|High School:||Tahoma HS '06|
Indoor Best at EWU
60m 7.33 • High Jump 6-6 3/4 • Triple Jump 45-9
Outdoor Best at EWU
High Jump 6-8 3/4 • Triple Jump 45-1
2008-09: Outdoors, Praast won the Big Sky Conference Championships in the high jump with a career-best mark of 6-8 3/4. He also finished seventh in the triple jump with a career-best effort of 45-1. Indoors, Praast finished third in the high jump with a mark of 6-6 1/4 and seventh in the triple jump with a career-best jump of 45-9. His career-best high jump came at the Husky Classic with a mark of 6-6 3/4. He was named Big Sky All-Academic both indoors and outdoors.
2007-08: Redshirted due to a pulled hamstring.
2006-07: Outdoors, he jumped 6-4 3/4 three times, including a ninth-place finish at the Big Sky Championships. His best indoor high jump of 6-5 1/2 came at the Big Sky Championships, placing him fifth in the league.