The 13th annual Musco Twilight is set to begin Saturday at 1:30.
Iowa finalizes competition at the Arkansas Spring Invitational.
Big expectations await 2012 Hawkeyes
2012 -- Indoor - placed seventh in shot put at New Year's Classic (48-0 3/4) and 14th at Iowa Invite (47-6 1/4, 14.48m)... Outdoor - placed seventh in special discus at Musco Twilight XIII (165-8, 50.51m)... placed eighth in discus at Tom Botts Invite (159-10, 48.71m), 11th at LSU Invite (159-4, 48.57m) and 19th at Drake Relays (159-6, 48.62m)... letterwinner.
2011 -- Indoor - recorded a collegiate-best weight throw of 49-0 3/4 (14.95m) at Iowa Open... Outdoor - placed seventh in discus with season-best 164-2 (50.05m) at Big Ten Championships, helping team to first Big Ten title since 1967... placed third in discus at Messersmith Invite (163-1, 49.70m), seventh at Musco Twilight XII (163-10, 49.95m), second at LSU Invite (161-10, 49.33m) and 11th at Drake Relays (161-9, 49.31m).
2010 - Indoor - threw a collegiate-best 51-5 3/4 (15.69m) in shot put at Jack Johnson Invite... placed third in shot put at Iowa Invite (50-4 1/2, 15.35m)... Outdoor - threw a season-best 166-1 1/4 (50.63m) in the discus at Musco Twilight XI...placed seventh in discus at Big Ten Championships (161-7, 49.26m)...letterwinner.
2009 -- Indoor - placed fourth in shot put with season-best 51-3 1/2 at Iowa Open... posted season-best weight throw (46-11 1/2) against Illinois... placed fifth in shot put (51-0 1/4) at Iowa Invite... Outdoor - placed 16th in discus (168-11) at NCAA Midwest Regional... qualified for regional meet in discus with a winning 180-11 at Messersmith Invite... that collegiate-best throw lead team and ranks sixth in school history... placed fifth in discus at Tiger Track Classic (173-3), seventh at Illinois Invite (155-4) and 12th at Big Ten Championships (156-3)... placed second in discus (163-0) and fifth in shot put (48-6) at Lee Calhoun Memorial... letterwinner.
2008 -- Track - redshirted... placed fourth in discus (171-9) at Musco Twilight X while competing unattached.
High School - won Class 4-A state title in the discus as a senior, setting a state meet record of 192-6... won Drake Relays discus title ... lettered three years in track and field, three in wrestling and two in football... second team all-state and first-team all-conference in football as a senior... honor roll student.
Personal -- born June 12, 1989... son of Doug and Diana Brayton... psychology and sport studies major.
|Brayton's Collegiate Bests|
|Shot Put (I)||51-5 3/4 (15.69m)||at Jack Johnson Invitational||1/23/10|
|Shot Put (O)||51-3 1/2 (15.63m)||Iowa Open||1/17/09|
|Weight Throw (I)||49-0 3/4 (14.95m)||Iowa Open||1/15/11|
|Discus (O)||180-11 (55.15m)||at Messersmith Invitational||4/18/09|