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  • Throws
  • Ind: Senior, Out: Senior
  • Huntingdon, Pa. (Lower Moreland HS)


Shot Put: 60-1.75 - 2003 SEC Indoor Championships, Gainesville, Fla.
Discus: 154-11 - 2001 Yellow Jacket Invitational, Atlanta, Ga.
Shot Put: 57-4.75 - 2002 SEC Championships, Starkville, Miss.

HONORS: (One-time SEC Academic Honor Roll) 2002 SEC Academic Honor Roll, Second Team All-SEC

2003 AS A JUNIOR: Best of 60-1.75 (shot put)...Competed in four meets (all indoor)...Scored at the SEC Indoor Championship with a third-place finish in the shot put with a career-best mark of 60-1.75...Finished third in the shot put at the Tyson Invitational...Runner-up in the shot put at the Gator Invitational with a mark of 59-6.75...Finished third in the shot put at the SEC Challenge

2002 AS A JUNIOR (SOPHOMORE INDOORS): Best of 58-11.25 (Shot Put)... Competed in 12 meets (six indoors, six outdoors)...Second in the shot put at the SEC Championships with a personal best mark of 57-4.75... Third in the collegiate division of the Penn Relays shot put, 55-7.25... Provisional qualifier and seasonal best of 58-11.25 at the Fast times Qualifier... Fifth at the SEC Championships, 54-1. . 2002 WINS (1): (i) Fast Times Qualifier (2/28) shot put: 58-11.25

2001 AS A SOPHOMORE: Bests of 58-11.5 (Shot Put) and 154-11 (discus)... Competed in 14 meets (six indoors, eight outdoors)... Sixth at the SEC Championships in the shot put (53-8.5)... Double winner at the Yellow Jacket Invitational, shot put (52-8) and discus (154-11, season best)... Won the collegiate division shot put of the Florida Relays in a steady rain (54-3.75)... Set a personal best by over six feet and finished fourth at the SEC Indoor Championships, 58-11.5-sixth all-time at Florida, provisional qualifier. 2001 WINS (6): (o) Gator Twi-Light shot put: 54-11.5; Yellow Jacket Invitational shot put: 52-8, discus: 154-11; Florida Relays collegiate shot put: 54-3.75; SEC Triangular shot put: 55-11, discus: 136-4.

2000 AS A FRESHMAN: Bests of 132-2 (Discus) and 52-9.5 (Shot Put)... Competed in seven meets, all outdoors; competed unattached in three indoor meets... Eighth in the USATF Junior National Championships Shot Put, 52-07.25... Ninth in the SEC Outdoor Championships Shot Put, 52-9.5 (16.09m) - Personal Best... Sixth in the Florida Relays collegiate Shot Put, 52-5.5.

HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Fourth in the 1999 Indoor Nationals Shot Put... 1999 Princeton Relays Shot Put Champion... 1999 Pennsylvania state Shot Put runner-up... 1998 and 1999 District champion in Shot Put and Discus... Finished third in the Shot and fourth in the discus at the 1998 state meet... 1997 District shot put champion... Two-time first team all-league and all-state... Three-time MVP of field events at Lower Moreland... Named Lower Moreland High Male Athlete of the Year... High School Coach: Tom Talbot.

PREP BESTS: Shot Put: 58-9; Discus: 157-0.

BEYOND THE STATS: Named to Lower Moreland High Blue Club for athletic achievement... Was also all-league in football

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