Summary
  • Academic All-MWC (2008)
  • Indoor:
    • All-American (Weight Throw 2009)
    • NCAA Championships (Weight Throw 2009)
    • MWC Champion (Shot Put 2009)
    • 2-time MWC All-Conference (Shot Put 2009, Weight Throw 2009)
    • MWC Championship Team (2005, 2008, 2009)
  • Outdoor:
    • All-American (Discus 2008)
    • NCAA Championships (Discus 2008, Discus 2009)
    • NCAA Regionals (Discus 2008, Discus 2009)
    • 2-time MWC Champion (Discus 2008, Shot Put 2008)
    • 3-time MWC All-Conference (Discus 2005, Discus 2008, Shot Put 2008)
    • MWC Championship Team (2005, 2008)
Junior - 2009
  • Indoor:
    • Earned All-American honors in the weight throw, finishing eleventh (20.06m) at the NCAA Championships
    • MWC Champion in the shot put, winning with a throw of 17.64 meters
    • took second at the MWC Championships in the weight throw (20.82m)
    • set meet records and took first place in both the weight throw (65-07.50) and shot put (60-02.50) at the BYU Invitational
    • took first place in both weight throw and shot put at Air Force Invitational
    • placed second in the weight throw (20.08m) and third in the shot put (18.16m) at the New Balance Invite
Sophomore - 2008
  • Outdoor:
    • Placed fourth at the ASU Invitational in the discus with a distance of 196-05
    • at the BYU Cougar Invitational, placed first in the discus
    • placed first at the Tom Botts Invitational in the discus with a distance of 207-01
    • placed first in the shot put at the USU Invitational with a distance of 56-07.50 and in the discus with a distance of 195-01
    • competed in the NCAA Nationals in the discus
    • received All-American honors in discus
Freshman - 2005
  • Indoor
    • Won the weight throw (63-05.75) and took third in the shot put (55-04.50) at the BYU Indoor Meet
    • won the weight throw (66-08.5) and placed third in the shot put (53-07.25) at the Mountain State Games
    • finished fifth in the shot put (54-0.75) and weight throw (63-0.75) at the MWC Championships
  • Outdoor:
    • Threw the discus for 183-0 at the UCLA Invitational
    • placed second in the discus (173-07) and shot put (51-08) at the Robison Invitational
    • took second in the discus (182-05) and sixth in the hammer throw (189-0) at the MWC Championships
  • Prepped at Mountain View High
  • Three-time Utah state champion in shot put and discus
  • three-time region champ in shot put and discus
  • was ranked first nationally in the discus in 2003
  • was ranked second in shot put and third in discus and hammer in the nation in 2004
  • Born in Provo, Utah
  • parents are Anders and Kristine
  • brothers Nik and Dan competed at BYU
  • served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Taiwan (2005-07)
  • enjoys long walks on the beach and his favorite food is pizza
  • recruited by Kentucky and Washington
  • majoring in exercise science and wellness
Best Marks
  • Discus - 207
  • Shot Put - 57-06
  • Hammer Throw - 198-03
  • Javelin - 163-07
  • Weight Throw - 68-04
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