Academic All-Star            2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12
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