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Carson Sears
Position: Throws
Height: 6'0"
Year: Senior
City/State: Suwanee, Ga.
High School: Peachtree Ridge H.S.
Major: Business Administration
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Carson Sears Biography
Courtesy: Gardner-Webb
Release: 11/25/2010

 

2013 Outdoor: Did not compete

 

2012-13 Indoor: Established a personal best in the weight throw en route to an All-Conference performance at 2012-13 Big South Indoor Championships … Threw 18.70 m in the event … Finished in the Top 5 in each of his ten performances during the Indoor season … Placed fifth in the shot put at the JDL Invitational behind a season best 15.62 m performance … Threw 18.08 m in the weight throw at the Tiger Paw Invitational (Clemson, S.C.), third best in the event … Placed second in both the weight throw (18.04 m) and the shot put (15.12 m) at the season-opening Appalachian Indoor Invitational … Placed fifth in the shot put (14.81 m) at BSC Indoor Championships … Member of the 2012-13 Big South Presidential Honor Roll

2012 Outdoor: All-Conference performer … Set school records in both the hammer throw and the shot put during a breakthrough sophomore campaign … Placed sixth in the hammer throw at the Weems Baskin Invitational, throwing a GWU record 64.48 m … Performance at the Weems Baskin Invitational earned him a berth NCAA East Preliminary, where he posted the 25th best distance (58.74 m) … Threw 16.35 m to place second in the shot put at 2013 Big South Outdoor Track & Field Championships, another GWU best all-time … Won the hammer throw at the Big South Championship meet, achieving a distance of 61.24 m … Also finaled in the discus throw at Big South Championships, taking fifth place after throwing a personal best 48.67 m … Won the shot put (15.06 m) at the Carolina’s Cup … Placed second in the hammer throw at the Coastal Carolina Invitational (61.97 m), 49er Classic (62.46 m), and Winthrop Invitational (60.69 m) … Earned third place finishes in the shot put at the Coastal Carolina Invitational (15.65 m) and the Winthrop Invitational (15.12 m) ... Named to the 2013 Big South Outdoor Track & Field All-Academic Team … Member of the 2011-12 Big South Presidential Honor Roll

2011-12 Indoor: All-Conference performer ... Set a School record in the Shot Put with a throw of 15.90 m at 2011-12 Big South Conference Indoor Championship ... Finished fourth in the event ... Recorded a personal best performance in the Weight Throw at Big South Indoor Championships, tossing 18.40 m for a third place finish in the event... Finished second in the Shot Put at the Appalachian State Pre-Conference Invitational with a throw of 15.17m ... Finished sixth in the Weight Throw with a toss of 17.68 m at the Appalachian State Pre-Conference Invitational ... Finished fourth in the Shot Put at the Dick Taylor Invitational with a throw of 14.68 m ... At the Niswonger Invitational, finished sixth in the Shot Put (14.77 m) and seventh in the Weight Throw (16.61 m) ... Finished Fourth at the Tiger Paw Invitational in the Weight Throw with a throw of 11.44 m ... Took 11th in the Shot Put at the Tiger Paw Invitational after recording a distance of 14.81 m

2011 Outdoor: Named the 2011 Big South Freshman of the Year ... Earned all-conference honors with a second-place finish in the discus throw event with a personal best mark of 46.60 meters and with a second-place finish in the hammer throw event with a distance of 57.39 meters at the 2011 Big South Outdoor Track & Field Championships ... Also placed seventh-overall in the shot put event at the conference championships with a personal best throw of 14.47 meters ... Took first-place overall in the hammer throw at the Aggies Classic with a distance of 52.68 meters ... Finished second overall in the discus throw event with a mark of 41.49 meters at the Lenoir-Rhyne PowerSox Invitational ... Posted a second-place finish in the hammer throw with a mark of 54.82 meters and third place in the discus throw with a distance of 42.77 meters at the Carolina's Cup ... Also posted a sixth-place finish at the Carolina's Cup with a mark of 14.15 meters in the shot put ... Placed second in the shot put with a mark of 13.10 meters and fourth in the discus throw with a throw of 41.63 meters at the Terrier Relays ... Recorded a third-place finish in the discus throw event at the Asics/Winthrop Invitational with a toss of 40.79 meters ... Also posted a fourth-place finish in the hammer throw with a distance of 52.00 meters and seventh in the shot put with a mark of 13.61 meters at the Asics/Winthrop Invitational ... Turned in a seventh-place finish in the hammer throw event with a personal best mark of 57.76 meters at the Clemson Tiger Final Qualifier ... Posted a 13th-place finish in both the discus throw (43.09 meters) and the hammer throw (46.62 meters) at the 49er Classic ... Recorded a fifth-place finish in the hammer throw event with a distance of 65.46 meters at the 2011 USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships in late June.

2010-11 Indoor: Set a personal record in the shot put (14.79 m) at the 2010-11 Big South Conference Indoor Championships, finishing sixth in the event ... Also finished eighth in the weight throw at the Big South Championships with a distance of 16.49 meters ... Earned a personal record and an eighth-place showing at the Niswonger Invitational with a distance of 16.60 meters ... Recorded two top-10 finishes at the Tiger Paw Invitational, placing sixth in the weight throw (16.47 m) and ninth in the shot put (14.77 m) ... Was top-15 in two throwing events at the Liberty Open, placing eighth in the weight throw (16.01 m) and 15th in the shot put (13.10 m) ... Finished fifth in the shot put (14.41 m) and sixth in the weight throw (16.11 m) at the Appalachian Opener ... Placed 11th in the shot put (13.75 m) and 13th in the weight throw (14.47 m) at the Appalachian Collegiate Indoor.

High School: Was a three-time Scholar-Athlete at Peachtree Ridge High School ... Was a two-time state qualifier ... Was a All-Region selection in the shot put as a senior ... Also a All-Region and All-County selection in the discus ... Was a national qualifier in the discus her senior year and a junior nationals qualifier in the hammer throw ... Finished second in the state in the discus event and fifth in the shot put ... Also lettered in baseball.

Personal: Carson Zachary Sears was born on June 19, 1992 in Suwanee, Ga. ... Son of Kent and Jan Sears ... Has five siblings, three older and two younger ... Majoring in Business Administration

 


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