Joe Painter
Joe Painter

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Goodfield, Ill.

High School:
Eureka

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
09/13/1985

2006-07: Indoor: Finished fifth in the shot put at the State Farm MVC Indoor Track and Field Championships with a throw of 49-06.25 ft. Outdoor: Best throw in the shot put came at the Redbird Invite, where he placed third with a throw of 51-05.00 ft.

2005-06: Best performance of the season came at the Lee Calhoun Memorial Invitational in the shot put with a throw of 46-03.50 for fourth-place ... third-place finish in the shot put with a throw of 48-09.50 during the indoor season in the dual meet against Indiana State.

2004-05: Best throw in the indoor shot put came at the Redbird Invite where he placed fourth with a throw of 47-11 ... best throw in the outdoor shot put was 46-3 1/4 at the Big Blue Classic in Charleston, Ill.

At Eureka: Set the school record in the shot put with throw of 54-8 ... all conference and all state in the shot put, placing sixth at the IHSA Class A meet senior year ... given "most improved" award ... team placed eighth at the state track meet senior year ... as a freshman, set the school record in the discus with a throw of 157-7.

Personal: Born 9/13/85 ... son of James and Angela Painter ... majoring in biological sciences.