Tyler Miller
Tyler Miller

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Goshen, Ind.

High School:
Goshen

Event:
Throws



2007: Earned a trip to his second career NCAA Mideast Regional Championship in the shot put with a career-best throw of 17.57 meters (57-07.75) at the 2007 Billy Hayes Invitational.

Placed seventh in the shot put at the Big Ten Indoor Championships , throwing an indoor career-best 17.53 meters (57-06.25) in 2007.

Took home sixth place in the shot put at the 2007 outdoor conference championships, marking 17.13 meters (56-02.50).

Notched career-bests in the discus and hammer throw in 2007, hurling the discus 48.13 meters (157-11) to take eighth at the Big Ten Championships, and throwing the hammer 52.27 meters (171-06) at the Arizona State Invitational.

2006: Posted an 11th-place finish in the shot put at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships with a mark of 16.21 meters (53-02.25) ... Won the shot put crown at the Mike Poehlein Invitational with his best outdoor toss of the season (16.61m) ... Placed seventh in the shot put at the Big Ten Indoor Championships with a throw of 16.95 meters (55-07.50) ... Recorded a career-best throw and longest shot-put toss of the season for Purdue at the Boilermaker Invitational (17.17m).

2005: Missed entire season due to injury.

2004 (Outdoor): Competed in several throwing events during the regular season, including the discus, hammer throw, shot put and javelin ... recorded a season-best launch of 55-11 in the shot put to finish 13th at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships ... placed 11th in the shot put at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships ... threw season-best marks in the discus (145-6) and hammer throw (127-11) at the Indy Relays ... recorded a third-place finish in the shot put at the Purdue Invitational ... placed fourth against Indiana in lone javelin competition of the season (130-8) ... (Indoor) Finished third in shot put at Purdue Invitational and Hoosier Hills ... at Hoosier Hills posted season-best mark in shot put of 54-4.5 ... threw season-best mark in weight throw at Purdue Invitational of 48-3.5 ... was 11th in shot put (53-2.25) at conference championships debut.

High School: Graduated from Goshen High School in 2003 ... two-year letterwinner in track and field ... three- year letterwinner in football ... two-year letterwinner in baseball ... track and field all-state selection as a senior ... set school shot put record as a senior ... placed third in the shot put at the state competition ... won the coach's award in track and field during senior year ... member of the Northern Lakes Conference football champions as a senior.

Personal: Given name is Tyler G. Miller ... born Dec. 6, 1984 ... son of Glen and Jolene Miller ... has an older sister, Teasha ... hobbies include fishing, camping and hanging out with friends ... majoring in movement and sport sciences.