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Northwest Bearcats Player Bio

Eric Rickert

Height: 6-4
Weight: 275

Class: Junior
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
Major: Marketing/management


Increased his distance in the hammer and discus throws in every meet throughout the season ... earned All-MIAA honors in the shot put in a fifth-place finish (5/5-6), recording a team-best 51-0 ... recorded 49-11.25 in the shot put at the indoor MIAA meet (2/23-24), the best mark of any Bearcat during the season

Millard West High School

Named to the all-academic metro track team ... placed second in state for shot put twice ... holds the school shot put record at 60-9.25 .. named field event athlete of the year and senior of the year

Personal Bio

Born Sept. 22, 1987 ... member of the Bearcat football team ... son of Andrea and Ray Rickert

Career Highs

shot put MIAA Championships 5/8/10 53-8.25
hammer throw MIAA Championships 5/8/10 155-10
discus MIAA Championships 5/4/08 141-11
shot put Central Missouri Classic 2/19/10 59-3
weight throw Central Missouri's Mule Relays 2/9/07 48-1.75