2005 OUTDOOR TRACK - Redshirt and Did not compete for Terps... Posted a mark of 190-0 in the hammer at the Mount St. Mary's Metro Championships... Had a throw of 147-06 in the discus at the Miami Hurricane Invite.
2005 INDOOR TRACK - Maryland's lone competitor in the 35-pound weight throw... Season-best 59-10.50 came with his third-place finish at the ACC Championships... Mark qualified him for IC4A Indoor, where he was 11th at 56-11.50... Won the Delaware Invitational and posted four throws over 57 feet, including a 57-9.50 for a 5th-place finish at the Virginia Tech Invitational.
2004 OUTDOOR TRACK - Posted the fifth-best hammer throw in school history with a throw of 178-7 at the Patriot Invitational... set new career-bests in the hammer throw in his first four meets of the season... finished in an event's top five five times - twice in the discus, twice in the hammer throw and once in the shot put... finished in third place in both the discus (139-4) and the hammer throw (174-10) at the JMU Invitational... finished 22nd in the hammer throw at IC4A's... placed sixth with a hammer throw of 165-7 at the ACC Outdoor.
2004 INDOOR TRACK - Set a then-career-best in the weight throw the first meet of the season, posting a 53-1.50... finished eighth at the Penn State Invitational in the weight throw with a 51-09.25... matched that throw one meet later, placing second at the Patriot Games... took home two top-fives at the Collegiate Open, finishing third in the weight throw (52-4.75) and fourth in the shot put (44-5.50)... set a new career-best in the shot at the ACC Championships, posting a 47-01.75.
2003 OUTDOOR TRACK - Recorded team top marks in the hammer, shot put and discus... set new personal record in the discus of 144-3 at the Patriot Open, taking second place... finished second in the hammer at the Maryland Invitational and third at the James Madison Invitational... best shot put was 45-8.5 for seventh place at the Miami Gatorade Invitational.
2003 INDOOR TRACK - Set new personal bests in the weight throw three meets in a row... recorded team top marks in the shot put and weight throw... never finished below fifth in the shot put... placed second in the weight throw at the Maryland Invitational and third at the Delaware Invitational and Maryland Invitational (II)... personal record in weight throw 50-8.25, set at the Maryland Invitational (II)... placed third at the Thomson Invitational in the shot put, throwing a season-best distance of 44-11.
BEFORE MARYLAND - Attended Towson University from 2001-2002 and competed in shot put and weight throw... won four varsity letters in track at George Mason High School in Falls Church, Va... Most Outstanding Track and Field Athlete three times while at George Mason... Virginia Northern Region Powerlifting Champion in 2000 and 2001... track team captain his senior year... also during his senior year, was district champion in shot put and discus... state runner-up in shot put... holds high school records in shot put and discus... competes in Scottish Highland Games.
PERSONAL - Son of Patrick and Flora Fay... majoring in history with an eye toward becoming an entrepreneur... has one brother, Charlie, who played football for Bloomsburg... lists Geoff Capes and Brian Oldfield as favorite athletes because they were Olympian throwers who were "free-spirits."