Quick Notes: Returning conference champion after claiming the hammer crown at the 2014 American Conference Outdoor Championships… one of seven Bearcats to rank among the all-time Top 10 in program history on both the indoor weight throw (third) and outdoor hammer (fourth) and one of only three all-time to record marks ranking in the Top 5 in both implements.
2014-15 SEASON 2015 OUT (SR): Redshirted. 2015 IN (JR*): Finished fifth in the weight throw at the American Indoor Championships… hit a personal-best mark in the weight throw two weeks earlier with a toss of 18.24m (59-10.25) to win the Akron Invitational and move up to third on the UC all-time Top 10… also won the weight throw at the Pole Vault Convention Invitational… improved his indoor shot put PR to 14.03m (46-00.50) at the same meet.
2013-14 SEASON 2014 OUT (JR): Claimed the American Outdoor Championships crown in the hammer with his toss of 57.72m (189-04), which pushed him up to No. 4 all-time in program history… one of just four men to throw past 57m (and the third since 2008), also won the hammer at the RedHawk Invitational and was the runner-up at the USF Collegiate… recorded personal-best marks in the shot put (14.30m/46-11.00) to finish fifth at the USF Collegiate and 47.01m (154-03) in the discus at the Louisville Twilight Classic… his discus mark stands as the 18th (tie) furthest in program history. 2014 IN (SO*): Improved his career-best weight throw mark to 16.33m (53-07.00) to finish third at the Akron Opener.
2012-13 SEASON 2013 OUT (SO): Moved up the hammer lists at UC with a toss of 53.57m (175-09) to take runner-up at the Miami Invitational… that mark ranks as the eighth-best in program history… competed in all four throwing events during the year, posting collegiate career-bests in all four during the season… improved his discus mark to 45.70m (149-11), which ranks 22nd all-time in UC history… finished 14th in the hammer and discus at the BIG EAST Championships. 2013 IN (FR*): Participated in three meets… won the weight throw in the UC/Miami Dual with a toss of 15.91m (52-02.50)… finished seventh in the event at the Hoosier Hills.
2011-12 SEASON 2012 OUT (FR): Recorded a mark of 49.41m (162-01) in the hammer at the All-Ohio Championships… that mark ranked as the 18th-best all-time in UC history… post back-to-back weekends in which he finished fourth in the hammer and fifth in the discus (UC Early Birds and Alabama Relays)… competed in the BIG EAST Championships in the hammer, placing 16th overall. 2012 IN (FR): Redshirted.
Personal: Born March 7, 1993… son of Kevin and Marilyn Province.