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AS A SOPHOMORE: In just his second year with the Irish, developed into one of the top throwers in school history ... earned a BIG EAST indoor berth at season-opening Blue and Gold Invitational, winning the weight throw with a toss of 15.71m (51-6 ½) ... improved that mark to 16.23m (53-3) at the Purdue Invitational and then 16.37m (53-8 ½) at the Notre Dame Invitational ... established new career-best mark in the weight throw at the BIG EAST indoor meet, throwing 16.49m (54-1 ¼) for 11th place ... posted strong showings in the hammer early in the outdoor season, winning both the Notre Dame Opener and the Miami (Ohio) Invitational ... had a then-career-best performance at the Central Collegiate Championships, winning the hammer at 57.02m (187-1), the 10th-best distance in school history ... made the sixth-best hammer throw in the Notre Dame record books at the Drake Relays (57.98m, 190-3) ... had a career breakthrough at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championship, setting a school record and personal-best in the hammer (61.46m, 201-8) to take second place -- mark not only clinched team title for Irish, but also earned Annen a berth in the NCAA Mideast Regional meet ... capped off his season with a 22nd-place finish at the regional.

AS A FRESHMAN: Progressed well in the throws throughout the indoor and outdoor track seasons ... placed 14th in the weight throw at the Meyo Invitational with a 16.21m toss ... scored BIG EAST points for the eventual team champion at the league meet ... placed fifth in the weight throw with a career best throw of 16.48m (54-1) ... competed in the hammer and discus throws during the outdoor campaign ... at the Indy Relays took sixth in the discus (40.29m, 132-2) and third in the hammer (52.89m, 173-6) ... improved his top mark in the hammer at the Central Collegiate Championship with a 53.26m (174-9) toss ... set two career bests at the Hillsdale Gina Relays, throwing the discus 43.41m (142-5) and placing eighth in the hammer throw with a 55.94m (183-6) effort ... earned all-BIG EAST honors at the outdoor league meet with a third-place showing in the hammer throw (52.66m, 172-9) ... also competed in the discus at the BIG EAST meet, posting a throw of 41.16m (135-0) to earn 10th place ... qualified for the NCAA Mideast Regional in the hammer throw, recording a 53.96m (177-0) toss at the meet.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Four-year letterwinner in track & field as a thrower at Orofino High School ... ranked seventh and 12th nationally in the 25-pound indoor weight and hammer throw, respectively, his senior season ... also achieved top-50 rankings in those events as a sophomore and junior ... established Idaho state records in the weight and hammer throws his senior year ... the hammer and weight throws are not sanctioned high school events in Idaho so he participated in them as part of a club sport ... owns personal bests of 64-9 in the 25-pound weight, 193-2 in the hammer, 53-0 in the shot put, and 160-0 in the discus ... conference champion and team captain his senior campaign ... third-place showing at the 2004 Simplot Games ... competed at the 2003 and 2004 Golden West Invitational, registering a fourth-place finish in 2004 ... lettered in football as a kicker his freshman year of high school ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters as a pre-professional/psychology major.

Career Track Bests
Indoor
EventDistanceLocation
Weight Throw16.49m (54-1 ¼)2006 BIG EAST Championship
Outdoor
EventDistanceLocation
Hammer Throw61.46m (201-8)*2006 BIG EAST Championship
Discus43.41m (142-5)2005 Hillsdale Gina Relays
(* - indicates school record)

Kyle Annen
Kyle  Annen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Orofino, ID

High School:
Orofino

Height:
5-11

Event:
Throws

Event Calendar

Delta

December 2
4:30 PM
Blue & Gold Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.

Blue & Gold Invitational Meet Information
Blue & Gold Invitational Schedule
January 14
11:00 AM
Illini Classic
Champaign, Ill. (University of Illinois-Armory)
January 21
11:00 AM
Notre Dame Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.

Notre Dame Invitational Meet Information
Notre Dame Invitational Schedule
January 28
10:00 AM
Big Ten/Power 5 Clash
Iowa City, Iowa (University of Iowa-Recreation Bldg.)
February 3
10:00 AM
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.

Meyo Invitational Meet Information
Meyo Invitational Schedule
February 4
10:00 AM
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 10
12:00 PM
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio (Spire Institute)
February 10
12:00 PM
Tiger Paw Invitational
Clemson, S.C. (Clemson University-Indoor Track & Field Complex)
February 10
12:00 PM
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa (Iowa State University-Lied Recreation Center)
February 11
12:00 PM
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa (Iowa State University-Lied Recreation Center)
February 11
12:00 PM
Tiger Paw Invitational
Clemson, S.C. (Clemson University-Indoor Track & Field Complex)
February 11
12:00 PM
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio (Spire Institute)
February 18
10:00 AM
Alex Wilson Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 23
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 24
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 25
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
March 10
5:00 PM
NCAA Indoor Championships
College Station, Texas (Texas A&M-Gilliam Indoor Stadium)
March 11
5:00 PM
NCAA Indoor Championships
College Station, Texas (Texas A&M-Gilliam Indoor Stadium)
March 18
11:00 AM
Yellow Jacket Invitational
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
March 24
12:00 PM
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C. (NC State-Paul Derr Track)
March 25
12:00 PM
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C. (NC State-Paul Derr Track)
March 30
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
March 31
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
March 31
10:00 AM
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif. (Stanford University-Cobb Track)
April 1
10:00 AM
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif. (Stanford University-Cobb Track)
April 1
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
April 7
11:00 AM
Sun Angel Track Classic
Tempe, Ariz. (Arizona State University-Sun Angel Track)
April 8
11:00 AM
Sun Angel Track Classic
Tempe, Ariz. (Arizona State University-Sun Angel Track)
April 15
12:00 PM
ACC/Big Ten Challenge
Louisville, Ky. (University of Louisville-Cardinal Park)
April 21
10:00 AM
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va. (University of Virginia-Lannigan Field)
April 22
10:00 AM
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va. (University of Virginia-Lannigan Field)
April 22
11:00 AM
Michael Johnson Invitational
Waco, Texas (Baylor University-Clyde Hart T&F Stadium)
April 27
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
April 28
12:00 PM
Gina Relays
Hillsdale, Mich. (Hillsdale College-Ken Herrick Track)
April 28
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
April 29
12:00 PM
Gina Relays
Hillsdale, Mich. (Hillsdale College-Ken Herrick Track)
April 29
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
May 6
3:00 PM
Billy Hayes Invitational
Bloomington, Ind. (Indiana University-Haugh Track Complex)
May 12
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 13
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 14
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 25
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
May 26
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
May 27
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
June 7
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 8
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 9
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 10
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)

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