Carlos Aviles


Player profile

  • Hometown Ventura, Calif.
  • Last School Ventura H.S.
  • Year Senior
  • Major Psychology

Ohio State Overview

  • Carlos is a sophomore who is majoring in psychology
  • He competed at the 2021 Big Ten indoor championships in the shot put
  • Has personal bests in the shot put of 16.76m (indoors) and 17.13m (outdoors)
  • Has a discus personal best of 53.32m and a weight throw best of 14.55m
  • 2020-21 OSU Scholar Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten Honoree

More on Carlos

  • Named the Ventura County Star’s track and field athlete of the year in 2018 as a junior
  • Ninth in the shot put at the 2019 California state championships
  • He won eight league titles in the shot and the discus and owns 10 Ventura High throwing records
  • Helped Ventura win the 2019 CIF-Southern Section Division 2 championship by taking second in both the shot and the discus
  • As a junior, became the first since 1987 to win the CIF-Southern Section Division 2 championship in both the shot put and the discus
  • Ranked No. 2 nationally in the shot and No. 3 nationally in the discus as a high school junior
  • Competed at the New Balance national championships
  • Played football up until his senior season, when he turned to track and field fulltime

As a Sophomore

  • Season Bests (I): 16.52/54-2 ½ (Shot Put)
  • Season Bests (O): 17.13m/56-2 ½ (Shot Put), 50.83/166-9 (Discus)