Theron Baumann
Theron  Baumann


Monona, Wis.

High School:
Monona Grove




Track & Field Announces 2012 Recruiting Class

MU adds 21 athletes for 2012-13

Associate Head Coach Mike Koenning on Baumann:
"Theron is a very successful thrower in both shot put and discus. He has the size and power to make a swift transition to college throwing and will look to contribute at the BIG EAST Championships this coming year. Along with the shot and discus, I think Theron will be able to be a successful hammer and weight thrower down the road. I really enjoyed recruiting Theron and look forward to him joining our team."

High School: Baumann earned four letters in track and field at Monona Grove High School where he served as team captain during his senior year ... State champion as a senior in the shot put and runner-up in the discus ... Was a three-time conference champion in the shot put as well as a two-time league champion in discus ... Helped the Silver Eagles to conference titles as a sophomore and senior ... Held a high school personal-best mark of 62 feet, 9 1/2 inches in the shot put ... Also an accomplished football player as a two-time first team all-conference performer at center (junior and senior) and defensive tackle (senior) ... Selected to compete in the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association All-Star game following his senior year ... Also played hockey as a freshman.

Personal: Baumann was born in Madison, Wis., and is the older of two children to Paul and Paula ... Has a younger sister, Tenley ... Undecided on a major.


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