Tyler Porter
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Carmichael, Calif.

High School:
Del Campo HS '02

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 258

Event:
Throws

Major:
Political Science

2005: Placed 3rd in shot put at Div. I Independent Championships with push of 15.30 (50-2.5)... Also finished 8th at independent meet in hammer (47.10, 154-6)... Both marks were season bests.

2004: Redshirted.

2003: Posted season-best 49-9 (15.16m) in shot at home opener... Threw 138-0 (42.06m) in discus at UCSD's Triton Invitational... Posted 115-9 (35.28m) in hammer in early-season dual action at S.F. State.

UC DAVIS FOOTBALL: Played in four games as a reserve defensive lineman in 2003.

DEL CAMPO HS '02: Two-year standout in both football and track & field... Captured Sac-Joaquin Section title in shot put as a senior, setting school record (59-3.5)... Won back-to-back CAL shot titles and added discus championship (151-7) as a senior... Earned first-team All-Capital Athletic League honors in football... Also named first-team All-Metro by Sacramento Bee and CAL Lineman of the Year as a senior.

PERSONAL: Born in Sacramento, Calif.... Political science major... Parents are Jeff Porter & Jody Sassaman.