Zach Cottrell
Zach  Cottrell

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Kaysville, Utah

High School:
Davis HS

Event:
Throws


2017 (JR)
Indoor: Competed in one meet, placing fifth in the shot put (13.65m/44-9.50) and 11th in the weight throw (14.17m/46-6) at the Boise State-hosted Ed Jacoby Invitational.
Outdoor: Did not compete.

2016 (SO)
Indoor: Set a career-best mark of 15.03m (49-3.75) in the weight throw at the Boise State Team Challenge… Recorded a career mark in the shot put at the same meet with a heave of 14.30m (46-11).
Outdoor: Competed in three events at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships, placing ninth in the discus (50.34m/165-02), 11th in the hammer (45.54m/149-05) and 11th in the shot put (15.20m/49-10.5)… Notched career-best marks of 47.35m (155-04) in the hammer, 15.41m (50-6.75) in the shot put and 46.50m (152-6.75) in the discus… Earned academic all-MW honors.

2015 (FR)
Indoor:
Redshirted during the indoor season.
Outdoor:Best finish of the outdoor season was at the UC Irvine Invitational when he took second in the hammer with a mark of 40.34m (132-04)… Earned academic all-Mountain West honors and was a MW Scholar-Athlete.

HIGH SCHOOL: A four-time letterwinner in track & field and football at Davis High School in Kaysville, Utah.... Placed fourth in region in the discus... Finished ninth at state in 2011... Was team captain and led team to state championships in 2009 and 2011.

PERSONAL: One of five children of Brad and Suzette Cottrell... Served an LDS Church Mission in Omaha, Neb... Majoring in mathematics and statistics education.

PERSONAL BESTS INCLUDE:

Indoor Outdoor
Shot Put 14.30m 15.41m
Discus na 46.50m
Hammer na 47.35m
Weight Throw 15.03m na
MW Outdoor Championships
2016 Hammer 11th 45.54m
2016 Shot Put 11th 15.20m
2016 Discus 9th 50.34m
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