MISCELLANEOUS: Skilled thrower ... displays above-average technique ... uses a combination of size, strength and skill for success ... top shot put mark ranks ninth on Army's all-time list ... best discus throw lists fifth on the Black Knights' career chart.
2005: Had a solid indoor season prior to "breaking out" during outdoor campaign ... threw the shot put four times indoors ... placed third at Patriots with a heave of 51 feet, 1 inch ... threw the shot put and discus outdoors ... surpassed the 50-foot mark four times in the shot put ... established new personal-best distance of 53-4 1/4 en route to placing runner-up at Patriots ... captured bronze medal versus Navy (50-7 1/2) ... was fourth at the Coastal Carolina Invitational (50-2 1/2) ... placed within the Top 10 at the Penn Relays (51-0) ... won the discus event versus Navy (168-9) ... garnered six Top 5 finishes in eight starts ... personal-best throw (171-9) led to third-place showing at IC4A Championships ... placed fifth at Indiana Relays (167-6) ... took ninth at Penn Relays (164-7) ... produced runner-up effort at the Dick Shea Open (151-9).
2004: Excelled in both the shot put and discus events as a sophomore ... focused on the shot during the indoor season ... threw the shot 50-10 1/4 en route to a second-place showing at the NYU Armory Invitational ... won the discipline at the season-opening Crowell Open ... was third at the Patriot League Indoor Championships (49-9 3/4) ... took fourth at the Army Invitational (48-9 1/2) ... had a total of five top-five finishes in six competitions during the indoor season ... threw a distance of 51-9 to take first place versus Navy ... was third at the Penn Open (46-8 1/4) ... picked up the fourth-place ribbon at the Patriot League Outdoor Championships (50-3/4) ... also competed in the discus ... threw a distance of 166-0 to place fifth at the Patriot League Championship ... took first-place honors at the Delaware Invitational (159-10) ... had six top-seven finishes in as many meets.
2003: Competed mostly in the shot put during the indoor season ... surpassed 40 feet three times in four throws ... best throw of his plebe year came at the Post-Penn Invitational (46-5) where he finished third ... had three top-three showings during the outdoor campaign ... threw the discus during the outdoor slate ... best throw of the year (134-8) earned him fifth-place honors ... never finished outside of the top 12 in four attempts.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Spearfish High School in 2002 ... earned three varsity letters in track and field ... was the South Dakota AA state champion in the discus in 2001 ... placed fourth in the state in 2002 ... captured sixth in the shot put in 2001 and 2002 ... holds high school record in the discus ... ranks second on the school's shot put list ... also lettered in football as a senior ... member of the National Honor Society.
PERSONAL: Caleb Keith Wells ... born Nov. 9, 1983 ... son of Brian and Amber Wells ... enjoys hiking and fishing ... majoring in Systems Engineering.