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  Brandon Colbert

Brandon Colbert

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Troy, Mo.

High School:
Troy

Event:
Throws

2009 Outdoor: NCAA Regional Qualifier in the discus...named OVC Outdoor Male Field Athlete of the Year...recorded 11top-five finishes in the discus including four individual titles...OVC discus champion with a throw of 178'-7.00" at the OVC Championships...won the discus title at the Billy Hayes Invitational with a distance of 179'-3.00" ranking third on the school's all-time charts...also won discus titles at the SIUE Twilight Meet with a throw of 173'-8.25" and the Sea Ray Relays with a distance of 173'-7.00"...placed second at the SIU Spring Classic, the Joey Haines Invitationaland theAustin Peay Spring Fling...finished fourth at the Mt. SAC relays & the VS Athletics Long Beach Invitational...finished fifth with a throw of 176'-10.00" at the Louisville Twilight Meet...placed seventh in the hammer throw at the Joey Haines Invitational with a throw of 175'-2.25"...named OVC Field Athlete of the Week four times.

2009 Indoor: Redshirted due to an injury.

2008 Outdoor: Competed in just one meet before being sidelined with injury...recorded a season's best throw of 172'-8.00" in the discus and 55'-2.75 in the shot.

2008 Indoor: Named OVC Indoor Male Field Athlete of the Year...Provisional qualifier for the NCAA's...two-time OVC Male Athlete of the Week...OVC Champion in the shot put and weight throw...Broadway Prescription Invitational shot put champion with a throw of 58'-4.50" which ranks third on the school's all-time charts...threw a season's best 60'-0.00" in the weight throw finishing first at the Hoosier Hills Open...won the weight throw title at the Arkansas State Kick-off Classic...recorded eight top-five finishes in the shot put for the season including second place finishes at Arkansas State Kick-off Classic and Hoosier Hills Open...recorded seven top-five finishes in the weight throw including a second place at the Saluki Fast Start Meet.

2007 Outdoor: Named OVC Outdoor Male Field Athlete of the Year...NCAA Mideast Regional Qualifier in shot put and discus...Placed 30th in the shot put at NCAA Regional...named OVC Male Athlete of the Week on 4/10...OVC Champion in the discus at OVC Championships...finished second in the shot put and sixth in the javelin at OVC Championships...won both the discus and shot put titles at the Gatorade Classic...finished third in the discus and fifth in the shot put at the Georgia Tech Invitational...finished third in the discus with a season's best throw of 172'-7.00" at the Mississippi State Bulldog Invitational...placed second in the shot put with a season's best 55'-2.00" at the SIUE Twilight Meet...finished second in the discus at the Sea Ray Relays...placed third in the discus at Vanderbilt Invitational...Southeast Scholar Athlete.

2007 Indoor: Placed second in the weight throw (55'-7.50") and fourth in the shot put and at OVC Indoor Championships...finished second in the shot put with a season's best throw of 54'-3.75" and in the weight throw at the Redhawks Invitational...finished fifth in the shot put at the Indiana Relays.

Prep: State champion in the discus...All-State in the shot put...also played basketball and football.

Personal: Born 10/5/87...son of Steve and Brenda Colbert...majoring in Recreation.

 
 

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