Michael Cardinal
Michael  Cardinal


Blackfoot, Idaho

High School:




Utah State Has 112 Student-Athletes Receive Academic All-WAC Honors This Spring

Of its 57 academic all-WAC selections from its spring sports, Utah State had 23 student-athletes from women's outdoor track honored, along with 15 from men's outdoor track, six from softball, five from both men's tennis and women's tennis, and three from the men's golf team.


Killpack Wins Men's 800m, Newman Named Women's Freshman of the Year on Final Day of 2013 WAC Outdoor Championships

Aggie men finish in second-place, as the women ended the meet in seventh-place.


Orr Wins High Jump Title to Lead USU on Day Three of 2013 WAC Outdoor Championships

Aggie men are in third place, while the women sit in fifth place.


Page Leads Utah State Track & Field on Final Day of Brutus Hamilton Invitational Saturday

Aggies tally 30 top-six finishes Saturday, 14 for the USU women and 16 for the men.


USU Track And Field Collects Three Event Titles On Day One Of California's Brutus Hamilton Invitational

Hawkins and Taylor capture event titles for Utah State women, Hall for Aggie men.

*Academic All-WAC (2013)*

2013 (So.): Named first-team all-WAC after placing third in the shot put at the WAC Indoor Championships... Earned first-team all-WAC honors after finishing third in the shot put at the WAC Outdoor Championships... Placed 32nd in the shot put at the Opening Round of the NCAA Outdoor Championships... Finished 11th in the weight throw at the WAC Indoor Championships... , Placed seventh in the discus at the Outdoor WAC Championships... Earned academic all-WAC honors.
High School: A four-time letterwinner in track & field... Holds school records in the shot put and discus... State champion in the shot put and discus as a senior... Named Idaho Comeback Athlete of the Year, team MVP and academic all-state as a senior... Two-time National Champion in Olympic weight lifting.
Personal: Full name is Michael Gerard Cardinal... Only son, along with five daughters, of D.J. Mark Cardinal and Margaret Renae Martin... Served a two-year LDS Church Mission in Brazil from 2008-2010... Majoring in nutrition, dietetics and food sciences with a minor in Portugese.

Personal bests include:

Indoor Outdoor
Shot Put 17.67m 17.04m
Weight Throw 17.82m na
Discus na 49.81m
WAC Indoor Championships
2013 Shot Put 3rd 17.67m
2013 Weight Throw 11th 16.35m
WAC Outdoor Championships
2013 Shot Put 3rd 17.05m
2013 Discus 7th 48.10m
NCAA Outdoor First Round
2013 shot put 32nd 16.58m
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