|HOMETOWN (LAST SCHOOL)||West Baden Springs, Ind. (Springs Valley HS)|
2016 Track and Field: Named ASUN All-Academic for the Outdoor season...Placed fourth in the discus throw with a mark of 41.66m at the ASUN Outdoor Championships...Also placed ninth in the javelin throw (34.63m) and 11th in the hammer throw (33.61m)...All three marks at the Outdoor Championships were career-best marks...At the ASUN Indoor Champinships, finished eighth in the weight throw (11.96m)...
2015 Track and Field: At the ASUN Outdoor Championships, placed fifth in the discus throw (40.99m), eighth in the shot put (11.63m), and eighth in the hammer throw (29.20m)...At the ASUN Indoor Championships, placed 10th in the shot put (11.67m) and 10th in the weight throw (9.67m)...Set a career-best 12.24m mark in the shot put at the Austin Peay Invite...
Prep: Competed under coach Derek Freeman at Springs Valley High School... Three-time county champion and four-time conference runner-up... Named All-State in 2014 (indoor shot put) and state qualifier in 2014 (discus)... All-Region sectional champion in 2014 in discus and two-time regional qualifier in discus... Regional qualifier in shot put... Two-time conference champion in discus, conference runner-up in shot put, two-time county champion in discus, and county champion in shot put... Three-time Most Valuable Thrower... Two-time Practice MVP... Held the highest GPA senior year.
Personal: Son of Jack and Rita Hinkle... Major is undecided... Is a fan of the Indianapolis Colts and Indiana Pacers.