Cowboys and Cowgirls to Compete in Prestigious Mt. SAC Relays
His Mark Leads the Mountain West by More Than 15 Feet
Junior's Throw Ranks 35th in the NCAA
Derner, Bowen and Page All Run Personal Bests in the 5,000 Meters
2013-14: Indoors competed in the shot put and weight throw...top performance in the shot put was 50-4 3/4 at the Powder River Dual on Jan. 31...top showing in the weight throw was 59-4 at the MW Championships to place 10th in the event...also competed in the shot put at the conference meet...outdoors did the discus and hammer...best mark in the discus was 165-7 at the CU Invite on April 12...best hammer showing was 177-1 at the Quiller Classic on March 22...placed ninth in both events at the MW Championships...named MW Academic All-Conference in the classroom.
Before Wyoming: One of the top throwers in the Northwest region under coach and father Kyle Unland at Ferris High School...won the state title in the discus from his sophomore to senior season...also was runner-up at the state meet in the shot put as a senior...owned personal best of 190-3 in the discus, 57-8 1/2 in the shot put and 178-11 in the hammer...won the prestigious Arcadia Invitational in 2013 with a discus throw of 190-3...also lettered four years in football...earned first-team all-league honors four times and all-state honors as a senior.
Personal: The son of Kyle and Cori Unland...Kyle was an All-American in the hammer at Washington State while a teammate of Wyoming coach Paul Barrett...Damon has three brothers, Kirk, Ethan and Grayson...born on Dec. 7, 1994, in Olympia, Wash...majoring in engineering at UW.