Tom Willcox
Tom Willcox

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Coquitlam, British Columbia

High School:
Centennial Secondary

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
05/23/1991

Awards:
Tiger 3.0 Club (Fall 2012)


2012 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
2011 NCAA Regional Qualifier

2013 Outdoor
Competed in the shot put, discus and hammer throw ... Recorded a season-best in the shot put with at sixth place throw of 15.35m (50'4.5") at the 2013 Conference USA Indoor Championship ... Placed eighth in the shot put at the Ole Miss Invitational with a throw of 15.32m (50'3.25") ... Scored overall team points for the Tigers at the C-USA Championship with a sixth place discus throw and season-best of 46.64m (153') ... Placed ninth at the Louisiana Classics in the discus with a mark of 43.70m (143' 4") ... Placed eighth at the C-USA Outdoor Championship in the hammer with a mark of 49.58m (162'8") ... Took eighth at the Red Wolves Open with a hammer throw of 49.28m (161'8").

2013 Indoor
Redshirted

2012 Outdoor
Named to the Unites States Track and Field and Cross Country All-Academic Team ... Recorded a combined six top-10 performances in the shot put and hammer ... Scored overall team points for the men's squad finishing sixth in the hammer (50.45m, 165'6") and eighth in the shot (15.43m, 50'7.5") at the Conference USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships ... Threw as season-best and took fourth place in the shot (16.26m, 53'4.25") at the Ole Miss Invitational ... Competed in the discus once during the outdoor season taking 16th with a throw of 43.37m (142'3") at the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational.

2012 Indoor
Recorded a combined 12 top-10 performances in the shot put and weight throw ... Scored points for the men's squad finishing fifth in the shot (17.03m, 55'10.5") and fourth in the weight throw (18.50m, 60"8.50") at the Conference USA Indoor Track and Field Championships ... Recorded at personal and season-best in the weight throw with a second place finish of 18.91m (62'.5") the SEMO Redhawks Invitational.

2011 Outdoor
Qualified for his first East Regional during his redshirt season... Two-time winner in the shot put in 2011... Set personal-bests in the shot put, hammer throw and discus in 2011... At the War Eagle Invite, set a personal-best in the weight throw with a 47.43m (155' 7") fling... Won the Vanderbilt Invite's shot put event with a 16.50m (54' 1.75") mark... Won the shot put at the Tiger Invitational (15.87m; 52' 1") and set a personal-best in the hammer throw (50.84m; 166' 9") to finish third in the home meet... Set a personal-best in the shot put with a 17.12m (56' 2"), finishing fourth and qualifying for the NCAA East Regional... In his first regional appearance, finished 34th with a 16.19m (53' 1.5") toss.

2011 Indoor
Had eight top-five finishes (five weight throw, three shot put) during the 2011 indoor campaign... Was runner-up in the weight throw at the EIU Mega Meet, with a 16.47m (54' 0.5") toss... Set personal-bests in the weight throw (17.98m; 59' 0") and the shot put (16.57m; 54' 4.5") at the SEMO Invite, finishing fourth and third, respectively... Earned points at the C-USA Indoor Championships, finishing sixth in the weight throw with a 17.80m (58' 4.75") throw.

2010 Outdoor
Competed in two meets for the Tigers before injuries sidelined him...Was seventh in the discus (44.90m; 140'9") and hammer (47.00m; 154'2") throws at the Rhodes Open.

2010 Indoor
had four top-eights in the shot put during indoor season...Runner-up in the shot put at the ASU Invitational with a season-best 16.11m (52'10.25") mark...Also competed in the weight throw, finishing 10th in Conference USA with a personal-best 16.12m (52'10.75") throw.

Prior to Memphis: Was a Provincial Champion in shotput and discus...Also a Canadian shot put Youth Champion...His career best shot put is 18.20m...His career best discus is 53.20m...Was coached by Don Steen who was the Canadian Olympic Coach at the games in Munich.

Personal
Son of Mike and Lori Willcox ... Birthday is May 23.

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