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Charlie Foss
Charlie Foss

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Appleton, Wis.

High School:
West

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 185

Event:
Multi-Events

Eligibility (Indoor/Outdoor): Sophomore/Sophomore

At Wisconsin
2014 Indoor: Finished seventh in the heptathlon by totaling a personal-record 5,211 points, including personal bests in the 60-meter hurdles (8.57), long jump (22-7 1/4 (6.89m)) and shot put (43-7 (13.28m)) at the Big Ten championships (2/28-3/1) ... at the Red & White Open (2/21), finished third in the preliminary round of the 60-meter hurdles (8.60), fourth in the pole vault (12-11 3/4 (3.96m)) and sixth in the high jump (6-0 1/2 (1.84m)) ... placed 15th in the high jump with a leap of 6-3 (1.91m) and finished 29th in the preliminary round of the 60-meter hurdles by crossing the finish line in 8.66 at the Armory Collegiate Invitational (2/8) ... competing in the first heptathlon of the season, finished third with a career-best total of 5,025 points, setting personal records in the 60 meters (7.15), 60-meter hurdles (8.58) and shot put (42-9 (13.03m)) at the Bill Bergan Invitational (1/30-31) ... at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational (1/25), set personal records in the 60-meter hurdles (8.68) and pole vault (13-11 1/4 (4.25m)) ... also finished fourth in the long jump with a leap of 21-11 3/4 (6.70m) ... at the Wisconsin vs. Missouri Dual (1/18), finished third in the long jump with a leap of 21-11 3/4 (6.70m) and third in the high jump with a personal-best leap of 6-6 3/4 (2.00m) ... in his season debut, finished second in both the pole vault and high jump by clearing a personal-best height of 13-5 1/4 (4.10m) and 6-2 3/4 (1.90m), respectively, at the Badger Indoor Open (1/17)

2014 Outdoor: Placed fourth in the decathlon at the Big Ten championships (5/16-5/18) with a personal-best score of 6,963, while setting a personal record in the javelin (181-0 (55.17m) ... set personal-best marks in the high jump (6-5 (1.96m)) and in the 110 hurdles (115.18) at the Wisconsin Open (5/10) ... at the Tom Botts Invitational (5/3), finished third in the javelin with a personal-best throw of 177-3 (54.04m) ... at the Long Beach Invitational (4/19), placed 25th in the long jump (21-10 3/4 (6.67m)), 36th in the 110 hurdles (15.45) and 56th in the discus (124-9 (38.03m)) ... also finished 27th in the 110 hurdles (15.74m) and 29th in the pole vault (12-11 (3.94m)) at the Bryan Clay Invitational (4/18) ... finished seventh in the decathlon by totaling 6,747 points while setting personal records in the pole vault (13-7 1/4 (4.15m)) and shot put (42-11 1/2 (13.09m)) at the Georgia Bulldog Decathlon (4/10-11) ... making his outdoor debut, finished fourth in the 110-meter hurdles (15.33), fifth in the high jump (6-4 (1.93m)) and 15th in the discus (122-1 (37.21m)) at the Walt Disney World Open (3/21-22)

2013 Indoor:
Finished 15th in the hepthatlon with a career-best 4,887 points and set personal records in the 60 hurdles (8.85) and long jump (22-2 1/2, 6.77m) at the Big Ten championships (2/23) ... set a personal best in the pole vault, clearing a height of 12-5 1/2 (3.80m) and finishing 13th at the Red & White Open (2/15) ... also finished seventh in the 60 hurdles in 8.93 seconds and fifth in the long jump with a leap of 21-9 1/2 (6.64m) ... finished ninth in the heptathlon with 4,745 points at the Frank Sevigne Invitational (2/2) ... in the heptathlon, set personal bests in the 1000 meters (2:56.89) and the pole vault (11-11 3/4; 3.65m) ... placed seventh in the 60-meter hurdles in a career-best 8.88 seconds at the Badger Track Classic (1/12) ... set new career bests in the high jump with a leap of 6-1 1/4 (1.86m) and the shot put with a throw of 41-0 1/4 (12.50m) ... finished third in the long jump with a jump of 21-1 1/4 (6.66m)

