Grant Cartwright
Grant  Cartwright

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Powell, Ohio

High School:
Olentangy Liberty

Event:
Throws

Elig. (In/Out):
FR/FR


03/29/2015

Shot Putters Make History as B1G Triumphs over Pac-12

Men's Shot Putters Make History as B1G Triumphs over Pac-12

Last Updated: April 1, 2015

At Michigan ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award winner (2014).

Redshirt Freshman (2015) ... Outdoor ... Made his outdoor debut at the Pac-12 vs. Big Ten Challenge (March 27-28), taking eighth in both the shot put and discus.
strong>Indoor ... Made his Big Ten Championships debut (Feb. 27-28) in the shot put ... Finished fourth at U-M's Silverston Invitational (Feb. 21), throwing 55-2.25 ft. (16.82m) ... Threw a mark of 54-10 ft. (16.71m) at the Iowa State Classic (Feb. 14) ... Made his discus debut at the Akron Invitational (Feb. 7), where he also competed in the shot put ... Finished seventh in the weight throw (49-1.50 ft.; 14.97m) and sixth in the shot put (52-9.50 ft; 16.09m) at the Dual Meet vs. Michigan State (Jan. 31) ... Made his Wolverine debut at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational (Jan. 17), throwing 54-8 ft. (16.66m).

Freshman (2014) ... Outdoor ... Redshirted ... Indoor ... Redshirted.

Prep ... Graduated from Olentangy Liberty High School (2013) ... National Honor Society ... All-Ohio Academic ... Nine-time Scholar Athlete ... Track & Field ... No. 1 ranked junior discus thrower in nation (Class of 2017) ... State champion in the discus (2012) ... Two-time All-State in the discus (2011, '12) ... Three-time All-Region in the shot put (2010-12) ... School record holder in the shot put and discus ... Missed his senior season due to a back injury.

Personal ... Enrolled in College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... Undeclared major ... Born on Nov. 19, 1994 ... Son of Guy and Denise Cartwright ... Other Sports Played ... Also participated in football and wrestling.

High School Personal Bests
Discus -- 195-0
Shot Put -- 57-9

Event Time Date
Shot Put (I) 55-2.25 ft. (16.82m) 2-21-15
Weight Throw (I) 49-1.50 ft. (14.97m) 1-31-15
Discus (I) 163-09 ft. (49.91m) 2-7-15
Shot Put (O) 57-0.25 ft. (17.38m) 3-28-15
Discus (O) 164-09 ft. (50.21m) 3-28-15

 



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