Position
Throws
Height
6'3
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Gainesville, Fla.
High School
IMG Academy

Career Times/Marks

2020-21 SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll

2021 Outdoor (FRESHMAN)
Threw personal best of 139’ 6” (42.51m) in the discus throw at the Battle on the Bayou to finish fourth … took third in the hammer throw at the Battle on the Bayou with a heave of 178’ 2” (54.30m) … tossed the hammer 187’ 0” (56.99m) at the LSU Alumni Gold to place eighth … finished fourth in the hammer throw at the Louisiana Classics (185’ 3”/56.46m) … registered a fourth place finish in the hammer throw at the Boots Garland Invitational with a mark of 185’ 7” (56.56m) … represented LSU at the SEC Championships in the hammer throw.

2021 Indoor (FRESHMAN)
Competed solely in the weight throw … registered personal best throw of 64’ 10.50” (19.77m) at the SEC Championships to place 12th … finished third at the Louisiana Invitational with a mark of 58’ 8” (17.88m) … collected a heave of 61’ 2.25” (18.65m) at the Charlie Thomas Invitational to finish fifth … also finished fifth at the Purple Tiger Invitational (53’ 11.25”/16.44m).

Prior to LSU
High school All-American … has only been throwing the hammer for two seasons … had the No. 5 prep hammer throw in the country for 2020 with a toss 220’ 10” at the NSAF x AthleticNET Virtual Nationals … his father, Paul Witte, was a decathlete for the University of Florida … can deadlift 765 lbs., squat 650 lbs., and bench 450 lbs.

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