|Hometown:||San Bernardino, Calif.|
|High School:||Chaffey College|
2013: Appeared in seven meets for A&M-Commerce, competing in both the long and triple jumps ... Finished the year with six top-five performances, including four first-place finishes ... Holds the top seven marks on the year for the Lions in the triple jump, hitting an NCAA provisional qualifying mark four times ... Posted a career-best performance of 14.83 meters at the Lone Star Conference Championships, finishing third ... Placed 10th at the Mt. SAC Relays with a mark of 14.68 meters ... Finished first in the triple jump at the Tarleton State Invitational (14.56m), UTA Bobby Lane Invitational (14.50m), North Texas Spring Classic (14.35m) and East Texas Invitational (14.49m) ... In the long jump, set a career-best mark at 7.06 meters at the LSC Championships, tying for 10th ... Finished fifth at the East Texas Invitational with a mark of 6.92 meters ... Placed sixth at the Tarleton State Invitational (6.64m) and seventh at the North Texas Spring Classic (6.62m).
Prior to A&M-Commerce: Attended Riverside Community College from 2008-09 and Chaffey College from 2011-12 … Foothill Conference and Regional SoCal Champion in triple jump … Chaffey College Dean’s Honor List recipient ... Four year letterwinner at San Gorgonio High School … Jumped a personal best of 22' 11" in the long jump and 47' 6" in the triple jump, setting a school record … Ran a personal best 21.7 in the 200 meter dash … Was San Andrea’s League Champion in the triple jump in 2007 en route to finishing third at the state meet … All-state and all-city selection all four years of high school career ... Three-time team captian ... Also lettered in basketball for three seasons and football for two seasons ... All-city in basketball his junior season … Member of National Honor Roll at San Gorgonio.
Personal: Born January 2, 1989 ... Son of Samella Beal ... Plans to major in sports and recreation management.
Townsend's A&M-Commerce Career-Bests
Long Jump: 7.06 meters - Lone Star Conference Championships (May 3, 2013)
Triple Jump: 14.83 meters - Lone Star Conference Championships (May 4, 2013)