NCAA Divison II Championship Begins With Decathlon

Kump is All-American With 5th Place Overall


Ricky Kump of West Virgina Wesleyan has gotten off to a good start in the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships held at Irwin Belk Track in Charlotte hosted by Johnson C. Smith University.


I will update Ricky Kump's progress as each event is completed. (Top 8 make All-American)



Event #1 (100m dash): Placed 2nd in 11.11 for 836 points

Event #2 (Long jump): Placed 9th (20'- 11.75") for 673 points

Event #3  (shot put): Placed 9th (37'-7.25) for 568 points - 6th place overall after 3 events

Event #4 (high jump) Placed 2nd (6'06") for785 points - Currently in 4th place overall with 2862 points and only 89 points out of first place. This was a personal best in High Jump

Event#5 (400m dash): Placed 2nd in 49.63 - 3rd place after Day One with 3741 points and 124 points out of first place



Event #6(110meter hurdles): Placed 7th in 15.89. Moves into 2nd place overall after 6 Events.

Event #7 (Discus Throw): Finishes 12th with throw 102' 4". In 4th overall with 4974 points

Event #8 (Pole Vault): Vaulted 12' 3"placing 10th. 6th place overall with 5,523 pouints

Event #9 (Javelin Throw): 150' - 11" for 8th place and 8th overall with 6,053 points

Event #10 (1500 meter run): Placed 3rd in 4:34.23. 5th Overall with 6,770 points. ALL-AMERICAN