2012 Outdoor: Set a personal-best and jumped to third all-time in the UMBC record book in the hammer throw with a throw of 52.15m (171' 1")... Placed tenth in the shot put and 11th in the hammer throw at the America East Championships... Recorded a new season-best of 42.84m (140' 7") while finishing in 12th in the discus throw at the conference meet.
2011-12 Indoor: Set the UMBC school record for the weight throw with a toss of 18.83m (61' 9.5") while taking second place at the Lafayette/Rider Winter Games... Placed sixth in both the shot put and the weight throw at the America East Championships... Recorded a season-best distance of 14.93m (48' 11.75") in the shot put at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational.
2011 Outdoor: Earned a third place finish, 48.08, in the hammer throw at the
2010-11 Indoor: Won a bronze medal, 17.05m, in the weight throw at the America East Championship…Also won a bronze medal, 14.98, in the shot put at the America East Championships.
2009-10 Indoor: Finished fifth in the shot put with a season-best throw of 15.14m at the America East Championships… Also placed seventh in the weight throw with a heave of 15.42m at the conference meet… Won gold at the Gulden Relays with a UMBC season-best weight throw of 16.12m… Won the shot put at the George Mason Patriot Games with a mark of 14.86m.
Background: Lettered in football and track in high school… Best throw in the shot put at Franklin High School was 52 feet.
Personal: Son of Michael and Jeanne McDearmon… Has an older sister, Meghan, 23, who played volleyball at McDaniel College… Born Oct. 20, 1991... Majoring in political science.