The two-day Victor Cruz Invitational in Houston, Texas
AS A SENIOR:Competed in 10 meets during the indoor/outdoor track & field season, while participating solely in shot put ... placed 14th (14.47m) at the ACC Outdoor Championships ... earlier in the season at the ACC Indoor Championships, placed 10th (15.05m) ... recorded a 13th place finish (15.36m) at the Meyo Invitational ... earned a 13th place finish (14.54m) at the New Mexico Team Invitational.
AS A JUNIOR: Competed in shot put for the Irish in eight meets ... threw at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships and hurled a distance of 15.04m ... finished 10th or better in every meet ... placed second at the Polytan Invitational ... finished eighth at the Victor Lopez Rice Bayou Invitational with best outdoor throw of the year (15.92m) ... placed fourth at the Notre Dame Invitational ... finished first at the Blue & Gold Invitational 2012 with best throw of the season (15.93 m) ... named to the Dean's List for the spring 2013 semester.
AS A SOPHOMORE:Competed in shot put and weight throw on the year ... advanced to the NCAA East Preliminary Round in shot put with a throw of 16.90m ... was a champion in shot put (17.22m) at the Texas Roadhouse Border Battle ... placed ninth or better all season long in both events ... recorded a personal record in shot put (17.33m) at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships for a third-place finish, earning all-conference honors ... gathered in a personal best in weight throw (14.28m) at the Notre Dame Blue & Gold Invitational with a ninth place finish ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned a monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN:Competed in shot put for the Irish ... finished in fourth at the Blue & Gold Invitational with a distance of 14.54m in his first event of the season ... threw a distance of 14.82m at the Notre Dame Invitational placing him seventh overall ... placed 14th (15.16m) overall at the Meyo Invitational ... placed ninth in his first appearance in the BIG EAST Championships with a total distance of 15.66m ... finished fifth overall at the Purdue Mike Poehlein Invitational after placing first overall in his heat (15.38m) ... placed sixth at the Texas Roadhouse Border Battle after a toss of 15.45m ... finished seventh (15.27m) at the Purdue Dave Rankin Invitational ... turned in a sixth place finish (15.31m) at the Gina Relays ... concluded his season tying his personal best at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships with a throw of 15.66 meters ... named to the Dean's List for the fall 2010 semester.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL:Seven- time letter winner in football and track & field at Seymour (Ind.) ... all-state selection in track & field as a senior ... Indiana Track & field All-Star ... three-time football team captain ... Hoosier Hills all-conference, all-city and all-state selection during his junior and senior football campaigns ... son of Robert and Jill Brock ... has one sister, Allyson ... born in Seymour, Ind. ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business and is majoring in accounting ... also enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters pursuing a supplementary major in theology.