AT MAJOR MEETS
2008 C-USA Outdoor 10th, Shot Put, 14.48m/47-06.25
2008 C-USA Outdoor 13th, Hammer Throw, 34.56m/113-05
2009 C-USA Indoor 5th, Shot Put, 15.62m/51-3
2009 C-USA Outdoor 6th, Shot Put, 15.51m/50-10.75
2009 C-USA Outdoor 8th, Hammer Throw, 40.77m/133-9
2009 C-USA Outdoor 9th, Discus, 41.81m/137-2
2010 C-USA Indoor 10th, Shot Put, 15.66m/51-4.50
2010 C-USA Outdoor 6th, Shot Put, 15.86m/52-0.5
2010 C-USA Outdoor 16th, Discus, 34.17m/112-1
2011 C-USA Indoor 9th, Shot Put, 14.83m/48-80
2011 C-USA Outdoor 11th, Shot Put, 14.41m/47-3.5
2011 C-USA Outdoor 15th, Discus, 39.35m/129-1
2011 C-USA Outdoor 9th, Hammer, 49.37m/162-0
Shot Put - 16.91m/55-5.75, 2009 LSU Last Chance Invitational
Weight Throw - 12.80m/42-0, 2008 Houston Invite
Shot Put - 15.99m/52-5.5, 2009 Duckett/Rice Twilight
Discus - 41.81m/137-2, 2009 C-USA Outdoor
Hammer Throw - 49.37m/162-0, 2011 C-USA Outdoor
Conference USA All-Academic
Indoor: Ninth in the shot put (14.78m/48-6) at Leonard Hilton Invitational... 14th (15.07m/49-5.5) in shot put at Houston Indoor Invitational and ninth in shot put (14.48m/47-6.25) at Howie Ryan All-Comers Meet... Shot put mark of 14.66m/48-1.25 at Texas A&M Challenge... Placed ninth in shot put (14.83m/48-8) at C-USA Indoor.
Outdoor: Fourth in shot put (14.93m/48-11.75) and fifth in hammer throw (143-3) at Shirley Crowe... Ninth in shot put (14.93m/48-11.75) and 14th in hammer (42.43m/139-2) at Victor Lopez Classic... Second in shot put (14.87m/48-9.5) and seventh in hammer throw (45.33m/148-9) at UTEP Invitational... Fourth in hammer (47.05m/154-4) and sixth in shot put (15.29m/50-2) at J.Fred Duckett Twilight... Shot put (15.43m/50-7) and hammer throw mark of 46.78/153-5 at Rice Field & Track Meet... Placed 15th in discus (39.35m/129-1) at C-USA Outdoor, ninth in hammer (49.37m/162-0), and 11th in shot put (14.41m/47-3.5).
C-USA All-Academic Team
Indoor: Placed 10th at C-USA Indoor in shot put with a mark of 15.66m/51-4.50... Finished ninth in shot put at Houston Indoor Invitational (15.45m/50-8.25).
Outdoor: Finished second in the shot put (15.65m/51-4.25) and fourth in hammer throw (47.80m/156-10) at the UTEP Invitational... 13th in shot put (14.23m/46-8.25) at Michael Johnson Classic... Seventh in shot put (14.98m) at Rice Field & Track Meet... Placed sixth in shot put (15.86m/52-0.5) at C-USA Outdoor and 16th in discus (34.17m/112-1).
Indoor: Wrapped up an indoor season of improvement by bettering his personal-record in the shot with a put of 16.91m/55-5.75 to win the LSU Last Chance Invitational... Came into the year with a best of 14.48m/47-6.25 indoor, but topped 16 meters three times... Scored four points for the Owls with a fifth-place finish in the shot at the C-USA Indoor (15.62m/51-3)... Smashed his previous personal-record indoors with a heave of 16.75/54.11.5 to finish seventh at the Texas A&M Invitational... Finished fifth at the Houston Invitational with a career-best toss of 15.95/52-4 in the shot... Entered the indoor season with a personal best of 14.48m/47-6.25.
Outdoor: Placed third in shot put (15.99m/52-5.5) and eighth in hammer throw (45.60m/149-7)at J.Fred Duckett/Rice Twilight Meet... Placed sixth in the shot put (15.51m/50-10.75), eighth in the hammer throw (40.77m/133-09), and ninth in discus (41.81m/137-2) at C-USA Outdoor.
Indoor: Competed in the shot and weight throw prior to the C-USA Indoor, but did not throw at the conference meet.
Outdoor: Finished 10th in the shot at the C-USA Outdoor (14.48m/47-6.25).
2007 graduate of Stephen F. Austin High School... In 2007, placed fifth in shot put at the 5-A Region III meet with a throw of 52-4... In 2006, threw a personal best of 55-11.75 to secure the 5-A Region III title... Officer of the National Honor Society.
William Paul Meyers... Born: July 20, 1988 in Houston... Parents: Otto and Lue Ann Meyers (one sister)... College: Martel.
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