Stacey Wannemacher
Stacey  Wannemacher

RS Senior

Ottoville, Ohio

High School:


Shot Put 16.47m/54-00.50 (indoors) 16.53m/54-02.75 (outdoors) Weight Throw 19.90m/65-03.50 Discus 50.10m/164-04 Hammer Throw 58.10m/190-07

Earned All-America honors in the shot put, taking seventh at the NCAA Indoor Championships and is the only woman in school history to place at nationals in the shot put; is the first Boilermaker to qualify for the NCAA Indoor Championships in two events since 2004, advancing in the shot put and weight throw; set the Purdue women's indoor record in the shot put with a toss of 16.47 meters (54-00.50); put up the third-longest mark in school history in the weight throw, marking 19.90 meters (65-03.50) at the Iowa State Last Chance Qualifier; medaled in both events at the indoor conference meet, taking second in the weight throw and third in the shot put; did not compete during the outdoor season.

Named a USTFCCCA Outdoor All-American in the shot put, marking a Purdue record 16.53 meters (54-02.75) at the NCAA Championships; earned an at-large bid to the national outdoor meet with a mark of 16.35 meters (53-07.75), good for second place at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships; won her first career Big Ten title, topping the hammer throw with a regional qualifying mark of 56.23 meters (184-06); scored 19 points at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships, placing in all three throws; posted a career best in the hammer throw at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championship, reaching the finals and placing ninth with a mark of 58.10 meters (190-07), good for fifth all-time at Purdue; missed the entire indoor season due to injury.

Qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships and earned USTFCCCA All-Region honors in the shot put with a seventh place showing at the regional championship; set the Boilermakers' indoor shot put record of 15.81 meters (51-10.50) at the Iowa State Last Chance meet; placed at the conference championships in five events, taking fifth and sixth indoors in the shot put and weight throw, and taking third in the outdoor shot put and sixth in the discus and hammer throws; tossed a career-best 50.10 meters (164-04) in the discus at the Dave Rankin Invitational; was the only woman in the Big Ten to regional standards in three throws events (shot put, discus and hammer throw).

Qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships and earned USTFCCCA All-Region honors in the shot put, placing fifth with a season best mark of 15.31 meters (50-02.75); took home seventh place in the shot put at the Big Ten Indoor Championships; placed in the shot put and discus at the outdoor conference meet, taking fifth in the shot put and eighth in the discus.

Four-year varsity letterwinner in track and field, basketball and volleyball at Ottoville High School; three-time Ohio State High School Champion in the shot put; two-time state placewinner in the discus, taking second as a senior and seventh as a junior; three-time track and field team captain and MVP.

Stacey Lynn Wannemacher was born Nov. 22, 1987, in Lima, Ohio. ; is the daughter of Todd and Sandra Wannemacher; has one brother, Ty, and one sister, Tammy; enjoys camping and spending time with her friends and family; majoring in organizational leadership and supervision.


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