Emil Mejares
Emil Mejares
Height: 5-8
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Murrieta, Calif.
High School: Vista Murrieta HS
Position: Distance

UC Santa Barbara
Mejares competed in the discus and hammer throw events as a freshman...His personal best in the hammer measured 143-11.5 at the UCSD Triton Invite...His season best in the discus measured 141-5 which we threw at the Ben Brown Invite.

High School
Mejares was a two-sport athlete at Vista Murrieta High School and named All-County in Football for Defensive Tackle...Was League Champion in the Discus and made All-League team...Placed fifth at CIF Finals...Named CIF Team Champion...Nike Track and Field Nationals Champion.

Majoring in Biology...Parents are Emilio and Bita...Has one brother Miguel and one sister Erika...In his free time, Mejares enjoys playing FIFA...Favorite movie is "Shawshank Redemption"...Enjoys listening to "Queen" and "Rolling Stones"...Favorite books are the "Harry Potter" series...Favorite athlete is Manny Pacquiao.

Collegiate Career Bests
Discus - 141-5 (Ben Brown Invite, 3/5/11)
Hammer Throw - 143-11.5 (UCSD Triton Invite, 4/22/11)