More records fall as Peoples, Roxberg, and Farmer set new all-time top marks
Missouri leads the conference with 26 women and 27 men selected to the team
Tiger men land 27 on All-Big 12 Academic Team while women land 26.
Commencement exercises will take place Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Mizzou will look to put up big marks on one of the best distance tracks nationally.
Senior recognition video
|Shot Put||16.53m (54-2 3/4)||15.89m (52-1)|
Indoor: Competed in the shot put at nearly every meet for the Tigers in 2011 and posted a season-best mark of 16.04m at the MU-KU Border Dual, placing him fifth overall ... Competed at the Big 12 Indoor Championships as well. Outdoor: Threw a season-best mark of 15.89m at the Indiana Invitational, finishing fifth overall ... Competed at the Big 12 Championships as well, tossing 14.67m, placing 14th overall, closing his season. 2010:
Outdoor:Competed in the shot put at the Big 12 Championships and turned in a throw 15.03m (49-3 ¾) ... Turned in a season-best throw of 15.66m (51-4 ½) at the Missouri Relays and earned second overall with that throw ... Threw 15.13m (49-7 ¾) at the Arkansas Twilight and 14.89m (48-10 ¾) at the Tom Botts Invitational.
Indoor: Set a pair of personal-best marks during the indoor season, highlighted by a shot put mark of 16.53m (54-2 ¾) at the Big 12/Mountain West Challenge in Lincoln, Neb. ... Set a weight throw personal-best toss of 14.29m (46-10 ¾) at the MU-KU dual meet in Lawrence. Outdoor: Set an outdoor personal-best shot put mark of 15.78m (51-9 ¼) at the Jefferson Cup dual meet with Virginia. 2008:
Outdoor: Redshirt season ... had season bests of 49-1¾ (14.98m) in the shot put, 134-1 (40.88m) in the discus, and 130-4 (39.74m) with the hammer. Indoor: Placed 13th at the Big 12 Indoor Championships with the shot ... threw PR with the shot of 51-5½ (15.68m) in finishing second at the MU All-Comers ... also threw PR in the weight throw at the MU All-Comers with 44-5¾ (13.54m) toss.
Four-time MSHSAA Class 1 Champion, winning shot put titles in 2005, 2006, and 2007 and a discus state title in 2005 ... eight-time conference champion ... five-time All- State performer for North Harrison High School in northwest Missouri ... high school coach - Becky Thomas.
Son of Jan & Cathie Fitzgerald ... born February 21, 1989 in Kansas City, Mo. ... majoring in ASM ... wants to become a strength and conditioning coach in the future ... lists collecting comic books as a hobby ... father, Jan, played football for Illinois State ... brother, Jesse, is a Mizzou alum and was All-State in the long and triple jumps.
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