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Career Performance Lists

Career Bests:
Weight Throw - 46'9" (14.25m)
Discus Throw - 139'2" (42.43m)
Hammer Throw - 166'2" (50.66m)

Junior Season (2009-10):
• Team's fourth-ranked hammer thrower
• Placed sixth and scored one team point with a PR of 166'2'' in the hammer throw at the Patriot League Outdoor Championships
• Established a new PR discus with a throw of 139'2" at the Pt. Loma Invite
• Set a career best with a weight throw of 49'9" at the Princeton Dual

Sophomore Season (2008-09):
• Had a season-best discus throw of 132'3" at the Pt. Loma Invite
• Also had best hammer throw of season at Pt. Loma with a throw of 143'8"

Freshman Season (2007-08):
• Placed sixth at the Navy Invitational with a season-best throw of 35'10" in the weight throw
• Unleashed a season-best throw of 136'4" in the discus in Navy's home five-team meet
• Also had a freshman season-best of 131'3" in the hammer throw at the Navy five-teamer

High School:
• A 2007 graduate of St. Thomas High School
• Earned four letters in track and field and one in swimming
• High school team won the 2005 Texas State Championship
• As a senior, earned all-state honors in the discuss, 4x100 and 4x200
• Earned three all-district honors in the shot put and discuss
• Also earned all-district honors in the 4x100, 4x200, 100, and 200 as a senior

Personal:
• Born July 24, 1989, in Woodlands, Texas
• Son of Terri and David Norwood
• Mother, Terri, played softball at Corpus Christi
• Uncle, Dan Murphy, is a 1975 graduate of the Naval Academy and a four-year member of the track and field program
• Eagle Scout
• Member of student council and was the service committee chairman
• Member of the Spanish Service Club
• Honored with the Fr. Robert R. Gaelens Goodness, Discipline and Knowledge award
• Majoring in history

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