Kyle Strotbaum
Kyle Strotbaum

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Grand Rapids, Mich.

High School:
West Catholic

Last College:
Aquinas College

Event:
Throws


Personal Bests

  • (I) Weight Throw - 19.43m (63-9) (UNA)
  • (O) Hammer Throw - 56.79m (186-4) (School Record)

    2008-09 - Senior:
    OUTDOOR: Competed in the hammer throw ... Threw a personal-best 58.75m (192-9) at the NCAA Mideast Regional ... Recorded four regional qualifying throws on the season ... Registered three of the Spartans-top four throws on the season.
    INDOOR: Turned in the top weight throw mark in the team while competing unattached at the MSU Open when he tossed 19.43m (63-9), a mark that would be a school-record had he not been competing unattached ... Competed in the weight throw at six more meets during the season, highlighted by a throw of 18.75m (61-6 ¼) at the Grand Valley Big Meet ... Posted a throw of 18.60m (61-0 ¼) at the Notre Dame Invite ... Posted throws of 18.39m (60-4), 18.32m (60-1 ¼) and 18.29m (60-0 ¼) at the Indiana Invite, Meyo Invite and the Chippewa Open, respectively ... Also competed in the shot put, an off event, at the Chippewa Open, turning in a toss of 14.66m (48-1 ¼).

    2007-08 - Junior
    OUTDOOR: Holds the team's five best marks in the hammer throw, including the school record, 56.79m (186-4) ... Earned a season-high second-place finish at the Spartan Invite ... Finished third overall at both the EMU Invite and the Colonial Relays with his season high of 56.79m (186-3 3/4) coming at the Colonial.
    INDOOR: Recorded a school-record distance of 18.05m (59-2) in the weight throw at the Chippewa Open for a first-place finish ... Hurled a distance of 17.35m (56-11) at the Big Ten Indoor Championships in the weight throw ... Competed in the in the shot put the Akron Quad ... Posted a first-place distance of 17.22m (56-6) at the Jack Skoog in the weight throw ... Launched a distance of 14.60m (47-10) at the Chippewa Open in the shot put ... Finished with a distance of 13.69m (44-11) at the Notre Dame Invite in the shot put ... Participated in the weight throw at the Meyo Invite and the ISU Classic.

    2006-07 - Sophomore:
    OUTDOOR:
    Sixth at the Auburn Springtime Invitational in the hammer throw with a 47.14m (154-7 9/10) throw ... Placed ninth at the EMU Invitational in the discus (39.96m/131-1 1/5) ... Finished 10th in the hammer with a throw 48.43m (158-10 7/10) at the Spartan Invitational and 11th in the discus 39.96m (131-1 1/5)...Placed 14th at the Big Ten Championships in the hammer with a throw of 53.18m (174-5 7/10).
    INDOOR: Competed in the shot put ... Finished Silverston Invitational in fourth place after a shot put of 17.27m (56-7 9/10)...Placed second at the EMU Classic with a throw of 17.11m (56-1 3/5) ... Second at the Notre Dame Invitational with a toss of 17.10m (56-1 1/5).

    2005-06:
    OUTDOOR:
    Redshirted ... Finished fifth at the Spartan Invitational with a throw of 49.38m (162-1/10) in the hammer.
    INDOOR: Redshirted.

    2004-05 - Freshman:
    Competed at Aquinas College.

    High School:
    Four-time letterwinner in track ... All-state selection in shot put and discus ... First-team all-region honoree in the shot put, discus and 100m ... Also competed in the high jump, long jump, pole vault and 4x400m relay.

    Personal:
    Son of Terry and Pat Strotbaum ... Advertising major ... Born June 29, 1985.