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Aaron Moore
Position: Throws
Height: 6'2"
Class: Junior
Experience: Squad
City/State: Mandeville, La.
High School: Fontainebleau HS
Major: Civil Engineering
Born: 10/02/1989
Aaron Moore Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 11/14/2012

Event: Javelin (229-6)

All-SEC

CAREER CAPSULE
Was a four-time NCAA Championships qualifier in the javelin during his collegiate career at LSU from 2009-12 ... Finished his career tied as the No. 7-ranked javelin thrower in program history with a career-best of 229 feet, 6 inches ... Posted his best career finish at the NCAA Championships as a freshman after finishing in 15th place at the national meet ... Earned All-SEC honors during his sophomore season with a silver-medal winning performance at the SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Knoxville, Tenn. ... Also won the SEC Outdoor bronze medal in the javelin during his senior season in 2012 ... Was a four-time selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2012
An NCAA Championships qualifier in the javelin for the fourth-straight season ... Wrapped up his college career with a 20th-place finish in the javelin at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships ... Threw a series-best of 216-7 at Drake Stadium in his final appearance for the Tigers ... Qualified for the NCAA semifinal with an 11th-place finish at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds ... Threw 218-8 on his sixth and final throw of the competition to move into the Top 12 of the final standings at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds while advancing to the national semifinal ... Scored six points for the Tigers as the SEC Outdoor bronze medalist in the javelin ... Broke his own personal record by exactly one foot with a seasonal-best throw of 229-6 to claim third place at the SEC Outdoor meet held at LSU's Bernie Moore Track Stadium ... Moved into a tie for the No. 7 spot on LSU's all-time outdoor performance list with his effort ... Kicked off the 2012 outdoor season by throwing 225-9 for second place at the LSU Relays ... Won the javelin title at the Battle on the Bayou with a mark of 216-9 ... Took third place in the event at the LSU Alumni Gold while matching his season-opening performance of 225-9 ... Threw 227-5 for sixth place at the Texas Relays ... Also threw the javelin at the Arizona State Tri-Meet (203-4) and Penn Relays (204-5) during the outdoor season ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the fourth time in his career following the season ... Also received an all-academic selection by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

2011
Set a new personal record in the javelin with a top throw of 228 feet, 6 inches en route to a fifth-place finish at the 117th Penn Relays ... Strengthened his position as the No. 8-ranked performer in school history on LSU's all-time outdoor performance list in the javelin throw ... Kicked off the 2011 postseason with a 14th-place finish at the SEC Outdoor Championships (191-0) ... Competed in the event at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds for the second year in a row ... Threw 209-1 for a 23rd-place finish at the NCAA East Prelims ... Opened the outdoor season with a third-place finish at the Louisiana Classics after throwing 215-5 ... Followed with a fourth-place finish at the LSU Invitational (210-3) and 12th-place finish at the Texas Relays (216-6) ... Took fourth place overall at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational with a mark of 188-6 ... Did not compete during the indoor season ... Earned his third selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll following the 2011 season.

2010
Established himself as one of the elite javelin throwers in the Southeastern Conference by earning All-SEC honors for the first time in his career ... Shattered his previous personal best by more than six feet with a mark of 226-8 at the SEC Outdoor Championships en route to an All-SEC second-place finish ... Scored eight points for the Tigers as the team finished runner-up in the final team standings at the SEC Outdoor meet ... Earned the right to compete at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in Greensboro, N.C., with his performance during the regular season ... Finished in 20th place at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds with a mark of 207-0 ... Threw 210-4 at the Penn Relays to earn a fourth-place finish in the event ... Earned third-place finishes at the LSU Tiger Relays (209-10) and Miami Elite Invitational (200-6) ... Finished the 2010 season ranked No. 8 on LSU's all-time outdoor performance list in the javelin ... Did not compete during the indoor season ... Honored as a member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the second time in his career.

2009
An NCAA Championships qualifier in his first season with the Tigers ... Recorded a mark of 213-6 en route to a 15th-place finish at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Fayetteville, Ark. ... Earned an at-large berth into the NCAA Outdoor meet with a seasonal best and previous personal-best mark of 220-3 at the Cole-Lancon Twilight ... Also posted a regional qualifying mark of 209-1 in a seventh-place finish at the SEC Outdoor Championships ... Finished in 10th place in his first career appearance at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships with a throw of 207-10 ... Also threw the javelin at the LSU Tiger Relays (195-10), LSU Alumni Gold (193-9) and Northwestern State Invitational (199-9) ... Did not compete during the indoor season ... Named a member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll and a recipient of the LSU Scholar-Athlete Director's Cup in 2009.

PRIOR TO LSU
A javelin thrower who came to LSU with a personal best of 188 feet, 3 inches in the event ... Won the District 4-5A title in the javelin in 2007 and 2008 ... Placed second in Region 2-5A in 2007 and third in the region in 2008 ... Capped his high school career with a third-place finish in his specialty at the state meet.

PERSONAL
Full name is Aaron Joseph Atticus Moore ... Born on Oct. 2, 1989 ... Son of Joseph and Terrice Moore ... Has a younger brother, Patrick ... Majoring in civil engineering.

 

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