Yao Adantor
Yao Adantor
Height: 5-10
Weight: 270
Year: Junior
Hometown: Laurel, Md.
High School: Reservoir/Morgan St./Maryland
Position: Throws

Background: Competed during the 2012 indoor season for Maryland... Posted a season-best mark while placing sixth in the shot put (15.30m, 50'2.50") at the Terrapin Invitational.  Recorded a season-best in the weight throw with a toss of 15.37m (50'5.50") at the same meet... Previously competed at Morgan State where he finished sixth in the discus and eighth in the shot put at the 2011 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships... Named First Team All-State, All-Region, and All-County for throws at Reservoir High... Won 13 individual championships in high school... An honor rol athlete in both high school and college... Also lettered in football and wrestling for the Gators.

Personal: Son of Andre and Kadi Adantor... Has one brother, Sergio, and one sister, Nina... Majoring in psychology... Born Jan. 23, 1993.