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Caretti

Jody Caretti: Lynchburg track and field

Name: Jody Caretti

High school: Penn Cambria

Hometown: Loretto

Sport: Track and field

Position: Throws (javelin, discus, shot put)

College choice: Lynchburg (Va.)

Other colleges considered: UPJ, Gwynedd Mercy

Why I picked Lynchburg: “It has an athletic program where I can be competitive and successful, and has a lot of academic opportunities for me that fit my needs.”

Greatest high school achievement: “Being inducted into the National Honor Society.”

How I got my start in track and field: “I originally started track as a way to stay in shape for basketball but ended up liking it more than I had anticipated.

Favorite college growing up: Saint Francis

Other interests: 4-H, archery

What getting to play in college means to me: “It’s really exciting because I get to continue doing a sport I love for another four years and continue to progress within the sport and achieve more goals. I have the chance to do something I previously thought I wouldn’t be able to after high school.”

Probable college major: Biology as pre-med

Parents: Anthony and Lora Caretti

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