Louis Day
Louis Day

Hometown:
Hempstead, N.Y.

High School:
Holy Trinity

Event:
Throws

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


2012: Named to Captial One Academic All-District Team...Indoors, competed in shot put and weight throw...won the shot put competition at the Gamecock Invitational with a top indoor mark of 55-07.75 (16.96m)...had top discus throw of 53-11.00 (16.43m) at the SEC Indoor Championships to place 11th. Outdoors, competed in shot put and discus...had a top shot put distance of 55-09.00 (16.99m) at Spec Towns Relays to finish 3rd...scored at the SEC Outdoor Championships in the shot put at 55-08.25 (16.97m) to place 6th...competed at NCAA East Preliminary in the shot put...top discus throw of 146-09 (44.74m) at the Weems Bakin Invite

2011: Named 2011 SEC and NCAA National Student-Athlete Sportsmanship Award Winner ... Indoors, competed in the shot put and weight throw ... in the shot put, had a top mark of 53-06.50 (16.32m) to place ninth overall at the SEC Indoor Championships ... won the Gamecock Invitational ... in the weight throw, had a top mark of 55-07.75 (16.96m) at the SEC Indoor Championships ... Outdoors, competed in the shot put and discus ... in the shot put, had a top mark of 54-03.25 (16.54m) to place fifth at the Penn Relays ... placed ninth at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a mark of 52-01.75 (15.89m) ... in the discus, had a top mark of 155-10 (47.51) to place 12th overall at the SEC Outdoor Championships.

2010: Indoors, competed in the shot put and weight throw ... in the shot put, had a top mark of 51-9 (15.77m) at the Gamecock Indoor Open ... placed 12th at the SEC Indoor Championships ... in the weight throw, had a top mark of 51-04.25 (15.65m) to place 10th at the SEC Indoor Championships ... outdoors, competed in the shot put and discus ... in the shot put, had a top mark of 54-03.25 (16.54m) at the Gamecock Open ... placed seventh at the SEC Outdoor Championships at 53-3 (16.15m) ... in the discus, threw a best of 149-7 (45.60m) ... placed 11th at the SEC Outdoor Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL: Coached by Doug Goodwin Sr. and James Muller at Holy Trinity High School in Hicksville, N.Y. ... lettered in track and football ... all-conference and all-region honors ... placed seventh in the discus at the Penn Relays ... took the silver medal in shot put at the New York State Championships ... ranked No. 2 in New York in shot put.

PERSONAL: Louis Marcel Day was born Nov. 18, 1990 in Flushing, N.Y. ... parents are Lyonel Day and Donata Ramos ... pursuing a degree in biology ... favorite athlete is Reese Hoffa ... chose USC over Virginia, Pittsburgh and Penn State.