The Big Ten Championships are set to begin Friday at 10 a.m. (CT)
2006 -- Indoor - placed third in weight throw (52-7 1/2) at Iowa Open... Outdoor - Big Ten discus champion (181-2)... became the 17th Hawkeye in men's school history to win consecutive conference titles in the same event with the discus win... qualified for NCAA Midwest Regional in discus (187-9), leading team in that event... won discus at Springtime Invite (181-11) and at Tom Botts Invite (180-7)... runner-up in discus at Iowa Musco Twilight VIII (187-9) and at Messersmith Invite (173-7)... placed third in hammer at Iowa Musco Twilight VIII (180-6) and eighth at Big Ten Championships (173-2)... placed 10th in discus (163-6) at Drake Relays and 12th at NCAA regional (176-2)... academic all-Big Ten... named to ESPN The Magazine academic all-district second team... U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association all-academic team selection... letterwinner.
2005 -- Indoor - recorded collegiate-best with throw (55-8 1/2) at Iowa Open... that mark ranks 10th on Iowa's all-time bests list... placed 18th in weight throw at Big Ten Championships (55-7)... Outdoor - Big Ten discus champion (187-0)... placed 16th in discus (179-0) at NCAA Championships... placed third in discus (179-1) at NCAA regional to earn all-region honors and qualify for NCAA Championships... led team in discus (190-8)... threw collegiate-best discus (193-6) at Iowa Classic, which ranks third on Iowa's all-time bests list... won discus at Musco Twilight VII (186-0), placed second at Florida Relays (177-5) and Cal State Northridge (177-7), and placed third at Drake Relays (177-0)... academic all-Big Ten... letterwinner.
2004 -- Indoor - recorded season-best weight throw (54-10) at Gold Country Classic... Outdoor - qualified for NCAA regional with season-best discus throw of 176-0 at UNI Twilight... won hammer (171-9) and placed second in discus (162-6) at Jim Duncan Invite... threw collegiate-best hammer (181-3) at Musco Twilight VI... that mark ranks seventh on Iowa's all-time bests list... placed 19th in discus (173-11) at NCAA regional... academic all-Big Ten... letterwinner.
2003 -- Indoor - placed sixth in weight throw at Iowa Open with a season-best 52-10 1/4... Outdoor - qualified for NCAA regional in discus with season-best 165-10 at Iowa Musco Twilight V... threw season-best 172-11 in hammer at Big Ten Championships... academic all-Big Ten... letterwinner.
2002 -- redshirted.
High School -- discus state champion as a junior, runner-up senior year... two-time regional discus champion... set school discus record (174-4)... all-state linebacker ... baseball team captain as a senior... lettered four years in track, three in football and baseball and one in basketball... National Honor Society and honors program member... region scholar and Boys State selection.
Personal -- born December 15, 1982... son of Brad and Karol Brodersen... education major.
Brodersen's Collegiate Bests
|Wt. Throw (I)||55-8 1/2 (16.98 m)||Iowa Open||1/15/05|
|Hammer (O)||181-3 (55.24 m)||Iowa Musco Twilight VI||5/1/04|
|Discus (O)||193-6 (58.98 m)||Iowa Throws Fest||6/5/05|