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    Brett Frykberg     
     
      Brett Frykberg
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Jacksonville, Fla.

High School:
Bishop Kenny

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 190

Event:
Javelin/Decathlon

Experience:
1L

2003-Indoor and Outdoor- Sat out season with injury ... Registered his lifetime-best leap of 7-0.25 competing unattached to win the high jump at the Gatorade Classic (May 3) ... Won the open section of the javelin with a lifetime-best throw of 211-8 while competing unattached at the Sea Ray Relays (April 12).

2002-Outdoor- Won Most Valuable Freshman Award for field events at team banquet ... Registered a respectable 6,883 score in his first collegiate decathlon at USC's Trojan Classic Decathlon (March 18) ... Notched season bests in the high jump (6-11) and shot put (43-9.25), both the second-best marks on the squad, at the Trojan Decathlon (March 17-18) ... Forced to withdraw from the SEC Decathlon after sustaining a hamstring injury during the first day ... Before his SEC withdrawal, Frykberg stood a respectable ninth with 3,539 points in spite of the injury ... Showed his mettle by returning to the SEC meet and recording a then-lifetime-best throw of 195-8 in the javelin and 6-10.25 leap in the high jump to take eighth in both and help the Vols to the team title (May 12) ... Took fourth with a 192-7 dart in the javelin at the Knoxville Invitational ... Helped Tennessee run away with the Gatorade Classic team title courtesy of a third-place finish in the high jump (6-9), a pair of sixth-place finishes in the shot put (43-0.25) and javelin (178-0) and a seventh-place finish in the long jump (21-5.25) ... Third-place, 6-6.75 effort in the high jump helped the Volunteers turn back West Coast powers at the Cal Invitational.

2002-Indoor- Posted his lifetime-best pentathlon score of 3,827, the season's third-best score by a Vol, at the SEC Indoors to earn fifth (Feb. 22) ... Also entered the SEC Indoor high jump to scrap for more points, where he finished fifth with a then-lifetime-best, 6-10.75 clearance at Arkansas (Feb. 24) ... Placed fifth with 3,638 points at Virginia Tech's Kroger Invitational Pentathlon ... Contributed a third-place, 6-9 finish in the high jump and 10th-place, 40-9.75 effort in the shot put to help push the Vols to a half-point win at the SEC Eastern Division Challenge.

2001- Won James Snow Award (most outstanding academic freshman) at team banquet ... Redshirted ... Opened his collegiate decathlon career competing unattached at the Sea Ray Relays, but suffered an event-ending injury during competition.

HIGH SCHOOL- Best marks from high school include a 6-7 leap in the high jump, 47-6 heave in the shot put, 148-0 fling in the discus and 11.2 clocking in the 100m dash.

Pronunciation- FRY-berg.

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