Brad Bolton
Brad Bolton

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Lake Forest, Calif.

High School:
El Toro

Event:
Throws

Elig. (In/Out):
SO/SO


04/17/2013

Week 12: U-M to Head to Mt. SAC Relays, EMU Invitational

Men's Track & Field to Head to Mt. SAC Relays, EMU Invitational

04/10/2013

Week 11: U-M to Send Partial Squad to Joe Hilton Invite Saturday

Men's Track & Field to Send Partial Squad to Joe Hilton Invite Saturday

04/03/2013

Week 10: Wolverines to Face Cal, Virginia in Tri-Meet Saturday

Men's Track & Field to Face Cal, Virginia in Tri-Meet Saturday

03/19/2013

Week 9: Wolverines to Kick Off Outdoor Season at FSU Relays

Men's Track & Field to Kick Off Outdoor Season at FSU Relays

02/23/2013

Five Wolverines, 4x4 Relay Score on Final Day of Big Tens

Men's Track & Field Gets Points from Five, Relay on Big Ten Day Two

Last Updated: June 3, 2014

R-Sophomore (I/O) (2014) ... Championship Meets ... At the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds (May 29-31), finished 25th in the hammer throw (60.80m, 199-5.75) ... At the Big Ten Outdoor Championships (May 16-18), placed fifth in the hammer throw (61.25m, 200-11.25) ... Outdoor ... At the Indiana Billy Hayes Invitational (May 3), finished runner up in the hammer throw (61.26m, 201-0) ... At the UCSD Triton Invitational (April 25), finished 12th in the hammer throw (59.72m, 195-11) ... At the Kentucky Relays (April 19), finished sixth in the hammer throw (59.67m, 195-9) ... At the California/Virginia Tri-Meet (April 5), finished fourth in the hammer throw (60.05m, 197-0) ... At the North Florida Invitational (March 28-29), won the hammer throw (60.73m, 199-3) ... Indoor ... At the Silverston Invitational (Feb. 22), finished eighth in the weight throw (17.36m, 56-11.5) ... At the SPIRE Invitational (Feb. 14-15), finished 17th in the weight throw (17.17m, 56-4) ... At the Simmons-Harvey Invitational (Jan. 18), finished 10th in the weight throw (15.23m, 49-11.75).

R-Freshman (I)/Sophomore (O) (2013) ... Championship Meets ... At the Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 22-23), finished 22nd (16.07 meters, 52-8.75) in the weight throw ... Outdoor ... Redshirted ... Indoor ... At the SPIRE Invitational (Feb. 8-9), finished 22nd in the weight throw (17.21 meters, 56-5 3/4) ... At the Silverston Invitational (Feb. 16), finished sixth (16.46 meters, 54-0) in the weight throw ... Against Michigan State (Jan. 26), finished fourth in the weight throw (16.87 meters, 55-4 1/4) ... At the Simmons-Harvey Invitational (Jan. 19), finished fifth in the weight throw (15.23 meters, 49-11 3/4).

Freshman (2012) ... Championship Meets ... At the NCAA East Preliminary Round (May 25), finished 23rd in the hammer throw (59.6 meters, 195-6) ... At the Big Ten Outdoor Championships (May 11-13), advanced to the finals where he placed ninth in the hammer throw (59.65 meters, 195-8) ... Outdoor ... At the Penn Relays (April 26-28), won the hammer throw college division (60.25 meters, 197-8) ... At the William & Mary Colonial Relays (April 6-7), competed in the hammer throw, finishing third (56.96 meters, 186-10) ... At the Georgia Spec Towns Invitational (April 12-14), finished fourth in the hammer throw (56.87 meters, 186-7) ... At the USC Trojan Invitational (March 23-24), competed in the hammer throw, placing fourth with a distance of 58.03 meters (190-5) ... Indoor ... Redshirted ... Competed unattached at the Silverston Invitational (Feb. 18), finishing 12th in the shot put (13.09 meters, 42-11 1/2) and sixth in the weight throw (16.7 meters, 54-9 1/2).

Prep ... Graduated from El Toro (2011) ... Coached by his father, Steve Bolton, in high school ... Excellence Award winner in English ... 2011: Named to the Track & Field News 2011 High School All-America Team in the hammer throw ... Top ranked hammer thrower in nation ... Top 10 all-time in hammer (238-09) ... Recorded the fifth farthest throw in shot put in California (59-09) ... State champion in weight throw and hammer throw ... Ranked second nationally in weight throw ... 2010: Orange County Varsity Champion ... Recorded the second farthest throw in California as a junior (59-08) ... State champion in hammer throw ... USATF National Champion in hammer throw ... Placed in the top three at USATF Nationals in shot put, discus, javelin and hammer throw ... Placed sixth at the U20 World Championship qualifying meet ... 2009: Orange County Frosh/Soph shot put champion ... Placed second in the hammer throw at the California State Games ... Took second at the U18 Junior Olympic Nationals ... Placed second at the IAAF World Youth Championships Qualifying Round ... Member of the US Youth World Championship team, which competed in Italy ... California State Champion in weight throw (223-08) ... 2008: Orange County Frosh/Soph shot put champion ... Placed third in hammer at the California State meet ... National USATF Champion in hammer throw among 15 & 16 year olds ... National Junior Olympic record holder in intermediate boys hammer ... Recorded the second farthest throw by a freshman in hammer in California (209-0 8).


Personal ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Sciences and the Arts ... Majoring in chemistry ... Born on April 22, 1992 ... Son of Steve and Mary Bolton ... Personal Notes ... Father, Steve, played football at Golden West College and Colorado State University.

COLLEGITATE BESTS:

Event Mark Date
Weight Throw (I) 56-11 1/2 ft. (17.36m) 2/22/14
Shot Put (I) 42-11 1/2 ft. (13.09m) (UNA) 2/18/12
Hammer Throw (O) 201-0 ft. (61.26m) 5/3/14