Cameron Cornelius


    Deer Park, Texas

    High School:
    Deer Park HS




    Cameron  Cornelius


    Cougars Head to Austin for Texas Invitational

    Houston readies for second of four outdoor trips to Austin


    Cougars Head to 88th Annual Texas Relays

    Four-day prestigious event kicks off Wednesday in Austin


    Houston Opens With Big Day at TSU Relays

    Cougars qualify nine for finals of second day


    Outdoor Season Opens At 64th Annual TSU Relays

    Houston men begin run as defending conference champions


    Houston Wins The American Indoor Championships

    Dramatic 4x400m Relay seals first indoor championship for Cougars

    • 2015 American Athletic Conference Champion- Shot Put
    • 2015 All-American Athletic Conference - Shot Put
    • 2014 NCAA Regional Qualifier - Shot Put
    • 2014 All-American Conference Outdoor Team - Shot Put
    • 2014 American Conference Indoor Champion - Shot Put
    • 2014 All-American Conference Indoor Team - Shot Put
    • USTFCCCA Top 10 Under 20 - Shot Put

    Indoor Date Outdoor Date
    Personal Bests
    Shot Put 18.65m (61-2.25) 1.9.15
    Shot Put 18.36m (60-3) 5.3.14
    Discus 42.82m (140-6) 4.19.14
    Javelin 37.79m (124-0) 4.19.14

    2014-15 (Sophomore)
    Indoor: Repeated as American Athletic Conference Champion in the men's shot put with a toss of 18.11m (59-5) and earned All-American Athletic Conference honors...Threw the shot in eight meets for Houston this season...Set a new personal record and logged the 10th best mark on the NCAA Shot Put list at the Houston Indoor Opener when he tossed 18.65m (61-2.25).

    2013-14 (Freshman)
    Indoor: Competed in six meets this season as a Cougar... Opened with a 17.61m (57-9.5) throw at the Houston Indoor Opener (Jan. 11)... Named to the USTFCCCA Top 10 under 20 shot put list with that top mark... Won the inaugural American Athletic Conference Indoor shot put Championship with a personal best throw of 17.68m (58-0.25)... Enters the Top five all time list in the men's shot put.

    Outdoor: Competed in all 11 meets for the Cougars... Qualified for the NCAA Regional meet in the shot put... Finished second at the inaugural American Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships with a personal best throw of 18.36m (60'-3")... Named to the All-American Athletic Conference team... Also competed in the discus in five meets and javelin at one meet... threw a season best of 42.82m (140'-6") in the discus at the UTSA Invitational.

    Participated in four years of varsity track and field... Broke a 27-year-old Shot Put record for Deer Park High School...Holds two teen National Records in the Log Press Event.

    Son of Brach Cornelius and Penny Smith.. Majoring in Fitness and Sport... Life goal of becoming a college-level strength and conditioning coach... His biggest influences are his dad, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Zydrunas Savickas.

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