Scott Hecht
Scott Hecht

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Naperville, Ill.

High School:
Naperville Central

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
09/29/1980



2004: (Outdoor) NCAA Championship qualifier in the shot put and hammer throw ... qualified for the NCAA Mideast Regionals in the discus, hammer throw and shot put ... placed third in the hammer throw at regionals with a toss of 62-4 ... recorded a personal best throw of 62-6.50 in the shot put to finish fourth at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships ... set a season-best toss of 171-5 in the discus event at the conference championships ... earned a victory in the discus at the Purdue Invitational with a throw of 168-8 ... recorded a personal-best mark of 206-2 in the hammer throw at the Penn Relays to finish fourth ... placed second in the hammer throw at the Texas Relays with a launch of 204-2 ... recorded several top-three showings in the shot put, placing second at the Purdue Invitational and at a dual meet against Indiana and third at the Sea Ray Relays, Billy Hayes Invitational and Texas Relays.

2004: (Indoor) All-American in the shot put and weight throw ... placed 10th in the shot put (60-5 1/4) and fifth in the weight throw (69- 3/4) ... at the Big Ten Championships, placed third in both throwing contests ... shot put throw at the conference championships was a personal record of 61-9 1/2 ... won the weight throw title against Indiana State (68-8 3/4) and at the New York Armory Collegiate Invitational with a personal best launch of 69-4 1/4.

2003: (Outdoor) NCAA Championship qualifier in the shot put ... placed seventh in his flight in the shot put at the NCAA Championships ... qualified for NCAA Mideast Regionals in three events (discus, hammer throw, shot put) ... competed in the hammer throw at regionals and placed seventh with a launch of 199-4 ... placed fifth in the hammer and shot put at the Big Ten Championships ... hammer launch of 201-3 at the conference meet was a personal best ... won the shot put competition at four consecutive meets, including the Sea Ray and Penn Relays ... posted a career best discus throw of 170 feet, 7 inches against Indiana ... top shot put mark of 59-11 3/4 was registered at the Sea Ray Relays ... earned wins in the discus and shot put competitions at the season-opening Purdue Invitational ... (Indoor) Scored at the Big Ten Championships in the weight throw and shot put ... weight throw attempt of 63-2 1/4 landed him in fourth place ... shot put effort of 58-10 claimed sixth place ... won shot put titles at the Purdue and Boilermaker Invitationals ... finished runner up in the shot put at the Indiana State dual meet and at the Indiana Invitational ... weight throw champion at the N.Y. Armory Invitational and at the Alex Wilson Invite ... launch of 66-6 1/2 in the weight throw was a season best.

2002: (Outdoor) Competed in the shot put and hammer at Big Ten's, finishing 11th and 12th respectively ... best shot put mark (56-10) came in a winning effort at the Sea Ray Relays in Tennessee ... top discus toss of season (162-3) earned third place at the Hurricane Invitational ... season-best hammer throw (190-3) was good enough for fourth place at the Purdue Invitational and ranks fifth on the all-time outdoor performers list ... finished second in the hammer at the Hurricane Invitational ... (Indoor) Finished sixth in the shot put at Big Ten's with a throw of 55-3 ... runner-up in the shot put twice ... placed second with season-best toss of 55-11 1/4 at the Purdue Open ... also second in the shot at the Indiana Dual meet ... competed in the weight throw at six meets ... season-best mark (60-1) earned him seventh place at the Armory Invitational ... finished second in the weight at the Purdue Open (58-0 1/2).

2001: (Outdoor) Threw shot put, hammer and discus ... only hammer throw effort (177-0) was good for third place at Indiana Dual ... best shot put mark of the season (51-11 3/4) came in a sixth-place finish at the Indiana Dual ... finished fifth in the discus at the Indiana Dual with a toss of 149-10 ... also threw shot at the Billy Hayes Invitational ... (Indoor) Competed in the shot and weight throw at Big Ten's, finishing 14th and 17th respectively ... best shot put mark (54-2) came in a first-place finish at the Cannon IV Classic ... topped out at 53-1 1/2 in the weight throw at the Doug Raymond Invitational.

High School: Qualified for the state meet as a senior ... team won 1999 indoor conference championship ... four-year letterwinner in track ... tallied two letters in football and one in wrestling ... Jim Moody was throws coach.

Personal: Given name Scott E. Hecht ... born Sept. 29, 1980 ... parents are Mark and Patricia Hecht ... has one sister, Michelle ... majoring in wildlife science.