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 Chris Cardwell
Chris Cardwell
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Abilene, Texas

High School:
Wylie

Height:
6-1

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
12/18/1984

School Record Holder (Hammer)
School Record Holder (Weight Throw)

2006: Finished 14th in the hammer throw at the Big 12 Outdoor Championships with a mark of 48.28 meters (158-5)...Broke his own school record in the hammer with a mark of 51.70 meters (169-7) at Drake Relays...Claimed the hammer title at the Michael Johnson Classic...During the indoor season, broke his own school record in the weight throw with a mark of 16.31 meters (53-6 ¼) at the Tyson Invitational...Finished 21st at the Big 12 Indoor Championships with a mark of 15.86 meters (52-0 ½)...Named to the fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Rolls.

2005: During the outdoor season, broke the school record in the hammer with a mark of 48.91 (160-5) to finish second at the John Jacobs Invitational...Holds the top five marks in school history in the hammer...Finished 20th at the Big 12 Outdoor Championships...Finished third at the Michael Johnson Classic and fourth at both the Dr Pepper Invitational and the UT-Arlington Invitational...Had a season-best toss of 39.42 (129-4) in the discus to finish fifth at the John Jacobs Invitational...During the indoor season, finished 16th and broke the school record in the weight throw with a mark of 14.22 (46-8) at the Big 12 Indoor Championships...Earned Academic All-Big 12 first-team honors...Named to the fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Rolls.

2004: Finished 14th at the Big 12 Outdoor Championships and originally broke the school record with a mark of 142-5 in the hammer...Finished fifth in the hammer at the Michael Johnson Classic and second at the Baylor Dr Pepper Invitational...Had a season-best throw of 127-3 in the discus and a throw of 40-10 ½ in the shot put at the UTA Invitational...Named to the spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

High School: Was a four-year letterwinner at Wylie High School in Abilene, Texas, for coach Eddie Lang...As a senior, was a regional qualifier in the shot put and discus...Finished sixth in the district in the shot put and fourth in the discus as a junior...Finished seventh in the district in the shot put and ninth in the discus as a sophomore...Recorded personal bests of 50-6 in the shot put and 150-10 in the discus...Was also a three-year letterwinner as an offensive and defensive lineman in football...Earned all-district honors as an offensive lineman in 2001 and 2002...Named to All-Big Country offensive line in 2002 and played in the Big Country All-Star football game in 2003...Named lineman of the year in 2002...Also earned one letter in baseball...Graduated in the top 10 percent of his class and was a National Honor Society member.

Personal: Full name is Christopher David Cardwell...Born Dec. 18, 1984, in Del Rio, Texas...Son of Joseph and Lauren Cardwell...Bioinformatics major.

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