Track & Field compete in first scored meet of 2013 indoor season.
2013 Indoor season set to begin at Bob Eubanks Open.
Rohl named First Team All-American, Pugh, Franklin, and O'Connor earn Second Team honors.
Franklin earns a new outdoor personal best in the Women's Triple Jump.
Rohl, O'Connor in action at Des Moines.
Shot Put - 18.57m (60-11 1/4)
Discus Throw - 49.55m (162-6)
Hammer Throw - 47.71m (156-6)
U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Outdoor Second-Team All-American
U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Indoor Second-Team All-American
NCAA East Preliminary Round Qualifier
OUTDOOR:: Placed second in the shot put at the Spartan Invitational, recording a distance of 17.26m ... Set a personal-best distance in the hammer throw, of 17.07m (Spartan Invitational) ... Also recorded a personal-best distance of 49.55m in the discus throw, earning fourth place (Spartan Invitational) ... Earned first place in the shot put throw at the Indiana University Outdoor Invitational, marking a distance of 17.64m ... Finished second in the shot put at the EMU Twilight, recording a distance of 16.06m ... Recorded a distance of 18.22m, placing second at the Paddock Invitational ... Earned fourth place in the shot put at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships, recording a distance of 17.58 ... Represented the Spartans in the shot put at the NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round and the NCAA Division I Championships.
INDOOR: Placed first in the shot put at the Kentucky Indoor Track & Field Invitational, posting a distance of 18.24m ... Also placed first in the shot put at the Simmons/ Harvey Invitational, recording a distance of 18.42 ... Recorded a distance of 18.18 in the shot put, placing second at the Findlay Indoor Track & Field Open ... Placed second and third in two separate shot put events at the GVSU Big Meet ... Second place mark was at 17.44m and third place was at 18.01m ... Earned first place in the shot put at the Silverston Invitational, posting a distance of 18.02m ... Recorded a personal-best distance of 18.57m in the shot put, finishing second at the Big Ten Indoor Championships. Earned second place in the shot put at the Notre Dame Alex Wilson Invitational, marking a distance of 18.54 ... Represented the Spartans at the NCAA Division I Indoor Championships.
OUTDOOR: Posted a preliminary distance of 16.78m (55-0 ¾) in shot put to qualify for the finals at the Ferris State Bulldog Open where he had a final distance of 17.69m (58-0½) ... At the Ferris State Bulldog Open in the hammer throw recorded 43.14m (141-6) in the prelims and the finals ... Recorded a distance of 50.50m (165-8) in the discus throw at the Ferris State Bulldog Open ... At the Spartan Invitational recorded a 47.71m (156-6) in the hammer throw, a 48.01m (157-6) in the discus throw, and a 17.53m (57-6 ¼) in the shot put.
Four year letterwinner in track and field under coach Brett Cataldo ... Two year team captain ... Four year all-conference selection ... Two year all-state selection ... Two time state champion in shot put and discus ... State record holder in the shot put with a throw of 67'11.25" ... Was named Michigan Mr. Track and Field for 2009 ... Competed in the 2009 Nike Outdoor Track and Field Meet, taking fifth in the shot put ... Also lettered in football.
Born March 3, 1991 ... Son of Mark and Jennifer Hill ... An agribusiness management major.