|High School:||Amarillo H.S.|
2013: Solidified his standing as A&M-Commerce's top thrower, competing in nine meets on the season ... Recorded 12 top-five finishes on the year, holding the Lions' top-five distances on the year in the discus, hammer and shot put ... In the discus, set a personal-best at the Lone Star Conference Championships with a mark of 48.67 meters, placing ninth ... Surpassed the 48 meter mark at the Texas State Bobcat Classic, placing seventh with a throw of 48.32 meters ... Placed third at both the Lion Spring Invitational (46.85m) and Oklahoma Baptist Bison Open (41.99m) ... In the hammer throw, set a career-best with a throw of 41.18 meters at the North Texas Spring Classic, finishing fifth ... Recorded a mark of 41.17 meters at the UTA Bobby Lane Invitational, placing seventh ... Placed fourth at the East Texas Invitational with a throw of 38.89 meters ... In the shot put, broke his career-best on four separate occasions, highlighted by a 14.43 meter showing at the East Texas Invitational, finishing second ... Also placed second at the Oklahoma Baptist Bison Open with a mark of 14.37 meters ... Recorded a fourth-place showing at the North Texas Spring Classic with a heave of 14.33 meters.
2012: Competed in all 11 meets for A&M-Commerce, emerging as the Lions top thrower in the discus, hammer and shot put ... In the discus, recorded a career-best throw of 47.29 meters at the Texas State Bobcat Classic, finishing 15th ... Finished fourth at the Incarnate Word Invitational with a mark of 45.65 meters while placing third at the Marc Randle Classic with a throw of 45.59 meters ... Placed 11th at the Lone Star Conference Championships (43.63) ... In the hammer throw, logged a career-best heave of 40.28 meters at the LSC Championships, finishing 13th ... Placed third at the Lion Preseason Invitational (31.79) and seventh at the Oklahoma Baptist Open (34.18) ... In the shot put, recorded a new career-best with a 13.86 meter mark at the Texas State Bobcat Classic, finishing 12th ... Also placed 12th at the LSC Championships (12.59) ... Placed third in the Marc Randle Classic (13.28), fifth at the Incarnate Word Invitational (13.19) and second at the Hendrix Invitational (13.06).
2011: Competed in every meet for A&M-Commerce as a true freshman in the discus, shot put and hammer throw ... Logged a season-best 43.97 meter throw in the discus at the Bobby Lane Invitational, finishing 10th ... Placed fourth at the Tarleton State Invitational with a mark of 43.60 meters ... In the shot put, posted a season-best at the Texas State Invitational with a throw of 13.17 meters, placing fifth ... Threw a 12.65 meter heave at Michael Johnson Invitational ... Also competed in the hammer throw in three events, notching a 31.14 mark at the Bobby Lane Invitational ... Competed in the javelin at the Bobby Lane Invitational, finishing 13th with a throw of 35.05 meters.
Prior to A&M-Commerce: Two time letterwinner at Amarillo High School, competing in the shot put and discus ... Named the 2010 Joe Bain Competitor of the Year ... Coached by Jim Langdon ... Also competed in football for two years, helping the Golden Sandstorm to the co-district championship in 2010.
Personal: Born Daniel Husam Dia on October 6, 1991 ... Son of Husam Dia and Kim Lusk.
Dia's A&M-Commerce Career-Bests
Discus: 48.67 meters - Lone Star Conference Championships (May 3, 2013)
Hammer Throw: 41.18 meters - North Texas Spring Classic (Apr. 6, 2013)
Javelin: 35.05 meters - Bobby Lane Invitational (Apr. 2, 2011)
Shot Put: 14.43 meters - East Texas Invitational (Apr. 13, 2013)