Coastal's top team bests 32-team field at Hilton Garden Invitational
Of the 453 Coastal Carolina student-athletes, 256 posted a GPA of 3.0 or better for the fall 2012 semester
2012 Track & Field: Placed fourth in the shot put at the Big South Championships with a season-best throw of 51'11" ... Won the shot put at the Chanticleer Classic ... Ranked fourth the Big South in the shot put and sixth in the hammer throw ... Finished seventh in the hammer throw at the Big South Championships and 12th in the discus with a season-best distance of 143'2" ... Recorded six top-10 finishes in the hammer throw, including second at the Chanticleer Classic ... Notched a season-best hammer throw of 174'2" at the Tiger Track Classic in Auburn, Ala.
At South Brunswick HS: State champion in the shot put during senior year... Threw a personal best mark of 54'4" (16.56 meters) in the shot put during senior year... Won the North Carolina Indoor State Championship in the shotput during senior season...Competed in the 2009 USATF Nationals placing second in the shotput, third in the hammer and fifth in the discus... Participated in the 2009 NC USATF Junior Olympic State Championships and was an Intermediate Boys State Champion in the shotput with a throw of 53'00" (16.15 meters), the discus with a 155"03" (47.32) and the hammer with a 166'08" (50.80 meters)... Named the 2009 Field Events MVP for 2A Waccamaw Conference and for South Brunswick High School... Set tthe record for the intermediate boys discus throw at the State Games of N.C. with a mark of 142'.05" (43.28 meters).
Personal: Full Name: Ryan Christopher Minor... Son of Andre and Rhonda Minor.