Will redshirt the 2005 season after suffering an injury in the fall ... ranks among UW's all-time top-10 in the shot put ... a two-time Pac-10 scorer ... has never lost a shot put competition in a UW uniform at Husky Stadium. 2003-04: Stepped up at the Pac-10 meet for the second-straight year, placing seventh in the shot put ... career-best effort of 48-0 3/4 at Pac-10s was the eighth-best in UW history ... was 19th in the shot at the NCAA West Regional ... remained undefeated at home with a win at the Ken Shannon Invitational ... also tossed the hammer and discus in 2004 ... led all UW discus throwers with a best of 133-2 in Eugene, and ranked second in the hammer with a best of 146-7 1/4 ... indoors, threw the shot exclusively, placing 13th at the MPSF Championships with a season-best mark of 45-4 1/4. 2002-03: Placed eighth in the shot at the Pac-10 meet with a throw of 46-10 1/4 ... qualified for the meet with a career-best 47-9 3/4 put at the Oregon Pepsi Invite, among the top-10 all-time at UW ... took 13th in the event at the NCAA West Regional ... won the shot at both the Ken Shannon and Ken Foreman Invites ... indoors, set the eighth-best UW shot mark all-time with a toss of 46-1 1/4 at the Pac-10 Invite ... also ranked among UW's top-10 weight throw competitors, with a best of 42-3 1/4 that is seventh all-time. 2001-02: Redshirted the 2001-02 season ... competed unattached twice indoors, winning the shot put in both ... posted mark of 45-3 1/2 in the shot at the Small College Invite that would have led UW in 2002.
High School and Personal: Born June 25, 1982 ... parents are Roxanne and William ... has a brother, Jeff ... set 4A state shot put record with a career-best of 47-1 1/2 ... earned state titles in both the shot put and discus in 2001 ... was also top Washington shot-putter in 2000 ... left Auburn-Riverside with league records in the shot, discus and javelin ... earned four top-10 state finishes in the discus, and two in the javelin ... captained Auburn-Riverside squad to rtop-four state finishes in 2000 and 2001 ... at the Arcadia Invitational in California, posted top-five finishes in the shot put in 2000 and 2001 ... the three-time South Puget Sound League Field Athlete of the Year ... the Seattle Times Prep Athlete of the Month in the spring of 2000 ... earned 10 varsity letters, in track, basketball and golf ... was an honorable mention all-league selection on the basketball court in 1999.
UW Career Bests
Shot Put....... 48-0 3/4
Hammer...... 146-7 1/4
Shot Put (indoor)....... 46-1 1/4
Weight Throw (indoor)....... 42-3 1/4