Track & Field

Kirsten Walker

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
McFarland, Wis.

High School:
McFarland

Position:
Throws

Experience:
SR/SR

Kirsten Walker

05/05/2013

Track & Field Concludes Action at BIG EAST Outdoor Championships

MU men placed 12th, women 13th at BIG EAST

05/04/2013

Carlye Schuh Places Second in Long Jump at BIG EAST

MU men in ninth, women 11th at Rutgers

05/02/2013

Marquette Track and Field Heads to BIG EAST Outdoor Championships

MU will compete Friday-Sunday at Rutgers

04/26/2013

Koeck and Schuh Shatter Marquette Records at Benedictine Twilight

Koeck and Schuh with huge PRs in Illinois

04/24/2013

Track and Field Heads to Lisle, Ill., for Benedictine Twilight

MU has final tune-up for BIG EAST Championships

Personal Bests (as of June 2013):

Indoor-
Shot Put: 43-6/13.26 meters
Weight Throw: 37-3.25/11.36 meters

Outdoor-
Shot Put: 44-0.75/13.43 meters
Hammer: 128-11/39.30 meters


2012-13:
BIG EAST All-Academic
Indoor (Jr.)
: Competed in the shot put during the 2012-13 indoor campaign... Set a new personal-best, a BIG EAST qualifying mark, and a second-place finish at the UW-Parkside Classic (Feb. 2), with a distance of 13.26 meters (43 feet, 6 inches)... Finished 13th at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships (Jan. 12) with a distance of 12.81 meters (42 feet and 1/2 inch)...2013 Indoor Performance List.
Outdoor (Jr.): Competed in the shot put during the 2013 outdoor campaign...Finished 12th at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships in the shot put with a mark of 12.70 meters (41 feet, 8 inches) ...Set a new personal-best and a BIG EAST qualifying mark at the USF Bulls Invitational (March 15) with a distance of 13.43 meters (44 feet and 3/4 inch)... Placed second and qualified for the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships with a mark of 13.34 meters (43 feet, 9 3/4 inches) at the Benedictine Twilight (April 26)... Finished third at the MU vs. UW-Milwaukee Dual (April 5) and qualified for the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships with a mark of 13.26 meters (43 feet, 6 inches)... Recorded a BIG EAST mark at the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational (March 29) with a distance of 12.95 meters (42 feet, 6 inches)...2013 Outdoor Performance List.

2011-12:
Indoor (So.): Walker primarily focused on the shot put during the indoor season ... Competed in the event four times, including a third place finish at the Milwaukee Dual (Jan. 20) meet, where she posted a personal-best throw of 41-05.75 (12.64) ... Notched an eighth place finish at the Badger Track Classic (Jan. 14) ... Competed at the Bill Bergan Invitational (Jan. 28) and the Hoosier Hills Invitational (Feb. 10)...2012 Indoor Performance List.
Outdoor (So.): Walker focused on the shot put during the outdoor season, competing in the event four times ... Notched a personal-best mark of 39-00.50 (11.90) at the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational (March 31) ... Finished second at the Marquette Invitational (April 28) ... Posted a third place finish at the Milwaukee Dual (April 5) meet ... Also competed at the Lee Calhoun Invitational (April 13)...2012 Outdoor Performance List.

2010-11:
Indoor (Fr.): Competed in the indoor shot put and weight throws with season bests of 36-7.75 (11.17 meters) at the UW-Parkside Classic (Feb. 4) and 37-3.25 (11.36 meters) at the Bill Bergan Invitational (Jan. 29), respectively.
Outdoor (Fr.): Competed seven times in the shot put and five in the hammer throw during the outdoor season ... Recorded top marks of 39 feet, 10.50 (12.15 meters) in the shot put at the Polytan Invitational (April 23) and 128-11 (39.30 meters) in the hammer throw at the Lee Calhoun Invitational (April 8)

Personal: Majors in nursing.


Championships History:

BIG EAST Indoor Championships
2013-
Shot Put: 13th (42-0.5/12.81 meters)

BIG EAST Outdoor Championships
2013-
Shot Put: 12th (41-8/12.70 meters)

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