Joseph Kohut
Joseph  Kohut


Columbia, Ind.

High School:
Columbia City



Personal Bests
Shot Put 50-0.75
Shot Put 51-0.25
Discus 134-1
Javelin 118-11

Competed in the shot put during the indoor season...Recorded a top throw of (15.26 meters) at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships to finish 10th...Second-best toss (14.76 meters) of the indoor season was recorded at the Hoosier Hills Invitational on Feb. 23...During the outdoor campaign, notched MU's top shot put of the year, a personal-best distance of (15.55 meters) recorded at the Marquette Twilight to win the event...Recorded four top-five finishes in the shot put during the outdoor season...Placed 17th in the shot put at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships with a throw of (14.48 meters)...Also recorded a PR in the discus, reaching a distance of (40.86 meters) on April 10 at the Lee Calhoun Invitational...Competed in the javelin at the dual meet vs. Milwaukee.

2008-09: Placed sixth in shot put at the Badger Track Classic with a throw of 45-01.50...Threw an indoor season best distance of 46-08.75 in shot put...Placed second and threw an outdoor season best distance in the shot put at The UWM vs. MU Dual meet, throwing 48-01.75...Placed seventh and threw an outdoor season best distance of 127-06 in discus at the Marquette Twilight Meet...Also placed third in the shot put.

2007-08: Finished seventh in the shot put at the Notre Dame Invitational during the indoor season with a throw of 45-2.25...Was the top MU finisher in the shot put at the Badger Track Classic, finishing third with a distance of 48-4, also a personal record...Finished eighth in the shot put at the Iowa Hawkeye Invitational...Kohut did not see action during the 2007-08 outdoor season.

2006-07: In the shot put recorded a season-best throw of 48-0.75 at the Dick Pond Invitational... Finished tenth at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships with a throw of 46-3.25 in the shot put... At the UW-L Last Chance Meet, recorded an outdoor season-high distance in the shot put of 46-11.75... During the outdoor season also competed in the discus with a season-high distance of 111-11 at the Duke Invitational...

High School: Kohut earned four letters as a member of the track and field team at Columbia City High School and competed in the shot put and discus events ... He was a sectional champion and two-time conference champion as well as a state qualifier ... He also lettered in football three consecutive years and was named academic all-state.

Personal: Kohut was born on December 9 , 1987 to Keith and Sandra Kohut ... He has two older brothers Derek and Scott ... His brother Derek played football and ran track at Carroll College ... Kohut majors in economics and philosophy...Is the president of Marquette's chapter of the Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC).


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