Notable: 2018 NCAA East Preliminary Round qualifier | NCAA Division I Championship qualifier |
Personal Records: SP – 19.11m/62’8.5″ | DT –56.02/183’9″
AS A SOPHOMORE
• Placed second in third in the shot put (17.09m) and discus (53.78m) at the Miami Power 5 Trailblazer Challenge.
• Took second and third at the Battle on the Bayou in shot put (18.01m) and discus (53.08m).
• Registered a third place finish in shot put (17.54m) at the Virginia Challenge.
• Placed fifth at the Big Ten Championships in shot put with a throw of 18.18m.
• Placed ninth in discus at the Big Ten Championships (52.38m).
• Threw a career best distance in shot put at the NCAA Division I East Region Prelims (19.11m).
• Qualified for outdoor Division I finals in discus with a personal best throw of 56.02m.
• Took 22nd at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships in shot put (17.98m).
• Placed sixth at the Jim Green Track and Field Invitational in shot put (17.01m).
• Placed fourth at the Rod McCravy Memorial Meet in shot put (17.58m).
• Took ninth at the Big Ten Indoor Championships in shot put (17.55m).
• Registered a tenth place finish at the Clemson Tiger Paw Invite (17.29m).
AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2017-18)
• Represented Ohio State at the NCAA East Preliminary in both the shot put and discus, placing 14th in the discus (53.42m, 175-3) and 39th in the shot (16.69m, 54-9.25).
• Placed ninth in the discus with a career-best throw of 55.71m (182-9) and 19th in the shot with a throw of 16.02m (52-6.75) at the Big Ten Championships.
• Claimed third in the discus with a heave of 52.07m (170-10) and fifth in the shot put with a heave of 17.17m (56-4.00) at the Ashland Alumni Open.
• Posted a discus throw of 52.94m (173-8) for fifth place and a career-best shot put throw of 17.86m (58-7.25) for sixth place at the Jesse Owens Classic.
• Finished fourth in the discus with a mark of 54.01m (177-2) and posted a shot put mark of 15.83m (51-11.25) at the Tennessee Relays.
• Placed sixth in the discus (49.15m, 161-3) and 10th in the shot put (15.96m, 52-4.5) at the Jim Click Shootout.
• Registered a seventh-place finish in the discus with a throw of 49.70m (163-1) and an eighth-place finish in the shot put with a throw of 17.10m (56-1.25) at the USC Power 5 Challenge.
• Opened the season with a career-best shot put of 17.91m (58-9.25) at the Buckeye Invitational, good for third place.
• Claimed eighth in the shot with a heave of 16.85m (55-3.5) at the Kentucky Invitational.
• Registered a shot put throw of 16.53m (54-2.75) at the Simmons-Harvey Quad, placing seventh.
• Finished seventh in the shot put with a mark of 17.69m (58-0.5) at the Columbia Challenge.
• Posted a shot put of 15.98m (52-5.25) at the Music City Challenge.
• Placed sixth in the shot with a mark of 17.11m (56-1.75) at the Buckeye Tune-Up.
• Threw a 16.55m (54-3.75) shot put at the Big Ten Championships, placing 17th.
AS A FRESHMAN (2016-17)
• Did not compete.
PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• Took third at the 2016 OHSAA Division I State Championships in the shot put (18.27 meters/59-11.75) and discus throw (56.18 meters/184-4/personal best).
• Recorded personal-best shot put heave of 19.49 meters (63-11.50) at the OHSAA Division I Northwest District meet.
• As a junior, placed fifth in the discus throw (49.47 meters/162-4) and seventh in the shot put (17.79 meters/58-4.50) at the 2015 OHSAA Division I State Championships.
• Won 18 titles in final two years between the shot put and discus throw.
• Has two siblings.
• Majoring in construction systems management.