2012-13: Only competed during the outdoor season, participating in the discus ... had a pair of top-10 finishes in the event at the Border Battle and the Lenny Lyles/Clark Wood Invitational.
2011-12: Only competed during the outdoor season ... competed in the discus ... best throw was 44.43m/145-9, which came at the Border Battle ... finished seventh in the event ... top finish came at the Tennessee Challenge, placing sixth in the event.
2010-11: Received a redshirt.
Prep: Competed in the discus and shot put at St. Xavier High under coach John Higdon ... was runner-up in the discus and third in the shot put at 2010 KHSAA Class 3A State Championships ... took second in the discus and shot put at 2010 KHSAA Class 3A Region Championships ... finished third in the shot put at 2009 KHSAA Class 3A Region Championships ... lettered in football as well ... received academic all-state honorable mention accolades for track and football ... National Spanish Honor Society member ... prep bests include 54-3.50 in the shot put and 161-5 in the discus.
Personal: Son of Glenn and Debbie Nelson ... birthday is Oct. 18 ... has one sister ... majoring in exercise science.