2006: Won the conference championship with a mark of 183-02 in the discus to earn All-Big West honors ... Placed ninth at the NCAA Regional meet with a career-long 184-04 ... That mark currently stands as the ninth-best in 49er history ... Won the discus throw at the Stanford Invitational ("B") and the Big West Challenge ... Added a second-place performance at the Steve Scott Invite with a toss of 176-06 ... Also a Big West qualifier in the hammer, throwing a lifetime-best 178-03 for fifth at the league championships ... Recorded LBSU's eighth-longest indoor weight throw mark (53-03) at the NAU Quadrangular.
2005: Earned All-Big West honors in the discus ... Threw a season-best 173-06 for a third-place finish at the league championships ... Took 18th at the NCAA Regionals (166-05) ... Also a conference qualifier in the hammer throw ... Won the Long Beach Relay and finished in the top-three in six of nine meets .... Notched a lifetime-best 50-07.50 in the shot put ... Added a season-long 167-08 in the hammer at the Cal-Nevada Championships.
High School: Competed in track and field all four years at Burroughs High School ... Reached the CIF finals ... Garnered all-league honors three times in the shot put and once in the discus ... Left as the discus school-record holder at 203-05 ... Also ranked fifth in the shot put (57-09) ... Won the discus throw at the USTAF Junior Olympics ... Played football for two years.
Personal: Competed at the Junior Pan American Games in Windsor, Canada, during the summer of 2005 ... Won the bronze medal in the men's discus with a mark of 180-07 ... Majoring in mechanical engineering.
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- Shawn Winget - Distances
- LaTanya Sheffield - Sprints, Hurdles
- Cory Loebl - Throws
- Media Guides
Long Beach State Women’s Squad Opens...04/21/2017 - Track
Long Beach State opened the Triton Invitational on Friday as the Beach sent half-a-dozen athletes...
Long Beach State Men Rank Sixth in USTFCCCA...04/21/2017 - Track
The Long Beach State men’s track and field team moved into the No. 5 spot in the most...
Long Beach State Heads to Triton Invitational04/20/2017 - Track
The Long Beach State track & field team travels to San Diego, Calif., to compete in the Triton...
Xander Cooper Earns Big West Field Athlete of...04/18/2017 - Track
Long Beach State senior pole vaulter Xander Cooper was named Big West Men’s Field Athlete...
Nine Meet Records Fall at Beach Invitational...04/16/2017 - Track
In a meet that featured athletes from all over the world, the Beach Invitational saw nine meet...
Long Beach State Enjoys Successful First Day at...04/14/2017 - Track
Hosting one of the premier events in the country and competing against some of the best athletes ...