Evan Grooms
Evan Grooms
Year: So.
Hometown: Greeneville, Tenn.
High School: Greeneville HS
Events: Throws
Major: Sports Science

2017-18: Indoor: Posted a season-best throw of 36 feet, 7 inches (11.15m) at the ETSU Invitational (35th)... Finished 17th at the SAC Indoor Championship in the weight throw (38 feet)... Outdoor: Placed 10th in the discus at 126 feet, 8 inches at the N.C. A&T Invitational... Finished 9th in the hammer throw with a season-best 112 feet, 3 inches at the N.C. A&T Invite... 12th in the discus at the SAC Outdoor Championship (118 feet, 4 inches)... 22nd in the hammer throw (104 feet, 3 inches) at the SAC Championship.

High School: Graduated from Greeneville (Tenn.) HS... Coached by Larry Blalock (track)... Four-time letter-winner in track... All-State honors as a senior... Sub-Sectional and Sectional Champions (2015-16)... Tied school record in the discus (145 feet, 10 inches)... Also lettered in football (4) and wrestling (3)... Best Thrower Award recipient.

Personal: Born Dec. 9, 1998 in Greeneville, Tenn... Majoring in sports science.