2008 Outdoor: Won the individual title in the hammer at Furman

(133-10/40.80m) ... appeared in four meets as a freshman.

2008 Indoor: Competed in five meets ... posted a season-best toss in

the weight throw at the A-Sun Championships (40-02/12.24m) and

in the shot put at the Appalachian State Open (36-00.75/10.99m).

Prep: Two-year letterwinner in track and field for the Pioneers of

Watauga High School.

Personal: Born Aug. 18, 1988 ... son of Morris Proffit and Audrey

Townsend ... major is currently undecided.