Thaddeus Kusiak
Thaddeus Kusiak
Year: RS SR
Hometown: Jericho, Vt.
High School: Mount Mansfield Union
Position: Hammer

2012-13 (RS SENIOR): OUTDOOR: Competed in the hammer throw (184'8) at the NCAA East Preliminaries... Threw a distance of 185’5 to finish second in the hammer throw at the Atlantic 10 Championship. Also finished eighth in both the shot put (46’5.25) and the discus (145’4)… Threw a distance of 48’10.75 for a second place finish in the shot put at Holy Cross. Also finished second in the hammer throw (184’) and third in the discus (145’3)… Finished third in the hammer throw (54.66m) at the Mason Spring Invitational… At the Sam Howell Invitational, finished third in the hammer throw (194’5)… Finished fourth in the hammer throw (187’) at the UConn Invitational. 

INDOOR:
Finished seventh in the weight throw (59’9) at the IC4A Championship… Placed second in the weight throw (61’1.25) at the New England Championship… Finished second in the weight throw (18.21m) and seventh in the shot put (14.92m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship… Won the weight throw (58’11.25) and finished third in the shot put (48’4) at the Coaches Tribute Invitational… Finished second in the 35-pound weight throw (60’8.5) at the Terrier Invitational… Won the 35-pound weight throw (61’1.25) and finished fourth in the shot put (47’8.50) at the Sorlien Invitational… Placed second in the weight throw (59'1.25) at the Harvard Open on Dec. 8.

2011-12 (RS JUNIOR): OUTDOOR: 
At the Florida Relays, placed 10th in the hammer throw invite (59.00m)... At the UNH Wildcat Invitational, won the hammer throw (60.18m) and placed sixth in the discus throw (41.85m)... At Princeton placed third in the hammer throw with 60.87m... At Holy Cross won the hammer throw with 60.85m (199-08) and earned second in the discus throw with 44.41m (145-08)... At the Penn Relays, tossed 56.89m (186-7) in the Men's Hammer Throw Championship to place eighth.

INDOOR:
 In the Sorlien Invitational, won the weight throw (19.28m)... At Navy, won the weight throw (18.71m)... In the Torpey Tribute, won the weight throw (19.04m)... At Lafayette/Rider Winter Games, won the weight throw in a personal best 19.49m (63' 11.5")... At the Atlantic 10 Indoor's, won the weight throw title with a throw of 19.15m and placed fourth in the shot put... In the New England Indoor Championships, tossed to a second-place throw of 19.03m in the weight throw... At the IC4A Indoor's, placed fifth in the weight throw tossing 18.79m. 

2010-11 (RS SOPHOMORE): OUTDOOR: 
Finished runner-up in the hammer throw (54.78m) and fourth in the discus (43.43m) at the Bryant Invitational... Finished ninth in the hammer throw with a mark of 52.44m at the Husky Invitational... Won the hammer throw with a toss of 53.43m at the Brown Outdoor Invitational... Finished eighth in the hammer throw with a toss of 54.68m at the Larry Ellis Invitational.

INDOOR:
 Finished second in the weight throw with a mark of 16.39m while placing sixth (12.42m) in the shot put at the URI Sorlien Invitational... Finished second (16.89m) in the weight throw and recorded a mark of 12.92m in the shot put at the Northeastern-Carisella Invitational... Placed fifth in both the shot put and weight throw at the U.S. Navy Invite... Finished eighth in the weight throw at the Terrier Classic... Posted a mark of 15.36m to finish third at the Lafayette Rider Winter Games... Finished sixth in the weight throw with a mark of 16.75m at the Atlantic 10 Championships... Posted a mark of 15.31m in the weight throw at the New England Championships. 

2009-10 (RS FRESHMAN): OUTDOOR: 
Finished 11th in the hammer throw with a mark of 51.07m at the New England Championships... Placed seventh in the hammer throw at the A-10 Championships with a mark of 51.22m... Finished seventh at the Holy Cross Duals in the hammer throw with a mark of 50.64... Recorded a mark of 51.97m in the hammer throw at the Princeton Larry Ellis Invitational... Placed sixth in the hammer throw with a mark of 49.43m at the UConn Invitational.

INDOOR:
 Placed 23rd in the weight throw with a mark of 13.53m at the Terrier Classic... Recorded a mark of 12.99m in the weight throw at the Rhody Open. 

2008-09 (FRESHMAN):
 Did Not Compete.

HIGH SCHOOL:
 Played baseball and football while running track at Mount Mansfield Union High School... Named all metro in 2007 and 1st team all metro in 2008... Captained his baseball team in 2008.

PERSONAL:
 Born February 1, 1990... Son of Ed and Brynn Kusiak... Previously played baseball at Springfield College... His father, Ed was an All-American javlin thrown at Springfield College... Lists Anthony Davidson as his favorite athlete and the N.Y. Jets and Boston Red Sox as his favorite teams... Majoring in psychology.