Daniel Arrhenius Athlete Profile

Daniel Arrhenius

Daniel Arrhenius
Position: Throws Height: 6-5 Weight: 255 Roster Years: 1998 | 2001-2004 Hometown: Orem Last School: Mountain View High School

Personal

Born 12/19/78 in Provo, Utah...parents are Anders and Kristine Arrhenius...served in the Sweden Stockholm Mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ... married to Amanda ... majoring in Exercise Science.

At BYU

1998: Placed 2nd in the shot put at the Western Athletic Conference Indoor meet...finished 3rd in the shot put and 4th in the discus at the WAC Outdoor Championships.

2000-01:Redshirted both seasons...Cougar Scholar Athlete.

Before BYU

Attended Mountain View HS in Orem, Utah...high school All-American in discus ... three-time state champion in the discus; two-time state champion in the shot put ... Swedish junior national champion in the discus in 1996 and 1997 and in the shot put in 1996 ... USA youth champion in the shot put and discus in 1996 and in the shot put in 1997... set state records in both the shot put and the discus during his senior year in high school ... Gatorade Utah High School Athlete of the Year in 1996 ... Utah High School Track & Field MVP 1996 and 1997 ... member of the Swedish Junior Team ... Great Southwest Classic Athlete of the Meet in 1996 and 1997 .. high school best marks are discus, 196-03 and shot put, 63-05.

Stats

BEST MARKS: DT - 184-9, SP - 59-00.5



1998 | Freshman Year

Placed second in the shot put at the Western Athletic Conference Indoor meet ... finished third in the shot put and fourth in the discus at the WAC Outdoor Championships.

2001 | Redshirt Year

Redshirted the season ... named Cougar Scholar Athlete.

2002 | Sophomore Year

First place in the shot put at the Wildcat Invitational with a throw of 54-03.75 ... placed third in the shot put at the Air Force Invitational ... placed fifth in the shot put at the MWC Indoor Championships with a throw of 54-04 ... second-place finish in the shot put and discus at the Cal Poly Invitational ... placed first in the shot put and discus at the USC Dual Meet and the UTEP Springtime Invitational ... first place in the discus at the Cougar Invitational ... placed third in the discus and fourth in the shot put at the UCLA Tri-Meet ... first place in the ISU Springfest Meet ... placed second in the discus and fourth at the shot put at the Robison Invitational ... first place in the discus with a throw of 177-07 and first place in the shot put at the Utah Collegiate Championships and was named MWC Athlete of the Week for his performance ... placed second in the shot put (57-02.75) and first in the discus (170-06) at the MWC Outdoor Championships.

2003 | Junior Year

Placed third in the shot put (56-05.25) at the Husker Invitational ... finished third in the shot put at the Mountain West Conference Indoor Championships with a throw of 57-10.5 ... placed fourth at the Sun Angel Classic in the discus (170-02) and third in the shot put (55-02.25) ... placed first in both the discus (172-01) and shot put (56-06.5) at the BYU Invitational ... competed at the MWC Outdoor Championships and finished third in the discus with a throw of 179-09 and second in the shot put with a toss of 56-08.75 ... regional qualifier in the shot put and the discus ... named as a Cougar Scholar Athlete and to the MWC All-Academic Team.

2004 | Senior Year

Second place finish in the shot put (55-03.50) and seventh in the weight throw (49-07.25) at the Olympic Oval ... finished fourth in the shot put at the MWC Indoor Championships with a throw of 58-05.25 ... placed tenth with a throw of 57-00.25 in the shot put at the Texas Relays ... took third in the discus with a throw of 175-03 at the Mesa Track & Field Classic ... captured second in the shot put and discus at the Robison Invitational ... placed second in the shot put (54-3.5) and discus (175-03) at the BYU Wells Fargo Invitational ... took second in the discus (175-02.5)and third in the shot put(57-09) at the MWC Outdoor Championships ... captured fourth in the discus (177-10) and 17th in the shot put (54-04.5) at the NCAA West Regional Championships ... placed 25th in the discus at Nationals with a throw of 171-04 ... named Academic All-MWC.