Murdaugh wins 400m, Stephens in the javelin
DeChant wins the shot put to highlight outdoor opener for No. 25 Ohio State
OSU entertains home crowd at season opener
2011 Academic All-Big Ten selection
2013 Outdoor(Junior) Competed in two outdoor meets for the Buckeyes ... placed fourth in the shot put at Arkansas Team Invitational.
2013 Indoor (Junior) Did not compete
2012 Outdoor (Sophomore) Fifth in the discus (collegiate-best mark of 46.83/153-7.75) and ninth in the shot put at the Jim Click Shootout ...placed 11th in the shot put at the Jesse Owens Track Classic (season-best mark of 15.86m/52-0.50) ... ninth in the shot put and 10th in the discus at the Big Ten/SEC Challenge.
2012 Indoor (Sophomore) Represented Ohio State in the shot put at the Big Ten championships, finishing 19th overall ... used a collegiate-best mark of 16.62m/54-6.25 to finish eighth in the shot put at the Buckeye Tune-up ... runner-up in the shot put at the Buckeye Classic and third place at "The Dual" ... 10th in the shot at the Meyo Invitational and 13th at the PSU National.
2011 Outdoor (Freshman) Fourth place in the discus and fifth in the shot put at "The Dual" ... 12th in both the discus and shot at the Jesse Owens Track Classic.
2011 Indoor (Freshman) Represented the Buckeyes in the shot put ... placed third at both the OSU-Michigan Dual (season best of 16.60m/54-5.50) and Buckeye Classic ... took fifth place at the GaREAT Collegiate Invitational ... 14th at the PSU National.
2010 Outdoor (Redshirt) Competed unattached in the shot put and discus at the Ashland Alumni Open.
2010 Indoor (Redshirt) Did not compete
Chillicothe High School OHSAA Division II state record holder in the shot put, a record he set with an astounding throw of 19.32m (63-4.50) ... 2008 OHSAA DII state champion during the indoor season... state runner-up in the shot put and a regional, district and conference champion during the outdoor campaign.
Five NCAA Tickets Punched