Shotputter Corey Robinson is third best in district
Sophomore Corey Robinson finished sixth in the indoor track and field Northern Region Championship at George Mason University on February 20. Robinson throws the shot-put and is the ranked third in the National District. At the event, he competed against teammate Marcus Harrington, a junior at H-B Woodlawn.
Robinson’s best throw at the meet was 44 feet and 11 inches, his career best. “I started throwing in my freshman year and I improved my distance by 10 feet,” said Robinson. “All of training brought me to Regionals and it was all thanks to my coach Mr. Patulski.”
The outdoor track and field season starts next week, and Robinson aims to make it to state championships this year. “Now that indoor [track] is over, I have to focus on outdoor [track]. It’s all about the hard work and dedication,” said Robinson.
His training for shot put is also helping him with football workouts. Said Robinson, “I enjoy track and field because I have fun with my teammates and coaches. Shot-put training will, without a doubt, benefit me during the football season, so I’m looking forward to working hard during this outdoor season.”