TWO-TIME ALL-BIG WEST PERFORMER
LBSU OUTDOOR BESTS
Shot Put: 60-06.75 (3rd all-time)
LBSU INDOOR BESTS
Shot Put: 56-00 (6th all-time)
2015 (Senior): Advanced to the NCAA West Preliminaries in the shot put and discus ... Claimed runner-up honors in both events at the Big West Championships ... Picked up three individual victories in the shot put ... Won the Triton Invite with a lifetime-best 60-06.75 ... That mark ranks third in program history ... Hit 58-08 to take top honors at the Big West Challenge ... Finished ahead of the pack at the Cal Opener (56-00) ... Also had a toss of 59-06.25 for a second-place showing at the Beach Invitational ... Notched a personal-record 181-02 in the discus ... Two-time Big West Men’s Field Athlete of the Week ... Competed in the shot put during the indoor season ... Took third at the Lumberjack Team Challenge (54-07.25) ... Added a personal-best 56-00 to place 10th at the MPSF Championships.
2014 (Junior): Scored in the shot put (53-05) and discus (161-11) with a pair of sixth-place finishes at the Big West Championships ... Both marks were season bests ... Combined for four top-five showings in nine meets ... Took fourth in the shot put at the RCC Quad Meet and fourth in the discus at the Big West Challenge ... Recorded the 10th-best shot put mark in indoor school history at the Mountain T's Invitational (52-02).
2013 (Redshirt): Did not compete.
Junior College: Two-year member of the track & field team at El Camino College ... Finished third in the shot put at the 2012 California Community College State Championships with a then lifetime-best 53-02.5 ... Named the South Coast Conference Field Athlete of the Year after claiming the league title in the shot put ... Also finished first at the So Cal Community College Championships ... Never finished lower than third among junior college opponents the entire season.
High School: Lettered at Hawthorne High School.
Personal: Majoring in journalism.
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