Chris Campbell
Chris Campbell

Hometown:
Irmo, S.C.

High School:
Irmo

Height:
6-2

Event:
Throws

Year (I/O):
R-Jr./R-Jr.


2012: Indoors, competed in the weight throw...won the Gamecock Indoor Open...recorded top mark of 54-03.75 (16.55m) to win the Gamecock Invitation...competed at SEC Indoor Championships, placing 13th. Outdoors, competed in the discus...top mark of 147-00 (44.80m) to win the Gamecock Open...placed 15th at the SEC Championships

2011: Indoors, competed in the weight throw ... had a top mark of 50-03.25 (15.32m) at the Gamecock Invitational ... placed 14th at the SEC Indoor Championships at 48-02.50 (14.69m) ... Outdoors, competed in the discus ... had a top mark of 137-0 (41.76m) at the Weems Baskin Invite.

2010: Indoors, competed in the weight throw ... had a top mark of 12.89m at the Virginia Tech Invitational ... outdoors, competed in the discus ... had a top mark of 40.20m at the Weems Baskin Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL: Coached by Miles Moore at Irmo High School in Columbia ... two-time all-region ... Trojan Relays champion in 2007 ... placed third at the Taco Bell Classic ... top marks of 147-9 in the discus and 45'9 in the shot put ... competed at Junior Olympic Nationals ... received inaugural S. Hunter Howard Jr. Scholarship from the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce.

PERSONAL: Christopher Maurice Campbell was born Jan. 13, 1990 ... pursuing a degree in international business ... parents are Maurice Campbell, Antionette Kelly-Campbell and Treva Campbell ... hobbies include writing, playing the clarinet, stand-up comedy and traveling ... favorite athlete is German legend Wolfgang Schmidt.