University of Iowa Athletics

Ryan Lamparek

Class Fr.
Hometown Fairfax, Iowa
High School Cedar Rapids Prairie
Ryan Lamparek - Men's Track & Field - University of Iowa Athletics

2012 — Indoor – placed 12th in weight throw with a collegiate-best 61-2 (18.64m) and 17th in shot put (53-8 1/2, 16.37m) at Big Ten Championships… the weight throw mark ranks seventh all-time at Iowa… won shot put with a collegiate-best 57-0 (17.37m) at Iowa Invite… placed seventh in weight throw at New Balance Invite (59-9 1/2, 18.22m) and fourth at Iowa Invite (58-6 1/2, 17.84m)… won shot put (55-5 1/2, 16.90m) and placed fourth in weight throw (57-6, 17.53m) at New Year’s Classic… placed third in weight throw (57-2, 17.42m) and sixth in shot put (54-10, 16.71m) at Adidas Classic… placed seventh in shot put (55-5 3/4, 16.91m) at Iowa State Classic… Outdoor – placed ninth in discus at Drake Relays (172-11, 52.72m), and fifth in special discus (171-1, 52.16m), eighth in discus (174-1, 53.07m) at Musco Twilight XIII and 33rd in discus at NCAA West Preliminary (168-0, 51.22m)… placed eighth in shot put at LSU Invite (55-0 1/4, 16.77m) and posted 55-2 (16.81m) at Big Ten Championships… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2011 — Indoor – led team in shot put with a season-best throw of 56-4 1/2 (17.18m) at the Razorback Invitational… placed ninth in shot put (56-1 1/4, 17.10m) at Big Ten Championships… runner up in shot put and weight throw at Iowa Open (54-10 1/4, 16.72m; 61-0 1/4, 18.60m) and Iowa Invite (55-9 1/4, 17.00m; 59-7 1/2, 18.17m)… placed in the top 10 in both shot put and weight throw in seven of eight competitions… Outdoor – led team in discus, placing third at Musco Twilight XII (170-7, 52.00m)… placed 12th in shot put (53-6 1/2, 16.32m) and 20th in discus (146-1, 44.54m) at Big Ten Championships… placed seventh in discus at Sun Angel Classic (164-10 1/2, 50.23m), eighth at Drake Relays (165-5, 50.41m) and 37th at NCAA West Regional (159-4, 48.57m)… placed third in shot put at LSU Invite (54-9 1/4, 16.69m), eighth at Sun Angel Classic (53-11, 16.43m) and 18th at Drake Relays (53-5 1/2, 16.29m)… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2010 — Indoor – led team in shot put (56-10, 17.32m) at Big Ten Championships, placing seventh… threw a season-best 60-5 1/4 (18.42m) weight throw at Big Ten Championships… won shot put at Iowa Invite (56-9 1/4, 17.30m)… placed second in shot put at Jack Johnson Invite (55-4 1/4, 16.87m) and Iowa Open (56-7 1/2, 17.26m)… Outdoor – led team in shot put (58-4, 17.78m) and discus (171-03, 52.19m)… placed 11th in shot put with collegiate-best 58-4 (17.78m) at NCAA West Regional… that mark ranks ninth all-time at Iowa… placed 20th in shot put (57-2, 17.42m) at NCAA Championships… threw collegiate-best 181-7 (55.35m) in hammer at Big Ten Championships, which ranks 10th all-time at Iowa… placed sixth at Big Ten Championships in shot put (57-2, 17.42m)… placed third in the shot put at the Sun Angel Classic (54-2 1/2, 16.52m), Musco Twilight XI (55-11 1/4, 17.05m), and Drake Relays (57-2 3/4, 17.44m)… placed third in discus at Iowa Invite (167-6, 51.05m)… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2009 — Indoor – placed sixth in shot put with season-best 56-8 3/4 at Big Ten Championships… runner-up in shot put at Iowa Invite (56-0 1/2), against Illinois (55-6 1/2) and at Iowa Open (54-11 1/4), and placed third at Jack Johnson Classic (55-1 1/2)… Outdoor – placed 11th in discus (174-11) at NCAA Midwest Regional… won shot put (53-2 1/4) and placed second in discus (177-3) at Messersmith Invite… that collegiate-best discus mark ranks 10th all-time at Iowa… placed fifth in discus (167-8) and 16th in shot put (53-1) at Big Ten meet… placed 14th in discus (159-6) and 18th in shot put (53-5 3/4) at Drake Relays… placed third in shot put and discus (53-3 3/4, 168-0) at Illinois Invite… also qualified for regional meet in discus at Mesa Classic (175-4)… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2008 — Track – redshirted… threw season bests in discus (166-6) and shot put (54-9 1/2) at Musco Twilight X while competing unattached.

High School — state shot put champion (59-7) and discus runner-up senior year… two-time Drake Relays champion… four-time conference champion… six-time all-conference and all-metro… set school shot put record (61-1)… best discus mark was 183-2 in discus… coached by Bill Swartz and Jeff Moeller… lettered four years in track and two in football… two-time track team captain and one-time football team captain… high honor roll award winner.

Personal — born April 24, 1989… son of Gary and Darla Lamparek… both parents competed in track at Northern Iowa… health and human physiology major.

Lamparek’s Collegiate Bests
Event Mark Meet Date
Shot Put (I) 57-0 (17.37m) Iowa Invitational 2/17/12
Shot Put (O) 58-4 (17.78m) at NCAA Regional 5/27/10
Weight Throw (I) 61-2 (18.64m) at Big Ten Championships 2/25/12
Discus (O) 177-3 (54.04 m) at Messersmith Invitational 4/18/09
Hammer Throw (O) 181-7 (55.35m) at Big Ten Championships 5/14/10