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Courtney Fritz
Courtney Fritz

Coralville, Iowa

High School:
Iowa City West



57 Hawkeyes Earn Spring Academic All-Big Ten Honors

3 UI student-athletes boast a 4.0 cumulative GPA


Hawkeyes Capture 3 Titles on Day 1

The Lee Calhoun Invitational resumes Saturday at 11 a.m.


Hawkeyes Travel to Arizona

The Jim Click Invite is scheduled to begin Thursday at 1:30 p.m. (CT)


Hawkeyes Grab 3 Titles at Central Invite

Iowa competes at the Central Invite


Simpson Breaks Hammer Throw Record in Alabama

Junior shatters personal best in route to school record


2014 Musco Twilight

2014 Musco Twilight


Musco Twilight XV

Musco Twilight XV Saturday, May 3, 2014


Drake Relays

Drake Relays Friday, April 25, 2014


39th Annual Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational

Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014


Iowa Invitational

Iowa Invitational Friday, Feb. 15, 2013

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'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 a collegiate-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 (44-0 3/4, 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 at Lee Calhoun Invite (145-7, 44.37m), 10th at Jim Click Shootout (144-6, 44.04m), third at Central College Invite (143-6, 43.73m), seventh at 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'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'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'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

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