2012-13: Earned USTFCCCA All-Academic Track and Field Team honors ... competed in three outdoor events (shot put, hammer throw, discus) and two indoor disciplines (shot put, weight throw) ... qualified for the NCAA Division I Preliminary Round in the shot put ... won the shot put title at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships ... placed sixth at the meet in the hammer throw ... also won the shot put title at the Lenny Lyles/Clark Wood Invitational ... secured a personal-best 17.79m/58-4.50 in the shot put at the Auburn Tiger Classic ... had a runner-up finish in the shot put and a seventh-place showing in the weight throw at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships ... the shot put mark was a personal best of 17.00m/55-9.25.
2011-12: Competed in two outdoor disciplines (shot put, hammer throw) and two indoor events (shot put, weight throw) ... scored at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships in the hammer throw and shot put ... took fifth in the hammer throw with a season-best 54.25m/178-0 ... finished sixth in the shot put ... placed first in the shot put at the Alabama Relays ... qualified for the conference's indoor championships in both throwing events ... took fourth in the shot put at the VT Elite Meet ... posted a season-best 16.94m/55-7 at the meet ... recorded season-best weight throw (18.05m/59-2.75) at Kentucky Invitational.
2010-11: Received a redshirt.
Prep: Two-sport athlete at Avon High ... the 2010 sectional and county champion in the shot put and discus ... placed sixth in the shot put at the 2010 Indiana High School Athletic Association Outdoor State Championships ... earned the track leadership award as a senior ... took second in the shot put at sectionals and fifth in the regionals in 2009 ... named to the Indiana Track All-Star Team ... was one of the school's top powerlifters ... holds the school record in the squat, total (combined squat, bench and dead lift) and shot put ... also lettered in football ... tabbed the team captain as a senior ... named the most valuable lineman in senior year ... was a 2008 all-West offensive tackle ... prep bests: 55-7.50 in the shot put and 157-2 in the discus.
Personal: Son of Brad and Donna Vivace ... birthday is Sept. 19 ... has one brother ... majoring in exercise science.