Cody Bratten
Cody Bratten
Height: 6-3
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Highlands Ranch, Colo.
High School: Valor Christian
Position: Throws
Major: Mechanical Engineering

Collegiate Personal Bests
SP - 48', 9.25" (14.11m)
WT - 42', 7" (12.98m)

SP - 45', 11.75" (14.87m)
DT - 167', 4.5" (51.02m)
HT - 138', 3.25" (42.15m)

2016-17: NEWMAC Champion (Discus and Shot Put)... NCAA Qualifier (Outdoor - Discus)... NEWMAC Field Athlete of the Year... NEWMAC Field Athlete of the Week (Apr. 10)... Finished 18th in the discus at the NCAA Outdoor Championship with a throw of 139 feet, nine inches... Was eighth in the discus at 150 feet, seven inches at the NEICAAA Outdoor Championship... Third at the D3 New England Outdoor Championship in the discus and fifth in the shot put... Claimed NEWMAC titles in both the shot put (48 feet, two inches) and the discus (156 feet, 10 inches) while finishing eighth in the hammer at 131 feet, six inches... Was 13th in the shot put at the D3 New England Indoor Championship... Won the shot put at the Tufts Cupid Challenge with a throw of 45 feet, 8.5 inches.

2015-16: NEWMAC Champion (Discus) ... USTFCCCA All-Region (Outdoor - Discus) ... competed in seven indoor meets ... finished ninth in the shot put with a throw of 45', 10.75" (13.99m) at the New England Division III Indoor Championship (2/19-20) ... notched a personal best distance of 46', 3.5" (14.11m) in the shot put at the Bowdoin Invitational (1/23) and 42', 7" (12.98m) in the weight throw at the Art Farnham Invitational (1/30) ... at that same meet, clinched first place in the shot put with a best toss of 45', 1" (13.74m) ... competed in ten outdoor meets ... registered a first place finish for his first-ever NEWMAC title in the discus with a throw of 152', 9" (46.57m) at the NEWMAC Championship (4/30) ... at the conference meet also placed fourth in the shot put (43', 8" - 13.31m) and eighth in the hammer (131', 0" - 39.93m) ... set a PR in the discus (156', 6" - 47.70m) when he placed fourth at the NEICAAA Outdoor Championship (5/13-14) ... opened the outdoor season with a personal best toss of 138', 3" (42.15m) in the hammer throw at the Aztec Invitational (3/25) ... also placed first in the discus at both the MIT vs. Willams dual meet (4/16) marking 148', 6" (45.27m).

2014-15: NEWMAC Second Team All-Conference (Discus) ... competed in six indoor meets ...  threw a season best 12.37m in the shot put at the Art Farnham Invitational (1/24) and 12.41m in the weight throw at the Gordon Kelly Invitational (2/14) ... competed in six outdoor meets ... finished second in the discus (134', 4" - 40.94m - season-best), sixth in the shot put (40', 2" - 12.24m) and tenth in the hammer (115', 9" - 35.28m - season-best) at the NEWMAC Championship (4/25).

Off the Track: Majoring in mechanical engineering with a concentration in Japanese... Has done an internship with Panasonic and research on densification of carbon nanotubes.

High School: A 2014 graduate of Valor Christian High School … four-time letterwinner in both football and track and field … twice selected first team academic all-state in football … helped lead his team to four Class 5A state championships … twice finished in the top-10 in the state in discus, once in shot put … National Honor Society … Valedictorian … Colorado Youth Advisory Council (Senate District 30 Representative) … president of Service Academies Club … NHS Administration Representative for Foreign Languages Department … Summa Cum Laude … Highlands Ranch Community Scholarship … Sir Isaac Newton Award for Physics … Euler Award for Mathematics … National Merit Finalist … AP Scholar with Distinction.