Derek Steinbach
Derek Steinbach

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Nashotah, Wis.

High School:
Hartland Arrowhead

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 195

Event:
Multi-Events

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Eligibility (Indoor/Outdoor): Senior/Senior

• No. 3 all-time UW in the javelin (217-0 (66.14m))
• No. 5 all-time UW in the decathlon (7,739 pts.)

At Wisconsin
2012 Indoor: Competed but did not finish in the heptathlon at the Big Ten championships (2/24-25), recording personal-best marks in the shot put, high jump, 60 meters and 60 hurdles ... claimed second in the pole vault at the UW-Platteville Invitational (2/11) with a clearance of 14-10 1/4 (4.53m) and also finished sixth in the shot put with a toss of 45-1 (13.74m) ... vaulted to a sixth-place finish at the Badger Track Classic (1/14) with a personal-best clearance of 15-9 (4.80m) in the pole vault and also finished seventh in the shot put with a personal-best heave of 48-8 (14.83m)

2012 Outdoor: Set a personal best and elevated his No. 3 all-time UW mark to finish runner-up in the javelin with a throw of 217-0 (66.14m) and also totalled a personal-best 7,739 points to place fourth in the decathlon at the Big Ten championships (5/11-13) ... took the win in the javelin with a mark of 216-11 (66.13m) at the UW-Platteville Invitational (4/14) ... took the win in the javelin at the SEC/Big Ten Challenge (3/23) with a heave of 202-5 (61.71m) and also finished 10th in the 110-meter hurdles after clocking in at 15.03 seconds ... finished fourth in the javelin with a toss of 208-1 (63.43m) at the Stanford Invitational (4/6) ... came sixth in the pole vault with a mark of 14-2 1/2 (4.33m) at the Wisconsin Open (5/5)

2011 Indoor:
Competed in the first three events of the pentahlon and finished 11th in the pole vault (13-11 1/4) at the Badger Track Classic (1/15) ... placed seventh in the pole vault at the Illini Classic (1/22) with 14-8 (4.47m)... finished fourth in the heptathlon with 4,911 points at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational (1/29) ... finished fifth in the pole vault with a final clearance of 14-7 1/2 (4.46m) at the Red & White Open (2/18) ... finished ninth in the heptathlon with a total score of 5,027 at the Big Ten championships (2/27) ... placed ninth in the shot put with a mark of 43-9 1/4 (13.34m) at the Wisconsin NCAA Qualifier (3/4) ... finished third in the decathlon at the McDonnell Invitational (4/22-23) earning a new personal-best score of 7,310 points

2011 Outdoor: Finished third in the javelin at the Big Ten championships (5/15) with personal-best throw of 214-3 (65.31m) ... threw 200-11 (61.25m) to finish 27th in the javelin at NCAA West Preliminary Round (5/26) ... won the decathlon with 6,801 points at the Aztec Invitational (3-18/19-11) ... posted personal-best score of 7,310 points to finish third at the John McDonnell Invitational (4/22-23) ... finished 12th in the javelin at the Florida Relays (4/2) with a throw of 183-5 (55.90m) ... won the javelin with a throw of 200-1 (61.00m) and finished fourth in the shot put with a throw of 42-11 1/2(13.09m) at the Rex Foster Open (4/8)

2010 Indoor: Placed 11th in the heptathlon at the Big Ten Indoor Championships with a score of 5,163 points ... finished second in the heptathlon at the Wisconsin Elite Invite (1/29-30) with a personal-best 5,206 points ... finished second in the pentathlon at the Badger Quad (1/15), establishing a personal-best score of 3,673

2010 Outdoor: Finished 11th in the javelin (175-10) at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships ... finished third in the javelin (175-3) and sixth in the discus (136-10) at the Wisconsin Twilight Invitational (5/8) ... placed second in the pole vault with a personal-best clearance of 15-0, second in the javelin (179-9), seventh in the long jump (20-10 1/2), fourth in the prelims of the 110-meter hurdles (15.67) at the Jeff Miller Drake Alternative Meet (4/24) ... placed fourth in the javelin (191-0) and 37th in the discus (125-2) at the Long Beach Invitational (4/17) ... placed fourth in the decathlon at the California Invitational (4/14-15) with a personal-best score of 6,940 points and set personal-bests in the 1500 meters ... placed fifth in the javelin, 13th in the long jump, 14th in the discus and 24th in the 100 meters at the Florida State Relays (3/26-27)

