One of the most successful track and field athletes in school history, Kochert gained All-America honors in both 2001 and 2002 in the triple jump at NCAA outdoor nationals, and once more in indoor nationals. At the time of his induction, he still holds the school indoor and outdoor records for the long jump and triple jump. Kochert gained Academic All-America honors in 2002, while also receiving the Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year as well as the American Chemical Society Outstanding Chemistry graduate award. He subsequently earned an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship, given to just 40 graduating seniors across all levels of NCAA institutions.
Inducted October 19, 2012