Patrice Gates finished runner-up in the women's hammer throw.
School record holder in the javelin (194-10) and the indoor weight throw (66-04.50)
2005-06: NCAA Championships qualifier in the discus finishing 19th overall ... Finished second in the discus at the NCAA Mideast Regional ... Won the BIG EAST title in the hammer ... Won the BIG EAST indoor weight throw ... Finished seventh in the BIG EAST in the javelin ... Was 11th in the BIG EAST in the indoor shot put and 13th in the outdoor shot put.
2004-05: Redshirted, but did compete unattached at several regional meets ... Top redshirt marks were 169-3 (8/18/05) in the discus, 183-8 (7/2/05) in the hammer and 47-8.25 (8/19/05) in the shot put.
2003-04: Competed in four throwing events for U of L including the shot put, discus, javelin and hammer ... Won two individual titles in the javelin and finished in the top-6 in all five meets ... Won one individual title in the discus (Miami Invite) and finished in the top-4 eight times ... Earned a pair of second-place finishes in the hammer and finished in the top-5 eight times ... Earned a second (discus), a third (hammer) and a fourth (javelin) at the C-USA Championships.
2002-03: Team's top thrower in the shot put, discus and hammer throw ... Placed fifth in the hammer throw and ninth in the discus at C-USA Championship despite battling illness all weekend ... Qualified for NCAA Mid-East Regional in discus ... Had one of the nation's top freshman marks in the discus with a best of 172-7 ... Won discus at Carl Rossi Relays and finished runner-up six times ... Also placed second in shot twice and hammer once in the spring.
High School: Lettered in track and field and basketball at Kincardine Secondary School ... Member of Canadian Junior National Team and competed at 2001 Pan-American Junior Championships ... Placed sixth in discus at 2002 Canadian Senior National Championships ... Also led basketball team to silver medal at Provincial High School Championships.
Personal: Born Arthur Turland on January 11, 1982 in Kincardine, Ontario ... Son of Anne-Marie Benedict ... Majoring in mechanical engineering ... Married to women's thrower Emily Kost on Oct. 8, 2005.