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Andrew Brekke
Andrew Brekke

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
La Crosse, Wis.

High School:
Central

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 250

Event:
Throws

Eligibility (Indoor/Outdoor): Sophomore/Sophomore

At Wisconsin
2014 Indoor: At the Red & White Open (2/21), placed third in the shot put with a toss of 52-4 (15.95m) and fifth in the weight throw with a heave of 56-10 1/4 (17.33m) ... finished seventh in the weight throw with a toss of 57-5 3/4 (17.52m) and 14th in the shot put with a heave of 52-5 1/2 (15.99m) at the Tyson Invitational (2/14-15) ... with a season-best heave of 53-0 1/2 (16.17m), finished 20th in the shot put at the Armory Collegiate Invitational (2/8) ... also placed 22nd in the weight throw with a toss of 56-8 1/4 (17.28m) ... at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational (1/25), finished fifth in the shot put (52-10 (16.10m)), sixth in the weight throw (57-9 1/2 (17.61m)) and 10th in the discus (148-7 (45.29m)) ... at the Wisconsin vs. Missouri Dual (1/18), won the shot put with a heave of 51-0 (15.54m) and placed third in the weight throw with a toss of 55-7 3/4 (16.96m) ... in his season debut, finished eighth in the discus with a toss of 152-7 (46.51m) at the Badger Indoor Open (1/17)

2014 Outdoor: Finished 16th in the hammer throw with a throw of 168-3 (52.29m), placed 18th in the shot put with a heave of 53-6 1/2 (16.32m) and was 22nd in the discus with a mark of 145-3 (44.29m) at the Big Ten championships (5/16-5/18) ... set a personal-best mark in the hammer throw with a heave of 179-6 (54.72m) fo place third and enjoyed a season-best throw of 53-10 1/4 (16.41m) to place fourth in the shot put at the Wisconsin Open (5/10) ... also placed seventh in the discus with a throw of 163-6 (49.83m) at the Wisconsin Open ... at the Tom Botts Invitational (5/3), won the shot put with a season-best throw of 51-6 1/2 (15.71m), finished third in the hammer throw with a season-best heave of 175-2 (53.41m) and placed runner-up in the discus with a mark of 161-10 (49.33m) ... at the Triton Invitational (4/26), placed 13th in the shot put (49-9 (15.16m)), 22nd in the discus (167-4 (51.00m)) and 26th in the hammer throw (162-11 (49.66m)) ... finished fifth in the discus (166-7 (50.78m)), 10th in the shot put (50-8 3/4 (15.46m)) and 11th in the hammer throw (157-8 (48.06m)) at the Spec Towns Invitational (4/11-12) ... at the Florida Relays (4/4-5), making his outdoor debut, finished 18th in the hammer throw with a heave of 171-5 (52.24m)

2013 Indoor: Finished 20th at the Big Ten championships (2/23) in the weight throw with a toss of 52-2 1/4 (16.82m) ... also finished 22nd in the shot put with a heave of 52-2 (15.90m) ... with a personal-best heave of 53-1 1/2 (16.19m), finished third in the shot put at the Red & White Open (2/15) ... also finished fifth in the weight throw with a toss of 59-10 1/2 (18.25m) ... placed second in the weight throw with a personal-best toss of 61-1 1/2 (18.63m) at the Cyclone Classic (2/8) ... also finished fourth in the shot put with a career-best heave of 51-4 1/2 (15.66m) ... finished third in the weight throw at the Squig Converse Invitational (2/1) with a heave of 58-10 (17.93m) ... also finished 11th in the shot put with a toss of 49-5 3/4 (15.08m) ... with a heave of 49-0 3/4 (14.95m), finished 10th in the shot put at the Bill Bergan Invitational (1/26) ... earned a fourth-place finish in the shot put at the Wisconsin Invitational (1/19) with a toss of 51-1 1/2 (15.58m)

2013 Outdoor:
Finished 18th in the hammer throw at the Big Ten championships (5/10) with a throw of 166-7 (50.79m) ... placed 19th at the Big Ten championships (5/12) in the shot put with a heave of 50-2 3/4 (15.31m) and in the discus with a throw of 152-11 (46.60m) ... at the Wisconsin Open (5/4), placed fourth in the discus with a personal-best throw of 170-2 (51.88m) and third in the shot put with a heave of 48-8 1/4 (14.84m) ... finished 15th in the hammer throw with a personal-best heave of 175-10 (53.59m) at the Triton Invitational (4/25-27) ... also placed seventh in the shot put with a throw of 51-7 3/4 (15.74m) and 26th in the discus with a toss of 148-2 (45.17m) ... at the SIUE Gateway Meet, set a personal best of 180-11 (55.14m) in the hammer throw (4/20) ... at the Spec Towns Invitational (4/13), placed ninth in the hammer throw with a heave of 165-3 (50.36m) and 10th in the discus with a throw of 153-10 (46.89m) ... won the shot put at the Yellow Jacket Invitational (3/30) with a personal-best heave of 55-1 1/2 (16.80m) ... also finished fourth in the discus with a throw of 159-3 (48.54m) ... At the Alabama Relays (3/22-23), placed 10th in the hammer throw with a heave of 168-9 (51.45m) and 14th in the discus with a toss of 156 (47.56m)

2012 Indoor:
Competing unattached, finished sixth in the shot put with a personal-best heave of 47-10 (14.58m) and also came in eighth in the weight throw with a toss of 51-8 1/2 (15.76m) at the Wisconsin Invitational (1/21) ... finished third in the weight throw at the Red & White Open (2/17) with a personal-best toss of 54-10 3/4 (16.73m) ... came in 10th at the Wisconsin NCAA Qualifier (3/2) with a mark of 52-4 (15.95m) in the weight throw

2012 Outdoor: Finished runner-up in the hammer throw with a personal-best distance of 168-11 (51.50m), third in the shot put with a personal-best mark of 49-9 3/4 (15.18m) and sixth in the discus with a personal-best mark of 167-1 (50.92m) at the Wisconsin Open (5/4-5)

Personal
Parents are Eric and Sandy ... has two younger sisters, Hannah and Sara ... father played football and competed in track at Luther College ... paternal grandfather played football at Tulane ... intended major is biochemistry

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
Shot Put 53-1 1/2 (16.19m) 2-15-13 Shot Put 55-1 1/2 (16.80m) 3-30-13
Weight Throw 61-1 1/2 (18.63m) 2-8-13 Discus 170-2 (51.88m) 5-4-13
Discus 152-7 (46.51m) 1-17-14 Hammer Throw 180-11 (55.14m) 4-20-13

At the Big Ten Championships
2014 - Outdoor
Shot Put: 18th (53-6 1/2 (16.32m))
Discus: 22nd (145-3 (44.29m))
Hammer Throw: 16th (168-3 (52.29m))

2013 - Indoor
Shot Put: 22nd (52-2 (15.90m))
Weight Throw: 20th (52-2 1/4 (16.82m))

2013 - Outdoor
Shot Put: 19th (50-2 3/4 (15.31m)
Discus: 19th (152-11 (46.60m))
Hammer Throw: 18th (166-7 (50.79m))

ON WISCONSIN
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