University of Iowa Athletics
Throws

Courtney Fritz

Class Fr.
Hometown Coralville, Iowa
High School Iowa City West

2014 — Indoor – led team in shot put (47-5, 14.45m)… placed ninth in shot put at Big Ten Championships (47-5, 14.45m), which ranks seventh all-time at Iowa… won shot put at Iowa Invite (46-4,14.12m), placing eighth at Bill Bergan Invite (46-2, 14.07m) and fourth at Big 4 Duals (45-0 1/4, 13.72m)… Iowa[apos]s Big Ten Sportsmanship Award winner… Outdoor – placed fifth in shot put with a collegiate-best 46-6 1/4 (14.18m) and 16th in discus (139-5, 42.50m) at Drake Relays… the shot put mark ranks ninth all-time at Iowa… placed 15th in shot put at Mt. SAC Relays (45-10, 13.97m)… placed eighth in discus at Big Ten Championships (153-5, 46.76m)… placed fourth in discus (143-10, 43.86m) and sixth in shot put (45-7, 13.89m) at Arkansas Spring Invite… placed 10th in shot put (45-6 1/4, 13.87m) and discus (139-4, 42.48m) at Arizona State Invite… placed 10th in discus at Illinois Twilight (147-9, 45.04m)… placed eighth in shot put (44-9, 13.64m) and discus (142-3, 43.36m) at Musco Twilight… Big Ten Distinguished scholar… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2013 — Indoor – placed fifth in shot put with acollegiate-best 45-2 1/4 (13.77m) at adidas Classic…placed 16th in shot put at Big Ten Championships(44-6, 13.56m), fourth at Iowa Open (44-03/4, 13.43m) and Iowa Invite (44-0 3/4, 13.43m)and seventh at Iowa State Classic (44-4 3/4,13.53m)… Outdoor – placed sixth in discus atLee Calhoun Invite (145-7, 44.37m), 10th at JimClick Shootout (144-6, 44.04m), third at Central College Invite (143-6, 43.73m), seventhat Musco Twilight XIV (141-10, 43.23m), 18th at Big Ten Championships (141-8,43.19m) and seventh at Alabama Relays (139-5, 42.51m)… letterwinner… Dean[apos]s List student.

2012 — Indoor – placed ninth in shot put with a collegiate-best 41-6 1/2 (12.66m) at Iowa Invite… placed eighth in shot put at New Year[apos]s Classic (40-2, 12.24m), 11th at Adidas Classic (41-4 1/4, 12.60m) and 17th at Iowa State Classic (40-7 3/4, 12.39m)… Outdoor – won discus with a collegiate-best 154-1 (46.96m) at Messersmith Invite, which ranks seventh all-time at Iowa… placed sixth in discus (149-2, 45.46m) and special discus (145-9, 43.97m) and ninth in hammer (144-3, 43.97m) at Musco Twilight XIII… placed seventh in discus (144-7, 44.06m) and 15th in hammer (149-10, 45.68m) at Tom Botts Invite… posted 147-1 (44.84m) in hammer at LSU Invite… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2011 — Indoor – posted season bests in shot put (40-2 3/4) and weight throw (44-9 3/4) at Iowa Invite… Outdoor – placed 15th in discus with collegiate-best 146-6 (44.66m) at Big Ten Championships… threw collegiate bests in shot put (40-1 1/2, 12.23m) at Musco Twilight XII and hammer (134-8, 41.04m) at LSU Invite… letterwinner.

High School — team won three state and conference titles… placed fourth in discus (137-5) and shot put (40-6) at state meet senior year… won conference discus title (127-5) junior year, placing second as a senior (126-1)… career bests in high school include a 152-8 mark in the discus and a 41-7 mark in the shot put… discus runner-up at 2010 Drake Relays, placing third junior year… 2009 Iowa City Press-Citizen honorable mention for athlete of the year… also played basketball and volleyball… academic all-conference and IBCA academic award winner… National Honor Society member… coached by Brad Wymer.

Personal — born April 1, 1992… daughter of Michael and Denise Fritz… brother runs track and cross country at Northern Iowa… undeclared business major.

Fritz[apos]s Collegiate Bests
Event Mark Meet Date
Shot Put (I) 47-5 (14.45m) at Big Ten Championships 2/28/14
Shot Put (O) 46-6 1/4 (14.18m) Drake Relays 4/25/14
Weight Throw (I) 44-9 3/4 (13.66m) Iowa Invitational 2/18/11
Discus (O) 154-1 (46.96m) at Messersmith Invitational 5/4/12
Hammer Throw (O) 149-10 (45.68m) at Tomm Botts Invitational 4/14/12