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Track & Field, Class of 2011
B.S., Exercise Physiology
Earning All-American honors twice (2010, 2011) in the decathlon, James Spaulding was a standout member of the Huskies’ men’s indoor and outdoor track and field teams from 2006 through 2011, serving as the teams’ captain from 2009-2011. Spaulding is one of five USM men’s track and field athletes to earn All-American honors during the outdoor season, and just one of two to earn the distinction more than once in his career.
A multi-event specialist, Spaulding is the Southern Maine record holder in the pentathlon with 3,435 points, established on March 6, 2010, at the ECAC Championships during the indoor season. Spaulding also holds the Husky record in the decathlon scoring 6,679 points established on April 30-May 1, 2009.
Earning a degree in Exercise Physiology in 2011, Spaulding, who works in sales, has remained competitively active. Studying the art of Brazilian Jiujitsu for the last eight years, Spaulding has been training for the last two years under eight-time Black Belt World Champion, Robson Moura. Presently a Brown Belt, Spaulding competes across the United States.