|High School:||Waseca High School|
- Kolander Performance History
Indoor (Sophomore): Redshirted the indoor season ... Earned a personal best weight throw at the Bison Open with a throw of 56-07.25 (17.25).
Outdoor (Sophomore): Named to Big Sky Conference Spring All-Academic Team ... Finished third in the hammer at the Al Cassell Relays ... Earned second letter.
Indoor (Freshman): Named to the Big Sky Winter All-Academic Team … Hit a PR in the weight throw at the Big Sky Conference Indoor Championship with a mark of 56 feet, 3.25 inches (17.15) … Throw was the fifth-best in UND history … Runner-up in the weight throw with a toss of 54 feet, 10 inches (16.71) at the Cobber Duals … Took fourth-place at the SDSU Indoor Invitational with a weight toss of 53-01.75 (16.20).
Outdoor (Freshman): Named to the Big Sky Spring All-Academic team … Holds the ninth spot in UND hammer history after throwing for 162-01.00 (49.41) at the Big Sky Conference Outdoor Championship … Earned first letter
A 2015 graduate of Waseca High School ... Four-year letterwinner in track and field ... State runner-up in the discus as a junior ... Placed third in both the discus and shot put at the state meet during his senior year ...Established a discus personal-record of 179 feet, 1 inch as a senior ... A four-time academic all-state selection and four-year academic letterwinner ... Also lettered three times in football and twice in basketball.
Majoring in psychology ... Son of Todd and Beth Kolander ... Older brother, Brock, played football at Minnesota State University Moorhead