Gator Locker Room
Gator Ticket Office

BIO

Untitled Document

BRIAN WOESSNER (WESS-ner)

Throws

6-6/230

Ind: Redshirt Senior, Out: Redshirt Senior

Margate, Fla. (Coconut Creek HS)

BD: 11/17/76 (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.)

CAREER VICTORIES: 7
PERSONAL RECORDS
INDOOR

35-lb. Weight Throw: 18.92m (62-1) ! - 2000 Gator Invitational, Gainesville, Fla.
Shot Put: 13.74m (45-1) - 1997 University Centre Hotel Invitational, Gainesville, Fla.
OUTDOOR
Discus: 55.54m (182-3) - 1999 UCLA Dual, Los Angeles, Calif.
Hammer: 58.40m (191-07) - 1999 SEC Quad, Gainesville, Fla.
Shot Put: 15.40m (50-6.25) - 1999 UCLA Dual, Los Angeles, Calif.

2000 AS A SENIOR: Bests of 179-5 (Discus), 187-2 (Hammer), 162-1 (Weight Throw- school record) and 44-7 (Shot Put)... Competed in 13 meets (Six Indoors, Seven Outdoors)... Sixth in the SEC Outdoor Championships Discus, 177-5 (54.09m); 12th in the Hammer throw, 160-9 (49.01m)... 15th in the USTCA Team Championships 171-3 (52.20m); 17th in the Hammer, 163-2 (49.74m)... Fifth in the SEC Indoor Championships Weight Throw, 58-10.75 (17.95m); 16th in the Shot Put, 44-7 (13.59m).

2000 WINS (2): (i) Florida Int. (1/16) WT: 58-3.75; (o) Hurricane Inv. (3/18) Disc: 177-7.

1999 AS A REDSHIRT JUNIOR: Bests of 60-4 (Weight Throw), 50-6.25 (Shot Put), 182-3 (Discus) and 191-7 (Hammer)... Competed in 12 meets (Five indoor, Seven outdoor)... Ranked at the top of every throws category for Florida... 10th in the Outdoor SEC Championships Discus, 166-3 (50.68m)... 13th in the Outdoor SEC Championships Hammer, 161-3 (49.14m)... Fourth in the Florida Relays Invitational Discus, 170-2... Seventh in the Indoor SEC Championships Weight Throw, 60-4 (18.39m).

1999 WINS (3): (o): USCTA Challenge (5/2), Discus: 176-3; Seminole Twilight (5/8), Discus: 176-0, HT: 183-3.

1998 AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE: Bests of 61-8.5 (Weight Throw), 173-1 (Discus), 187-3 (Hammer)... Eighth in the Outdoor SEC Championships Discus, 169-8 (51.72m)... 10th in the Outdoor SEC Championships Hammer Throw, 186-11 (56.98)... Third in the Florida Relays collegiate Discus, 164-4... Eighth in the Indoor SEC Championships Weight Throw, 59-7.75 (18.18m)... Set school record in the Weight Throw, 61-8.5 (18.76m), at Barnett Bank Invitational- earned second collegiate victory.

1998 WINS (2): (i) Florida Invitational, WT: 61-6.75; Barnett Bank Invitational, WT: 61-8.5.

1997 AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN: Bests of 53-3.5 (Weight Throw), 45-1 (Shot Put), 169-8 (Discus), and 169-10 (Hammer)... Eighth in the Outdoor SEC Championships Discus, 169-8 (51.72m)... Third in the Florida Relays collegiate Discus, 164-4. 1996: Redshirted indoor and outdoor seasons.

HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: 1995 state Discus champion, 172-0... Regional, Broward County and district champion in the discus as well. High School Coach: Robert Hurley.

PREP BESTS: Discus: 172-0; Shot Put: 50-0.

"BEYOND THE STATS": Also lettered four years in swimming, qualifying for state championships as a juinor and senior in the 200m freestyle relay... Had a best 50m freestyle time of 23.10... Coached by Lee Price, one of the most admired persons in Woesnner's life... Son of William and Ruth Woessner... Born Brian Woessner on November 17, 1976 in on Ft. Lauderdale, Florida... Has a younger brother, Kevin.

MAJOR: Building Construction.

Florida Athletics - A Championship Experience with Integrity - Vision Statement
  • University of Florida
  • NCAA
  • Sun Sports / Fox Sports Florida
  • IMG
  • SEC on ESPN

© 1998 - 2014 University Athletic Assoc., Inc., Sun Sports & IMG College. All Rights Reserved.