On Sise: Five-time scorer and an All-BIG EAST performer in the shot put at the BIG EAST Championships ... A veteran thrower for the Wildcats who has made great strides during the course of his collegiate career ... Ranks ninth on the program's all-time indoor performance list in the shot put ... Strong competitor who should continue to be a contributor to the team this season.
2017-18 Indoor: Earned his first career All-BIG EAST honor with a third place finish in the shot put at the BIG EAST Championships ... Threw for a distance of 15.12 meters at the conference meet ... Competed in the shot put at six meets during the season ... Tallied a first place finish and produced a season-best mark of 15.68 meters at the season-opening Jack Pyrah Invitational ... Came in second at the Villanova Invitational with a mark of 15.10 meters and was fourth at the Penn 8-Team Select (15.58m) ... Placed seventh at the Nittany Lion Challenge (15.20m) and 11th in the college section at the Columbia Challenge (14.41m).
2017 Outdoor: Finished sixth in the shot put at the BIG EAST Championships with a throw of 14.65 meters ... His top mark of the season was a throw of 15.83 meters, which was good for a ninth place finish at the Sam Howell Invitational ... Came in fifth at the Penn Challenge with a mark of 14.80 meters.
2016-17 Indoor: Competed in the shot put at six meets during the season ... His mark of 15.93 meters at the Villanova Open was a collegiate personal best and puts him ninth on the Wildcats all-time indoor performance list ... Went on to score team points in the shot put at the BIG EAST Championships, where he came in fifth with a throw of 15.03 meters ... Threw for at least 15 meters in four of his six outings during the season ... Began the year with a first place finish and a mark of 15.37 meters at the Jack Pyrah Invitational ... Came in seventh at the FastTrack National Invitational (15.03m) ... Finished ninth at the Gotham Cup (14.93m) and was 12th at the Nittany Lion Challenge (14.11m).
2016 Outdoor: Scored in the shot put at the BIG EAST Championships, where he placed seventh with a mark of 14.29 meters ... Also competed in the discus at the conference meet and finished 11th with a throw of 33.82 meters ... Competed six times in the shot put and four times in the discus during the season ... Season-best marks were 14.77 meters in the shot put at the Princeton Outdoor Invite and a personal best throw of 36.32 meters in the discus at the Penn Challenge ... Registered a throw of 32.94 meters in the discus at the Princeton Outdoor Invite and threw for a distance of 36.04 meters at the Lions Invitational ... Surpassed 14 meters in the shot put at five of the six meets he competed in ... Came in seventh in the unseeded section at the Colonial Relays (14.22m) and was also seventh at the Sam Howell Invitational (14.47m) ... Competed at the Penn Relays and recorded a throw of 14.15 meters in the college section ... Had a mark of 13.23 meters at the Penn Challenge.
2015-16 Indoor: Competed in the shot put at seven meets during the season ... Scored at the BIG EAST Championships with a seventh place finish ... Tallied his best mark of the season with a throw of 14.48 meters at the conference meet ... Made his collegiate debut at the season-opening Jack Pyrah Invitational and threw for a distance of 13.47 meters to finish in third place ... Surpassed 13 meters in five of his seven outings on the year ... Registered a fifth place finish at the Covert Classic with a mark of 13.95 meters ... Placed 15th at both the FastTrack National Invite (13.57m) and the Villanova Invitational (13.22m) ... Finished 10th at the Villanova Open (12.65m) and was 31st at the Great Dane Classic (12.61m).
Adlai E. Stevenson High School: Competed in the shot put and the discus for three years on the track & field team, and was a two-year starting center on the football team ... Winner of the North Suburban Conference Sportsmanship Award in football as a senior, and was also a North Suburban honorable mention all-conference selection ... Competed as an unattached athlete at the AAU Junior Olympics in 2014 and placed eighth in the shot put ... Graduated with High Honors status academically ... Selected to the North Suburban Conference All-Academic Team in track as both a junior and a senior.
Personal: Born 5/10/97 in Madison, Wis. ... Older of two children of Matthew and Cory Sise ... Has a younger sister, Abbie (18) ... Enjoys photography in his spare time ... Chose to attend Villanova because it provided the best education for his personal goals along with excellent post-graduate opportunities ... Also felt a connection with the campus, team and coaching staff when he visited ... Majoring in Chemistry.
Shot Put (high school) 17.28 Meters High School
Shot Put (college) 15.93 Meters 2017 Villanova Open
* high school shot put uses a lighter implement
Discus 40.60 Meters 2018 Penn Challenge
CAREER AWARDS (Indoor)
All-BIG EAST 2018 (Shot Put)
CAREER AWARDS (Outdoor)
All-BIG EAST 2018 (Shot Put)
BIG EAST TOP 8 FINISHES
Shot Put 2nd 2018 Outdoor
Shot Put 3rd 2018 Indoor
Shot Put 5th 2017 Indoor
Shot Put 6th 2017 Outdoor
Shot Put 7th 2016 Indoor, 2016 Outdoor