Aaron Ide
Aaron Ide

RS Senior

Byron Center, Mich.

High School:
Byron Center

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 265



Senior Profile: Aaron Ide

A look back at the collegiate career of senior thrower Aaron Ide.


31 Spartans to Participate in NCAA Regionals

17 members of the women's squad and 14 from the men's team will travel to Jacksonville.


Preview: 2012 Big Ten Track & Field Outdoor Championships

The Spartans will compete in Madison Friday through Sunday.


Sprints Lead MSU at Len Paddock Invitational

Hurdler Keenan Michael and the Women's 4x100 Relay turn in top times.


Hill, James, and Veitenheimer lead MSU at Al Owens Classic

The Spartans captured three individual wins in the two day event.

Personal Bests
• Shot Put - 16.89m (55-5)
• Hammer Throw - 45.83m (150-4)

• U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic Honoree
• Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
• Academic All-Big Ten
• NCAA East Preliminary Round Qualifier
OUTDOOR:: Placed fourth in the shot put at the Spartan Invitational, marking a distance of 16.36m ... Recorded a personal-best distance of 16.85m in the shot put, placing third in the Indiana University Outdoor Invitational ... Placed fourth with a distance of 15.64m in the shot put at the EMU Twilight ... Also recorded a personal-best distance of 45.83m in the hammer throw (EMU Twilight) ... Earned second place in the shot put at the Lyle Bennett Invitational, recording a distance of 16.18m ... Posted a distance of 16.71m, placing third in the shot put at the Paddock Invitational ... Represented the Spartans in the shot put at the NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round, recording a distance of 16.20m.
INDOOR: Placed fourth in the shot put at the Kentucky Track & Field Invitational, recording a distance of 16.82m.

• Academic All-Big Ten
OUTDOOR: Competed at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships and recorded a 16.34m (53-7 ½) throw in the shot put ... Set mark of 16.18m (53-1) in the shot put at the Jesse Owens Track Classic ... In the shot put at the Purdue Open Outdoor Invitational had a recorded throw of 14.68m (48-2) ... At the Indiana State University Quad threw 16.02m (52-6 ¾) in the shot put ... Had a throw in the shot put of 16.06m (52-8 ¼) in the finals at the Sun Angel Track Classic ... In the preliminaries of the Sun Track Classic threw distance of 16.06m (52-8 ¼) in the shot put ... At the Spartan Invitational had a mark of 15.86m (52-0 ½) in the shot put.
INDOOR: Threw a distance of 16.42m (53-10 ½) in the shot put at the Big Ten Championships ... Had a recorded throw of 16.29m (53-5 ½) at the GVSU Big Meet in the shot put ... At the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational threw a distance of 15.16m (49-9) in the shot put ... In the shot put at the Notre Dame Invitational had a distance of 15.08m (49-5 ¾) ... Had a throw of 15.85m (52-0) in the shot put at the Kentucky Invitational.

OUTDOOR: Competed in the shot put at six different meets during the outdoor season and set a new personal-best in the event on two occasions after throwing 15.93m (52-3 1/4) at the Hillsdale Gina Relays and the Jesse Owens Classic ... Threw 15.70m (51-6 1/4) at the Joe Hilton Invite, 15.68m (51-5 1/2) at the Spartan Invitational and 15.65m (51-4 1/4) at the Big Ten Championships.
INDOOR: Competed in the shot put at six meets for the Spartans ... Posted a season-best mark of 15.57m (51-1) at the Chippewa Open ... Notched a throw 15.53m (50-11 ½) at the Meyo Invite and cleared 15.41m (50-6 ¾) at the MSU Open ... Also competed in the shot put at the Big Ten Championships, posting a throw of 14.37m (47-1 ¾).

OUTDOOR: Redshirted.

High School:
Lettered in track & field during his junior and senior years ... Named all-conference, all-district and all-state in track and field ... Placed fifth at state meet senior year with a shot put of 17.01m (55-9 3/4) ... Captain of track and field team senior year.

Son of Dave and Connie Ide ... Majoring in chemical engineering ... Born March 16, 1989.