2012 State Farm MVC Outdoor Track & Field Championships | Day 2
Illinois State at EIU Big Blue Classic
Indoor: Posted two top-five finishes during the season ... took fifth at the Indiana State Dual (Jan. 14) with a toss of 47-07.25 ... finished fifth in the discus at the Wisconsin Invitational (Jan. 20) with a mark of 142-02 ... threw a personal-best mark of 47-08.25 in the shot put at the Keck Invitational (Feb. 3), finishing sixth.
Outdoor: Set a career-mark in the hammer throw at the EIU Big Blue Classic (March 29) with a mark of 137-09 ... took eighth in the shot put at the Sea Ray Relays (April 11) with a personal-best toss of 48-02.75 ... finished the season with five top-10 finishes.
Indoor: Tossed a personal-best 42-10.75 in the shot put at the Indiana State Dual to finish 10th ... took ninth in the Redbird Invite with a toss of 41-11.50 in the shot put ... posted a new career-mark in the weight throw at the Redbird Invite with a toss of 39-06.00.
Outdoor: Took eighth at the Gateway Classic in the shot put with a toss of 41-09.25 ... tossed a personal-best 42-03.50 at the Lenny Lyles Invitational in the shot put ... threw a season-best 140-08.75 in the discus at the Lenny Lyles Invitational.
PRIOR TO ISU
At Wheaton-Warrensville South High School: A member of his high school team that finished 12th at the state track meet his senior season ... named team captain as a senior ... a member of the Dupage Valley Conference champions and the Dupage County champions ... earned All-Conference academic honors his junior and senior seasons ... recorded a personal-best throw of 44-00 in the shot put and 151-00 in the discus.
Personal: Born 5/11/92... son of Mark and Linda Kroeger ... plans to major in marketing ... siblings are Mark and Jason ... his brother, Jason, attended Illinois State, while Mark played soccer at Western Michigan.