Becomes First UW Student-Athlete to Qualify in Track Event
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
Evanston's Kirby Paces Cowgirls with Two All-Conference Accolades
2014 Mountain West Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Laramie, Wyo.
2014 Cowpoke Open
2014-15: Earned two All-MW honors during the season...indoors placed runner-up at the conference meet in the weight throw with a toss of 65-9...threw a personal-best 65-11 to win the Rocky Mountain Classic on Feb. 20...also won the event at the Power Meet on Dec. 12 and the Air Force Team Challenge on Feb. 6...finished in the top three in six of the seven indoor meets he threw the weight throw...was named the MW Male Field Athlete of hte Week on Feb. 24...outdoors notched a personal-best 198-4 in the hammer throw at the Colorado Invite on April 11...placed third in the event at the MW Championships with a throw of 194-1...qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary in the hammer and placed 40th.
2013-14: During the indoor season threw the weight throw and placed fifth in the event at the MW Championships...top performance was 65-11 to win the Powder River Dual on Jan. 31...also won the Rocky Mountain Classic on Feb. 21 with a toss of 63-2 1/4...finished in the top three at five of the seven meets he threw the weight throw in...during the outdoor season competed in the hammer...top performance was a throw of 198-0 to place second at the Cowpoke Open on May 3...placed sixth in the event at the MW Championships with a toss of 194-10...qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary in the hammer, but did not record a mark.
Before Wyoming: Transferred from Southern Utah in the summer of 2013 after spending two years on a Mormon mission in Chile...earned All-Summit League honors in 2011 as a true freshman by placing third in the hammer throw at 184-10...owned personal bests of 184-10 in the hammer and 51-0 in the weight throw...completed his prep career at Lovell High School for coach Chad Lindsay, a former Cowboy and previous school record holder in the shot put....as a senior in 2010 won the Class 2A shot put and discus titles.
Personal: Majoring in Spanish at UW.