Track & Field

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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

February 5
TBA
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
RECAP
February 6
NTS
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
RECAP
February 12
All Day
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio
February 12
All Day
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa
February 13
All Day
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa
February 13
All Day
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio
February 20
10:00 AM
Alex Wilson Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 25
All Day
ACC Indoor Championships
Boston, Mass.
February 26
All Day
ACC Indoor Championships
Boston, Mass.
February 27
All Day
ACC Indoor Championships
Boston, Mass.
March 11
All Day
NCAA Indoor Championships
Birmingham, Ala.
March 12
All Day
NCAA Indoor Championships
Birmingham, Ala.
March 18
All Day
Shamrock Invitational
Myrtle Beach, S.C.
March 19
All Day
Shamrock Invitational
Myrtle Beach, S.C.
March 25
3:00 PM
Yellow Jacket Invitational
Atlanta, Ga.
March 25
All Day
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C.
March 26
10:00 AM
Yellow Jacket Invitational
Atlanta, Ga.
March 26
All Day
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C.
April 1
All Day
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif.
April 2
All Day
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif.
April 8
TBA
Sun Angel Track Classic
Tempe, Ariz.
April 9
TBA
Sun Angel Track Classic
Tempe, Ariz.
April 16
12:00 PM
ACC/Big Ten Challenge
Louisville, Ky.
April 22
TBA
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va.
April 23
TBA
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va.
April 28
TBA
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa.
April 28
TBA
Drake Relays
Des Moines, Iowa
April 29
TBA
Drake Relays
Des Moines, Iowa
April 29
TBA
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa.
April 30
TBA
Drake Relays
Des Moines, Iowa
April 30
TBA
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa.
May 6
3:00 PM
Billy Hayes Invitational
Bloomington, Ind.
May 14
All Day
ACC Outdoor Championships
Tallahassee, Fla.
May 15
All Day
ACC Outdoor Championships
Tallahassee, Fla.
May 16
All Day
ACC Outdoor Championships
Tallahassee, Fla.
May 26
TBA
NCAA East Regional
Jacksonville, Fla.
May 27
TBA
NCAA East Regional
Jacksonville, Fla.
May 28
TBA
NCAA East Regional
Jacksonville, Fla.
June 8
TBA
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore.
June 9
TBA
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore.
June 10
TBA
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore.
June 11
TBA
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore.

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