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  John Fallone
John Fallone

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Rochester, NY

Last College:
Virginia Tech

Event:
Throws


Collegiate Bests: Shot Put (59'8.5")

School Records: 6th all-time in the shot put (59'8.5")

2005: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor campaigns at Florida State.

2006: Outdoor - Regionally qualified in the shot put for the second time in his career... one of two regional qualifiers in the shot put... hit a season-best mark of 56'10.75" (17.34m) in taking fourth at the Reebok Invitational... narrowly missed all-conference honors with a fifth-place performance at the league championships meet, tossing 55'5.5" (16.90m)... took third-place in the Seminole Twilight with a throw of 56'1.25" (17.10m)... met the shot put standard at the Diet Pepsi Invitational, tossing 55'2.25" (16.82m)... took runner-up honors at the FSU Relays... finished in the top 12 at the Texas Relays. Indoor - Did not participate.

2005: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons for Florida State.

2004: Outdoor - Led the Seminoles corps in the shot put...threw a collegiate best mark of 59'8.5" (18.20m) at the Florida dual meet for a fi rst place finish... spent the season amongst the top performers in the conference in the shot put...posted a mark of 56'1" (17.09m) at the Georgia Tech Invite...posted a distance of 54'2" (16.51m) at East Regionals...won the event title at the FSU Relays, recording a 53'7.5" (16.34m) in the shot put...participated in the discus throw at the Atlantic Coast Conference Championships, FSU Relays and Seminole Invite... Indoor - Bolstered the Tribe throws group with team leading marks in the shot put...had the top six marks on the team in the shot put including a 57'0.25" (17.38m) mark for fourth place at his fi rst conference championships meet as a Seminole...took fourth place at the Clemson Invite with a distance of 57' (17.39m)...recorded a mark of 55'10.5" (17.03m) for a win at the Florida Intercollegiate meet...posted a throw of 56'11.5" (17.36m) at the Adidas Invite.

At Va. Tech: Set a school record in the shot put at the Raleigh Relays with a throw of 56-4.5... was second in the BIG EAST Outdoor meet in the shot put with a mark of 55-9.25... finished fourth in the indoor shot put at the BIG EAST Championships with a heave of 56-1.75... was first at the indoor Kroger Invitational with a throw of 56-1.25... Finished in the top-10 of all 13 meets he competed in with nine of those as top five finishes.

Prep: Captured second place in the New York state meet... four time all county selection...served as team captain two years...three time sectional champion...threw a personal best of 58'4" in the shot put... earned three letters for coach David George at Greece Olympia... competed at high school nationals...

Personal: Son of Ermanno and Deborah Fallone... Born in Rochester, N.Y. on October 31, 1984... Career objective is to be a construction manager.

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