Player Bio: Luke Fairbanks

Year: 09
Hometown/School: Northbridge, Mass.

Junior Luke Fairbanks is a thrower for the Polar Bears. Without any senior throwers, Fairbanks steps up this year as the most experienced and accomplished male thrower. With a coordinate major in Environmental Studies and Economics, Fairbanks from Northbridge, Massachusetts, a graduate of Whitinsville Christian School, throws the shot put and weight indoors and the shot put, discus and hammer outdoors. In 2007 Fairbanks was All-NESCAC in the shot put. Fairbanks posted impressive personal bests as only a sophomore, throwing 14.85 meters in the shot put, earning him a 6th place finish at the New England Div. III meet indoors, 13.34 in the weight, 37.59 in the discus, and 39.80 in the hammer. When he is not practicing his footwork or lifting weights, Fairbanks enjoys playing basketball and golf, and spending time with friends.