QUICK NOTES: Returning for his senior season after qualifying for and competing in the U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Track & Field in the discus… holds a trio of school records, including the indoor shot put (18.19m/59-08.25), the outdoor shot put (18.10m/59-04.75) and the discus (61.41m/201-06)… has a better discus mark of 62.50m (205-01) that came while he competed unattached from the university and is not available for record consideration… also ranks fourth all-time in the indoor weight throw with a mark of 17.49m (570-4.75)… NCAA Division II National Runner-up in the discus when he competed for Tiffin University (2013).
2015-16 SEASONS 2016 OUT (SR): Redshirted… competed in several discus competitions as an unattached individual during the outdoor season… hit a mark of 62.50m (205-01) at the Triton Invitational in La Jolla, Calif., to qualify for the U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Track & Field… at the Trials, placed 20th overall… capped the year earning American Athletic Conference All-Academic honors… also tabbed for USTFCCCA All-Academic accolades. 2016 IN (JR*): Captured second-place in the shot put at the American Athletic Conference Championships with a school-record mark of 18.19m (59-08.25), increasing his previous record by 3.5”… competed in the shot put at six different meets with Top 6 showings in each… also competed in the weight throw four times… threw close to his PR with a mark of 17.34m (56-10.75) at the Gladstein Invitational… finished 10th in the event at the conference meet… remains fourth on the school’s all-time Top 10 in the weight throw.
2014-15 SEASONS 2015 OUT (JR): Scored points at the American Outdoor Championships by finishing as the runner-up in the discus… placed 10th in the hammer in the same meet… won discus titles at the Louisville Twilight, Oliver Nikoloff Invitational and Walt Disney Open… his mark of 61.41m (201-06) at the Louisville meet was the fourth time this year he bettered the previous school record of 55.12m (180-10) that was set in 1983 by Greg Weber… prior to becoming the first UC man over 56-meters in the discus, he became the first to break the 18-meter barrier in the shot put, setting the school record at 18.10m (59-04.75) at the Tennessee Relays… between those two meets, he etched his name into the hammer record books at No. 17 with a toss of 49.69m (163-00) at the Kentucky Relays… qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary meet in the discus… also qualified to compete in the USA Track & Field Championships in the discus, where he placed ninth. 2015 IN (SO*): Placed fourth in the shot put at the American Indoor Championships and also finished 10th in the weight throw… broke the school record and the 18-meter barrier for the first time in UC history with a toss of 18.10m (59-04.75) to win the Armory Invitational… won the shot put and took fifth in the weight throw at the Pole Vault Convention... shot put champion at the Gladstein Invitational.
2013-14 SEASONS 2014 OUT (SO): Scored team points for the second time on the year, taking sixth in the shout put at the American Outdoor Championships… opened the outdoor season at the Alabama Relays taking third in the discus with a school-record toss of 58.20m (190-11)… that mark broke a record that had stood since 1983 (Greg Weber, 1983) and saw a UC man record a throw that surpassed 56-meters for the first time in program history… in fact, five of his final marks in discus competitions would have broken the UC record… capped the year by resetting the record to 59.37m (194-09)… won discus titles in five events, including three in a row, following his school record result… titles came at Oliver Nikoloff Invite, USF Collegiate, All-Ohio Championships, RedHawk Invitational and Louisville Twilight… qualified for and competed in the discus at the NCAA East Preliminary Round… added two shot put victories to his ledger, taking titles at the Nikoloff and USF meets… swept the discus and shot put at both meets… posted wins in the shot put twice (Nikoloff & USF Collegiate)… combined, he won seven times and posted five-more Top 5 finishes in the throws, including the SP, DT and hammer… his runner-up mark at the All-Ohio Championships in the shot put (17.26m/56-07.75) pushed him to fifth all-time at UC. 2014 IN (FR*): Captured team points in his first appearance in the American Indoor Championships by finishing fourth in the shout put… threw a personal-best 17.25m (56-07.25) to open the year at the Akron Opener, where he finished second… finished third in the shot put at both the Hoosier Hills and Indiana Relays.
PRIOR TO UC - AT TIFFIN: Competed for Tiffin (Ohio) University for one year, redshirting his indoor season and competing outdoors in 2013… Division II National runner-up in the discus... finished 16th nationally in the shot put... named GLIAC Male Freshman Field Athlete of the Year… won the shot put at the GLIAC Championships... broke Tiffin's school record in the shot put.
High School: 11-time state qualifier... seven-time conference champion... all-time Ohio record holder in the discus at 206' 4"... Regional Champion in the shot put and discus... set conference records in both the shot put and discus.
Personal: Born June 13, 1994... son of Todd and Ruthetta Tudor... has one sister, Briana.
Personal Bests – Indoor: Shot Put – 18.19m/59-08.25 (American Indoor Championships – 2/29/16) – UC RECORD Weight Throw – 17.49m/57-04.75 (SPIRE Invitational – 2/13/15) –UC #4
Personal Bests – Outdoor: Shot Put – 18.10m/59-04.75 (Tennessee Relays – 4/11/15) – UC RECORD Discus – 61.41m/201-06 (Louisville Twilight – 5/8/15) – UC RECORD Discus – 62.50m/205-01 (Triton Invitational – 4/23/16) – competed unattached (does not count toward UC record) Hammer – 49.69m/163-00 (Kentucky Relays – 5/2/15)