2002-03: Set a new Patriot League record in the discus with a throw of 182-feet, 10 inches at the outdoor meet ... has won Patriot League title two consecutive years ... finished in the top-three at all seven meets he competed in the discus ... recorded three victories ... placed second against Navy with a throw of 169-1 ... concentrated on shot put during indoor season ... showed steady improvement ... increased distance in four straight meets.
2001-02: Army?s first NCAA qualifier in the discus ... placed 16th in the discus at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships with a throw of 173-0 ... Academy record holder in the discus (187-10) ... registered record-breaking launch at the Albany Spring Classic, a throw which ranked 16th in the nation ... snagged seventh place in the discus at the IC4A/ECAC Track and Field Championships.
2000-01: Finished first in the discus at the Princeton Invitational with an Army season-best throw of 166-2 ... runner up in the discus at the Patriot League Outdoor Championships (165-2) ... was second overall in the discus against Navy ... scored a first-place finish in the discus at the West Point Open ... recorded five top-5 finishes in six attempts in the discus during outdoor season ... finished 11th in the discus at Penn Relays with a mark of 161-4.
High School: Graduated from Esperanza High School in 2000 ... earned varsity letters in football, track and field and weightlifting ... 2000 California State Champion in the discus (203-5) ... winning throw at the state meet set the California state high school record ... finished senior season ranked third in the nation for the discus ... three-time California Interscholastic Federation Division I Champion in the discus ... named Sunset League ?Athlete of the Year? in 2000 ... Esperanza High School ?Athlete of the Year? ... recipient of school?s scholar-athlete award.
Personal: William Travis Pendleton ... born July 3, 1981 ... son of William and Debbie Pendleton ... has one sister, Carol, and one brother, Jake ... father, William, played football for four seasons at Idaho State University ... majoring in Information Systems Engineering.