Joe Strizich
Joe  Strizich


San Francisco, Calif.

High School:
St. Ignatius College Prep


Elig. (In/Out):


2012 Michigan Men's Track & Field Roster

2012 Michigan Men's Track & Field Roster


Four Wolverines, 4x4 Relay Score on Final Day of Big Ten Outdoors

Men's Track & Field Scores in Five Events on Final Day of Big Tens


Weekly #16: U-M to Start Postseason at Big Ten Outdoors

Men's Track & Field to Start Postseason at Big Ten Outdoors


Weekly #15: Michigan to Hold 27th Annual Len Paddock Invitational

Men's Track & Field to Hold 27th Annual Len Paddock Invitational


Weekly #14: Wolverines Prepare for Historic Penn Relays

Men's Track & Field Prepares for Historic Penn Relays

Last Updated: July 10, 2012

At Michigan ... 2011 NSCA (National Strength and Conditioning Association) All-American.

Senior (2012) ...Championship Meets... At the Big Ten Outdoor Championships (May 11-13), qualified for the finals in the javelin where he finished seventh (56.91 meters, 186-8) ... Outdoor...At the Len Paddock Invitational (May 3-4), placed fourth in the javelin (51.62 meters, 169-4 1/4) ... At the William & Mary Colonial Relays (April 6-7), took seventh in the javelin (54.08 meters, 177-5 1/4) ... At the USC Trojan Invitational (March 23-24), finished eighth in the javelin (57.30 meters, 188-0) ...Indoor...Placed eighth in the shot put (15.18 meters, 49-9 3/4) at the Silverston Invitational (Feb. 18) ... At the SPIRE Invitational (Feb. 11), finished seventh in the heptathlon 60-meter dash (7.57), sixth in the heptathlon long jump (6.07 meters, 19-11) and won the heptathlon shot put (14.65 meters, 48-0 3/4) ... At the Jack Harvey Invitational (Jan. 21), placed 11th in the 60-meter hurdles (8.89), fifth in the high jump (1.88 meters, 6-2) and fifth in the shot put (14.05 meters, 46-1 1/4) ... Finished sixth in the shot put (14.55 meters, 47-9) at "The Dual" vs. Ohio State (Jan. 14).

Junior (2011) ... Championship Meets ... Finished 16th in the javelin, and did not finish the decathlon at the Big Ten Outdoors Championships ... Finished 12th in the heptathlon at Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 26-27) ... Outdoor ... Finished fifth in the decathlon at the UCLA Rafer Johnson Invitational (April 7-8) ... Finished fifth in javelin and high jump, and 21st in 110-meter hurdles at the FSU Relays (March 25-26) ... Indoor ...Placed fourth in the high jump and 16th in the 60-meter dash at the Silverston Invitational (Feb. 19) ... Finished 10th in the heptathlon at the Grand Valley State Big Meet (Feb. 11-12).

Sophomore (2010) ... Championship Meets ... Started the decathlon at Big Ten Championships by running the first three events, but could not finish ... Outdoor ... Recorded the fifth-highest decathlon point total in U-M history, scoring 6,711 points at the Drake Relays (April 21-22) ... Competed in the javelin at "The Dual" (April 10) ... Indoor... Recorded fourth-best heptathlon mark in school history (5,051 points) at the Grand Valley State Big Meet (Feb. 12-13).

Freshman (2009) ... Championship Meets ... Finished 16th in the decathlon with 5,291 points, setting new career bests in three events at the Big Ten Championships (May 15-17) ... Finished 19th in the heptathlon with 4,006 points at the Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 28-March 1) ... Outdoor... Ran a time of 56.88 in the 200-meter dash and racorded a mark of 120-9 (36.80m) in the discus at the Len Paddock Invitational (May 9) ... Recorded a mark of 6-6 (1.97m) in the high jump at the Jesse Owens Classic (May 2) ... Clocked a time of 16.16 in the 110-meter hurdles and a season-best mark of 37-1 (11.30m) in the shot put at the Eastern Michigan Invitational (April 18) ... Finished third in the high jump with a mark of 6-2 3/4 (1.90m), fourth in the pole vault with a season-best mark of 11-11 3/4 (3.65m) and sixth in the javelin with a mark of 136-3 (41.54m) at Ohio State (April 11) ... Indoor... Scored 4,729 points in the heptathlon at the Akron Invitational (Feb. 14) ... Ran a time of 8.72 in the 60-meter hurdles and recorded a mark of 6' 4.75" (1.95m) in the high jump at the Indiana Relays (Jan. 31) ... Jumped 20-5.25 ft. (6.23m) in the long jump at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational (Jan. 24).

Prep ... St. Ignatius College Prep (2008) ... Three-year letterwinner in track and field (2006-08) ... Riley Suthoff award co-recipient in 2008 ... First in high jump and 110-meter high hurdles at league meet in 2008 ... St. Ignatius Outstanding Track Athlete of the Year in 2007 ... St. Ignatius Field Athlete of the Year in 2006 ... Fr./So. West Catholic Athletic League Champion in high jump in 2005.

Personal ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... Majoring in pure mathematics ... Born April 3, 1990 ... Son of Michael Strizich and Sheila Gleeson.


Event Time Date
60m (I) 7.43 2/12/10
1,000m (I) 2:56.28 2/12/10
60m Hurdles (I) 8.48 1/16/10
High Jump (I) 6-7 ft. (2.01m) 1/16/10
Long Jump (I) 21-9 ft. (6.62m) 2/27/10
Pole Vault (I) 13-9 1/4 ft. (4.20m) 2/26/11
Shot Put (I) 49-9 3/4ft. (15.18m) 2/18/12
Heptathlon (I) 5,051 pts. 5,051 pts.
100m (O) 11.60 5/13/11
400m (O) 49.03 4/2/10
1,500m (O) 4:58.14 4/22/10
110m Hurdles (O) 15.42 4/22/10
High Jump (O) 6-5 ft. (1.96m) 4/21/10
Long Jump (O) 21-9 ft. (6.62m) 4/17/11
Pole Vault (O) 14-5 1/4 ft. (4.40m) 5/6/11
Shot Put (O) 42-2 3/4 ft. (12.87m) 4/7/11
Discus (O) 123-8 ft.(37.70m) 5/6/11
Javelin (O) 193-11 ft. (59.11m) 4/10/10
Decathlon (O) 6,711 pts. 4/21/10