Last Updated: June 1, 2010
Fifth-Year Senior (2010)... Outdoor... Took 21st in the hammer throw at the NCAA East Region Preliminaries (May 27)... finished seventh in the hammer throw at the Big Ten Championships (May 14)... took ninth in the hammer throw at the Penn Relays (April 24), with a mark of 55.34m (181-6)... won the hammer throw at the Eastern Michigan Invitational (April 16)... set a new career-high in the discus at "The Dual" (April 10)... took fourth in the hammer throw at the Duke Invitational (April 2)... finished third in the hammer throw at the Victor Lopez/Bayou Classic (March 27).
Senior/Junior (2009)... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... Outdoor... finished 15th in the hammer throw with a mark of 190-6 (58.07m) at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships (May 29-30) ... finished 10th in the hammer throw with a mark of 184-0 (56.08m) at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships (May 15-17) ... recorded a season-best and NCAA regional mark of 193-4 (58.94m) at the Kansas Relays (April 16) ... finished second in the hammer throw with a mark of 191-9 (58.44m) andsixth in the discus with a career-best throw of 121-7 (37.05m) at Ohio State (April 11) ...Indoor... finished sixth in the weight throw with a career-high mark of 63-8 1/4(19.41m) at the Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 28-March 1) ... recorded a career-best throw of 62-1 1/4(18.93m) at theSilverston Invitational (Feb. 21) ... finished fourth in the weight throw with a throw of 58-8 3/4(18.26m) against Ohio State (Jan. 17).
Junior/Sophomore (2008).. .Outdoor... Finished 14th in athe hammer throw (191-6) at the NCAA Mideast Regional Meet (May 31)... Finished fifth in the hammer throw with an -- NCAA regional -- mark of 194-4 (59.23m) at the Big Ten Championships (May 16-18) ... Finished third in the hammer throw with a -- personal record -- and -- NCAA Mideast Regional -- mark of 195-8 (59.64m) at the Len Paddock Invitational (May 9) ... Placed third in the hammer throw with an -- NCAA Mideast Regional -- mark of 194-0 (59.15m) at the Penn Relays (April 26) ... Won the hammer throw with an -- NCAA Mideast Regional -- mark of 194-1 (59.17m) at the Eastern Michigan Invitational (April 19) ... Indoor... Finished seventh in the weight throw (60-6 1/2, 18.45m) at the Big Ten Championships (March 1-2) ... Won the weight throw (58-2.50, 17.74m) at the Eastern Michigan Open (Jan. 12).
Sophomore/Freshman (2007)... Outdoor... Placed 16th in the hammer throw (189-3) at the NCAA Mideast Regional (May 25-26) ... Took eighth in the hammer throw (185-4) at the Big Ten Championships (May 11-13) ...Indoor... Took fifth in the weight throw with a mark of 56-7 1/2 at the Red Simmons/Jack Harvey Invitational (Jan. 19-20) ... Won the weight throw (58-4) at the Chippewa Open (Jan. 12).
Freshman (2006)...Outdoor... redshirted ...Indoor... Placed sixth in the weight throw (58-4 3/4) at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 24-25) ... Took Set the U-M school record in the weight throw (61-5), winning the event at the Terrier Classic (Jan. 27).
Prep... Bishop Hendricken High School (2005) ... Honor Roll ... graduated Cum Laude ... 2005 Paul McDumot Award recipient for outstanding senior athlete at Bishop Hendricken ... ranked fifth nationally in the hammer throw during junior (201-0) and senior (215-1) campaigns ... claimed fifth place in the hammer throw at the 2005 U.S. Junior Championships ... placed fifth in the hammer at the 2004 adidas Outdoor Championships ... also took fifth place in the weight at the 2005 Nike Indoor Championships and second at the 2005 National Scholastic Indoor Championships ... 2004 Rhode Island state champion in the hammer throw ... state runner-up as a senior (2005) ... two-time state runner-up in the weight throw (2004, '05) ... also competed in football, starting three seasons at defensive/tight end ... earned all-state first team honors as a senior (2004) ... team captain (2005) ... voted Most Valuable Lineman.
Personal... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... born on Dec. 2, 1986 ... son of Peter Lodge and Elizabeth Rizzo.
|Weight Throw||63-8 1/4||3/1/09|
|Hammer Throw||60.23m (197-7)
|Shot Put||44-10 1/4||4/10/10|
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