Kenya Culmer
    Kenya Culmer

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Nassau, Bahamas

    Last College:
    St. Augustine's College

    Event:
    Jumps

    Birthdate:
    11/14/1992

    Experience:
    SR


    07/02/2014

    182 Salukis earn academic honors from MVC

    Six earn presigious President's Council Academic Award

    05/31/2014

    Salukis wrap up at NCAA West Region Prelims

    SIU will end up sending five athletes in six events to Eugene, Ore., on June 11-14 for the NCAA Outdoor Championships.

    05/30/2014

    Three more Salukis punch tickets for Eugene at Day Two of NCAA West Region Prelims

    Ashley Gaston (discus), Kyle Landon (freshman) and Curtis Wideman (hammer throw) each put in national qualifying performances on Friday.

    05/28/2014

    SIU ready to send 13 student-athletes to the NCAA West Region Prelims

    Senior Kenya Culmer was added to the women's high jump after medical scratches earlier this week.

    05/22/2014

    Salukis qualify 12 student-athletes for NCAA West Region Preliminary Round Championships

    The NCAA West Region Preliminary Round Championships will be held May 29-31 at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Ark.

    02/08/2014

    2014 SIU Invite, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the SIU Invite, Feb. 8, 2014.

    02/01/2014

    Indiana Relays, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the Indiana Relays, Feb. 1, 2014.

    01/11/2014

    2014 Saluki Open, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the Saluki Open, Jan. 11, 2014

    TFRRS Bio

    2012-13
    Four All-MVC Honors (Indoor and Outdoor)

    NCAA Regional Qualifier in the high jump (15th place) and triple jump (24th place)...MVC Scholar-Athlete...Runner up in the high jump at the conference meet both indoors and outdoors, and finished third in the triple jump at both meets as well...Won 12 titles across both the indoor and outdoor season (eight in the high jump, four in the triple jump)...Started indoor season off with five consecutive high jump wins...Broke her own SIU all-time record in the indoor high jump at the Rod McCravy Invitational at the University of Kentucky on Jan. 25, where she cleared 1.80m (5-10.75)..Also posted personal bests in the indoor (12.51m) and outdoor triple jump (12.59m), which respectively rank fourth and second in SIU history...Was All-Academic Board.

    2011-12
    Capital One Academic All-District
    MVC Scholar-Athlete
    MVC Champion, High Jump
    Collegiate Female Field Athlete of he Year (Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations)
    NCAA Regional Qualifier...Broke the SIU indoor and outdoor records in the high jump, as well as the indoor and outdoor records for her home country of The Bahamas...Posted 11 top three finishes combined in the indoor and outdoor season, including five wins, all in the high jump...Qualified for the North American Central American and Caribbean Athletics Under-23 Championship Games held in Mexico.

    2010-11
    All-MVC, High Jump
    Qualified for the NCAA Regional in the high jump...Competed in the MVC Indoor and Outdoor Championships...Recorded ten top-five finishes in the 2010-2011 season.

    High School/St. Augustine's College
    Three time Carifta Games qualifier...Pan American Games qualifier...Central American and Caribbean Jr. Championships qualifier.

    Personal
    Born Nov. 14, 1992...Full name is Kenya Nafeia Cecilia Culmer...Daughter of Kirkland and Eleanor Culmer...Has two siblings, Kirkland and Kaiwan...Majoring in business management.

    Saturday, Dec 6
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Carbondale, Ill. 10:00 AM
    Friday, Jan 16
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Lexington, Ky. All Day
    Saturday, Jan 17
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Lexington, Ky. All Day
    Friday, Jan 23
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Nashville, Tenn. All Day
    Saturday, Jan 24
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Nashville, Tenn. All Day
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