2013 Outdoor: Finished 10th in the decathlon at the Big Ten championships (5/10-11) with a personal-best score of 6,836 ... at the Wisconsin Open (5/4), placed third in the 110-meter hurdles in a personal-best 15.65 seconds and won the long jump with a leap of 22-1 (6.73m) ... finished fifth in the 110-meter hurdles in 16.08 seconds, fifth in the pole vault with a clearance of 13-1 3/4 (4.01m), fifth in the long jump with a leap of 20-11 1/4 (6.38m) and ninth in the javelin with a throw of 162-4 (49.48m)at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational (4/26-27) ... in his first-career decathlon, finished runner up with 6,800 points at the California Invitational (4/17-18), including a victory in the 100 meters in a personal-best time of 11.06 seconds ... at the Yellow Jacket Invitational (3/30), finished eighth in the javelin with a personal-best distance of 162-7 (49.56m), eighth in the discus with a career-best heave of 122-8 (37.39m) and 16th in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 16.37 seconds

2012 Indoor:
Competing unattached, tallied 3,168 points and finished fifth in the pentathlon at the Wisconsin Invitational (1/20), which included a personal-best clearance of 5-11 1/2 (1.82m) in the high jump ... dashed to a personal-best time of 7.16 seconds and finished 10th in a preliminary section of the 60 meters at the Badger Track Classic (1/14), and also finished 16th with a personal-best heave of 37-3 3/4 (11.37m) in the shot put ... finished seventh, competing unattached, in the 60 meters with a time of 7.28 and also placed fourth in the long jump with a leap of 21-10 1/4 (6.66m) at the Red & White Open (2/17)

2012 Outdoor: Finished fourth in the javelin with a personal-best toss of 156-9 (47.79m), fifth in the long jump with a personal-best leap of 21-6 (6.55m) and 13th in the 400 meters in a personal-best time of 52.14 seconds at the Wisconsin Open (5/5)

Personal
Son of Randy and Ruth Foss ... has an older brother, Andrew, and a younger brother, Ethan ... intended major is undecided

Why Wisconsin?
"Highly successful academics and athletics."

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
60 Meters 7.15 1-30-14 100 Meters 11.06 4-17-13
200 Meters 22.74 3-2-12 400 Meters 51.04 5-10-13
1000 Meters 2:56.89 2-2-13 1500 Meters 5:05.16 4-18-13
60 Hurdles 8.57 3-1-14 110 Hurdles 15.18 5-10-14
Pole Vault 13-11 1/4 (4.25m) 1-25-14 High Jump 6-5 (1.96m) 5-10-14
High Jump 6-6 3/4 (2.00m) 1-18-14 Long Jump 22-5 (6.83m) 4-17-13
Long Jump 22-7 1/4 (6.89m) 2-28-14 Discus 124-9 (38.03m) 4-19-14
Shot Put 43-7 (13.28m) 2-28-14 Shot Put 42-11 1/2 (13.09m) 4-10-14
Pole Vault 13-7 1/4 (4.05m) 4-10-14
Javelin 181-0 (55.17m) 5-17-14
Multi-Events
Heptathlon 5,211 2-28/3-1-14
(7.15 / 22-7 1/4 / 43-7 / 6-4 1/4 / 8.57 / 13-9 1/4 / 3:02.12)
Pentathlon 3,168 1-20-12

(9.06 / 21-8 3/4 / 33-2 / 5-11 1/2 / 3:09.47)

Decathlon

6,963 5-16/17-14
(11.23 / 23-0 / 40-11 3/4 / 6-3 3/4 / 52.55 / 15.65 / 120-2 / 13-9 3/4 / 181-0/ 5:09.72)

At the Big Ten Championships
2014 - Outdoor
Decathlon: 4th (6,963)

2014 - Indoor
Heptathlon: 7th (5,211)

2013 - Outdoor
Decathlon: 10th (6,836)

2013 - Indoor
Heptathlon: 15th (4,887)

ON WISCONSIN
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