Hillenbrand Runs Sub-Four Minute Mile, Peare Breaks School-Record Too
2008 NCAA Outdoor Champion - Discus 2008 Outdoor All-American - Discus 2008 NCAA Outdoor Eighth Place - Shot Put 2008 Outdoor All-American - Shot Put 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials Participant - Discus 2008 Mideast Regional Champion - Discus 2008 All-Mideast Regional Team - Discus 2008 NCAA Indoor Semifinalist - Shot Put 2008 All-SEC Indoor Second Team - Shot Put 2008 All-SEC Indoor Second Team - Weight Throw
2008 (Junior): Outdoor - Won NCAA National Title in men's discus with throw of 198-8 on his first attempt of the finals ... Became first field event NCAA Outdoor Champion in school history ... Claimed first Kentucky NCAA individual event championship in track and field since 1996 ... Posted a personal best discus throw of 203-4 at U.S. Olympic Trials to finish fifth in the finals ... The throw ranks third all-time at UK as he became just the third Wildcat to throw over 200 feet joining former Olympian Mike Buncic and teammate Chase Madison ... At NCAA Championships placed eighth overall in shot put with heave of 60-0.25 ... Won Mideast Regional discus title with outdoor season-best mark of 199-10 and automatically advance to NCAA Championships ... Earned at large bid to NCAAs with personal-best shot put throw of 62-1.25 earlier in the year at the Sea Ray Relays that ranks sixth all-time in school history. Indoor - Advanced to NCAA Indoor Championships in the shot put ... Placed second in the shot put at the SEC Championships with a mark of 60-7.25 ... Finished second in the weight throw at the SECs with a toss of 64-10.5 ... At Tyson Invitational, tied UK weight throw record with a personal-best 65-6 but teammate Andy Fryman would edge out the record later in the season ... Named SEC Field Athlete of the Week after Kentucky Invitational wins in the weight throw and shot put.
2007 (Previous College): In 2007 earned NJCAA All-America honors at Mesa Community College for the second consecutive year in both shot put and weight throw ... Also claimed the honor in 2006 for discus ... Earned Silver Medal at NACAC under-23 Championships in the Dominican Republic in 2006 ... Coached by Selmer Olson.
High School: Played football all four years.
Personal: Full name is Rashaud Armon Scott ... Born July 15, 1986 in the Bronx, N.Y. ... Parents are Armon Scott and Sandrian Campbell ... Two sisters, Nadia (28) and Tashica (29) ... Major is psychology.
Personal Bests: Shot Put - 62-6.50; Discus - 203-4; Weight Throw - 65-6.00.