The Bruins qualified five athletes and the relay from the Prelim round for the NCAA Championships after competing in the prelim round in Austin.
Sophomore wins NCAA Prelim with throw of 219-11 to punch ticket to Des Moines, IA
The Bruins will compete May 24-26 in Austin, TX in the West Preliminary Round of the NCAA meet.
The Bruin duo recap the Pac-12 Championship
Faldermeyer wins hammer, while Kosecki wins discus to lead Bruin men.
2012 - Finished 18th in the discus at the NCAA Prelim (177-1) ... Was fourth in the disc at Pac-12s with a lifetime-best throw of 179-5 ... Finished second in the disc (176-6) and fourth in both the shot (49-11.25) and hammer (165-7, lifetime-best) vs. USC ... Placed 24th in the disc at the Mt. SAC Relays (175-5) ... Finished ninth in the invite discus at the RJ/JJK Invite (175-7) ... Placed third in the disc (175-10) and 10th in the hammer (153-10) at the Pepsi Invite ... Finished second in the discus (174-0) and third in the hammer (152-4) against Washington State ... Placed third in the disc and fourth in the hammer vs. Tennessee ... Was second in the discus (179-1) and third in the hammer (157-3) in the Texas Dual.
2011 - Competed in the discus at the NCAA Prelim ... Was 10th in the disc (163-6) at Pac-10s ... Runner-up finisher in the discus (175-6) against USC and was fourth in the hammer (166-2) ... Won the open discus section at the Triton Invite (177-7) ... Placed second in the disc (176-0) and fifth in the hammer (159-10) at the Oregon Dual ... Finished fourth in the disc (165-8) at the RJ/JJK Invite ... Placed second in the disc (171-3) and third in the hammer (150-10) at the Tennessee Dual ... Placed second in the disc (178-9, lifetime-best) and third in the hammer (158-11) at the Texas Tri-Meet ... Finished third in the disc (171-7) at the Northridge Invite ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll.
2010 - Competed in the discus at the NCAA Preliminary Round ... Finished eighth in the disc at Pac-10s (172-2) ... Was third in the hammer (157-11, lifetime-best) and fourth in the disc (166-1) against USC ... Threw a lifetime-best 176-8 in the disc at the UCSD Triton Invite ... Placed fifth in the invite section of the disc at the RJ/JJK Invite (168-5) ... Was second in the disc (168-8) at the Cal Poly Invite ... In indoor track, threw a lifetime-best 53-11.25 in the weight throw.
2009 - Placed 12th in the discus at regionals (162-11) ... Finished 18th in the disc at Pac-10s (140-6) ... Against USC, finished third in the discus (170-0) ... Won the discus at the Oregon Dual (167-8) ... UCLA Invite runner-up in the disc (172-7) ... Cal/NV champion in the discus (171-9) ... In indoor track had top marks of 52-9.50 in the weight and 49-1.50 in the shot put.
2008 - Redshirt season.
High School - Broke the 20-year-old Paso Robles High School record for the discus throw ... CIF State Meet finalist in the discus and was ranked in the top 5 in the state of California for high school boys in 2007 ... Won the Pac-7 League title and the Santa Barbara Easter Relays ... He also competed in the 2006 and 2007 Golden West Invitational and USATF National Junior Olympics ... Prep bests of 186-5 in the discus and 51-2 in the shot put.
Personal - Born February 18, 1989 in Los Gatos, CA ... Son of David and Beth Nagengast ... Has two brothers, Zach and Ben ... His uncle, Patrick Thomas, M.D, swam for the UCLA men's NCAA champion team in 1982 ... Political Science major.
Nagengast's Best Marks
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