2008 OUTDOOR: Utilized his redshirt season.
2007 OUTDOOR: Only competed twice for the Jayhawks because of injury.
2006 OUTDOOR: Recorded his best effort in the javelin at the Kansas Relays with a throw of 54.10 meters (177-06 ft.), good for 17th place ... Placed second at the Tom Botts Invitational with a throw of 52.25 meters (171-05 ft.).
2005 OUTDOOR: Finished third in the javelin at the Tulsa Duels with a throw of 49.35 meters (161-11 ft.) ... Finished sixth at the Euler Invitational with a throw of 55.47 meters (182-00 ft.).
HIGH SCHOOL: Broke the Blue Valley High School record in the javelin with a personal-best toss of 58.75 meters (192-09 ft.) ... Named first team all-metro in 2003 ... Was the javelin district champion for the Tigers in 2003 ... Kansas state runner-up in the javelin in 2003 ... Named to the Johnson County Sun first team ... East Kansas League javelin champion in 2002 and 2003 ... Also an accomplished wrestler who qualified for the state tournament in 2003 and 2004 ... Second team all-state academic selection.
PERSONAL: Born in Kansas City, Mo. ... Parents are Dave and Liz Truckenmiller ... Majoring in organismal biology.