Derek Sievers
Derek  Sievers

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Byron Center, Mich.

High School:
Byron Center

Event:
Throws

Elig. (In/Out):
SR/SR


03/14/2015

Bastien, Sievers Claim All-America Honors at NCAA Indoors

Men's Track & Field Duo Claims All-America Honors at NCAA Indoors

03/03/2015

Sievers, Bastien to Represent U-M at NCAA Indoors

Sievers, Bastien to Compete for Men's Track & Field at NCAA Indoors

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

Last Updated: Jan. 20, 2016

At Michigan
• Program record holder for indoor shot put (63-11.75 ft.; 19.50m)
• Two-time USTFCCCA second team All-American (2015 indoor, second team; 2014 outdoor, second team, shot put)

Redshirt Senior (2016)
• Finished second in the shot put with a throw of 18.04 meters (59-2.25 ft.) at the Notre Dame Invitational (Jan. 23)
• Won the shot put event at the Doug Raymond Invitational (Jan. 16) clearing 18.32 meters (60-01.25 ft.)
• Won the shot put event clearing 18.42 meters (60-05.25 ft.) at the Hillsdale Winter Opener (Jan. 9)
• Garnered a personal best of 17.29 meters (56-8.75 ft.) in the weight throw for 13th place at the GVSU Holiday Open (Dec. 4) while also placing third in the shot put with 18.09 meters (59-04.25 ft.)

Redshirt Junior (I/O) (2015)

Outdoor
• At the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds (May 28-30), finished 31st in the discus (173-6.75 ft.; 52.90m) and threw 59-1.5ft.; 18.02m in the shot put
• Finished eighth in the shot put (59-10.25 ft.; 18.24m) and 10th in the discus (175-2.25 ft.; 53.39m -- 9th all-time) at the Big Ten Championships (May 17, May 16)
• Threw 57-9.75 ft. (17.62m) at the Toledo Collegiate Invitational (May 7-8)
• Finished sixth in the shot put and 11th in the discus with a new PR (174-06 ft.; 53.19m) at the adidas/Steve Scott Invitational (May 1-2)
• Won the shot put at Gina Relays (April 24), throwing 61-2 ft. (18.64m)
• Finished eighth in the shot put and 10th in the discus at UVA Challenge (April 17-18) in his outdoor season debut

Indoor
• Earned second-team All-America honors with an 11th-place finish at the NCAA Championships (March 13-14), throwing 60-5.75 ft. (18.43m)
• Finished third at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 27-28) with his throw of 61-3.75 ft. (18.69m)
• 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
• All-State in the shot put and discus (2011)
• State champion in the discus (2011)
• All-State in the shot put and discus (2010)
• 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) 56-8.75 ft. (17.29m) 12-4-15
Shot Put (O) 61-10 ft. (18.85m) 5-29-14
Discus (O) 175-2.25 ft. (53.39m) 5-16-15

 



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