Derek Sievers
Derek  Sievers

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Byron Center, Mich.

High School:
Byron Center

Event:
Throws

Elig. (In/Out):
JR/JR


02/21/2015

U-M Sets Six PRs in Final Week Before Big Tens

Men's Track & Field Sets Six PRs in Final Week Before Big Tens

01/19/2015

Sievers' Record-Setting Performance Earns Conference Honor

Sievers Earns Big Ten Men's Field Athlete of the Week after Record-Setting Toss

01/17/2015

U-M Notches Five Titles, 15 Top-Three Efforts at Simmons-Harvey Invite

Men's Track & Field Notches Five Titles, 15 Top-Three Efforts at Own Invite

05/15/2014

Wolverine Athlete Spotlight: Derek Sievers

Men's Track & Field Spotlight: Derek Sievers

04/20/2013

U-M Claims Seven Event Titles at EMU; Dennis, Riffle Throw at Mt. SAC

Men's Track & Field Claims Seven Titles at EMU, Two Throw at Mt. SAC

Last Updated: Feb. 23, 2015

At Michigan ... Program record holder for indoor shot put (63-11.75 ft.; 19.50m) ... USTFCCCA All-America second team (2014 Outdoor - Shot Put).

Redshirt Junior (I/O) (2015) ... Indoor ... Finished runner-up at U-M's Silverston Invitational (Feb. 21), throwing 59-5.50 ft. (18.12m) ... Was the fifth-place finisher at the Iowa State Classic (Feb. 14), throwing 60-00.25 ft. (18.29m) ... Finished runner-up at the Dual Meet vs. Michigan State (Jan. 31) with his throw of 61-1.50 ft. (18.63m) ... Set the program record for indoor shot put at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational (Jan. 17), throwing 63-11.75 ft. (19.50m).

Redshirt Sophomore (I/O) (2014) ... Championship Meets ... At the NCAA Outdoor Championships (June 11-14), placed 16th in the shot put (18.77m, 61-7) to earn All-America second team honors ... At the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds (May 29-31), finished 12th in the shot put with a school-record setting mark of 18.85m (61-10) to qualify for the NCAA Championships ... At the Big Ten Outdoor Championships (May 16-18), placed seventh in the shot put (18.25m, 59-10.5) and 17th in the discus (50.65m, 166-2) ... At the Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 28-March 1), finished eighth in the shot put (17.57m, 57-7) ... Outdoor ... At the Toledo Invitational (May 9), finished third in the discus (50.14m, 164-6) ... At the Indiana Billy Hayes Invitational (May 3), won the shot put (18.09m, 59-4.25) and took third in the discus (50.08m, 164-3.5) ... At the UCSD Triton Invitational (April 25), finished second in the shot put (17.52m, 57-5.75) and 18th in the discus (52.30m, 171-7) ... At the Kentucky Relays (April 19), finished fifth in the shot put (17.69m, 58-0.5) and seventh in the discus (50.63m, 166-1) ... At the California/Virginia Tri-Meet (April 5), finished second in the shot put (17.23m, 56-6.5) and fifth in the discus (49.43m, 162-2) ... At the North Florida Invitational (March 28-29), won the shot put (16.92m, 55-06.25) and finished second in the discus (51.72m, 169-08) ... Indoor ... At the Silverston Invitational (Feb. 22), finished second in the shot put (17.82m, 58-5.75) ... At the SPIRE Invitational (Feb. 14-15), finished sixth in the shot put (18.06m, 59-3) ... At the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational (Feb. 7-8), placed third in the shot put (17.96m, 58-11.25) ... At the Simmons-Harvey Invitational (Jan. 18), finished second in the shot put (16.75m, 54-11.50) and sixth in the weight throw (16.35m, 53-7.75).

Redshirt Freshman (2013) ... Championship Meets ... At the Big Ten Outdoor Championships (May 10-12), finished 14th in the discus (51.10 meters, 167-8) and 15th in the shot put (16.04 meters, 52-7 1/2) ... At the Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 22-23), finished 11th in the shot put (17.28 meters, 56-8.50) ... Outdoor ... At the Penn Relays (April 25-27), finished 12th in the college discus (48.93 meters, 160-6) and 14th in the college shot put (14.74 meters, 48-4 1/2) ... At the EMU Invitational (April 19-20), won the shot put (15.73 meters, 51-7 1/4) and took third in the discus (49.28 meters, 161-8) ... At the California/Virginia Tri-Meet (April 6), finished fourth in the shot put (16.75 meters, 54-11 1/2) and fourth in the discus (50.72 meters, 166-5) ... At the Florida State Relays (March 22-23), finished second in the discus (48.26 meters, 158-4) ... Indoor ... At the Silverston Invitational (Feb. 16), placed fourth (17.09 meters, 56-1) in the shot put ... At the SPIRE Invitational (Feb. 8-9), finished 25th in the shot put (15.70 meters, 51-6 1/4) ... At the Simmons-Harvey Invitational (Jan. 19), finished second in the shot put (17.53 meters, 57-6 1/4).

Freshman (2012) ... Outdoor ... Redshirted ... Indoor ... Redshirted.

Prep ... Byron Center High School (2011) ... Honor Roll ... Member of the Student Leadership Team ... Also lettered in football ... Earned All-Area and All-State honors in football ... 2011: All-State in the shot put and discus ... State champion in the discus ... 2010: All-State in the shot put and discus ... State champion in the discus.

Personal ... Enrolled in the School of Kinesiology ... Majoring in movement science ... Born on October 18, 1992 ... Son of Dennis and Christine Sievers ... Personal Notes ... Father, Dennis, played football at Southeast Missouri State (1982-1986).

COLLEGIATE BESTS:

$ - school record

Event Mark Date
Shot Put (I) 59-3 ft. (18.06m) 1-17-15
Weight Throw (I) 53-7 3/4 ft. (16.35m) 1-18-14
Shot Put (O) 61-10 ft. (18.85m) $ 5-29-14
Discus (O) 171-7 ft. (52.30m) 4-25-14


   


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