Abby Kachanuk
Abby Kachanuk

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Havana, Ill.

High School:
Havana

Height:
5-9

Position:
Throws

Birthdate:
04/19/1994

01/19/2013

Men's Pole Vaulters Highlight Wisconsin Elite Invitational

Both Thomas Jean and Kevin Fisch reached new marks

12/08/2012

Brittany Smith Breaks School Record to Kick Off the 2012-13 Indoor Season

She holds second furthest throw in the NCAA this season

05/11/2013

Day 2 at the 2013 MVC Outdoor Championships

Day 2 at the 2013 MVC Outdoor Championships

2012-13

Indoor: Tossed a42-00.00 (12.80m)in the shot put to finish 10th at the Wisconsin Elite...Finished sixth in a field of 33 at the ISU Invite with a personal-best throw of 42-00.50 (12.81m)...Recorded a mark of 40-02.00 (12.24m) at the Boilermaker Invitational to finish ninth.

Outdoor: Threw a personal-best 44-05.25 in the shot put at the Redbird Spring Invite...Tossed a 43-03.00 in the shot put at the Missouri Valley Conference Championships.

PRIOR TO ISU

Havana High School: Four-sport athlete at Havana ... four-time state qualifier in the shot put ... finished fourth at the 2012 IHSA Class 1A State Championships in the shot put ... holds personal-best mark of 42-10 in the shot put ... school record holder in the shot put ... three-time conference champ and all-conference performer ... averaged a double-double (10 ppg and 11 rpg) her senior season in basketball ... led team in aces and service points in volleyball.

Personal: Born 4/19/1994 ... daughter of John and Jenny Kachanuk ... has one sibling, Sam ... mother attended Illinois State from 1981-85 ... member of the honor roll all four years of high school ... member of National Honor Society ... plans to major in health information management.