William Koeck and Elisia Meyle were able to notch notable breakthrough performances at the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational in Cincinnati, Ohio to earn Marquette's Track and Field Performances of the Week for March 30.
2012-13: Marquette Men's Track & Field Co-MVP (w/Kyle Winter) BIG EAST All-Academic Indoor (So.): Competed in the weight throw over the course of the 2012-13 campaign... Posted BIG EAST qualifying marks at four meets, including a third-place finish and a new personal-best at the Bill Bergan Classic (Jan. 26) with a distance of 18.07 meters (59 feet, 3 1/2 inches) ... Placed eighth in the weight throw at the BIG EAST meet with a toss of 17.75 meters (58-3)... 2013 Indoor Performance List. Outdoor (So.): Competed in three events during the 2013 outdoor campaign, including the discus, hammer throw and the javelin... Posted a new personal-best in the hammer throw, a BIG EAST qualifying mark, and set the school record with a distance of 59.91 meters (196 feet, 6 inches) at the Benedictine Twilight (April 26) ... Registered a total of four first-place finishes when competing in the hammer throw ... Placed fourth in the hammer throw at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships with a toss of 59.31 meters (194-7) ... Competed in the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds of the NCAA Championships for the first time in his career and placed 32nd with a top heave of 57.53 meters (188-9) ...2013 Outdoor Performance List.
2011-12: Men's Outstanding Freshman Indoor (Fr.): Koeck competed in the weight throw during the outdoor season... Threw a personal-best of 57-01.00 (17.40) at the Hoosier Hills Invite (Feb. 10) which set a freshman record and ranked seventh in all time... Second silver at the Milwaukee Dual (Jan. 20) throwing 54-02.50 (16.52)... Fouled out at the BIG EAST championship (Feb. 18)...2012 Indoor Performance List. Outdoor (Fr.): Koeck competed in three events during the outdoor season focusing on the discus and hammer throw... First in the discus at the Marquette Invitational (Apr. 28) with a mark of 144-01 (43.91)... Personal-best in the discus at the Lee Calhoun Invitational, achieving a 145-10 (44.46) and seventh place finish... Competed in the hammer throw at the Milwaukee Invitational (Apr. 28) finishing second with a throw of 172-06 (52.57)... Notched a personal- best at the Lee Clahoun Invite (Apr. 13) with a throw of 179-07 (54.73), which also is the eighth best throw of all time... Competed in the javelin at the Milwaukee Dual (Apr. 5) and earned a personal-best 112-02 (34.19)...2012 Outdoor Performance List.
Personal: Koeck is the youngest of four children to Chuck and Mary Koeck ... Sister, Kathryn, is a thrower on the Marquette women's squad ... Born in Fond du Lac, Wis.
BIG EAST Indoor Championship 2013- Weight: 8th (58-3/17.75 meters) 2012- Weight: N/A (Foul)
BIG EAST Outdoor Championship 2013 Hammer: 4th (194-7/59.31 meters) 2012- Hammer: 13th (165-02/50.34 meters)
NCAA West Preliminary Rounds 2013- Hammer: 32nd (188-9/57.53 meters)