Filip leads heptathlon after opening day
Senior grabs top C-USA point total this season
Breaks own school record
Senior wins weight throw in season-opening meet
Junior establishes new C-USA record with 7,837 points
*Freshman record holder (hammer throw)
Rice All Time Ranking (as of January 1, 2018)
AT MAJOR MEETS
2017 C-USA Indoor Championships - 7th, Weight Throw, 17.69 (58-0.5)
2017 C-USA Indoor Championships - 12th, Shot Put, 14.67 (48-1.5)
2017 C-USA Outdoor Championships - 6th, Hammer Throw, 57.40 (188-4)
2017 C-USA Outdoor Championships - 13th, Shot Put, 14.06 (46-1.5-4)
Weight Throw – 18.46 (60-6.75), Charlie Thomas Invite, Texas A&M (2/4/17)
Shot Put-14.67 (48-1.5), C-USA Indoor Championships (2/17/17)
Hammer Throw-59.17 (194-1), J Fred Duckett Twilight, Rice – (4/22/17)
Shot Put-14.48 (47-6), Houston Alumni Invite (4/8/17)
Indoor: Finished fourth at the Charlie Thomas Invitational with a weight throw of 18.46m, a career best...finished in seventh place during the weight throw competition at the C-USA Indoor Championships, after finishing with a throw of 17.69m. Outdoor: Earned a second place finish at the Houston Alumni Invitational after finishing the hammer throw with a distance of 57.46m...at the J Fred Duckett Twilight Meet, set his career high of 59.17m in the hammer throw, earning him fourth place...finished in sixth place at the C-USA Outdoor Championships after having a hammer throw of 57.40.
Graduated from Lake Country Christian School where he competed in the discus and shot put for head coach Pete Abbey...was all-state in both events...also competed in football, playing on the offensive and defensive line...also played baseball for the Eagles...was a gold medalist in the National Latin and Mythology Exam...all-state in art history and social studies.
Full name: Michael Andrew Potter Yow...Parents: Joseph and Sally Yow (two brothers)...Rice College: Brown...Major: Sports Management & Business.