Rick Fenton

    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    San Clemente, Calif.

    High School:
    Beckman HS

    Last College:
    Saddleback JC

    Height:
    6-3

    Event:
    Throws

    Experience:
    2L

    Rick Fenton

    03/27/2012

    Record Number of Student-Athletes Earn Place on C-USA Honor Roll

    164 student-athletes named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for 3.0 GPA or higher

    01/12/2012

    Track and Field Set To Host 2012 Leonard Hilton Invite

    Cougars return to action following winter break

    12/10/2011

    Track and Field Opens Season at Texas A&M Reveille Invitational

    Cougars post 11 top-three finishes in opener

    2012-13 MEET RESULTS
    May 23-25 C-USA Outdoor Championships Hammer 65.69m(215-6) 6th
    April 5 South Florida Collegiate Invitational Discus 48.80m(160-1) 1st
    Feb. 23-24 C-USA Indoor Championships Shot Put (Indoor) 13.59(44-7) 10th
    Jan. 12 Texas A&M 12-Team Invitational Weight Throw (Indoor) 18.37m(60-3.25) 3rd

    • 2013 NCAA Outdoor Championships - Hammer Throw
    • 2013 NCAA Regional Qualifier - Hammer Throw
    • 2013 Conference USA Outdoor Champion - Hammer Throw
    • School Record Holder in the Weight Throw & Hammer Throw
    • 2012 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

    2012-13 (Redshirt Senior)
    Indoor:
    Recorded five top-five performances in the men's weight throw... Threw a season best of 18.37m (60-3.25) to place third at the Texas A&M 12-Team Invitational...Won the Leonard Hilton Memorial Invitational with a throw of 18.31m (60-1)... Runner-up at the Conference USA Indoor Championships with a distance of 18.11m (59-5)... Also, competed in the shot put.

    Outdoor:Broke the school hammer throw record four times throughout the season...Took first in the hammer at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships with a throw of 61.90m (203-1)...Threw a personal best of 65.69m (215-6) at the NCAA West Prelims...With this throw he advanced for the first time to the NCAA Championships...Finished 19th at the NCAA Championships with a throw of 61.20m (200-9)...Also competed in the shot put and discus throw.

    2011-12 (Senior)
    Indoor:
    Competed in two events, the weight throw and shot put... Threw a season best in the weight throw of 18.68m at the Texas A&M Invitational... In shot put, threw a season best of 14.34m at the Conference USA Indoor Championships.

    Outdoor: Redshirted the entire season.

    2010-11 (Junior)
    Indoor:
    Redshirted

    Outdoor:

    2009-10 (Sophomore)
    Indoor:
    Finished second at the Texas A&M Opener in the shotput... Placed fourth in back-to-back meet in the shot put at the UH All Comers and Texas A&M Challenge.

    Outdoor:

    Prior to Houston:Attended Saddleback Junior College: 2008 track team ranked second in the league ... Broke school record in the hammer ... 2009 Regional Qualifier.

    High School:Three year letterwinner for track ... School record holder in shot put ... CIF finalist twice... Two-time team MVP in track & field ... Held school record in the shot put, discus and power clean ... Two-time finalist for Athlete of the Year ... Played football and wrestled ... All-League selection in football

    Personal:Born on September 19, 1990 ... Full name is Richard Matthew Fenton ... Son of David and Kim Fenton ... Member of FCA and Future Teachers of America in high school ... Wants to become a pediatrician after college ... Hobbies include cooking, music and surfing... Started training with track and field only after he was cut from the high school golf team.

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