Personal Bests (as of June 2014):
Shot Put: 10.59 meters/34-9
Weight Throw: 14.85 meters/48-8.75
Indoor (Fr.): Competed in the shot put and weight throw during the 2013-14 indoor season...Posted his best throw in the shot put with a distance of 11.27 meters at the UW-Parkside Classic (Feb. 8) while also earning a fourth place in the weight throw, finishing at 14.33 meters...Recorded a personal best and finished in seventh place at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships (Feb. 21), throwing 14.85 meters (48 feet, 8.75 inches) in the weight throw.
Outdoor (Fr.): Competed in both the discus and hammer during his freshman outdoor track campaign ... Finished in 10th place and notched a personal best throwing 32.55 meters at theBIG EASTChampionships (May 11) in the discus ... Threw 32.39 meters at the Dave Rankin Invitational (May 2) to place 16th in the discus ... Also competed at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships (May 10) in the hammer throw and placed ninth at a season-best distance of 43.70 meters (143 feet, 4 inches).
High School:McBride earned three letters in track and field at Zion-Benton Township High School ... Served as a team captain as a senior in 2013 ... Four-year all-academic honoree ... Earned two varsity letters in football, in which he was named offensive lineman of the year both seasons ... Posted high school personal bests of 145 feet in the discus and 45 feet in the shot put.
Personal:McBride is the son of John and Kendell McBride and was born in Zion, Illinois ... Majors in marketing.
BIG EAST Indoor Championships
Weight Throw: 7th (14.85 meters/48-8.75)
BIG EAST Outdoor Championships
Discus: 10th(32.55 meters/106-9)
Hammer: 9th (43.70 meters/143-4)