|Hometown:||Post Falls, Idaho|
|High School:||Post Falls High|
WSU CAREER. SOPHOMORE (2013-14): Indoor - Best throws of season included 35# weight toss of 15.07m/49-5 1/2i at WSU Open II (2/21/14, Pullman)…Outdoor - Threw the hammer a PR distance of 50.17m/164-7 at WSU-UW Dual meet (5/3/14, Pullman)…named to Pac-12 All-Academic track and field honorable mention team.
FRESHMAN (2012-13):Indoor - Redshirt season…Outdoor - Threw the hammer a distance of 45.81m/150-3 at Sam Adams Classic (4/6/13, Spokane).
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER. Earned two varsity letters at Post Falls High in track for coach Wade Quesnell…also played basketball and football…as a junior threw shot put 35-9 1/2 and threw discus 132-5…senior season at 5A State Championships took sixth place in discus with PR toss of 154-7 and placed eighth in shot put with PR toss of 48-2.
PERSONAL. Born in September 1993, in Spearfish, South Dakota…father Ardie is a Walmart manager…played football at Black Hills State University…mother Kristi works in human resources at Wal-Mart…older brothers Matt and Ben…Ben played football at Augustana College (SD)…Matt is on the WSU Track team 2012 and 2013…majoring in sport science at WSU.
S. WARDELL’S WSU BESTS
35# Weight - 15.07m / 49-5 1/2i (2014)
Hammer - 50.17m /164-7 (2014)