Johanne Verpil
Johanne Verpil

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oak Park, Ill.

High School:
Oak Park-River Forest

Height:
5-4

Position:
Throws

Experience:
3V

At Wisconsin
2010 -- Indoor:
Finished second in the weight throw at the Iowa State Last Chance Meet (3/6) with a provisional NCAA-qualifying throw of 62-1 ... finished third in the weight throw at the Big Ten Indoor Championships with a throw of 63-0 1/4 ... placed first in the weight throw at the Red & White Open (2/19) with a school-record and provisional-qualifying throw of 64-4 ... finished third in the weight throw at the Iowa State Classic (2/12) with athen-school-record and provisional-qualifying throw of 62-5 3/4 ... finished ninth in the weight throw at the New Balance Collegiate (2/6) with a throw of 56-7 1/4 ... finished third in the weight throw at the Wisconsin Elite Invite (1/30) with a then-school-record and provisional-qualifying throw of 61-7 1/2 ... finished first in the weight throw at the Badger Track Classic (1/23)with a then-school record of 60-5 1/4

2009 -- Indoor: Placed third at the Big Ten Indoor Championships in the weight throw with a personal-best throw of 17.68m (58-0 1/4) ... finished second at the Wisconsin Elite Invite with a throw of 17.04m (55-11) in the weight throw ... placed 22nd in the weight throw at the Iowa State Classic at 15.56m (51-0 3/4)

2009 -- Outdoor: Took sixth in the hammer throw at the VS Athletics Beach Invitational with a throw of 50.80m (166-8) ... finished 12th in the hammer throw at the Mt. SAC Relays with a throw of 51.22m (168-0) ... placed ninth in the hammer throw at the Jim Click Shootout (4/4) with a 47.74m (156-7) throw ... placed tenth in the shot put and seventh in the javelin at the Wisconsin Open (5/2) with personal-best throws of 10.35m (33-11 1/2) and 24.86m (81-7) ... placed eighth in the hammer throw at the Big Ten championships with a 49.73m (163-2) throw

2008 -- Indoor: Threw a personal-best of 17.21m (56-5 ¾) at the ISU Classic to place 16th in the weight throw ... finished 15th at the Big Ten championships in the weight throw

2008 -- Outdoor: Took ninth in the hammer throw at the Big Ten championships at 51.15m (167-10) ... won the hammer at the Wisconsin Twilight with a personal-best throw of 53.10m (174-2) ... placed fifth in the hammer at the Iowa Invitational (165-3), the Drake Relays (162-3), the Raleigh Relays (156-7) and the Musco Invitational (165-10)

2007:
Placed ninth in the weight throw at the Big Ten indoor championships at 53-11 ¾ ... also placed ninth in the hammer throw at the Big Ten outdoor meet with a throw of 166-9 ... placed second in the weight throw at the Badger Track Classic (53-1) and at the Badger Open (52-2)

2006:
Redshirted the indoor season ... placed fourth in the discus (136-7) and 10th in the hammer (150-11) at the Wisconsin Twilight, recording a personal best in the discus

High School
Two-time all-state ... three-time all-sectional ... four-time all-conference ... team captain as a senior ... ranked on the state honor roll three years ... also played volleyball ... four years on the academic honor roll ... received the Humanities Award ... Coach: Tisha Alvarez

Personal
Majors are English and criminal justice ... parents are Philippe Verpil and Jocelyne Verpil ... has one brother, Phil (27) ... brother competed in lacrosse for one year at Western Michigan ... has volunteered with Bookin' It with Bucky ... member of the UW's TRIO Student Support Services and Students for Equal Access to Law Schools and Student-Athletes Equally Supporting Others

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
Weight Throw 64-4 (19.61m) 2-19-10 Discus 136-7 (41.63m) 5-6-06
Hammer 174-2 (53.10m) 5-10-08
Shot Put 33-11 1/2 (10.35m) 5-2-09
Javelin 81-7 (24.86m) 5-2-09

Awards and Honors
Academic All-Big Ten (1)
2010

3.5 Award (Buckinghams) (1)

2009

All-Big Ten Honors (1)
2010 - Indoor (1)
Weight Throw 3rd (63-0 1/4 (19.21m))

At the Big Ten Championships

2010 - Indoor
Weight Throw 3rd (63-0 1/4 (19.21m))

2009 - Indoor

Weight Throw 3rd (58-0 1/4 (17.68m))

2009 - Outdoor
Hammer Throw 8th (163-2 (49.73m))

2008 - Indoor
Weight Throw 15th (51-1 3/4 (15.59m))

2008 - Outdoor
Hammer 9th (167-10 (51.15m))

2007 - Indoor
Weight Throw 9th (53-11 3/4 (16.45m))

ON WISCONSIN
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