Summary
  • Indoor
    • All-American (Weight Throw 2009)
    • NCAA Championships (Weight Throw 2009)
    • MWC Champion (Shot Put 2009, 2010, Weight Throw 2010)
    • MWC All-Conference (Shot Put 2009, 2010, Weight Throw 2009, 2010)
    • MWC Championship Team (2005, 2008, 2009, 2010)
  • Outdoor
    • All-American (Discus 2008)
    • NCAA Championships (Discus 2008, Discus 2009)
    • NCAA Regionals (Discus 2008, Discus 2009)
    • MWC Champion (Discus 2008, 2010, Shot Put 2008, Hammer Throw 2010)
    • MWC All-Conference (Discus 2005, 2008, 2010, Shot Put 2008, 2010, Hammer 2010)
    • MWC Championship Team (2005, 2008, 2009, 2010)
    Senior (2010)
    • Indoor
      • Finished fourth at the NCAA Championships in the weight throw (70-09) ... MWC champion in shot put (59-09.25) and weight throw (68-07.25) ... Finished second at the UW Husky Classic in the weight throw (64-0.5) ... Placed third at the New Balance Invitational in shot put (60-02.5) ... Finished second at the UW Invitational in the shot put (58-06.75) and weight throw (68-05.25) ... Won the shot put (59-01.5) at the UNM Cherry and Silver Invitational ... Won the discus (185-0), shot put (58-0.25) and weight throw (65-0.75) at the BYU Invitational
    • Outdoor
      • Finished 10th at the NCAA championships in the shot put (59-09.75) ... Placed sixth at the NCAA West Regionals in the shot put (59-05) and discus (188-03) ... Finished first in the shot put (60-05.25) and discus (195-10) and third in the hammer throw (196-02) at the BYU Robison Invite ... Placed third at the Mesa Classic in discus (189-11) ... Won the Sun Angel Track Classic in discus (192-03) and finished second in shot put (59-03) ... Finished second in discus (189-0) at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays
    Junior - 2009
    • Indoor:
      • Participated in the 400m, running a season-best 50.91 at the BYU Invitational
    • Outdoor:
      • Competed in the NCAA Regionals in the 400-meter hurdles, finishing 17th
      • Competed in the MWC Championships, placing seventh in the 400-meters and eighth in the 400-meter hurdles
      • Ran a career-best 48.09 in the 400m at the Sun Angel Classic
      • Ran a career-best 52.06 in the 400mH at Utah State, finishing in second place
      • Also competed in two events in the 200m with a season-high time of 22.38 at the Stanford Invitel
    Sophomore - 2008
    • Indoor:
      • Placed first at the Mountain States Games in the 400m with a time of 49.66
      • Ran the 400m at the MWC Indoor Championships with a time of 50.09
    • Outdoor:
      • Ran a season-best time in the 400mH with a time of 53.96 at the Dave Murray/Wilie Williams Classic
    Freshman - 2005
    • Attended UCLA
  • Prepped at Los Alamitos High
  • Placed seventh in the state finals
  • 300-meter hurdle champion in the Sunset League
  • Member of the 4 x 400 team that broke the high school record with a time of 3:16.40 at the CIF finals in 2004
  • Born in Anaheim, California
  • Parents are Tom and Char
  • Served in the Texas McAllen Mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (2006-07)
  • Married to the former Bree Hernandez
  • Enjoys cooking, photography and cliff jumping
  • Majoring in electrical engineering
Personal Bests
  • 400mH - 52.06
  • 400m - 48.09
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