2004 -- Finished eighth in his flight and 14th overall in the shot put (59-6.75) at the NCAA Championships ... West Regional runner-up in the shot with a personal best of 64-0.50 ... At Pac-10's, he finished second with a toss of 63-6 ... Won the open section of the discus at the Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Meet with a season best throw of 171-9.
2003 -- At the NCAA Championships, placed 13th overall in the shot put, fourth in qualifying, with a throw of 59-1.25 ... Placed seventh in the shot put (58-11.50) and 25th in the discus (156-1) at the NCAA West Regional ... At the Pac-10 Championships, placed fifth in the shot put (60-0.50) and ninth in the discus (165-6) ... Threw a personal best 174-2 in the discus at the Salinas Throwers Invitational.
Summer 2002 -- Earned Verizon Junior All-America honors in the shot put and discus ... Placed second in the shot put (63-5) and seventh in the discus (178-6) at the U.S. Junior National Championships ... Qualified for the World Junior Championships, held in Kingston, Jamaica, and placed 12th in the shot put (60-3.75).
2002 -- Redshirted the 2002 season.
High School -- League shot put and discus champion... District III shot put and discus champion...PIAA State shot put and discus champion...Was the PIAA State indoor shot put champion... Earned first team All-State indoor and outdoor honors... In 2001, ranked No. 4 on the HS list in the shot put (65-4.50)... Prep bests were 65-4.50 (shot put) and 185-4 (discus).
Personal -- Born January 28, 1983 ... Pre-psychobiology major.
Silverman's Best Marks
SP ... 64-0.50
DT ... 174-2