Kayla Padgett wins weight throw with school record mark of 20.03 meters
Tynita Butts earns NCAA qualifying mark in high jump
2012-13 Track & Field: Recorded a career-best mark of 15.27m (50-01.25) for a second-place showing at Christopher Newport in the shot put...Placed seventh in the C-USA Indoor Championships in the shot put with a mark of 15.18m (49-09.75).
High School: Lettered in track & field, basketball and football...Helped his track and field squad to the conference championships his senior season...Finished first in the high jump at the conference championships in 2012...Placed third in the high jump in regionals as a senior...Won the shot put and discus as a junior in state, regional and conference...Earned a first-place finish in the shot put and discus as a sophomore at the regional and conference...Placed second in the discus and fourth in the shot put at state in his sophomore season...Helped the Wildcats to four state championship appearances...Member of the honor roll.
Personal: Born Adam Manns on February 28, 1994 in Logan County, W. Va...Son of Darian and Gina Manns...Has an older sister, Tiffany Smith (22)...Majoring in logistics.