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Player bio: Vinnie Pecht :: Track



  Vinnie Pecht
Vinnie Pecht
Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Spokane, Washington

High School:
West Valley HS

Height:
6-5

Position:
Discus

Birthdate:
07/20/1979

WSU CAREER. JUNIOR (1999-2000): Indoor - Heaved shot put PR of 15.14m/49-8 3/4i at Jerry Martin Invite (1/22/00, Cheney)…finished 12th at MPSF Championships at 14.57m/47-9 3/4i (2/26/00, Reno)…Outdoor - Threw discus PR of 56.26m/184-7 at USTCA Nat. Team Invite (4/22/00, Austin)…top shot put of season was 14.98m/49-1 3/4 against Washington, Idaho (4/1/00, Pullman)…SOPHOMORE (1998-99): Outdoor - Top discus thrower at WSU this season…threw PR of 55.16m/181-0 for third place at Cardinal Invite (5/7/99, Stanford)…finished eighth at the Pac-10 Championships with toss of 52.32m/171-8 (5/22/99, Tempe)…FRESHMAN (1997-98): Outdoor - Best discus mark of 49.70m/163-1 came at Cougar Invite (5/9/98, Pullman).

HIGH SCHOOL CAREER. Earned seven varsity letters at West Valley High in Spokane…three awards came as a post player on the basketball team…four letters were earned throwing the discus for coach Jim McLachlan…as a FRESHMAN, played on frosh basketball team…varsity track with best toss of 120-0…SOPHOMORE year, basketball team was Frontier League champions…advanced to state 2A tournament…track team win league title…top discus mark of 155-0…voted most improved on track team…during JUNIOR year, basketball team repeated as league champions…selected to all-league honorable mention…voted most improved…track team Frontier League champs…named Thrower of the Year…placed second in state meet with 175-3 discus throw…voted most improved…as a SENIOR, named to second team all-league for basketball…track team league champions…again named Thrower of the Year…won state discus title…ranked second nationally…state of Washington all-time best throw of 207-2.

PERSONAL. Born Vincent Ingram Pecht 7/20/79 at Spokane…father Fred is a catering owner…mother P.J. is a secretary…younger brother Lance (7/12/83)…majoring in general social sciences at WSU.

VINNIE PECHT'S WASHINGTON STATE BESTS: Indoor : Shot Put - 15.14m/49-8 3/4i (1/22/00, Cheney). Outdoor: Discus - 56.26m/184-7 (4/22/00, Austin), Shot Put - 14.98m/49-1 3/4 (4/1/00, Pullman).

Washington State Cougars Track & Field