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Anthony Babicz
Anthony Babicz

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Mt. Prospect, Ill.

High School:
Prospect

Position:
Throws

06/12/2014

DePaul Track and Field Races to its Greatest Season

Next step in Dopek's plan is to win the BIG EAST title and evolve into a national power

02/28/2014

'Team DePaul' Makes History at BIG EAST Track and Field Meet

Men's team comes in third and women's team fifth for best BIG EAST finishes in program history

04/20/2013

Strong Throws Lead Blue Demons at Saturday's Huskie Open

DePaul finishes first in 10 events at the Northern Illinois meet

04/11/2013

DePaul Set to Compete at Lee Calhoun Invitational

Blue Demons looking to post BIG EAST qualifying marks at Western Illinois meet

04/05/2013

DePaul Out of the Blocks Quickly at Chicagoland Championships

Blue Demons looking to come out on top in rivalry track and field meet

2012-13 (Sophomore)
Indoor: Qualified for the BIG EAST Indoor Championships in the shot put ... threw a career-best 14.96m in the shot put while finishing fifth in the Badger Classic on Jan. 12 ... took second at the Blue and Gold Invitational on Dec. 7.

Outdoor: Posted a career-best 44.57 hammer throw on April 27 at the Wisconsin-Whitewater meet ... placed second in the shot put at the Huskie Open on April 20 (14.75m) ... qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the shot put and finished eighth.

2011-12 (Freshman)
Indoor: Threw a season-best 13.51m in the shot put at the Iowa State Classic, where he finished 21st...placed seventh in the shot put at the Blue and Gold Invitational with a throw of 13.09m...finished 11th in the shot put at both the Notre Dame Invitational and the Badger Track Classic...recorded a season-best weight throw of 13.26m in a 10th-place finish at the Notre Dame Invitational.

Outdoor: Threw a season-best 44.04m in the hammer throw at the Tom Botts Invitational, where he finished 11th...placed fourth in the hammer throw at the DePaul Invitational with a throw of 41.67m...placed sixth in the hammer throw at the Purdue Open...threw a season-best 14.50m in the shot put at the Tom Botts Invitational, where he finished 10th, placed third in the shot put at both the Purdue Open and the DePaul Invitational...threw a season-high 43.79m in a 12th-place finish in the discus throw at the Tom Botts Invitational...placed fifth in the discus throw at the DePaul Invitational.

High School: His discus throw of 48.79m earned him the 2011 3A Sectional champion for Prospect High School...also as a senior, finished as the runner up in the 3A Sectional in the shot put with a throw of 16.34 meters...also played football at Prospect...his personal best shot put throw was measured at 17.04m while his personal-best in discus stands at 51.82m.

Personal: Son of Mark and Angie Babicz...brother, Matt, is also a thrower for DePaul...is the fourth of five children.