Summary
  • Academic All-MWC (2009)
  • Indoor:
    • MWC All-Conference (Shot Put 2008, Shot Put 2009)
    • MWC Championship Team (2007, 2008, 2009)
  • Outdoor:
    • NCAA Regional (Discus 2007)
    • MWC Champion (Shot Put 2009)
    • 2-time MWC All-Conference (Shot Put 2009, Discus 2009)
    • MWC Championship Team (2009)
Junior - 2009
  • Indoor:
    • Took second at the MWC Championships, earning All-Conference, in the shot put with a throw of 16.76m
    • finished second in the shot put at Air Force with a throw of 17.29m
    • threw the shot put 17.22m at the New Balance Invite
    • placed second at the BYU Invite with a throw of 56-07.25
  • Outdoor:
    • Competed at NCAA Regionals in the shot put and the discus, finishing tenth (16.92m) and fifteenth (46.87m), respectively
    • Mountain West Conference champion in the shot put with a throw of 17.66m
    • took second at the MWC Championships in the discus, throwing 53.75m
    • at U of U, took first in the discus with a distance of 53.89m
    • at the Collegiate Tri-Meet, took first in the discus (52.71m) and second in the shot put (17.26m)
    • took first in both events at the Robison Invite
    • threw the shot put 17.44m at the Stanford Invite and the discus 53.60m
Sophomore - 2008
  • Indoor:
    • Placed second in the shot put at the MWC Championships with a distance of 55 feet 3.50 inches
    • placed second at the BYU Cougar Indoor Meet in the shot put with a distance of 51 feet 2.75 inches
    • at the Lumberjack Invitational placed eighth in the shot put with a distance of 51 feet 2.75 inches
    • at the Big 12 vs MWC Challenge placed third in the shot put with a distance of 53 feet 11.25 inches
    • at the Air Force Invitational placed fourth in the shot put with a distance of 54 feet 2.50 inches
    • at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational placed 13th in the shot put championship with a distance of 54 feet
    • placed first at the Boise State Team invitational in the shot put
  • Outdoor:
    • Placed first at the Willie Williams Classic in the shot put and ninth in the discus
    • at the BYU Cougar Invitational placed first in the shot put
    • placed fourth at the 12th Annual Tom Botts Invitational in the discus with a distance of 165-10, and third in the shot put with a distance of 50 feet 10.25 inches
    • at the Utah State Invitational placed third in the shot put with a distance of 53 feet 7.75 inches and eighth in the discus with a distance of 147-08
Freshman - 2007
  • Outdoor:
    • Competed in the shot put at the New Balance meet in New York
    • threw a season-best in the weight throw (46 feet 8 inches) at the TCR Invitational at UNM
    • Competed in the discus and shot put at the ASU/ Clif Bar Invitational
    • took fourth in the shot put at the Cougar Invitational
    • placed third in the shot put at the Wildcat Outdoor Open at Weber State University
    • finished second in the discus with a season-best throw of 171 feet 10 inches at the UCLA Rafer Johnson
    • took second in the shot put and fifth in the discus throw at the Robison Invitational
    • placed fifth with a season-best throw of 52 feet in the shot put and placed fifth in the discus at the MWC Championships
    • competed in the discus at the West Regional meet
  • Prepped at Moses Lake High
  • lettered three times in track and football, twice in basketball
  • holds the high school record in the discus
  • recognized as the Big Nine Field Athlete of the Year
  • named to the All-Conference track team
  • won the Distinguished Athlete Award
  • placed fourth in state in the discus in 2003
  • named to the second team All-Conference team in football as a defensive end
  • Born in Moses Lake, Washington
  • parents are Gary and Yvonne
  • has nine siblings
  • served in the Mexico Chihuahua Mission (2003-05) for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • married Andrea Seely in June 2007
  • has a son, Brixton
  • majoring in manufacturing engineering technology
Best Marks
  • 176-06
  • SP- 53-5.75
  • WT - 46-7.75
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