Nearly 40 student-athletes join class of 2012
MU will wait to learn NCAA fate Thursday
Kusowski earned the MU men nine points
MU men placed 12th at BIG EASTs, women 15th
MU returns to action Saturday at the Valley
2010-2011:Kusowski and freshman Bret Hardin proved to be one of the top hammer throw tandems in the BIG EAST during the 2011 season as Kusowski moved to No. 3 in school history in the event ... Set a personal record at the DePaul Invitational on April 16 with a toss of 185 feet, 8 inches (56.69 meters) to win the event ... Also notched a victory with his second longest toss, this one measuring 182-11 (55.76 meters) at the USF Open on (March 11) ... Placed sixth, scoring three points for the MU men, at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships (May 6) with a distance of 182-1 (55.49 meters) ...BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
2009-10: Competed in the weight throw as MU's No. 2 thrower during the indoor season...Notched a best throw of (17.78 meters) in the weight throw at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships to finish seventh...Recorded a BIG EAST mark in every weight throw competition in which he registered a distance...Did not compete during the outdoor campaign.
2008-09: Threw BIG EAST qualifying marks in all four meets he competed in prior to the BIG EAST Indoor Championships...Bested his indoor personal record in weight throw with a distance of 51-05.00 at the Badger Track Classic...Set indoor personal record for the second time, throwing a distance of 53-06.50 at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational...Improved upon indoor personal weight throw record for the fourth time on the season at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships with a throw of 55-04.75, placing ninth overall...Threw a BIG EAST qualifying distance of 160-11 at the Georgia Relays...Threw a outdoor personal record of 169-7 in the hammer throw at the UWM vs. MU Dual Meet...Also took first place in javelin...Threw an outdoor personal best in javelin at the John McDonnell Invitational with a distance of 175-05.5.
2007-08: Finished seventh at the Notre Dame Invitational in the weight throw with a distance of 48-8.25...Recorded a personal outdoor record and a BIG EAST-qualifying time in the weight throw with a distance of 50-6.75 at the Hawk Invitational, good for second place...Competed in the BIG EAST Indoor Championships in the weight throw, reaching a distance of 46-11...Finished seventh in the hammer throw during the outdoor season at the Lee Calhoun Invitational...Set a personal record in the discus at the Iowa Invitational with a distance of 134-5, also finished seventh in the hammer throw...Set a personal record and recorded a BIG EAST-qualifying mark while finishing second in the hammer throw at the Marquette Twilight with a heave of 161-0...Registered a throw of 151-3 in the hammer throw at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships...Finished fourth in the discus and second in the hammer throw at the DePaul Relays.
High School: Kusowski was a two-time letterwinner in track and field as well as a three-time letterwinner in bowling at St. John's Jesuit High School... Kusowski was selected for "First Team All City" and served as Co-Captain his senior year...
Personal:Kusowski was born on June 12, 1988 to John and Jan Kusowski... Has two sisters, Julie and Jenni, and one brother, Jason... Kusowski plans to major in Mechanical Engineering