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05/13/2012

Four Mids Earn All-East Honors at IC4A Championship

Rome, Snelgrove, Ricks and Vetere post top-eight finishes.

05/10/2012

Men's Track Sending Large Contingent to IC4A Championship

All six of Navy's Patriot League individual champions will return to action.

05/05/2012

Navy Men Place Second at Outdoor Track League Championship

Navy wins six individual titles.

05/03/2012

Navy Men's Outdoor Track and Field Prepares for League Championship

Mids head to Holy Cross this weekend for outdoor league meet.

04/27/2012

Men's Track Places 10th in Championship of America Race at Penn Relays

Mids compete well in distance medley relay; post three individual IC4A marks.

Career Performance Lists

Boniwell's Career Honors
• 2012 Patriot League Shot Put Champion (Outdoor)
• 2011 Patriot League Shot Put Champion (Outdoor)
• 2009 Second-Team All-Patriot League (Discus)

2010-11 (Junior Season):
• Won the Patriot League Outdoor Shot Put Championship, with a PR and IC4A-qualifying effort of 53-11
• Also took first place in the shot put at the Army-Navy Outdoor Star Meet with a mark of 52-9½
• Placed 29th in the shot put at the IC4A Outdoor Championship
• Took first in the shot at the Navy Quad Meet and eighth at the Penn Relays
• Placed 11th in the discus at the IC4A Outdoor Championship with a season-best mark of 160-7
• Scored and took fourth in the discus at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship
• Placed second in the discus at the Army-Navy Meet
• Posted a 158-2 in the discus to take 11th at the Tom Jones Memorial against a stacked field
• Won the discus at the Widener Invite
• Had an indoor season-best shot put of 51-5½ to win the event at the Army-Navy Indoor Star Meet, an IC4A-qualifying effort
• Placed 29th at the IC4A Indoor Championship in the shot put
• Scored and placed sixth in the shot put at the Patriot League Indoor Championship

2009-10 (Sophomore Season):
• Navy's top performer in the shot put and discus for the second straight season
• Established new career-bests in the shot put and discus
• Placed third at the Patriot League Indoor Championships in the shot put with a PR of 52-1¼
• Also placed third in the shot put against Army in the indoor Star Meet
• Won shot put event at the Wesley Brown Invitational
• Picked up three outdoor shot put wins, claiming the Military Championship, Pt. Loma Open and the Navy Three-Team Meet
• Also won the discus at the Pt. Loma Open with a PR of 161-6
• Placed second in the discus against Army in the outdoor Star Meet, at the Military Championships and the Navy Three-Team Meet

2008-09 (Freshman Season):
• Navy's top performer in the shot put and discus
• Runner-up in the discus at the Patriot League Outdoor Championships
• One of five athletes (three throwers) to earn all-league recognition
• Delivered a then-PR throw of 161-1 to garner that distinction
• Concluded year as top-ranked freshman discus thrower in Patriot League
• Ranked second among league's first-year shot put throwers
• One of two Navy discus throwers to qualify for IC4As, finished 27th at championship
• Placed third versus Army during indoor dual with season-best 49-8¼ shot put effort
• Scored in two events at outdoor Star Meet; placing fourth in shot put, fifth in discus

High School / Personal:
• A 2007 graduate of Rancho Bernardo High School in San Diego
• Four-year letterwinner on track team, competing in shot put and discus
• Two-time league champion and state finalist in shot put
• Achieved a high school-best shot put toss of 54-10
• Won Coaches' Award as a senior
• Son of Martin and Candace Boniwell
• Uncles, Adm. Robert Natter and Capt. James Durham, are both Academy graduates
• Majoring in oceanography

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