Eight Cowboys and Cowgirls to Compete on Friday
School-Record 15 Cowboys and Cowgirls Set to Compete
Number Ties a Program Record Set Last Season
Becomes First Cowboy Freshman to Win MW Title Since 2008
Events Begin at 10 a.m. MT at Louis S. Madrid Sports Complex
2014-15: Indoors competed in seven meets...placed 10th in the weight throw at the MW Championships...posted a personal-best 59-1 1/2 in the event at the Don Kirby Invite on Feb. 14...outdoors placed sixth in the discus and seventh in the shot put at the conference meet...notched a season-best throw of 178-7 in the discus at the Jack Christiansen Invite on April 25...qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary in the discus and finished 45th.
2013-14: Earned one All-MW honor during the season...outdoors placed second at the MW Championships in the discus to earn All-MW...posted a personal-best of 190-11 in the event, which ranks fourth in school history...qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary in the discus and finished 16th, just four places shy of advancing.
2012-13: During the outdoor season, qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary in the discus throw...placed fourth at the MW Outdoor Championships in the event with a toss of 174-9...threw UW's No. 3 all-time mark in the discus at 189-10 for third at the Cowpoke Open, earning MW Male Athlete of the Week Honors...throw finished the season ranked No. 20 in the nation...earned first place in the discus at 176-0 at the AF Relays...redshirted the indoor season.
2011-12: Qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the discus throw with the No. 9 performance in UW history...also spent his first season at UW learning the hammer throw...redshirted the indoor season.
Personal: Majoring in civil engineering.