The Spartans captured three individual wins in the two day event.
Shot Put - 16.89m (55-5)
Hammer Throw - 45.83m (150-4)
2010-11: 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.
2009-10: 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.
2008-09: 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).
2007-08: 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.
Personal: Son of Dave and Connie Ide ... Majoring in chemical engineering ... Born March 16, 1989.