Scotch Plains, N.J.
As a Redshirt Junior in 2008-09: Captained the 2008-09 UConn Indoor and Outdoor Track Teams
INDOOR: Made the podium in the BIG EAST Championship for the first time with his third place performance in the heptathlon recording a career high 5,247 points ... Won the heptathlon at the IC4A Championship with a point total of 5,069 ... Finished 12 in the high jump (1.89 meters) and 11th in the pole vault (4.05 meters) at the Sorlein Invitational ... Placed fourth at the Crimson Multi Meet in the heptathlon recording 4,940 points ... Took 11th in the long jump at the Harvard Quad with a distance of 6.25 meters ... placed 10 in the high jump at the Lafayette/Rider Invitational clearing 1.94 meters.
OUTDOOR: Won his first ever decathlon title at the BIG EAST Championship recording a career high 6,946 points ... Came in third in the decathlon at the IC4A Championship with a score of 6,818 points ... Won the Bulldog Decathlon recording 6,779 points ... Came in ninth in the discus (35.11 meters) and fourth in the high jump (1.90 meters) at the UConn Spring Invitational ... At the UMass Invite, finished third in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 15.30 also taking 10th in the pole vault (3.75 meters) and 16th in the javelin (43.24 meters).
As a Redshirt Sophomore in 2007-2008:
INDOOR: Earned a sixth place finish at the BIG EAST Championships with a score of 5,022 points in the heptathlon...Captured the title and led UConn to a 1-2-3 sweep at the New England Championships in the heptathlon with a score of 4,876 points...Finished with a distance of 11.65 meters in the shot put at the Yale Invitational...Cleared 1.89 meters in the high jump at the Harvard Select Meet for an eighth place finish...Competed in the 800-meter run at the Giegengack Invitational finishing with a time of 2:00.24...Competed in the pole vault at the Lafayette Rider Invitational and finished with a clearance of 3.90 meters.
OUTDOOR: Took home a fifth place medal from the BIG EAST Championships in the decathlon with a score of 6,608 points...Turned in a sixth place finish at the UConn Springtime Invitational in the shot put with a distance of 11.70 meters, also competed in the discus finishing in 14th with a throw of 33.71 meters, finally ended the day in the javelin with an eighth place result throwing 44.18 meters.
As a Sophomore in 2006-2007:
INDOOR: Placed seventh in the heptathlon at the BIG EAST Championships with 4,553 points...Finished fifth in the heptathlon at the New England Championships with 4,332 points...Finished fifth in the heptathlon at the UConn Alumni Invitational with 4,806 points...Placed fifth in the high jump at the Reebok Boston Indoor Games with a height of 1.87 meters...Finished fifth in high jump at the Harvard Select Meet with a height of 1.81 meters.
OUTDOOR: Red-Shirted Season Due To Injury.
As a Freshman in 2005-2006:
INDOOR: Finished eighth in the heptathlon at the BIG EAST Championships with a total of 4,612 points...Finished third in the heptathlon at the New England Championships with a total of 4,615 points...Was sixth in the heptathlon at the UConn Indoor Open with 4,282 points...Finished seventh in the high jump at the Sorlein Invitational clearing 1.90 meters...Finished tenth in the 500-meter run at the Penn State Meet with a time of 1:07.79, as well as eighth in the shot put with a distance of 10.89 meters.
OUTDOOR: Was sixth in the decathlon at the BIG EAST Championships with a total of 6,323 points...Finished sixth in the shot put at the Central Florida Invitational with a distance of 11.01 meters...Captured fifth place in the 110-meter hurdles at the South Florida Invitational with a time of 16.54 seconds, as well as finishing fifth in the discus with a toss of 34.01 meters...Finished 10th in the long jump at the South Florida Quad with a distance of 5.84 meters...Was second in the heptathlon at the UConn Invitational with a total of 6,040 points...Placed 13th in the shot put at the Brown Invitational with a distance of 10.69 meters...Placed sixth in the high jump at the second UConn Invitational clearing 1.91 meters, as well as finishing ninth in the long jump with a distance of 6.22 meters...Finished 13th in the javelin with a toss of 45.85 meters at the Wildcat Invitational.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School in Scotch Plains, N.Y. ...Two-time Captain and MVP of team...Union County Champion in the high jump in his Senior year.
Personal: An accounting major...Born February 4, 1987.