Brian Krantz
Brian Krantz


Elgin, Ill.

High School:
Burlington Central

Last College:



2004-05: Third-place finisher in the hammer (196-1), discus (162-2) and shot put (56-4 1/2) during the State Farm MVC Outdoor Championships ... threw 200-7 in the hammer during the Redbird Invite ... named Prairie Farms/MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week on April 15 ... placed sixth in the shot put (53-5 1/2) at the State Farm MVC Indoor Championships ... Mideast Regional qualifier in three events (shot put, hammer and discus) ... placed ninth in the hammer throw at the Mideast Regional with a toss of 202-11 ... member of the MVC Scholar-Athlete team.

2003-2004: Did not compete during the outdoor season due to injury ... Missouri Valley Conference Champion in the indoor shot put with a throw of 55-0 1/4 ... finished second in the weight throw at the MVC Indoor Championships with a toss of 62-10 3/4 ... named MVC Field Athlete of the Week on February 7.

At UMKC: Personal bests in the shot of 51-8 (indoor) and 51-10 (outdoor), weight throw 57-8, hammer 178-1 and discus 147-1 ... No. 2 in conference in indoor shot and weight throw.

At Burlington Central: Personal best 53-3 in shot and 163-2 in discus ... fourth in state for shot his senior year and ninth in state his junior year ... finished fifth in state for discus ... track team took second in IHSA state competition his senior year.

Personal: Born 5/13/83 ... son of Kenneth and Karen Krantz ... majoring in exercise science.