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UND M Track&Field Outdoor BIO
Ian Collins
Player Profile:
Ian Collins 1768668
Position: Throws
Year: Senior
Hometown: Edina, Minn.
High School: Edina High School
Major: Communication
  • Collins Performance History

2015-16
Indoor (Junior):
Finished eighth at the Big Sky Indoor Conference Championship in shot put with a throw of 52 feet, 9.50 inches (16.09 meters) … Threw the seventh-best shot mark in UND history when he hit 53-7.5 (16.34) at the SDSU Indoor Invitational.

Outdoor (Junior): Earned a seventh-place finish at the Big Sky Outdoor Championship in the shot put with a throw of 53-05.00 (16.28)… Won the discus at the NDSU Tune-Up with a PR of 172-7 (52.29) that was the fifth-best mark in school history … His throw of 55-01.5 (16.80) at NDSU’s Lyle Hokanson Classic was the seventh-best shot put mark in UND history … Won the discus and placed sixth in the shot put at the Coastal Carolina Invitational to open the outdoor season …  Won the shot put at the Al Cassell Relays, throwing 54-00.00 (16.46) … Won the discus throw at the NDSU Tune-Up with a throw of 172-07.00 (52.29) … Earned third in shot put and fourth in the discus at the Sioux Falls Open … Finished third in shot put with a throw of 54-00.42 (16.47) at the Beach Invitational … Earned second letter.

2014-15
Indoor (Sophomore):
  Redshirted the indoor season.

Outdoor (Sophomore): Redshirted the outdoor season … Placed fifth in the shot put at the Lyle Hokanson Classic while competing unattached, setting a new personal record of 52 feet, 3.75 inches (15.94 meters) … Took second in the discus at the Drake Alternative Meet while competing unattached, scoring a personal best of 160-00 (48.78).

2013-14
Indoor (Freshman):
 Logged the ninth-best hammer throw in UND history with a throw of 155 feet, 9 inches (47.48 meters) at UNC-Wilmington.

Outdoor (Freshman): Runner-up in the shot put at the Dakota Duals with a throw of 49-11.25 (15.22) … Placed fifth in the discus at the Dakota Duals with a mark of 159-10 (48.71) … Placed fourth in the discus at the Cobber Twilight with a throw of 153 feet, 11 inches (46.92 meters) … Earned first letter.

Before UND
A 2013 graduate of Edina High School ... Lettered three times in track and field ... Was an all-state, all-conference and all-metro performer as a prep ... Also lettered three times in football.

Personal
Majoring in communication ... Son of John and Barby Collins.

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