2009-10:Participated in the shot put and weight throw during the indoor season as well as the shot put and hammer throw in the outdoor season ... Captured second-place at the C-USA Outdoor Championships in the shot put with a mark of 16.59 ... Placed fourth in the shot put at the UNC Invitational (indoor) with a season-best mark of 16.38 ... Garnered a top 10 finish in the hammer throw at the C-USA Outdoor Championships, recording 52.15 meters.
High School: Helped Northside win the conference title his sophomore and senior seasons ... Earned seven varsity letters while serving as a team captain ... Also played football at the kicker, punter, place kicker, corner, linebacker, tight end, safety, nose guard and wide receiver positions ... Collected three varsity letters in football.
Personal: Projected major is psychology ... Son of Michael and Tamara Rowland ... Born in Grand Rapids, Mich. ... Was a member of the National Honors Society.