Andrey Levkiv
Position: Throws
Year: Senior
Hometown: Renton, Wash.
High School: Hazen HS
Experience: 3 Letters

2014 Outdoor: Levkiv qualified for the NCAA preliminary round in the shot put and finished 25 in the event with a mark of 56-4.75 (17.19m)…earned two First-Team All-WAC honors for his first-place performances in the shot put (58-4.5,17.79m) and discus throw (158-5,48.30m)…hit a career-best mark in the discus throw at the Vandal Jamboree with a toss of 158-9 (48.40m)…won the shot put at the Sam Adams Classic with a mark of 55-7.75 (16.96m) and won the event at the WSU Cougar Invitational with a heave of 57-1.5 (17.41m)…he earned three Western Athletic Conference Men’s Field athlete of the Week awards over the season.

2014 Indoor: Levkiv earned a First-Team All-WAC honor for his first-place finish in the shot put… was a member of the 2014 Western Athletic Conference Championship team… won the shot put at the Vandal Indoor with a career-best mark of 56-5.75 (17.21m)…also won the shot put at the Cougar Indoor, Idaho Open, Idaho Collegiate and the WSU Open. 

2012 Outdoor: Levkiv claimed his first career WAC title and NCAA bid as a sophomore … qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary round and finished 32nd in the shot put with a mark of 55-5.75 (16.91m) … at the WAC Outdoor Championships, hit 56-5.75 (17.21m) to claim the shot put crown and a First-Team All-WAC honor … at the WAC meet, also took fourth in both the discus throw at 152-5 (46.47m) and hammer throw with a career-best 163-3 (49.77m) to finish with 18 points and two more Second-Team All-WAC honors … finished second in the shot put at the Beach Invitational on April 21 with a career-best mark of 57-7.75 (17.57m) that ranks ninth all-time at Idaho and was the best in the WAC in 2012 … took fourth in the discus throw at the WAR V dual meet on April 7 with a career-best toss of 157-11 (48.13m) and won the shot put at the same meet with a mark of 55-3.5 (16.85m) … posted a win in the shot put at the Duane Hartman Invitational on April 28 with a mark of 51-2.75 (15.61m) … a two-time WAC Field Athlete of the Week honoree … Spring WAC All-Academic honoree.

2011 Outdoor: Levkiv earned second-team all-WAC honors in his redshirt freshman season … took sixth in the shot put at the WAC Championships to earn all-WAC with a toss of 48-11 (14.91m) … also finished eighth in the discus throw with a career-best 145-8 (44.41m) at the WAC Championships … posted an outdoor career best of 49-4.25 (15.04m) in a seventh-place finish at the Bryan Clay Invitational on Apr. 14 … posted top-five finishes in the shot put four times during the season … threw the hammer a career-best 146-3 (44.59m) at the Whitworth Buc Scoring Invitational … WAC Spring All-Academic honoree.

2011 Indoor: Levkiv was a second-team all-WAC honoree in the shot put as a redshirt freshman ... finished fourth in the event at the WAC Indoor Championships with a throw of 50-6.75 (15.41m) and also took eighth in the 35-lb. weight throw with a career-best toss of 47-6.25 (14.48m) ... hit a career-best 52-4 (15.95m) in the shot put at the WSU Open I on Jan. 15

2010: Levkiv redshirted the 2010 indoor and outdoor seasons.

High School: Levkiv was the 2009 Washington 3A state champion for Hazen High School in the shot put and ranked 22nd in the United States among high school throwers with a best of 62-2. As a senior, he won 12 of the 13 shot put events in which he competed. He also threw the discus and took sixth in Washington in the event as a senior. His best discus throw was 174-6. As a junior, Levkiv threw a best of 57-3 and was Washington 3A state runner-up. He was Hazen's track and field MVP three years in a row. He also competed in basketball and swimming for the Highlanders.

Personal: He is the son of Vasil and Svitlana Levkiv. He has one brother, Vasilii. He was born in Lviv, Ukraine and his family moved to the United States when he was seven years old. His intended major at Idaho is Business.

Indoor Career Bests:
Shot Put: 56-5.75 (17.21m)

Weight Throw: 47-10 (14.57m)
Discus Throw: 147-8 (45.00m)

Outdoor Career Bests:
Shot Put: 58-4.5 (17.79m)
Discus Throw: 158-9 (48.38m)
Hammer Throw: 163-3 (49.75m)

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