The senior was oen of three to climb the podium on the final day
Markesh Woodson and Will Crocker will both advance to Saturday's finals
Peoples, Garton, and Fischer earned the first three podium finishes of the weekend
Other highlights include a pair of top-five NCAA performances in the throws
The Tigers closed Friday evening's events with 16 PR's and six event wins
Hosted by Mississippi State @ Starkville, Miss., May 14-16, 2015 (photos by Jeff Curry)
MIZZOU PERSONAL BESTS
Indoor Track & Field
Shot Put - 14.36m (47-1.5) | Rod McCravy Memorial Meet | 01/26/2013
Weight Throw - 16.51m (54-2) | Rod McCravy Memorial Meet | 01/25/2013
Outdoor Track & Field
Shot Put - 15.71m (51-6.5) | Ole Miss Invite | 04/13/2013
Discus - 44.11m (144-9) | Iowa Musco Invite | 04/20/2013
Hammer - 50.66m (166-2) | Iowa Musco Invite | 04/20/2013
Indoor Track - Earned both PR's for the indoor season at the Kentucky Rod McCravy Memorial Meet, finishing 16th and 18th for the weight throw and shot put, respectively...Threw a top mark of 16.51m (54-2) in the weight throw at Kentucky, and 14.36m (47-1.5) in the shot put...Ended the season at the Missouri Collegiate Challenge where he threw his second-best shot put and weight throw marks of the season, 14.32m (46-11.75) to place 5th in the shot, and 15.81m (51-10.5) for 7th in the weight throw
Outdoor Track - Earned his PR mark in the shot put at the Ole Miss Invitational, throwing 15.71m (51-6.5) to place 7th in the competition...Ended the season with a pair of PR's at the Iowa Musco Invitational, throwing 44.11m (144-9) in the discus and 50.66m (166-2) in the hammer
Shot Put - 17.17m (56-4) | Discus - 50.95m (167-2)
- 2010-11 MSHSAA All-State (shot put)
Competed at Rock Bridge HS for coach Elisha Hunt...Helped his team to a District title and seventh-place finish at the MSHSAA State Championships (2011)...As an individual, Nick All-Distric in the shot put (2009) and All-Section in the discus (2010, 2011) and shot put (2011)...He was District and Sectional Champion in the shot put (2010, 2011) and discus (2010, 2011)...Earned All-State honors in the shot put (2010, 2011)...Was the Rock Bridge HS Most Valuable Thrower all four years
Parents are Anthony and Julie...Born June 1, 1993 in Columbia, MO...Nick earned the George Washington Carver Award, Presidential Excellence Award, and Scholar Athlete Award (2011)...Was on honor roll (2007-2010)...Two-time recipient of the CACC I Can Club Award and CACC Outstanding Student Finalist (2009, 2010)...Earned the 2008 Departmental Excellence Award in Government and Economics...Is planning on studying Biochemistry/Pre-Med at Missouri
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