Cameron Cornelius

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Deer Park, Texas

    High School:
    Deer Park HS

    Height:
    6-1

    Event:
    Throws

    Experience:
    HS

    Cameron Cornelius

    07/06/2014

    UH Track & Field Wraps USATF Junior Champs

    Three freshmen close out season against nations best under 20

    07/05/2014

    Brian Barraza Punches Ticket to Junior Worlds

    Barraza finishes second in the 5000-meter, earning a spot on Team USA

    07/03/2014

    Three Cougars to Compete at U.S. Junior Championships

    Barraza, Cornelius, Gibbs to represent Houston in Eugene this weekend

    06/29/2014

    Wesley Bray Wins Silver Medal at USA Championships

    Former student-athlete takes second amongst top professional competition

    05/22/2014

    Track & Field Sends 31 Athletes to NCAA West Regionals

    Cougars prep for first rounds of NCAA Championships in Fayetteville, Ark.

    • 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

    Personal Bests
    Indoor Date
    Shot Put 17.68m (58-0.25) 3.1.14
    Outdoor Date
    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

    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.

    HIGH SCHOOL
    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.

    PERSONAL
    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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