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    Brett Ramirez
    Brett Ramirez
    Graduate Student

    Woodstock, Ill.

    High School:
    Prairie Ridge HS



    I/O Eligibility:


    4x400 Highlights LSU Alumni Gold Meet

    400m runners shine on Saturday


    Illini Win Lee Calhoun Invitational

    One Illini sets meet record; two tie


    Four Illini Victorious at Tiger Track Classic

    Three Orange and Blue crack school's top-10


    Illini Travel to Auburn's Tiger Track Classic

    Meet will take place at Hutsell-Rosen Track


    Illini Win Bill Cornell Spring Classic

    The squad scored 161 team points; five titles


    Illini Classic 1/19/13

    Photos from Illini Classic at UI Armory


    Illini Open

    Photos from the Illini Open on Jan. 12, 2013


    2012 Track and Field
    Outdoor: Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Round of Championships in the hammer throw ... Set the third best hammer throw mark in school history at the Tom Botts Invitational, finishing second with a mark of 194-5 (59.25m) ... Finished second at the John McDonnell Invitational.

    Indoor: Recorded a personal best at the Orange and Blue Open with a weight throw of 60-10 3/4 (18.56m), placing second and recording the third best mark in school history ... Placed first at the Tyson Invitational with a throw of 59-7 1/2 (18.17m) ... Participated in six meets.

    2011 Track and Field
    Outdoor: Participated in the hammer throw...Placed eighth at Tom Botts Invitational with 170-7 (52.00m), giving him a personal-best.

    Indoor: Competed in the Big Ten Championships in the weight throw ... Set a season-best mark of 58-4 (17.80m) at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational.

    2010 Track and Field
    Outdoor: Competed in the hammer throw at three meets ... Posted a personal-best mark of 160-2 (48.83m) in the event at the Illinois Twilight.

    Indoor: Competed in the weight throw at four meets ... Turned in a personal-best mark in the event with a throw of 52-3 ¼ (15.93m) at the Illinois Intercollegiate.

    2009 Track and Field
    Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.

    High School
    Took 10th in the discus at the 2008 Illinois 2A State Championships ... Placed first in the hammer at the 2008 USATF Junior Olympic State Meet as well as the USATF Junior Olympic Region 7 Meet and took fourth at the Junior Olympic National Meet ... Two-time All-Conference honoree ... Earned three letters in track and field and two letters in soccer.

    Born Jan. 20, 1990 ... Son of Victor and Laura Ramirez ... Has a younger sister, Ada ... Pursuing masters in agricultural and biological engineering.

    Ramirez's Personal Bests
    Hammer Throw: 194-5 (59.25m) - Tom Botts Invitational (4/14/12)

    Weight Throw: 60-10 3/4 (18.58m) - Orange and Blue Open (2/4/12)

    Updated July 2012

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