2007-08: At the Badger Track Classic during the indoor season, placed fourth in the shot put, reaching a distance of 48-4...Recorded a personal record and qualified for the BIG EAST Championships with a throw of 51-0 in the weight throw, to take fifth in the event at the Badger Track Classic...Finished eighth in the weight throw at the Iowa Hawkeye Invitational...Competed in the BIG EAST Indoor Championships in the shot put....Recorded a personal record distance in the shot put during the second meet of the outdoor season at the Missouri Relays with a throw of 49-2.5...Also finished seventh and recorded a personal-best in the hammer throw at the Missouri Relays, reaching a distance of 154-3...Finished fifth in the shot put at the Marquette Twilight...Competed in the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships in the shot put with a throw of 45-2.25.
2006-07: Recorded a personal record in the shot put of 48-8 at the Redbird Open indoor meet... Finished fifth at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships with a throw of 45-0.25... In the weight throw recorded a personal record of 46-0.75 at the Dick Pond Invitational... Set a personal-best in the shot put (47-9) at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships...
2005-06: Made indoor season-best throws of 44-4.75 in the weight throw at the Minnesota Gold Country Meet and 43-3 in the shot put at the Pepsi Challenge ... Recorded outdoor season-best tosses in the shot put (44-3.5) at the Saluki Spring Invitational, the discus (123-11) at the Mike Poehlein Invitational and the hammer throw (146-7) at the Iowa Musco Twilight.
High School: Earned two letters on the track and field team in the throwing events his junior and senior years ... Was an all-state selection in the discus event ... Helped his team to a second place finish at the state championships and a sectional championship ... Also lettered in football and hockey.
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