Year: Junior
Hometown: Chewelah, Wash.
High School: Jenkins
Other College: Boise State


Personal Bests
Shot Put: 60-6 1/2 (18.45)
Weight Throw: 65-4 1/4 (19.92)
Shot Put: 62-8 1/2 (19.11)
Discus: 164-0 (49.98)
Hammer Throw: 207-10 (63.35)

NCAA Championships
2014 (O): Hammer Throw, 202-9 (18th)

Big Ten Championships
2015 (I): SP, 59-3 1/2 (5th); WT, 64-4 1/2 (11th)
2014 (I): SP, 57-0 3/4 (10th); WT, 63-10 (10th)
2014 (O): SP, 61-5 (5th); HT, 171-10 (15th)

Nebraska School Record
Hammer Throw: 207-10 (63.35) - Nebraska Invite (5/10/14)

All-America Honorable Mention (2014 NCAA Outdoor, Hammer Throw)
Mark Colligan Memorial Award (2015)
Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2015)
Academic All-Big Ten (2015)
Nebraska Student-Athlete HERO Leadership Award (2015)
Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2014, 2015)
Nebraska Outstanding Scholar Award (2015)
Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (2013-14, 2014-15)
USTFCCCA All-Academic Team (2014)

2015 (Senior)
Indoor: Competed six times in the shot put and won two titles...threw a season-best 60-6 at the adidas Classic to win the event...also won the Mark Colligan Memorial with a throw of 59-0 1/4...finished fifth at the Big Ten Championships, throwing the shot put 59-3 1/2...competed five times in the weight throw, winning titles in the first two meets of the season...captured the Holiday Inn Invite with a throw of 62-3 3/4...also won the Mark Colligan Memorial with a throw of 63-11...saved his best performance of the season for the Big Ten Championships, tossing 64-4 1/2 to finish 11th...received the Mark Colligan Memorial Award as the most outstanding thrower at the Mark Colligan Memorial meet.

2014 (Junior)

Indoor: Recorded the fourth-best all-time NU mark and a personal best of 65-4 1/4 (19.92) in the weight throw at the Tyson Invitational en route to a fourth-place finish...claimed top honors in the weight throw at the Mark Colligan Memorial...earned a personal-best shot put of 60-6 1/2 (18.45) in a third-place showing at the New Mexico Invitational...finished runner-up in the shot put at both the Holiday Inn Invitational and the Mark Colligan Memorial...finished 10th at the Big Ten Indoor Championships in both the shot put and weight throw competitions. Outdoor: In the hammer throw, set both a personal best and a school record at the Nebraska Invite with a distance of 207-10 (63.35)...finished 15th at the Big Ten Championships and snagged a 10th-place finish at the NCAA West Prelims...finished the NCAA Championships with a distance of 202-9 (61.80) to place 18th and earn honorable-mention All-America honors...in the shot put, earned first-place finishes in the Nebraska Quad and the Nebraska Invite...recorded a personal best at the Triton Invite with a distance of 62-8 1/2 (19.11)...also earned a fifth-place finish at the Big Ten Championships and competed at the NCAA West Prelims, finishing 18th...named to the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll both semesters, as well as the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team and USTFCCCA All-Academic Team.

Before Nebraska (Jenkins/Boise State)
Competed in the shot put and weight throw during the 2012 season...won the Jacksons Invite (53-7 1/4, 16.33m) and Bronco Classic (55-9 1/4, 16.99m) shot put competitions...third at the Boise State Team Challenge in the shot put...threw 55-4 1/4 (16.87) to place third at the Mountain West Championships in the shot put...fourth at the Bronco Classic in the weight throw (54-10.25, 16.71m)...fifth at the Mountain West Championships in the weight throw with a season-best throw of 59-2 3/4 (18.05)...All-Mountain West honoree in the shot put... threw the shot put, hammer and discus outdoors...won the Oregon Relays shot put with a mark of 55-3 3/4 (16.85)... second in the shot put at four meets...Mountain West runner-up in the shot put with a mark of 55-5 3/4... had a season-best of 56-0 3/4 (17.08) in the shot put at the BYU/USC Triangular...a 2012 NCAA Preliminary Round qualifier in the shot put and hammer...won the BYU/USC Triangular in the hammer...had a season-best in the hammer of 191-2 (58.27) at the Oregon Relays...fourth at the Mountain West Championships in the hammer...placed 36th at the NCAA Preliminary Round in the shot put and 44th in the discus...second in the All-Idaho Cup, Oregon Relays and BYU/USC Triangular in the discus...seventh at the Mountain West Championships in the discus...had a best of 164-0 (49.98) in the Oregon Relays discus...All-Mountain West honoree in the shot put...a USTFCCCA Scholar Athlete...Mountain West Scholar Athlete...All-Mountain West Track and Field Academic honoree... redshirted the 2011 season... competed in the shot put and discus throw for Jenkins High School under Coach Pat Kostecka...four-time state champion with two titles in shot put (2009, 2010) and two in discus (2008, 2010)...led the state of Washington in 2010 in the shot put and set a school record in the shot put (61-5, 18.71m)...set the Washington State 1A record in the shot put...had a top discus throw of 176-6 1/2 (53.80) in 2010...twice named the Northeast “A” League MVP...named first-team all-conference four times...named Most Dedicated four times...a three-time team MVP...a three-time team captain...also played football at JHS...league football defensive MVP...a football first-team offense honoree twice...an all-state linebacker for JHS.

Born March 31, 1991...parents are Gerry and Julie...majoring in criminology and criminal justice.
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