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Jake Fritz
Jake Fritz

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Milwaukee, Wis.

High School:
Wisconsin Lutheran

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 275

Event:
Throws

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Eligibility (Indoor/Outdoor): Junior/Junior

Notables
2009 NCAA Mideast Regional qualifier (shot put) ... 2009 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar ... two-time Academic All-Big Ten (2008, 2009)

At Wisconsin
2010 Indoor:
Finished 10th in the shot put at the Big Ten Indoor Championships with a throw of 54-2 3/4 ... finished first in the shot put at the Red & White Open (2/19) with a personal-best throw of 56-9 1/4

2010 Outdoor: Finished 38th in the shot put at the NCAA Preliminary Round (5/27) with a throw of 52-8 ... finished 14th in the shot put (54-7 1/2) at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships ... placed second in the shot put at the Wisconsin Twilight Invitational (5/8) with a throw of 53-5 3/4 ... finished fourth in the shot put at the Long Beach Invitational (4/17) with a throw of 54-2 3/4 ... placed sixth in the shot put at the Mt. SAC Relays (4/16) with a toss of 54-9 1/2 ... finished tenth in the shot put at the Florida Relays (4/3) with a throw of 54-1 3/4 ... won the shot put at the Florida State Relays (3/27) with a throw of 56-6 1/2

2009 Indoor: Won the Wisconsin Badger Open (2/21) in the shot put at 53-11 1/4 ... finished 13th at the Big Ten Indoor Championships (2/28) in the shot put with a throw of 53-6 1/2 ... took second in the shot put at the Badger Track Classic (1/17) with a throw of 52-10 1/4 ... finished second at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational (1/31) in the shot put with a distance of 48-9

2009 Outdoor: Tallied season-best throw of 56-1 to finish 10th in the shot put at the Big Ten championships (5/17) ... posted NCAA regional qualifying throw of 55-4 1/4 to finish second at VS Athletics Beach Invitational (4/18) ... won the shot put at the Wisconsin Open (5/2) with a throw of 54-1 1/4 ... threw 52-2 1/2 to finish 24th at the NCAA Mideast Regional (5/29)

2008 Indoor: Finished 11th in the shot put at the Big Ten indoor championships with a personal best throw of 54-4 ... finished second in the shot at the Badger Open at 54-1 ... took third in the shot put at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational at 52-1 1/4 ... won the shot put at the Badger Track Classic at 50-3 1/2

2008 Outdoor: Placed sixth at the Big Ten championships in the shot put with a distance of 58-8 3/4 ... took 11th at the NCAA Mideast Regional in the shot put (55-11 3/4) ... placed 22nd at the Big Ten championships in the hammer event (130-11)

2007: Redshirt season ... won the shot put at the Badger Track Classic at 48-3 1/2 ... finished second in the shot put (50-0) and seventh in the weight throw (44-10 1/4) at the Badger Open ... placed second in the shot put at the Wisconsin Twilight with a personal best throw of 51-6 1/2 ... also placed 15th in the hammer at the Twilight at 126-9

High School
Placed fourth in the shot put at the 2006 state meet ... also qualified for the state meet in the discus ... qualified for the state meet in the shot put as a junior ... first-team all-conference in the shot put ... second-team all-conference in the discus ... all-state in football ... played in the WFCA all-star football game ... named conference lineman of the year ... first-team all-conference in football and wrestling ... two-time state qualifier in wrestling ... WIAA Scholar-Athlete of the Year ... member of the National Honor Society

Personal Major is electrical engineering ... parents are David and Jessica Fritz ... has one sister, Rebecca, and one brother, Tyler ... Rebecca competes for the UW women's track team ... volunteers as a Sunday school teacher

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
Shot Put 56-9 1/4 (17.30m) 2-19-10 Shot Put 58-8 3/4 (17.90m) 5-18-08
Weight Throw 44-10 1/4 (13.67m) 2-16-07 Discus 131-2 (39.99m) 3-21-08
Hammer Throw 149-7 (45.60m)


USTFCCCA All-Academic (3)

2008, 2009, 2010

Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (1)
2009

Academic All-Big Ten (3)
2008, 2009, 2010

UW Athletic Board Scholar (1)
2010

At the NCAA Preliminary Round
2010 - Outdoor
Shot Put: 38th (52-8 (16.05m))

At the NCAA Regional Championships
2009 Mideast Regional
Shot Put: 24th (52-2 1/2 (15.91m))

2008 Mideast Regional
Shot Put: 11th (55-11 3/4 (17.06m))

At the Big Ten Championships
2010 - Indoor
Shot Put: 10th (54-2 3/4 (16.53m))

2010 - Outdoor
Shot Put: 14th (54-7 1/2 (16.65m))

2009 - Indoor

Shot Put: 13th (53-6 1/2 (16.32))

2009 - Outdoor
Shot Put: 10th (56-1 (17.09m))

2008 - Indoor
Shot Put: 11th (15-4 (16.56m))

2008 - Outdoor
Shot Put: 6th (58-8 3/4 (17.90m))
Hammer: 22nd (130-11 (39.90m))

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