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  Candus Ford
Candus Ford

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Riverton, Utah

High School:
Riverton HS

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
06/05/1990

Experience:
3L

04/19/2013

Utes Have Solid Day on Second Day at Los Angeles meets

Amanda Mergaert finishes third in the 1500m.

04/10/2013

MPSF Announces 2013 All-Academic Team

21 Utah track and field athletes earn academic honors.

03/19/2013

Utah Track and Field Set for USC Trojan Invitational

Several Utes set to make season debuts this weekend.

02/23/2013

Utah Track and Field Finishes 10th at MPSF Championships

Amanda Mergaert and Klaudia Rokossa earn MPSF accolades.

02/16/2013

Utah Track and Field Completes Final Tune-Up at Wildcat Invitational

Anneli Stahl breaks school record in the weight throw.

At Utah
2012 Outdoor Track:

Finished eighth in the shot put at the Pac-12 Conference Championships with a mark of 45-8.50 feet ... won event title in the shot put at the UVU Open with a throw of 46-11.00 feet ... set a new personal record in the discus with a mark of 147-02 feet, finishing third at the Weber State Twilight ... named to First Team Pac-12 All-Academic.

2012 Indoor Track:
Posted a season high mark of 47-1.75 feet in the shot put earning second at the Wildcat Open ... finished seventh at the MPSF Championships with a throw of 46-10.25 ... named to MPSF All-Academic team.

2011 Outdoor Track:
Finished ninth in the discus at Mountain West Conference Championships with a throw of 140-07 ... threw discus season-best mark of 143-08 (10th place) at Steve Scott Invitational ... earned 13th in the shot put at Mt. Sac Relays with a personal-record throw of 46-2.75.

2011 Indoor Track:
Earned fourth at the MWC Championships in shot put with a personal-best throw of 47-1.75 feet ... finished second in the shot put with mark of 44-3.0 at BYU Invitational ... posted a season-best weight throw mark of 46-3.25, which earned 11th place at Wildcat Tune-Up.

2010 Outdoor Track:
Redshirt.

2010 Indoor Track:
Redshirt.

2009 Outdoor Track:
At the MWC Championships, had a 123-11 effort in the discus for 22nd place overall ... had a toss of 38-3.5 in the shot put at the Robison Invitational to finish 12th overall ... competed in the shot put at the Mark Faldmo Invite for a mark of 39-9.25 (sixth place) ... had a 143-0.5 mark in the discus (fifth place) at the Mesa Community College Classic for a new PR ... also set a new PR in the shot put at Mesa Classic with a toss of 41-0.25 (7th overall) ... earned MWC Scholar-Athlete Award.

2009 Indoor Track:
Had a 36-2.75 effort in the shot put at the Wildcat Tune-Up ... set a new PR in the weight throw at the Mountain State Games with a toss of 38-3.5 ... at the Bronco Invitational, had a 10th-place finish with a mark of 43-9.25 in the weight throw ... earned ninth place overall in the shot put with at the Wilson Motor Open at Utah State with a 36-9.75 toss in the shot put.

High School:
2008 State and Regional Champion in shot put and discus ... earned all-state in discus twice ... all-state in shot put ... high school team earned three region titles ... lettered all three years ... placed fifth in discuss and hammer at the Great Southwest Classic ... participated in throwing, lifting, swimming, and shooting ... graduated in the top 10 percent of class with an enhanced diploma for citizenship ... was on Riverton HS Honor Roll every quarter ... earned Physical Education Student of the Month.

Personal:
Daughter of Patricia Reef and Mark Wagner ... married to Troy Ford ... majoring in exercise and sport science with an emphasis in exercise physiology ... would like to work as an orthopedic surgeon ... born June 6, 1990.

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