Notable: 2018 Academic All-Big Ten selection
Personal Records: SP – 17.47m/57’3.75″ | WT – 16.89m/55’5″
AS A JUNIOR (2017-18)
• Heaved an outdoor personal-best of 17.09m (56-1.00) to place 15th in the shot put at the Tennessee Relays.
• Finished fourth at the Ashland Alumni Open with a best throw of 16.75m (54-11.50).
• Claimed seventh in the shot with a best mark of 16.89m (55-5.00) at the Jesse Owens Classic.
• Placed 11th at the Big Ten Championships with a mark of 17.05m (55-11.25).
• Placed fifth in both the shot put (17.47m, 57-3.75 – career-best) and the weight throw (16.75m, 54-11.50) at the Buckeye Invitational.
• Finished ninth in the shot put (16.44m, 53-11.25) and in the weight throw with a career-best 16.89m (55-5.00) at the Kentucky Invitational.
• Took seventh in the weight with a heave of 16.29m (53-5.5) and eighth in the shot with a mark of 16.38m (53-9.00) at the Simmons-Harvey Quad.
• Posted a shot put of 15.46m (50-8.75) and a weight throw of 16.65m (54-7.5) at the Dr. Sander Invitational Columbia Challenge.
• Claimed fifth in the shot put with a mark of 17.18m (56-4.5) at the Buckeye Tune-Up.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2016-17)
• Competed solely in the shot put.
• Placed fifth at the All-Ohio Championships with a throw of 15.64m (51-3.75).
• Season-best throw of 16.18m (53-01) earned him a sixth-place showing at the Jesse Owens Classic.
• Took 16th at the Big Ten Championships (16.18m/53-01) and Tennessee Relays (15.97m/52-4.75).
• Placed second in the shot put at the Findlay Classic with a throw of 15.94m (52-3.75).
• Placed sixth at the Buckeye Classic in the shot put with a heave of 16.43m (53-11).
• Then career-best shot put throw of 16.78m (55-0.75) at the Armory Track Invitational earned him an eighth-place showing.
• Registered a ninth-place finish in the weight throw at the Buckeye Tune Up with a then career-best heave of 16.15m (53-00).
• Took ninth in the weight throw at the Buckeye Classic (15.53m/50-11.50).
• Placed 10th in the shot put at the Buckeye Tune Up (16.00m/52-6) and Kentucky Invitational (16.33m/53-7).
• Heave of 15.98m (52-5.25) at the Findlay Classic earned him an 11th-place showing.
• Took 12th at the Armory Track Invitational in the weight throw with a toss of 14.97m (49-1.50).
• Weight throw of 15.37m (50-5.25) at the Kentucky Invitational earned him a 13th-place finish.
• Competed at the Spire Invite.
AS A FRESHMAN (2015-16)
• Did not compete.
PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• Fourth place in the shot put at the 2015 OHSAA Division I State Championships (18.29 meters/60-0.25); sixth in 2014 while competing for Mentor.
• Third place in the shot put at the 2015 OATCCC Division I State Indoor Championships.
• 2015 Division I First Team All-Ohio lineman for the Mentor football team; four year letterwinner for the Cardinals.
• Majoring in consumer and family financial services.