Position
Throws
Height
5'11
Class
Redshirt
Hometown
Fair Oaks, Calif.
Major
Kinesiology
High School
Del Campo HS

Events: Weight Throw (59-5 ½), Hammer Throw (197-2)

CAREER CAPSULE
Competed in the weight throw and hammer throw during his career at LSU … Wrapped up his collegiate career ranked No. 8 on LSU’s all-time outdoor performance list in the hammer throw with a personal best of 197-2 … Also ranked among the top 10 performers in school history in the weight throw indoors as he finished his career ranked No. 10 on LSU’s all-time indoor performance list with a personal best of 59-5 ½ … Earned three varsity letters outdoors … Also lettered during the indoor season as a senior in 2010 … Enjoyed his best performance at the conference meet during his senior season as he finished in ninth place in the weight throw at the SEC Indoor meet and in sixth place in the hammer throw at the SEC Outdoor meet in 2010 … Was a two-time NCAA Mideast Regional Championships qualifier in 2009 and 2010 … Was named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll and a recipient of the LSU Scholar-Athlete Directors Cup in 2007.

2010
An indoor and outdoor letterwinner for the Tigers during his senior season … Scored three points for the Tigers with a sixth-place finish in the hammer throw at the 2010 SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Knoxville, Tenn. … Recorded a mark of 193 feet, 9 inches at the conference meet … Helped the Tigers finish runner-up in the final team standings at the SEC Outdoor Championships … Finished the outdoor campaign with a seasonal best of 196-11 in a fourth-place finish at the LSU Alumni Gold on April 17 … Also threw the hammer in six other meets at the Louisiana Classics (183-8), LSU Tiger Relays (186-10), Texas Relays (184-3), Miami Elite Invitational (187-2) and Penn Relays (188-10) … Competed in the weight throw during the indoor season … Just missed scoring at the SEC Indoor Championships with a ninth-place finish in the weight throw … Threw a seasonal best and new personal best of 59-5 ½ at the indoor conference meet … His personal best of 59-5 ½ ranked No. 10 on LSU’s all-time indoor performance list at the end of the 2010 season … Also competed in the shot put at the SEC Indoor meet, posting an 11th-place finish with a throw of 46-10 … Competed in a total of 12 meets during his senior season.

2009
Showed tremendous improvement in his performance as a junior in 2009 … Was an NCAA Mideast Regional qualifier in the hammer throw for the second-straight season … Earned an 11th-place finish at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships with a mark of 194-11 … Qualified for the regional meet with a new personal best and seasonal-best throw of 197-2 to take fifth place at the LSU Alumni Gold … Posted six regional qualifying marks in the hammer throw during the outdoor season … Finished 10th in the event at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a toss of 192-10 … Also competed in the event at the Sun Angel Classic (196-7), Penn Relays (190-11), Louisiana Classics (189-4), LSU Tiger Relays (187-1) and Texas Relays (183-6) … Competed in the weight throw during the indoor season … Recorded a new personal best in the event with a throw of 55-9 ¼ at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier … Threw 54-8 ¾ at the LSU Twilight and 53-5 ½ at the Purple Tiger.

2008
Improved his personal best in the hammer throw by nearly 23 feet from his top mark entering the season … Was an NCAA Mideast Regional qualifier in the event for the first time in his career … Placed 15th in the hammer throw at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships with a personal-best mark of 191 feet, 4 inches … Qualified for the regional meet with a throw of 186-6 at the Cole/Lancon Twilight Classic on April 30, finishing the event in second place … Also finished runner-up in the hammer throw at the LSU Tiger Relays (181-0) and LSU Alumni Gold (182-8) during the outdoor season … Was the 10th-place finisher in the event at the SEC Outdoor Championships … Concentrated on the weight throw during the indoor season … Set a personal best of 51-11 ¾ in a second-place finish at the LSU Twilight Invitational … Competed in a total of 11 meets for the Tigers in 2008.

2007
Competed in seven home meets for the Tigers during his redshirt freshman season … Won the weight throw title at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier with a heave of 49-3 ½ … Placed second in the event in the Tigers’ season opener at the Purple Tiger Classic … Recorded a seasonal-best throw of 50-5 ¼ to finish eighth at the Bayou Bengal Invitational … Posted a mark of 48-6 at the LSU Twilight Invitational … Also threw the shot put at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier, finishing fourth with a mark of 42-9 ¾ … Threw the hammer during the outdoor season … Won the hammer throw title at the LSU Tiger Relays with a seasonal-best toss of 163-10 … Matched his seasonal best at the LSU Alumni Gold where he placed seventh … Took fifth place at the LSU Tiger Classic (158-9) … Was named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll following the season.

2006
Did not compete for the Tigers as he received a redshirt in 2006.

PRIOR TO LSU
Three-year letterwinner in track and field for coach Michael Reid at Del Campo High School … Posted personal bests of 53-0 in the shot put, 147-3 in the discus and 168-7 in the hammer … Was given the team’s Coaches Award in 2005, the Most Improved award in 2004 and was named the Team MVP in 2003 … Helped his team to league titles during both his junior and senior seasons … A member of the National Honor Roll, he was also named to Who’s Who Among American High School Students.

PERSONAL
Full name is Christopher Robin Bless … Born on Nov. 7, 1986 … Son of Bob and Teresa Brewer … Has an older brother, Tristan … Majoring in kinesiology.

 

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