AS A FRESHMAN:
- Recorded a PR throw of 15.59m in the weight throw at the Tiger Paw Invite (indoor).
- Set a personal best of 51.60m in the hammer throw at the Louisville Invite (outdoor).
PREP AND PERSONAL:
- Graduated from Arcadia High School in June of 2016.
- Earned two varsity letters in football, four in basketball and four in track and field.
- Led the team to BVC runner-up.
- Was third team all-conference in the discus and was district discus qualifier as a freshman.
- Set the school record in the discus in each of his last three seasons (186 feet, eight inches).
- Set the school record in the shot put as a senior (56 feet, two inches).
- Set the district record in the discus as a sophomore and junior.
- Named first team all-conference in the discus his sophomore year.
- Named first team all-conference in the shot put, was the runner-up in the discus at the state championship as a junior.
- Finished 10th in the New Balance Nationals in discus as a senior.
- Placed fifth in the discus at Midwest Meet of the Champions.
- Received first team all-conference in the discus and first team all-conference in the shot put.
- Was runner-up in the discus at the state championship as a senior.
- Full name is Shae Wesley Watkins.
- Born in Findlay, Ohio, to Steven and Shannon Watkins.
- Has three sisters, Samantha, Shia and Staysha.
- Intends to major in aerospace engineering.
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