Curt Jensen ties school record in shot put
Many Redbirds set new personal marks in final day of competition at the Big Meet.
2012 State Farm MVC Outdoor Track & Field Championships | Day 2
Illinois State at EIU Big Blue Classic
Indoor: posted back-to-back fourth-place finishes in the 800-meter run at the Indiana State Dual (Jan. 14) and the Wisconsin Invitational (Jan. 20) with times of 2:24.07 and 2:21.31, respectively ... ran a personal-best 2:15.35 in the 800-meter run at the Big Meet (Feb. 10), finishing fourth.
Outdoor: Opened the season with a personal-best performance in the 800-meter run at the EIU Big Blue Classic (March 29), running a time of 2:15.63 for 11th ... finished third as part of the 4X400-meter relay team that turned in a time of 4:05.33 at the ISU vs. SIU Dual (April 7).
Indoor: Placed fifth at the Redbird Invite in the 600-meter run with a time of 1:40.01 ... finished third with a personal-best 2:19.75 800-meter run at the EIU Friday Night Special ... placed fifth as part of the 4X400 relay team at the Redbird Invite.
Outdoor: Ran a personal-best 2:17.61 800-meter run at the Lenny Lyles Invitational.
PRIOR TO ISU
At Victor J. Andrew High School: A member of the track and field team that won conference for the first-time ever in school history ... went to the state track meet all four years ... was named the MVP of the track team her junior and senior seasons ... won the conference in cross country as a team her senior season ... a member of the cross country team that went to state her senior season ... earned all-state honors in the 800-meter run.
Personal: Born 6/10/92... daughter of Steven and Nadine Loesch ... plans to major in mathematics education ... siblings are Steven and Lisa ... was on the high honor roll list all four years.