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2008 Men's Track & Field Roster

Wes Stockbarger

Port Charlotte, Fla. (Charlotte HS)


Shot Put: 19.44m/63-9.50, 2007 SEC Championships, Lexington, Ky.
Weight Throw: 17.74m/58-2.50, 2006 SEC Indoor Championships, Gainesville, Fla.

Shot Put: 18.80m/61-8.25, 2007 California Collegiate Challenge, Berkeley, Calif.
Discus: 61.39m/201-5, twice, last 2007 NCAA Championships, Sacramento, Calif.
Hammer Throw: 58.75m/192-9, 2006 Diet Pepsi Classic, Gainesville, Fla.

(Three-time All-American, three-time SEC champion) 2007 NCAA Outdoor All-American – discus; 2007 NCAA East Regional champion – discus; 2007 USTFCCCA All-East Region - shot put, discus; 2007 SEC Outdoor champion – discus; 2007 NCAA Indoor All-American - shot put; 2007 SEC Indoor champion - shot put; USTFCCCA All-Academic Team – 2007; 2006 NCAA Outdoor All-American - discus; 2006 SEC Outdoor champion - discus.

2007 AS A JUNIOR (SOPHOMORE INDOOR) Wins (5): (o) NCAA East Regional discus (61.39m/201-5); SEC Outdoor Championships discus (60.78m/199-5); California Collegiate Challenge shot put (18.80m/61-8.25) and discus (60.88m/199-9); (i) SEC Indoor Championships shot put (19.44m/63-9.50) … Bests of 19.44m/63-9.50 (shot put) and 61.39m/201-5 (discus) … Competed in 12 meets (five indoor, seven outdoor) … USTFCCCA All-Academic Team … USTFCCCA All-East Region in shot put, discus … Took 10th in the discus at the AT&T USA Outdoor Championships with a top mark of 56.75m/186-2 … Posted highest finish by Florida athlete in school history by taking third in discus at NCAA Outdoor Championships (60.81m/199-6) … Became just third athlete in UF history to earn multiple All-America honors in discus … Tied own school record with mark of 61.39m/201-5 in prelims … Also 14th in shot put (18.10m/59-4.75) … Broke meet record to win discus at NCAA East Regional (61.39m/201-5) … Mark was first ever throw of at least 200 feet by Florida athlete … Also fifth in shot put (18.43m/60-5.75) … Became second athlete in school history to win back-to-back discus titles at the Southeastern Conference Outdoor Championships … Won discus with mark of 60.78m/199-5 … Also finished second in shot put with toss of 18.18m/59-7.75 … Broke 17-year old Florida discus record with throw of 60.88m/199-9 to win California Collegiate Challenge … Also won shot put the following day with third-best mark in school history (18.80m/61-8.25) … SEC Field Athlete of the Week (4-17-07) … Second with mark of 18.46m/60-6.75 in shot put at Azusa Pacific Invitational before taking fifth in discus at Mt. SAC Relays with throw of 58.76m/192-9 … Second at Jim Click Shoot-Out in discus (57.59m/188-11) … Became first athlete in school history to earn an indoor and an outdoor All-America honor in two different throwing events with eighth-place finish in shot put at NCAA Indoor Championships (19.22m/63-0.75) … First Gator since 1992 to win SEC Indoor Championships shot put title … Mark of 19.44m/63-9.50 shattered previous career best by more than one foot and set school record … Also 13th in weight throw (17.37m/56-11.75) at SECs in first and only competition in that event of the season …  Threw over 60-feet in shot put for third-straight meet with NCAA provisional mark of 18.42m/60-5.25 to finish seventh at Tyson Invitational … Recorded provisional mark of 18.70m/61-4.25 in shot put to take third at Rod McCravy Memorial … SEC Field Athlete of the Week (1-16-07) … Posted NCAA provisional and then-third-best mark in school history with toss of 19.03m/62-5.25 in shot put at Florida Intercollegiate to finish second (top collegian) … Mark was more than three feet further than previous PR.

