2014 marks the first year that Albuquerque has hosted the NCAA Indoor Championships. Hosted at the Albuquerque Convention Center, the 2014 NCAA Indoor Championships will celebrate 50 years of men's championships and 33 years of women's championships
Second Team All-America, indoor shot put (2014) Second Team All-SEC, indoor shot put (2014) SEC All-Freshman Team, indoor shot put (2014)
Redshirt Freshman 2014 Indoor Season Placed 15th in the shot put with a mark of 58 feet, 10.75 inches at the NCAA Indoor Championships ... finished runner-up in the shot put at the SEC Championships with a personal-best mark of 63 feet, 1.25 inches ... threw 61-1 1/4 in the shot put at the Tyson Invitational to finish runner-up ... finished seventh in the shot put at the Indiana Relays with a throw of 60-6 1/2 ... earned a sixth place finish in shot put with a mark of 59-9 3/4 at the Rod McCravy Memorial ... placed fifth in shot put at the Auburn Invitational with a mark of 55-6 1/4.
Freshman (2012-13) Did not compete for Alabama while redshirting.
Prep and Personal Won 2012 Pennsylvania state shot put title while placing second in the javelin and third in the discus ... played football and competed in track and field throughout high school career ... served as a defensive lineman and punter on the football team ... son of Douglas and Patricia Felpel ... youngest of five children ... born July 26, 1993, in Ephrata, Pa.