AS A JUNIOR IN 2009-10
During the indoor season, qualified for the New England Championships with a 15.31m throw in the shot put at the Battle of Beantown ... Placed fourth in the shot put at the AE championships (15.28m) and eighth at the New England Championships (15.66m)... Earned the discus title (50.85m) and placed second in the shot put (15.53m) at the America East Outdoor Championships ... Placed second in the discus at the New England Championships (47.03m) and fifth at the IC4A Championships (49.93m).
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2008-09
Set a personal record at the New England Indoor Championships with a distance of 16.16m ... Also threw distances of 15.84m at America East Indoor Championships, finishing second, and 14.99m at IC4A Championships ... Qualified for IC4A Outdoor Championships with second-place mark of 49.86m in shot put at Husky Spring Invitational ... Won the shot put title at Tufts Snowflake Classic with 50.77m mark ... Competed in both the shot put and discus during the America East Outdoor Championships, placing first in the discus (50.35m) and sixth in the shot put (15.05m) ... Also competed in the discus during the IC4A Championship finishing seventh with a distance of 50.87m ... Represented BU at the NCAA East Regional competing in the discus throw, finishing 20th with a distance of 47.56m.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2007-08
Qualified for IC4A Outdoor Championship in the discus with a throw of 51.22m at the Florida Relays ... Posted a season-best hammer throw of 42.07m at the Husky Invitational ... Put the shot 15.49m at the Spec Towns Invitational ... During the indoor season, finished fifth in the shot put at the Terrier Invitational (14.76m).
BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY
Attended Dedham High School in Dedham, Mass. ... Earned personal records of 54'10" (shot put) and 158'10" (discus) during his senior year ... Was awarded team MVP three times ... Qualified for All-States each of his four years in high school ... Was named the Dedham High School Male Athlete of the Year during his senior year ... Also played football, earning three letters and being named team captain during his senior year.
Son of Robert and Patricia Withrow of Dedham, Mass. ... Has one brother, Rob ... Enrolled in the University's College of Communication, majoring in television/film ... Born Feb. 17, 1989.