2006 AS A SOPHOMORE (FRESHMAN INDOOR): Wins (6): (o) SEC Championships discus (67.50/188-8); Drake Relays discus (56.63m/185-9); Miami Elite Invitational shot put (18.19m/59-8.25); discus (56.23m/184-6); hammer throw (56.99m/187-0); (i) Florida Fast Times shot put (18.07m/59-3.50) … Bests of 18.19m/59-8.25 (shot put), 17.74m/58-2.50 (weight throw), 57.50m/188-8 (discus) and 58.75m/192-9 (hammer throw) … Competed in 13 meets (six indoor, seven outdoor) … Finished ninth in discus at NCAA Outdoor Championships with mark of 55.42m/181-10 to earn first All-America honor of career … Advanced to NCAAs for second-straight season with fifth-place finish in discus (56.35m/184-10) at NCAA East Regional … Also seventh in shot put with mark of 17.77m/58-3.75 … Scored 18 points at SEC Outdoor Championships by winning discus with then-PR (57.50m/188-8), taking fourth in shot put (17.55m/57-7) and finishing sixth in hammer throw (58.39m/191-7) … Mark in discus was then-eighth best in school history … Won discus at Drake Relays with mark of 56.63/185-9 … Picked up three victories and three regional marks at Miami Elite Invitational … Won shot put with then-sixth best throw in school history (18.19m/59-8.25), discus with mark of 56.23m/184-6 and hammer throw with toss of 56.99m/187-0 … Named SEC Field Athlete of Week (4-4-06) after performance at Diet Pepsi Classic … Posted three regional marks in each event at Diet Pepsi Classic … Second in shot put (18.13m/59-5.75), second in discus (55.03m/180-6) and third in hammer throw (58.75m/192-9) …  Earned first indoor win of career with then-ninth-best throw in school history in shot put (18.07m/59-3.50) at Florida Fast Times … Took sixth in both the shot put (17.55m/57-7) and weight throw (17.74m/58-2.50) at SEC Indoor Championships … Toss in weight throw was sixth in school history … Second at first indoor meet of UF career in weight throw (16.73m/54-10.75) and fifth in shot put (16.31m/53-6.25) at Florida Intercollegiate.

2005 AS A FRESHMAN: Wins (1): (o) Miami Gatorade Classic discus (56.35m/184-10) … Best of 56.35m/184-10 (discus) and 16.83m/55-2.75 (shot put) … Competed in seven meets (all outdoor) … Capped freshman season by taking 17th in discus at NCAA Championships with toss of 54.17m/177-9 … Advanced to nationals by taking fifth in discus at NCAA East Regional with mark of 54.03m/177-3 … Fourth in discus at SEC Outdoor Championships (52.94m/173-8) … Also 11th in shot put with throw of 15.76m/51-8.50 … Notched third straight NCAA regional mark with throw of 51.77m/169-10 in discus to finish eighth at Penn Relays … Tallied pair of regional marks and claimed first win of career at Miami Gatorade Classic … Won discus with throw of 56.35m/184-10 and took second in shot put (16.83m/55-2.75) … Posted first regional mark of career in discus by throwing 53.40m/175-2 at Texas Relays to finish fifth.
HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Bests of 203-6 in discus and 65-8.25 in shot put … Two-time Florida Class 3A state champion in both the shot put and discus … Re-set own state record in discus with a throw of 203-6 at the 2004 meet … Won shot put in 2004 with throw of 65-8.25 … Scored all 20 of high school's points in 2003 with state title in discus (202-8) and shot (59-6) … Finished second in shot put (57-6.50) and third in discus (170-2) at state meet in 2002 … As a freshman, finished second in discus (173-10) and third in shot put (52-8) in 2001 … Junior Olympic national champion in discus … Coached by Wade Taylor and Fred Stockbarger … 2004 graduate of Charlotte High School.

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