Ryan Coles
Position: Throws
Year: Jr.
Hometown: New Kent, Va.
Previous School: New Kent
Height: 6-0
Weight: 225

PERSONAL RECORDS:

Discus 155-1

Shot Put 50-7.25


Hammer Throw Outdoor: 47.29m
Shotput Indoor: 16.5m
Weight Throw Indoor: 14.87m

CAREER STATS

OUTDOOR 2013:

  • Recorded a toss of 48.67-meters placing fourth in the discus at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
  • Launched a personal record 48.29-meter toss in the hammer throw placing seventh at the Vanderbilt Invitational.
  • Finished sixth in the hammer throw with a score of 46.64-meters at the Fred Hardy Invitational.
  • Placed foruth with a personal-best in the discus with a throw of 48.09-meters at the Fred Hardy Invitational
  • Set a personal record of 47.29-meters and finished and placed second in the discus at the Virginia Cup
  • Finished sixth in the hammer throw with a toss of 46.45-meters at the Virginia Cup
  • Finished fifth at the Ram Invite in the hammer throw, with a toss of 47.48-meters.

INDOOR 2013:

  • Finished in second place in the Shot Put event at the A-10 Championships. recording a personal-best throw of 16.53 meters.
  • Set a new personal record with a toss of 14.87m in the weight throw at the Penn State National Invitational
  • Placed fourth at the Navy Quad in the shot put with a throw of 15.00m
  • Had the fourth-best weight throw at the Father Diamond Invitational with a throw of 14.83m.

PRIOR TO VCU:

  • Was a three sport (football, track & field and wrestling) athlete at New Kent High School in New Kent, Va.
  • Qualified for the Virginia State Track & Field Tournament four times
  • Was named to the All-State Team in Indoor Shot Put
  • Named to the All-State Discus Team two times
  • Was the Indoor Regional Champion in the shot put and discus
  • Won the shot put in the District Meet two times
  • Placed third in the discus at the Milestat Elite Track Meet
  • Holds the school record in the discus throw at New Kent
  • Named the New Kent High School Student-Athlete of the Year

PERSONAL

  • Son of Arthur and Tracie Coles
  • Born on Dec. 25, 1992
  • Majoring in Exercise Science at VCU
  • Has two brothers, Wesley and Kyle


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