2009 Indoor: Took seventh in the heptathlon at the Big Ten championships (2/28-3/1) with a personal-best score of 4,993 ... finished first in the heptathlon at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational (1/30-31) with 4,871 points ... took third in the pentathlon at the Badger Track Classic (1/16) with 3,441 points ... placed fourth in the 60-meter hurdles at the Badger Track Classic (1/17) with a time of 8.49

2009 Outdoor: Won the decathlon at the Hurricane Invitational (3/19-3/20) with a personal-best score of 6,812 points ... took third in the decathlon at the California Invitational Decathlon with a score of 6,793 points, setting personal-best marks in the 100 meters (11.25) and 1,500 meters (4:45.78) ... finished 13th at the Big Ten championships (5/15-16) in the decathlon with score of 6,173 points despite being disqualified from 110-meter hurdles ... set personal-best marks in the 400 meters (51.32) and shot put (45-10 3/4) at Big Ten meet ... finished third in the javelin at the Wisconsin Open (5/2) with a distance of 159-8

2008 Indoor: Redshirt season

2008 Outdoor: Redshirt season

High School
Placed fifth in the 300-meter hurdles, sixth in the 110-meter hurdles and 13th in the long jump at state as a senior ... member of the sixth-place 800-meter relay and seventh-place 4x400-meter relay at state as a junior ... conference champion in the 110-meter hurdles, 300-meter hurdles and 4x400-meter relay ... regional championship in the 300-meter hurdles, 4x400-meter relay and long jump ... sectional champion in the long jump and 300-meter hurdles ... team captain as a senior ... also lettered in football and baseball ... member of the National Honor Society ... member of the dean's list all four years ... Coach: Chris Herriot

Personal

Parents are Geoff and Stephanie (Evans) Steinbach ... has one brother, Brady ... mother competed in track at UW-Oshkosh ... father competed in football and track at Carroll College ... major is sociology

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
60 Meters 7.22 2-24-12 100 Meters 11.15 5-11-12
1000 Meters 2:49.35 1-15-10 400 Meters 50.93 5-11-12
60 Hurdles 8.33 2-25-12 1500 Meters 4:37.23 5-12-12
High Jump 6-2 1/4 (1.89m) 2-21-09 110 Hurdles 14.60 High School
Pole Vault 15-9 (4.80m) 1-14-12 High Jump 6-1 1/2 (1.87m) 5-11-12
Long Jump 21-8 (6.60m) 3-2-12 Pole Vault 15-7 1/4 (4.76m) 5-12-12
Shot Put 48-8 (14.83m) 1-14-12 Long Jump 22-10 1/2 (6.97m) 5-11-12
Shot Put 47-4 1/2 (14.44m) 5-11-12
Discus 136-6 (41.62m) 5-12-12
Javelin 217-0 (66.14m) 5-13-12
Multi-Events
Pentathlon 3.673 1-15-10
8.44 / 21-6 ¼ / 44-2 ¾ / 5-10 ½ / 2:49.35
Heptathlon 5,206 2-24/25-12
7.35 / 21-0 / 46-10 ¼ / 6-0 ½ / 8.59 / 14-9 / 2:50.18
Decathlon 7,739 5-11/12-12

11.15 / 6.97m / 14.44m / 1.87m / 50.93 / 14.94 / 41.62m / 4.76m / 64.21m / 4:37.23

Second-Team All-Big Ten Honors (1)
2012 - Outdoor (1)
Javelin: 2nd (217-0 (66.14m))

At the NCAA Prelminary Round
2011 - West Preliminary Round
Javelin: 27th (200-11 (61.25m))

At the Big Ten Championships
2012 - Indoor
Heptathlon: DNF (5,206 pts.)

2012 - Outdoor
Javelin: 2nd (217-0 (66.14m))
Decathlon: 4th (7,739 pts.)

2011 - Indoor
Heptathlon: 9th (5,027 pts.)

2011 - Outdoor
Javelin: 3rd (214-3 (65.31m))
Decathlon: DNF

2010 - Indoor
Heptathlon: 11th (5,163 pts.)

2010 - Outdoor
Javelin: 11th (175-10 (53.60m))
Decathlon: DNF

2009 - Indoor

Heptathlon: 7th (4,993 pts.)

2009 - Outdoor
Decathlon: 13th (6,173 pts.)

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