|HOMETOWN||St. Louis, Mo.|
|PREV. SCHOOL||Neosho Community College|
2017 NCAA East Preliminary Round Outdoor Qualifier - Shot Put
2017 OVC Outdoor Discus Bronze Medalist
2017 OVC Indoor Shot Put Bronze Medalist
2016 OVC Outdoor Shot Put Silver Medalist
2016 OVC Indoor Shot Put Silver Medalist
Shot Put - Indoors: 17.16m - 56'3.75" (OVC Indoor Championship, 2017)
Shot Put - Outdoors: 17.50m - 57'5" (Lenny Lyles / Clark Wood Invitational, 2017)
Discus - Outdoors: 50.66m - 166'2" ( OVC Outdoor Championship, 2017)
Hammer - Outdoors: 54.25m - 178'0" (OVC Outdoor Championship, 2017)
Weight Throw - Indoors: 16.15m - 53'0" (Samford Invitational, 2015)
As a Senior, 2016-17 season: Qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Round in Lexington, Ky. for the shot put, placing 42nd… OVC Indoor shot put bronze medalist… Took OVC Outdoor discus bronze medal… Competed in seven indoor meets and six outdoor meets as a senior… Won the shot put and weight throw at the Ed Temple Classic to open the indoor season… Set a season best in the weight throw with a distance of 15.96m (52’4.5”) at the Vanderbilt Invitational… Won the shot put at the MTSU Invitational during indoor season with a mark of 16.76m (55’0”)… Bronze medal winning shot put at the OVC Indoor Championship went 17.16m (56’3.75”)… Opened outdoor season at the North Florida Invitational with third place finishes in the shot put (16.22m – 53’2.75”) and discus (46.57m – 152’9”)… Won the discus with a distance of 46.96m (154’1”) and the shot put with a mark of 17.25m (56’7.25”) at the APSU Govs Invitational… Set a personal record in the shot put with a distance of 17.50m (57’5”) at the Lenny Lyles/Clark Wood Invitational… At the OVC Outdoor Championship, had career bests in the discus (50.66m – 166’2”) for third place and the hammer (54.25m – 178’0”) for fourth.
As a Junior, 2015-16 season: Ohio Valley Conference silver medalist in the indoor shot put and outdoor shot put... Made an immediate impact in first season at TSU as one of the top throwers in the Ohio Valley Conference... At the OVC Indoor Championship, took second in the shot put (16.68m - 54'8.75") and seventh in the weight throw (15.84m - 51'11.75")... Earned third in the shot put at the USF Bulls Invitational to open the outdoor season... At the Govs Invitational, won the discus (49.28m - 161'8") and took second in the shot put (15.64m - 51'3.75")... Top shot put performance of the season came at the Memphis Tiger Invitational (17.12m - 56'2")... At the OVC Outdoor Championship, took second in the shot put with a distance of 16.05m (52'8") and earned fourth in the discus (48.51m - 159'2").
Neosho Community College: Spent first two collegiate seasons at Neosho Community College in Kansas... One of the top throwers in the junior college ranks, placed in the top 16 at the National Junior College Championships eight times in two years. His personal records include marks of 16.15m in the weight throw, 17.24m in the shot put, 46.45m in the discus and 51.30m in the hammer. Prior to his time at Neosho Community College, competed for Hazlewood East High School.