Event: Javelin (204-2)
Lettered for the first time in his collegiate career after throwing the javelin at the SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Lexington, Kentucky … Ended his season by unleashing a personal best of 204 feet, 2 inches in a 12th-place finish in javelin qualifying at the SEC Championships … Also eclipsed the 200-foot mark for the first time in his career at the LSU Alumni Gold, throwing 200-9 for fourth place … Opened the outdoor season by taking sixth place at Louisiana Tech’s Jim Mize Invitational while throwing a series-best of 193-8 during the meet … Followed with a top throw of 198-1 for fourth place at the Battle on the Bayou … Finished runner-up in the javelin at Miami’s Hurricane Alumni Invitational with a throw of 189-8 … Also threw the javelin at the LSU Invitational, throwing 195-1 for third place in his regular-season finale.
Threw the javelin in four meets during the outdoor season in 2013 … Posted a seasonal-best mark of 176-4 in a 10th-place finish at the LSU Relays … Followed with a seventh-place finish at the Battle on the Bayou while throwing a series-best of 175-5 … Finished in 15th place at the Louisiana Classics while throwing 165-9 in his collegiate debut … Finished in 13th place at the LSU Alumni Gold with a top throw of 167-6.
PRIOR TO LSU
School-record holder in the javelin during his prep career at Dunham High School … Threw a personal record of 183-11 during his senior season in 2012 … Finished as the state runner-up in the javelin and 4x200-meter relay during his senior season … Also captured district and regional titles in the javelin in 2012 … Honored as an all-metro selection for his performance … Helped lead his high school team to a runner-up finish in the team race at the regional meet in 2012 … Placed second in the district and fifth in the region in the javelin as a junior in 2011.
Full name is Philip John Moody II … Born on Dec. 9, 1993 … Parents are Phil and Cindy Moody … Has two younger sisters, Anna and Amelia … Father threw the javelin as a member of the LSU Track & Field program during his collegiate career … Mother also attended LSU … Majoring in accounting.