2012 OUTDOOR Added to the Kansas scoring effort for the first time at the Big 12 Championships (5/11) where he placed fourth with a throw of 64.17 meters (210-06 ft.)... Earned his first collegiate victory and recorded a new personal best at the UTEP Invitational (4/14) with his throw of 68.57 meters (225-0 ft.)... Finished 19th at the NCAA West Prelim (5/24) with a top mark of 64.04 meters (210-01 ft.)... Threw to a mark of 64.68 meters (212-02 ft.) at the Kansas Relays (4/20) which was good for a 10th-place finish.
2011 OUTDOOR Collected two runner-up finishes in the javelin, the first coming at the Razorback Spring Invitational (4/2) with a mark of 62.36m (204-07 ft.), and the second on a throw of 62.53m (205-02 ft.) at the Texas Relays (4/9)... Earned a trip to the NCAA West Preliminary (5/26) where he finished 28th with a top throw of 60.35m (198-00 ft.)... Hit a personal-best distance of 62.81m (206-01 ft.) at the Mayaguez Spring Break Classic (3/19).
2010 OUTDOOR In only his freshman season he showed great potential in the javelin throw, marking his best throw at 60.14m(197.04 ft.) at the Kansas Relays (4/16)... Finished in third at the John McDonnell Invitational (4/9) with a distance of 57.05m (157-02.25 ft.). HIGH SCHOOL Part of the 2007 Kansas 5A State Championship team...Took first in the javelin at the state championships his junior and senior years... Had a personal best throw of 205-11 ft... Member of the honor roll at Shawnee Heights. PERSONAL Son of Dale and Brenda Vaughn... Majoring in community health.