Track & Field

Kathryn Koeck

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Winneconne, Wis.

High School:
Winneconne

Position:
Throws

Experience:
SR/SR

Kathryn Koeck

11/13/2014

Track and Field Names 2014-15 Captains

Eight student-athletes, including both Koeck siblings, will lead the men's and women's teams

05/23/2013

Kyle Winter and Kathryn Koeck Top Seeded Marks at West Regional

MacCourtney and Will Koeck continue action Friday

05/22/2013

NCAA West Preliminaries Begin Thursday for Marquette Track & Field

Six will represent Marquette in Austin

05/16/2013

Six Qualify for NCAA West Preliminary Rounds

MU to send six to Austin, Texas

05/11/2013

Marquette Finishes Competition at Louisville and North Central

Winter leads the way with a third-place finish

05/02/2013

Balancing the BIG EAST meet and the end of the semester

Marquette's track & field athletes not only have to focus their preparations on the 2013 BIG EAST Championships, but have to balance that with looking ahead to final exams.

Personal Bests (as of June 2014):

Indoor-
Shot Put:
40-4/12.29 meters
Weight Throw:
52-6.50/16.01 (No. 8 all-time at MU)

Outdoor-
Shot Put:
36-9.75/11.22 meters
Discus: 143-4/43.69
Hammer Throw: 193-3/58.91 (No. 2)
Javelin: 95-9/29.18


2013-14:
BIG EAST All-Academic
Indoor:Did not compete.
Outdoor: Did not compete.

2012-13:
BIG EAST All-Academic
Indoor (Jr.): Competed in the weight throw during the 2012-13 indoor campaign... Posted a new personal-best, a BIG EAST qualifying mark, and the No. 7 mark on Marquette's all-time list with a toss of 16.01 meters (52 feet, 6 1/2 inches) at the Badger Classic (Jan. 12)... Placed first and hit a BIG EAST qualifying mark at the UW-Parkside Classic (Feb. 2) with a toss of 15.14 meters (49 feet, 8 1/4 inches) ... Finished 20th in the weight throw at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships with a throw of 15.05 meters (49 feet, 4 1/2 inches) ...2013 Indoor Performance List.
Outdoor (Jr.): Competed in the discus, the hammer throw and the javelin over the course of the 2013 outdoor campaign ... Qualified for the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships in every attempt for the discus, including a new personal-best at the Benedictine Twilight (April 26) with a throw of 43.69 meters (143 meters, 4 inches)... Finished second in the weight throw at the MU vs. UW-Milwaukee Dual (April 5) with a distance of 41.73 meters (136 feet, 11 inches)... Collected the second-best hammer throw mark in Marquette history with a toss of 58.91 meters (193 feet, 3 inches), at the USF Bulls Invitational (March 14) ... Posted a fourth-place finish at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships in the hammer throw with a toss of 55.57 meters (182 feet, 3 inches)... Registered a throw of 57.71 meters (189 feet, 4 inches) at the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds (May 23) for a 22nd-place finish... Recorded a new-personal best in the javelin at the MU vs. UW-Milwaukee Dual with a throw of 29.18 meters (95 feet, 9 inches) ...2013 Outdoor Performance List.

2011-12:
Marquette Women's Track & Field Most Improved
Indoor (So.): Koeck participated in the weight throw and the shot put in the indoor season, focusing mainly on the weight throw ... Competed in the weight throw six times, including at the BIG East Conference Indoor Championships (Feb. 18) where she had a personal-best toss of 51-09.00 (15.77 meters), which is the 10th best in school history ... Finished third at the Milwaukee Dual (Jan. 20) meet ... Also participated in the Bill Bergan Invitational (Jan. 28), Badger Track Classic (Jan. 14), the Hoosier Hills Invitational (Feb. 10) and the Meyo Invitational (Feb. 3) ... Competed in the shot put event once at the Milwaukee Dual (Jan. 20) meet placing fourth...2012 Indoor Performance List.
Outdoor (So.): Koeck competed in three events during the outdoor season, primarily concentrating on the hammer throw ... Competed in the hammer throw nine times ... Won the Milwaukee Dual (Apr. 5) meet and posted a personal best toss of 183-04 (55.88 meters), which was the third best in school history ... Placed first at both the Lee Calhoun Invitational (Apr. 13) and the Marquette Invitational (Apr. 28) ... Competed in the BIG East Conference Outdoor Championships (May 4), placing eighth ... Also competed in the discus throw seven times, including an appearance at the BIG East Conference Outdoor Championships, where she did not record a distance because of a foul ... Placed second at the Marquette Invitational (Apr. 28) ... Posted third place finishes at both the Lee Calhoun Invitational (Apr. 14) and the Milwaukee Dual (Apr. 5) meet ... Also competed in the shot put event at the Milwaukee Dual (Apr. 5) meet...2012 Outdoor Performance List.

2010-11:
BIG EAST All-Academic
Indoor (Fr.):Achieved personal records in the shot put at the UW Parkside Classic (Feb. 4) and weight throw at the Bill Bergan Invitational (Jan. 29) with distances of 40 feet, 4 inches (12.29 meters) and 46-0.50 (14.03 meters), respectively ... Earned her lone indoor meet title in the shot put at the UW Parkside Classic.
Outdoor (Fr.): Notched the Marquette freshman hammer throw record at the Oshkosh last chance meet on May 20 with a toss of 156 feet, 2 inches (47.60 meters) ... Competed in the 2011 BIG EAST Outdoor Championships in the discus (131-3/40.02 meters) and hammer throw (116-3/25.44 meters) where she placed 16th and 18th, respectively ... Recorded an outdoor season best of 36-9.75 (11.22 meters) in the shot put at the Lee Calhoun Invitational (April 9) and 140-4 (42.78 meters) at the USF Open (March 11).

High School: Koeck comes to Marquette as a three-sport athlete from Winneconne, Wis., where she earned letters in basketball and volleyball in addition to track and field. At Winneconne High School, Koeck set the school and conference records in both the shot put (131 feet, 6 inches) and discus (38 feet, 11 inches). After finishing fourth in the shot put at the state meet as a freshman, Koeck has qualified each year in the shot and discus, with her highest finish in the discus (second) coming last season. Due to her throwing prowess, Koeck has earned consecutive (2008-09) Eastern Valley Conference Female Athlete of the Year Awards.

Personal: Koeck is the second youngest of four children to Chuck and Mary Koeck ... Brother, William, is a thrower on the Marquette men's squad ...Majors in human resources.


Championships History

BIG EAST Indoor Championships
2013-
Weight Throw: 20th (49-4.5/15.05 meters)
2012-

Weight Throw
:16th (51-9/15.77 meters)

BIG EAST Outdoor Championships
2013-
Discus: 14th (136-10/41.70 meters)
Hammer: 4th (182-3/55.57 meters)
2012-

Discus:Foul
Hammer:8th (174-10/53.28 meters)
2011-

Discus: 16th (131-3/40.02 meters)
Hammer: 18th (116-3/35.44 meters)

NCAA West Preliminary Rounds
2013 (Austin, Texas)-
Hammer: 22nd (189-4/57.71 meters)

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