Carl has been an athlete all of his life. He was a four sport star at
Hebron High School. He was voted all-conference in volleyball in
1995 and baseball in 1994 and 1996. He was also a part of the
great Hawks basketball team that made it to the regional
championship in 1994. He owns the single season and career
home run record for the Hawks baseball team as well.
As a track standout at Hebron, Carl won the shot put title at the
1996 porter county conference championship. To top that, he
won the discus title in 1994, 1995 and 1996. Carl was All-state in
the discus, placing 8th in 95' and 7th in 96'. He owned the
sectional record in the disc with a throw of 165-4 before Steve
Bartholomew, who Carl trained while in high school, beat it with a
168-6. Carl does own the Hebron school record with a throw of
After high school Carl attended Indiana State University in Terre
Haute. Carl competed in the discus as well as the hammer. Each
year he made strides toward his goal of becoming a conference
champion in the discus.
In 1998 he finished third at the conference meet with a then
career best throw of 160-5. He had career bests in the hammer
(149-0) and the indoor weight (53-2).
In 1999 he saw the same results at the conference meet with a
third place finish but had a then career best throw of 166-10. He
beat his career best in the hammer along the way tossing a 160-5.
His third season with the Sycamores in 2000 he finished second
in conference as well as setting a personal best of 177-10 in
winning the Eastern Illinois Big Blue Classic. His indoor season
saw another career best fall when he tossed a 54-4 at the
As a senior Carl experienced the best season of his career in
winning 4 meets including being crowned the Missouri Valley
Conference champion in the discus. He once again set a career
best 181-11 in winning the Mississippi State meet.
Carl finished his college career as a conference champion and
second on Indiana States all-time list for the discus, 181-11.
Carl's Career Best Throws
Hebron High School
Indiana State University
BORN: JANUARY 12, 1978