NORTHRIDGE - 2010
Robert Mestas finished a career-best fifth in the javelin at the Big West Championships ... earned the Matador men four points as Northridge won its second consecutive conference championship ... tossed a personal-best of 180-1 (54.90) at the Tommie Lister Classic (Apr. 24) where he placed fourth ... did not compete during the indoor season.
Mestas finished 11th in the javelin in his first Big West Championship meet ... posted a season-best of 170-2 (51.86) on his second throw of the finals ... also threw 169-1 (51.54) at the Tommie Lister Classic at Cal State LA (Apr. 25) ... did not compete indoors.
COLLEGE OF THE CANYONS
Competed in both track & field and cross country at College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita, Calif. ... earned All-Western State Conference honors in both the javelin and hurdles in 2008 ... had a best mark of 161-11 in the javelin and a best time of 58.63 in the 400 meter hurdles ... earned his associate of arts degree in 2008 with a 3.3 grade point average.
KENNEDY HIGH SCHOOL
Earned letters in both track and field and cross country at Kennedy High School in Granada Hills, Calif. ... earned All-Valley Mission League honors ... graduated in 2005 with a 3.4 grade point average.
Born July 1, 1987 in Northridge, Calif. ... parents are Sharlene Garcia and Robert Mestas ... has three sisters, Jennifer Camacho and Melissa and Michelle Mestas and two brothers, Mondie Mestas and Raymond Camacho ... favorites include the Los Angeles Lakers, Olympic sprinter Allyson Felix, "Scrubs" and the movie "The Dark Knight" ... favorite website is TrackShark.com ... major is Kinesiology.