Nearly 40 student-athletes join class of 2012
MU men placed 12th at BIG EASTs, women 15th
MU returns to action Saturday at the Valley
Track and field wins both crowns at WIU.
MU downs UWM men and women at the Valley
Marquette Track & Field at SIU
2010-11:Qualified for the BIG EAST Indoor Championships in the weight throw and shot put (did not compete) ... Recorded a personal best of 55 feet, 11 3/4 inches (17.06 meters) in the weight throw (No. 9 mark in MU history) at the Championships which placed sixth ... Did not compete in shot put ... Moved into MU's all-time top 10 list at No. 9 in the hammer throw with a 10th-place finish and a distance of 172-6 (52.57 meters) at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships (May 6) ... Recorded his top distance of 158-11 (48.45 meters) in the discus at the USF Open (March 11) to open the season ... Competed nine times in the discus and seven in the hammer throw during the outdoor campaign ...BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
2009-10: Did not compete during the indoor season...Placed second in the discus and threw a Big East qualifying (47.53 meters) at the UWM Dual...Placed fifth in the indoor discus and threw a Big East qualifying (46.71 meters) at the SIU Spring Classic..Placed second and threw a then-personal best of (47.53 meters) in the outdoor discus at the UWM Dual...Threw (46.39 meters) in the discus and placed 11th at the Big East Outdoor Championships in the discus...Reached a personal-best mark of (49.15 meters) in the discus at the Cardinal Twilight on May 14.
2008-09: Finished seventh in shot put at the Badger Track Classic with a throw of 43-11.6...Threw a season best 45-8 in shot put at Hoosier Hills Invitational...Did not compete in outdoor season.
2007-08: Finished fifth at the Notre Dame Blue and Gold Invitational, recording a season high and BIG EAST qualifying distance in Shot Put, with a throw of 48-9.5...Threw a personal best Weight Throw distance of 44-1.25 at the Iowa Hawkeye Invitational... Finished sixth in Shot Put at the Notre Dame Invitational, throwing a distance of 45-6.5...Finished fifth in the discus at the Marquette Twilight meet with a BIG EAST qualifying mark of 143-8... Threw a BIG EAST qualifying distance of 179-1, finishing seventh in Javelin at the Missouri Relays...At the BIG EAST Conference Outdoor Championships, recorded a personal best mark in Discus, throwing a distance of 153-1...Finished first and earned the second all-time mark in Marquette's outdoor record books with a Javelin throw of 187-4 at the University of Wisconsin Twilight Meet, beating his personal best for the fifth time during the season.
High School: Bleem was a four-time track letterwinner competing in javelin, shot-put, and discus... Bleem was named MVP Field Athlete for Bradford High in 2006 and 2007... He holds the Bradford High record in the javelin, with a throw of 183-6.5.
Personal:Bleem was born on April 10, 1989 to Thomas and Sue Bleem... He has one brother, Thomas... Bleem plans to major in business economics/finance.
BIG EAST Indoor Championships
BIG EAST Outdoor Championships
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