Men's Track


Casey Fonnesbeck
Casey Fonnesbeck

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Franklin, Idaho

High School:
Preston HS

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
11/17/1987

AT ILLINOIS

2008 Track & Field
Outdoor: Competed in the shot put at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships ... Was seventh in the shot put at the Big Ten Championships with a personal-best mark of 57-1 that ranks 10th in Illinois history ... Also competed in the discus at the Big Ten Championships ... Won shot put title at the Illinois Twilight (53-11 3/4) ... Was runner-up in the shot put at the Kansas Relays (54-10) and third at both the Sea Ray Relays (54-6) and SIU Spring Classic (54-6 1/2) ... Marked personal-best 157-8 in the discus at the SIU Spring Classic. Indoor: Competed in the shot put at the Big Ten Championships, placing ninth (56-4) ... Was runner-up in the shot put at the EIU Friday Night Special ... Marked personal-best 56-6 3/4 in the shot put in placing fourth at the Big Ten/SEC Challenge ... Was also fourth in the shot put at the Carle/Health Alliance Invitational.

2007 Track & Field
Outdoor: Redshirted. Indoor: Competed in the shot put at the Big Ten Championships ... Marked a season-best 53-3 in the shot put at the Hoosier Hills Invitational to take second.

High School
2006 Idaho state champion in the shot put and discus ... Earned four letters in track and field, three in football and one in wrestling.

Personal
Full name is Casey Duke Fonnesbeck ... Born Nov. 17, 1987 ... Son of Ed and Bambie Fonnesbeck ... Has one brother, Colby ... Majoring in kinesiology.

Fonnesbeck's Personal Bests
Shot Put (Indoor): 56-6 3/4 (17.24m)
Shot Put (Outdoor): 57-1 (17.40m)
Discus (Outdoor): 157-8 (48.05m)

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