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Records

International Records

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American Records

Achievements

Place

Date

Age Division(s) Won

Award(s) Other than Placement Trophies

Federation

Wt. Class

AAU Nationals
Rockland, MA

March 2012

1st Place

Teen (18-19)

275lbs

Best Overall Lifter, Gold Medal

ADFPF Championships
Rockland, MA

June 2012

1st Place

Teen (18-19)

275lbs

Best Overall Lifter

SSA
Holbrook, NY

Teen (18-19)

June 2012

1st Place

275lbs

Cash Prize

AAU (Junior Olympics)
Houston, TX

Teen (18-19)

July 2012

1st Place

275lbs

3x Gold Medals

WDFPF
Rockland, MA

October 2012

1st Place

Teen (18-19) & Open

275lbs

Best Overall Lifter, Gold Medal

November 2012

ADAU
PA

Teen (18-19) & Open

275lbs

Best Teen & Best Open Lifter

1st Place

AAU
Richmond, VA

275lbs

January 2013

1st Place

Teen (18-19) & Open

IPA
York, PA

Teen (18-19) & Open

Best Teen & Best Open Lifter

March 2013

275lbs

1st Place

AAU (Junior Olympics)
Detroit, MI

July 2013

1st Place

Teen (18-19)

275lbs

Best Overall Lifter, Best Team (NSP) 3x Gold Medal

EPFUS
Peabody, MA

September 
2013

Teen (18-19) & Open

1st Place

275lbs

Best Teen & Best Open Lifter

WDFPF
Glasgow, Scottland

November
​2013

1st Place

Junior (20-23) & Open

275lbs

ADFPF Championships
Baystate, MA

February 2014

1st Place

Junior (20-23) & Open

275lbs

USAPL
Pine Bush, NY

May 2014

1st Place

Junior (20-23) & Open

275lbs

Best Overall Lifter, Gold Medal

EPFUS
Peabody, MA

Junior (20-23) & Open

1st Place

275lbs

July 2014

Best Overall Lifter

USAPL
Norcross, GA

October 2014

1st /2nd

1st Junior (20-23) & 2nd Open

275lbs

Best Junior Lifter, Gold Medal

IPA
Ithaca, NY

Junior (20-23) & Open

275lbs

Best Amateur Lifter

March 2015

1st Place

USAPL
Collegiate Nationals
Atlanta, GA

April 2015

4th Place

Collegiate

264.5+lbs

Came in 4th despite being the only raw lifter

NAPF
Moose Jaw, Cananda

July 2015

1st Place

Junior (20-23) & Open

264.5lbs

2x Gold Medals

USAPL
Hicksville, NY

Junior (20-23) & Open

264.5+lbs

Best Overall Lifter, 3x Gold Medal

August 2015

1st Place

USAPL
Raw Nationals
Scanton, PA

October 2015

2nd Place

Junior (20-23)

264.5lbs

USAPL Arnold Classic
Columbus, OH

March 2016

1st Place

Junior (20-23) & Open

264.5lbs

2x Gold Medals, Cash

Day 1 4-15:
Gold Medal and best raw lifter
Day 2 4-17:
4th place despite being only raw lifter

USAPL
Collegiate Nationals
Providence, RI

1st Place
&
4th Place

April 2016

Collegiate

264.5lbs

IPF
World Championships
Killeen, TX

2nd Place
1st Place
1st Place

Silver Medal For Overall,
2 Gold Medals For Squat & Deadlift

June 2016

Junior (20-23)

264.5lbs

USAPL 
Raw Nationals
Atlanta, GA

1st Place
&
3th Place

October 2016

Gold Medal For Junior,
Bronze Medal For Open

Junior (20-23) & Open

264.5lbs

USAPL 
NYS Championship
Latham, NY

Gold Medal For Junior & Open
Best Lifter Award 

January 2017

1st Place

Junior (20-23) & Open

264.5lbs

USAPL  Arnold Classic
Columbus, OH

March 2017

2nd Place

264.5lbs

Open

Personal Competition Bests 

Lift 

Best weight lbs/kg

Date 

Best weight to BW ratio

Date 

821lbs @ 256lbs
​(372.5 kilos)

815lbs @ 253lbs
3.221 x bw

Squat

1/2017

3/2017

336lbs @ 256lbs
​(152.5 kilos)

336lbs @ 256lbs
1.31 x bw

Bench

1/2017

1/2017

804.5lbs @ 256lbs
​(365 kilos)

804.5lbs @ 253lbs
3.179 x bw

1/2017

Deadlift

3/2017

Total

1,962lbs @ 256lbs
​(890 kilos)

1,950lbs @ 253lbs
7.707 x bw

1/2017

3/2017