Kate

Birchmier

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Throws
Year: Junior
Hometown: Bloomfield, Iowa
High School: Davis County
Major: Biological Sciences

Bio

TFRRS All-Time Performances

Personal Bests
Indoor
Shot Put: 39-8 1/2 (12.10m) (1/28/17)
Weight Throw: 52-7 1/2 (16.04m) (1/21/17)
Outdoor
Discus: 161-9 (49.31m) (4/8/17)
Hammer Throw: 151-0 (46.02m) (4/8/17)

Big Ten Championships
2018 (O): Discus - 147-7 (44.99m) (19th)
2017 (O): Discus - 151-10 (46.27m) (16th)

Honors 
Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2017)
Academic All-Big Ten (2017, 2018)
Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018; Spring 2016, 2017, 2018)
Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2017, 2018, 2019)

2018 (Sophomore)
Indoor: Finished fourth in the weight throw with a launch of 49-4 1/2 (15.05m) at the Mark Colligan Memorial...set a season best of 49-7 1/4 (15.12m) at the Nebraska Tune-Up. 

Outdoor: Placed 19th in the discus at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships with a mark of 147-7 (44.99m)...finished third in the discus with a throw of 152-2 (46.38m) and fifth in the hammer throw with a heave of 137-7 (41.95m) at the John McDonnell Invitational.

2017 (Freshman)
Indoor: Set a PR in the shot put at the adidas Classic with a mark of 39-8 1/2 (12.10m)...placed fifth and set a PR in the weight throw at the Mark Colligan Memorial with a mark of 52-7 1/2 (16.04m).

Outdoor: Finished 16th in the discus at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships...set a personal-best mark of 161-9 (49.31m) at the Husker Spring Invitational...set a hammer throw PR of 151-0 (46.02m) at the Pac-12 vs. Big Ten Invitational. 

2016 (Redshirt)
Indoor: Redshirted...competing unattached, set a weight throw season best of 45-4 1/2 (13.83m) at the Nebraska Tune-Up.

Outdoor: Redshirted...competing unattached, set a discus season best of 155-2 (47.30m) at the Nebraska Invitational.

Before Nebraska
Attended Davis County in Bloomfield, Iowa...won the Iowa Class 2A shot put title as a junior with a toss of 43-4 1/4 (13.21m), a class record, to top the defending champion...took runner-up honors at the state meet in the discus...prep-best discus throw was 140-10 (42.92m)...finished eighth in the shot put as a freshman and third as a sophomore...as a freshman, won her district shot put title...also won district shot put and discus titles as a sophomore.

Personal
Born March 13, 1997...parents are Brett and Jennifer...major was biological sciences...bachelor's degree in May 2019.

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2018 Big Ten Indoor T&F Highlights
Nebraska Tune-Up Highlights
Frank Sevigne Highlights - Day 2