Rebecca Fritz
Rebecca Fritz

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Milwaukee, Wis.

High School:
Wisconsin Lutheran

Height:
5-8

Position:
Throws

Experience:
1V

At Wisconsin
2010 -- Indoor:
Finished sixth in the weight throw at the Big Ten Indoor Championships with a toss of 60-0 1/4 ... finished fourth in the weight throw at the Iowa State Classic (2/12) with a throw of 58-9 1/2 ... finished fifth in the weight throw at the Wisconsin Elite Invite (1/30) with a throw of 57-0 1/4 ... finished 11th in the weight throw at the New Balance Collegiate (2/6) with a throw of 55-11

2010 -- Outdoor: Finished second in the invitational portion of the hammer (166-7) and second in the hammer (162-8) at the Wisconsin Twilight Invitational (5/8) ... finished fifth in the hammer throw with a mark of 164-8 at the Musco Twilight Invitational (5/1) ... finished fourth in the hammer throw with a personal-best throw of 167-11 at the Jeff Miller Drake Alternative Meet (4/24) ... placed second in the hammer throw with a personal-best toss of 167-1 at the Long Beach Invitational (4/17) ... placed 11th in the hammer throw at the Florida Relays (4/2) with a personal-best throw of 164-6 ... finished second in the hammer throw at the Florida State Relays (3/26) with a throw of 153-1

2009 -- Indoor: Won the Wisconsin Badger Open with a personal-best 14.96m (49-1) in the weight throw ... placed 19th at the Big Ten Indoor Championships in the weight throw with a throw of 13.85m (45-5 1/4) ... finished eighth at the Wisconsin Elite Invite in the weight throw at 14.35m (47-1)

2009 -- Outdoor: Threw a personal-best 46.17 (151-6) in the hammer throw at the Jim Click Shootout (4/4) ... set a personal best in the discus at the Hurricane Invitational (3/21) with a throw of 35.81m (117-10) ... threw 45.25m (148-5) in the hammer throw at the Hurricane Invitational (3/21) ... took seventh in the hammer throw at the Jim Duncan Invitational with a throw of 45.32m (148-8) ... threw a personal best 152-7 in the hammer throw at the Wisconsin Open (5/2) placing first ... placed 16th in the hammer throw at the Big Ten championships (5/16) with a throw of 138-4 (42.16m)

2008 -- Indoor: Redshirt season

2008 -- Outdoor: Placed fifth at the Wisconsin Twilight in the shot put at 9.64m (31-7 1/2) and seventh in the hammer with a distance of 34.64m (113-8)

High School
Three-time conference champion in shot put ... conference runner-up in discus ... 2005 regional and sectional champion in shot put ... regional runner-up in 2006 ... placed third in shot put at state meet as a sophomore ... also competed in volleyball, aiding her team to conference and regional titles ... member of the honor roll ... National Honor Society member ... Coaches: Jason Goede, Shelly Wichman

Personal
Intends to major in special education ... parents are David and Jessica Fritz ... has two brothers, Jake (20) and Tyler (18) ... Jake is a sophomore thrower on the UW men's track team ... volunteers as a Sunday School teacher

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
Shot Put 34-0 (10.38m) 1-12-08 Shot Put 36-6 3/4 (11.41m) 5-9-08
Weight Throw 61-1 1/4 (18.62m) 2-19-10 Discus 117-10 (35.91m) 3-21-09
Hammer Throw 167-11 (51.19m) 4-17-10

Honors and Awards
Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (1)
2010

Academic All-Big Ten (2)
2009, 2010

At the Big Ten Championships
2010 - Indoor
Weight Throw 6th (60-0 1/4 (18.29m))

2009 - Indoor

Weight Throw 19th (45-5 1/4)

2009 - Outdoor
Hammer Throw 16th (138-4 (42.16m))

ON WISCONSIN
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