AS A SENIOR:Saw action in 11 meets during the indoor/outdoor track & field season, competing exclusively in the weight throw (indoor) and hammer throw (outdoor) … recorded a season-best mark in the weight throw (18.88m) during a fifth place finish at the ACC Indoor Championships … concluded season and collegiate career with a 10th place finish (52.28m) in the hammer throw at the ACC Outdoor Championships … earned a fifth place finish (18.36m) in the weight throw at the Meyo Invitational … earned a monogram.
AS A JUNIOR: Competed in 12 meets during the indoor and outdoor track & field season … participated in the shot put, hammer throw and weight throw … finished third in the shot put (13.91m) and third in the hammer throw (52.76m) at the Polytan Invitational … finished fourth in the weight throw (18.09m) at the Alex Wilson Invitational … placed second in the weight thrown at indoor Blue & Gold Invitational … achieved personal best hammer throw (54.71m) at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championship … named to the Dean[apos]s List following the fall 2012 semester … earned a monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in 11 meets during the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons … participated in the shot put, hammer and weight throw … finished fifth at the BIG EAST Indoor Track & field Championships in the weight throw (18.30m) … placed third at the Notre Dame Blue & Gold Invitational in weight throw (16.63m) … had three sixth place finishes … named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … … named to the Dean[apos]s List following both semesters … earned a monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN: Did not compete with the Irish during the track & field season.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Two-time letterwinner in track & field and football at St. Charles Prep (Ohio) … went undefeated in football during freshman season … conference champion in track & field during junior and senior campaigns … team captain for the track & field team senior season … all-conference selection junior and senior years in track & field … held the school shot put record of 50[apos]11′ at time of graduation … National Honor Society vice president … member of student council … born in Columbus, Ohio … son of Jim and Shelli … father played basketball at Bethany College … has two siblings … enrolled in the College of Science and is majoring in science business with a minor in science, technology and values.