2015-16 Men's Track & Field
Jemarruse Amos HURDLES, JUMPS
Kenji Anderson JUMPS, SPRINTS
Zyhir Baker-Elam SPRINTS
Shaquille Cragwall JUMPS
Malik Davis SPRINTS
Charles Gooden THROWS
Jason Griffin HURDLES, SPRINTS
Shawn Harris HURDLES, SPRINTS
Deontae Henderson DISTANCE
Jerome Henderson III SPRINTS
David Jones SPRINTS
Brandon Lee SPRINTS
Marc McCoy JUMPS
Jontue McDowell SPRINTS
Roc-M Nesbitt THROWS
Kareem Nicholas JUMPS
Isaiah Olige HURDLES, SPRINTS
DaVante' Payne SPRINTS
Tyron Pitchford SPRINTS
Quamel Prince MIDDLE DISTANCE
James Stewart SPRINTS
Desmond Tanner HURDLES, SPRINTS
Jordan Thomas SPRINTS
Kyle Washington-Scott THROWS
Duaron Williams THROWS
Malik Wright SPRINTS
Justin Young POLE VAULT, MULTIS
Full Roster
Charles Gooden

Charles Gooden

POS. THROWS
HT. 6'2"
YR. Fr.
HOMETOWN Memphis, Tenn.
PREV. SCHOOL Memphis Central HS

Personal Bests
Shot Put - Indoors:
 13.33m - 43'9" (Middle Tennessee State Invitational, 2016)
Shot Put - Outdoors:
 12.47m - 40'11" (Vanderbilt Black & Gold Invitational, 2016)
Discus - Outdoors: 44.50m - 146' (OVC Outdoor Championship, 2016)
Weight Throw - Indoors: 15.56m - 51'0.75" (OVC Indoor Championship, 2016)
Javelin - Outdoors: 37.42m - 122'9" (Memphis Tiger Invitational, 2016)

As a Freshman, 2015-16 season: Competed in two indoor meets and four outdoor meets as a freshman thrower for TSU… Earned fourth in the weight throw at the Middle Tennessee Invitational in collegiate debut… Placed ninth in the weight throw at the Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Championship with a season-best distance of 15.56m (51’0.75”)… Took seventh in the javelin (37.42m – 122’9”) at the Memphis Tiger Invitational… Secured ninth in the discus at the OVC Outdoor Championship (44.50m -146’).

Memphis Central HS: Member of the track and field team, as well as the football team... Named Commercial Appeal Best of Preps... TSSAA State Championships fourth place for the discus... Earned 16-AAA Sectionals second place in the shot put and third place in the discus... On the football field, Autozone Liberty Bowl All-Star Game starter... All-District 16-AAA First Team. 

Personal
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Son of: Kathy and Charles Gooden
Birthday: January 29