THIS YEAR: Sophomore Nathan Bultman is coming off a very strong first campaign as a shot putter, hammer thrower and discus thrower for the Trojans.
2016: Bultman competed in the discus throw, hammer throw and shot put for USC, leading the team in the discus and hammer. Won the hammer throw at the USC-UCLA Dual Meet with a mark of 192-7...also took third in the discus throw. Placed third with a PR of 197-3 (60.13) in the hammer throw at the Pac-12 Championships. Had his best discus throw of 181-3 (55.25) at the Triton Invitational and best shot put of 59-11.25 (18.27) at the Pepsi Invitational. He advanced to the NCAA Preliminary Rounds in all three disciplines.
HIGH SCHOOL: Bultman graduated from West Ranch High in 2015. He had a PR of 64-5 (19.64m) in the shot put which ranked seventh among all high school throwers in 2015. He placed second in the shot put with a mark of 63-11.25 at the CIF state finals, only behind fellow Trojan freshman Matt Katnik. Bultman also placed seventh in the discus throw at the state meet with a toss of 179-6 (54.71). He won the 2014 CIF Southern Section shot put title. He also placed third at the California State Hammer Throw Championships with a PR of 195-6. His high school best in the discus throw is 185-2 set in the CIF SS Division 1 prelims.
PERSONAL: Nathan was born on April 6, 1997 in Tarzana, Calif...His parents are Lori and David Bultman and he has one younger brother, Noah, and one older brother, Nick...His hobbies include throwing, playing football, lifting weights, dirt biking and playing basketball...Lists his favorite movie as Scarface and his favorite music types as Rap and EDM...He is a Business major at USC and would like to pursue a career in the business world after graduation.
CAREER BESTS: Shot - 59-11.25 (18.27) Discus - 181-3 (55.25) Hammer - 197-3 (60.13)