Izzy Budnick
Izzy Budnick
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Reisterstown, Md.
High School: McDonogh
Position: Throws
Major: Biology/Political Science

2012: Recorded an indoor season-best shot put of 40’1.5” at the Battle for the Obelisk…posted a season-best weight throw at the SPIRE Midwest Indoor Track & Field Open with a distance of 44’9.75”…threw a career-best mark of 138’4” in the discus at the UAA Championship Meet…also hit a season best in the hammer with a distance of 137’3.75” at the league meet…posted an outdoor personal-best shot put (40’6.25”) at the VMI-W&L Track & Field Carnival...selected Academic All-UAA.

2011: Tossed the shot put 40’5.75” at the GaREAT Collegiate Mid-Week Open…recorded a season-best weight throw of 42’ during the Battle for the Obelisk…threw an outdoor season-best shot put of 37’8.5” at the Marv Frye Invitational…recorded a season-best discuss throw of 126’1.5” at the UAA Championship… threw the hammer a season-best distance of 115’7.5” at the DePauw Outdoor Invitational.

2010: Recorded an indoor-season best shot put of 28’7.5” during the Battle for the Obelish… threw the weight for an indoor season-best mark of 30’3.5” at the Greater Cleveland College Championship… recorded outdoor season-best marks in the discus (91’11”) and hammer throw (102’5”) at the Toledo Tune-Up…posted an outdoor season-best shot put of 31’11” at the DePauw Outdoor Invitational…threw the javelin 134’2.25”at the Wake Forest Open.

Personal: Earned one varsity letter in track & field, two in water polo and four in swimming at McDonogh School…also earned two junior varsity letters in football and three in tennis… recipient of the Golden Eagle Award for 12 seasons of sports participation…earned a four-year varsity award in swimming…member of the cum laude society…also an AP Scholar and National Merit Commended…son of Mick Landaiche and Wendi Bukowitz.