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07 Robert Kocis '91
07 Robert Kocis '91
Title: HOF Class of '07

Robert A. Kocis ‘91 was a four-year letterwinner in track and field and captained the indoor and outdoor teams in 1990 and 1991. Indoors in the weight throw, Kocis was a NCAA Division III All-American in 1990 when he placed sixth with a school record throw of 52’6” at the NCAA Division III National Championships. Also in 1990, he was the ECAC Champion with a throw of 51’10” that broke a USMMA record which had previously stood for 30 years. In 1991, Kocis finished second at the ECAC Championships and seventh at the NCAA Division III Outdoors in the hammer throw, he was a PAC champion in 1990 and 1991. Kocis also won gold at the CTC Championships in 1991. Furthermore, Kocis qualified for the NCAA Division III Championships in 1990 and 1991 in which he placed ninth on each occasion. Kocis was a Battalion Commander, winner of the Thomas LeBlanc Award, the Steven Wickboldt Memorial Award and was a finalist for the Admiral Giles C. Stedman Trophy. He was coached for four years by two-time Olympian Marty Engle.