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Derek White
Position: Throws
Other Position: Discus-WT
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: San Jose, Calif.
High School: Oak Grove HS
Other College: De Anza JC
Experience: 2 Letters
2013: Made his indoor season debut at the Cherry & Silver Invitational on 1/18 by winning the weight throw with a mark of 62-6.00 (19.05m) … Won the weight throw event for the second consecutive meet, this time on 1/26 at the UW Invitational with a toss of 62-4.00 (19.00m) … Placed fourth at the Husky Classic on 2/8 with a mark of 60-5.75 (18.43m) … Placed second in the weight throw at the MPSF Championships on 2/22, coming within three inches of the school record, recording a toss of 64-7.25 (19.69m), which is his PR …  Redshirted during the outdoor season.

2012: Paced the Bears in the discus with a best effort of 187-6 during his runner-up finish at the Pac-12 Championships ... Also had a PR of 192-4 in the hammer at the Big Meet ... Took 16th in the discus (179-3) and 37th in the hammer (187-1) at NCAA West Preliminaries ... In addition to his discus showing at the Pac-12 meet, placed ninth in the hammer (184-5) ... During the indoor season, posted a best of 61-11.75 in the weight throw and finished fourth in the event at the MPSF Championships (61-9). 

Junior College/High School: Captured the 2011 California JC title in the discus, becoming just the third De Anza College male to claim a state crown ... Also placed seventh in the hammer to earn all-state honors ... Took second and third, respectively, in the hammer and discus at the Northern California Championships ... Also won both events at the Coast Conference meet ... Best marks are 178-0 in the discus and 176-0 in the hammer ... Discus mark is a De Anza record, while the hammer distance rates No. 2 in school history ... Received the Scholar-Athlete Award and the Coaches Award ... As a high schooler at San Jose's Oak Grove HS, had a best of 173-1 in the discus ... Also won the BVAL and Central Coast Section crowns.

Personal: Born Nov. 19, 1990 ... Parents are Stephen and Adair White ... Both parents, two grandparents and a great grandmother all graduated from Cal ... Grandfather, Hugh Mumby, was a Cal javelin thrower ... Enjoys playing both ice and roller hockey ... Psychology major.

Career Best Marks
Event                       Mark   Date
Discus            187-6 (57.15m)   May 13, 2012
Hammer            192-4 (58.62m)   April 14, 2012
Weight Throw   64-7.25 (19.69m)   Feb. 22, 2013
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