Brandon Amo
Brandon Amo
Year: SR
Hometown: Warwick, R.I.
High School: Bishop Hendricken
Events: Throws
Major: Kinesiology

Personal Bests

  • Indoor
    • Weight Throw: 18.41m (2016-17 at Atlantic 10 Championship)
  • Outdoor
    • Hammer: 57.69m (2016-17 at Black & Gold Invitational)

Career Honors & Awards

  • 2017 Indoor A-10 Champion (Weight Throw)
  • 2016 Indoor A-10 Runner Up (Weight Throw)

2016-17

  • Outdoor:
    • Won the hammer throw (57.69m) at the Black & Gold Invitational.
    • Finished sixth in the hammer throw (57.01m) at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational.
    • Placed third in the hammer throw (57.01m) at the Northeast Challenge.
    • Finished seventh in the hammer throw (54.48m) at the New England Championship.
  • Indoor
    • Finished second in the weight throw (17.80m) at the Beantown Challenge.
    • Won the weight throw (17.50m) at the Sorlien Invitational.
    • Finished fourth in the weight throw (17.82m) at the Terrier Classic.
    • Won the weight throw (17.09m) at the Coaches Tribute Meet.
    • Won the weight throw (18.41m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Finished third in the weight throw (18.17m) at the New England Championship.
    • Placed 14th in the weight throw (16.58m) at the IC4A Championship.

2015-16

  • Outdoor: Did not compete.
  • Indoor
    • Finished second in the weight throw, (17.60m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Placed fifth in the weight throw, (17.18m) at the URI Coaches' Tribute Meet.
    • Placed second in the weight throw, (17.22m) at the URI Sorlein Memorial Invitational.

2014-15

  • Outdoor:
    • Finished fourth in the hammer, (50.29m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Placed seventh in the hammer throw, (50.32m) at the Mark Young Yale Invitational.
    • Placed seventh in the hammer throw, (51.01m) at the George Mason Invitational.
    • Placed ninth in the hammer throw, (47.42m) at the UNH Wildcat Invitational.
  • Indoor:
    • Placed fifth in the weight throw, (15.71m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Finished 19th in the weight throw, (15.94m) at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational.
    • Finished sixth in the weight throw, (15.87m) at the URI Coaches vs. Domestic Violence Invitational.
    • Finished 17th in the weight throw, (13.82m) at the Sorlien Memorial Invitational. 

2013-14

  • Outdoor: 
    • Finished seventh in the hammer throw, (48.04m) at the Brown Classic.
    • Finished eighth in the hammer throw, (51.22m) at the UConn Classic.
    • Finished third in the hammer throw, (49.13m) at the Minutemen Invitational.
  • Indoor: Did not compete.

High School

  • Attended Bishop Hendricken High School and competed for the Providence Cobras.

Personal

  • Born July 8, 1995.
  • Son of Gabriel and Henrietta Amo.
  • Has two brothers, Kerwin and Joshua.
  • Enjoys watching movies, long walks on the beach, lifting, and cooking.
  • Lists Primo Kozmus as his favorite athlete and Chelsea F.C. as his favorite sports team
  • Majoring in Kinesiology.
  • Chose URI over Charlotte and Miami.