Threw a personal-record 45.58 meters in the discus at the Jesse Owens Classic (May 1) to finish 13th ... Placed sixth in both the shot put (13.07m) and discus (43.67m) at the EMU Invitational (April 16-17) ... At the Stanford Invitational (March 26-27), threw 13.46 meters in the shot put and 42.26 meters in the discus ... Placed sixth in the discus (42.60m) and seventh in the shot put (13.43m) at the Bulls Invitational (March 19).
Had a season-best throw of 14.19 meters in the shot put at the Silverston Invitational (Feb. 20).
Finished 12th in the discus throw (137-4, 41.87m) at the Big Ten Championships (May 17) ... Took 12th in the shot put (42-7, 12.98m) at the Big Ten Championships (May 16) ... Finished fifth in the shot put at the Len Paddock Invitational (May 9) with a best effort of 44-1 1/4 ...Finished 19th in the shot put at the Drake Relays (April 24) with a top mark of 45-6 1/4 ... Came in 11th in the shot put (45-1) at the Mt. SAC Relays (April 18) ... At the Spartan Invitational, finished seventh in the shot put (40-7 1/2) and placed 13th in the discus (119-5) (April 4) ... Placed sixth in the hammer throw (143-8) and third in the shot put (44-8 1/4) at the Spring Break Collegiate Invitational (March 21).
At the Sun Angel Classic, threw the shot put (44-9) (April 11) ... At the Sun Angel Classic, had a hammer throw of 120-09 (April 11) ... At the FSU Relays, participated in the hammer throw (130-4), came in seventh in the shot put (42-5 1/4) and seventh in the discus (132-1) (March 27-29)
Had a weight throw of 41-11 1/2 and a third place shot put of 42-5 1/4 at the Silverston Invitational (Feb. 23) ... Threw the shot put 40-6 3/4 and the weight throw 46-2 3/4 at the Tyson Invite (Feb. 15-16) ... At the Meyo Invite, threw the shot put 42-9 3/4 (Feb. 9) ... Place fourth in the shot put (44-8) at the Michigan Intercollegiates (Feb. 2) ... At the Simmons/Harvey Invitational, came in 10th in the weight throw (45-4 1/4) and first in the shot put (46-10) (Jan. 26) ... Earned 17th place in the shot put with a distance of 40-0 3/4 and came in 16th place in the weight throw with a distance of 45-0 1/4 at the Kentucky Invitational (Jan. 11-12).
Prep ... Iowa City West ... (2007) ... National Honor Society ... first in shot put and discuss in the state ... first in indoor state in shot put ... first in shot put, second in discus at Drake relays ... Nike Indoor Nationals third place in shot put ... Nike Outdoor Nationals placed ninth in shot put ... USA Junior Nationals fifth in shot put ... track team undefeated state champions ... personal record of 48-7 in shot put, 147' discus ... Varsity Track (2004-07) ... Varsity volleyball (2005-07) ... varsity softball (2005-07) ... (2006) ... first in shot put and third in the discus at state meet ... finished first in shot put and fourth in discus at Drake Relays ... Nike Indoor Nationals, seventh in shot put ... Nike Outdoor nationals fourth in shot put ... Tracke team undefeated state champions ... (2005) ... first in the shot put at state track meet ... first in the shot put at Drake Relays ... ninth at Nike Outdoor nationals in the shot put ... (2004) ... finished fifth in the shot put at the state track meet.
Personal ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, major undecided ... Father played football at the University of Iowa (1981-86).