Event: Javelin (214-5)
A four-year letterwinner outdoors as one of the team's leading javelin throwers from 2009 ... A three-time NCAA Championships qualifier in the event from 2010-12 ... Earned a career-best finish of 30th place in the javelin at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds during his senior season in 2012 ... Scored a total of six points for the Tigers in his four appearances at the SEC Outdoor Championships ... Finished a career-best of fifth place at the SEC Outdoor meet as a freshman in 2009 ... A standout in the classroom with four selections to the SEC Academic Honor Roll in each of his four years with the program ... Graduated from LSU in May 2012 with a degree in kinesiology.
An NCAA Championships qualifier in the javelin for the third-straight season with his appearance at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds ... Wrapped up his collegiate career by taking 30th place at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds with a top throw of 196 feet, 10 inches in his final appearance as an LSU Tiger ... Scored one point for the Tigers with an eighth-place finish in the javelin competition at the SEC Outdoor Championships held at the Bernie Moore Track Stadium in Baton Rouge ... Threw a series-best of 204-7 at the SEC Outdoor meet ... Shattered his PR in the event with a seasonal-best throw of 214-5 in a third-place finish at the LSU Relays ... Also threw 211-5 for a third-place finish at the Battle on the Bayou ... Opened the outdoor season by throwing 198-6 for seventh place at the Louisiana Classics ... Also took seventh place in the "B" section at the Texas Relays with a mark of 197-7 and 15th place in the college division at the Penn Relays with a throw of 190-8 ... Selected to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the fourth time in his career ... Also earned a second selection as an all-academic selection by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.
Qualified to throw the javelin at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds for the second-straight season ... Finished in 40th place overall at the NCAA East Prelims with a series-best mark of 188 feet, 4 inches ... Scored one point for the Tigers with an eighth-place finish in the javelin at the SEC Outdoor Championships, throwing a 2011 seasonal-best mark of 203-5 during the competition ... Opened the outdoor season with a 10th-place finish at the LSU Invitational with a mark of 172-11 ... Followed by taking third place at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational (190-4) and 10th place in the college section at the Penn Relays (193-11) ... Honored as a member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the third time in his collegiate career ... Was also named an all-academic selection by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.
Lettered for the Tigers during the outdoor season in 2010 ... Just missed scoring for the Tigers with a ninth-place finish in the javelin at the SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Knoxville, Tenn. ... Threw 200-0 in the event at the conference meet ... Also threw the javelin at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in Greensboro, N.C., where he finished in 33rd place overall with a mark of 194-8 ... Wrapped up his sophomore campaign with a seasonal-best mark of 209-10 in a runner-up finish at the LSU Tiger Relays ... Also threw 204-7 in a fourth-place finish at the Louisiana Classics and 204-5 in an eighth-place finish in the B section at the Texas Relays ... Threw the javelin in eight meets during his sophomore season ... Did not compete during the indoor season ... Selected to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the second time in his collegiate career.
One of the top javelin throwers in the Southeastern Conference in 2009 ... Shattered his own personal best by more than 15 feet over the course of the season ... Scored four points for the Tigers with a fifth-place finish in the javelin at the SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships ... Recorded a new personal best of 210-10 at the conference meet ... Also recorded a regional qualifying mark of 206-8 in a sixth-place finish at the LSU Alumni Gold ... Competed in the javelin at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships for the first time in his career ... Finished in 22nd place at the regional meet with a throw of 192-5 ... Also competed in the javelin at the Louisiana Classics (197-6), LSU Tiger Relays (188-3), Texas Relays (195-9), Sun Angel Classic (193-5) and Penn Relays (190-1) ... Did not compete during the indoor season .. Named a member of the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll and also a recipient of the LSU Scholar-Athlete Director's Cup in 2009.
PRIOR TO LSU
Finished his high school career with a personal best of 195-1 in the javelin ... Is a former second-place finisher and third-place finisher in the event at the state meet ... Helped lead his team to two district championships and two regional championships during his high school career ... Also a standout on the football field ... Earned three letters while playing linebacker at Brother Martin High School.
Full name is Ryan Charles Roubion ... Born on Feb. 17, 1990 ... Son of Richard and Vickie Roubion ... Has two brothers, Reid and Ross ... Ross is a hammer thrower at LSU ... A standout in the classroom at Brother Martin High School ... Was named a WWL A+ Athlete and a National Merit Finalist ... Graduated from LSU in May 2012 with a degree in kinesiology with a concentration in human movement.