2010: Promising freshman season, ranked second on the team indoors in the shot put, sending the ball 51-feet, 9.75-inches at the Husky Classic ... took ninth at the UW Invitational with a shot put of 50-10 ... also threw the weight indoors, with a best of 44-8 ¼ ... redshirted the outdoor season, competing twice ... at the Ken Shannon Invite, took second in the shot at 51-2 ¼.
High School and Personal: Mother is Amra Basic... has an older brother, Damir... led the Renton High School track and field team to a second place finish behind his outstanding performances, winning the discus competition in 175-5 and placing second in the shot put with a throw of 57-4 ¼...captained his team his junior and senior years...threw his personal best of 179-8 in the discus at a Club Northwest All-Comers meet...in 2008 was presented with the High School Player of the Week Award by the U.S. Army and the Seattle Seahawks for his football team performances as well as leadership qualities...lettered all four years in Football... also lettered in wrestling in 2007 and 2008.
Collegiate Best Marks
Shot Put.......51-2 1/4 / 51-9 3/4i
Weight Throw.......44-8 1/4