Kyle Landon
    Kyle  Landon

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Chester, Ill.

    High School:
    Chester

    Event:
    Jumps

    Birthdate:
    10/16/1994

    Experience:
    SO


    06/25/2015

    Kyle Landon named Capital One/CoSIDA Third-Team Academic All-American

    Landon is the first Saluki track and field athlete to be an Academic All-American since 2010 (Toni Whitfield), the first male since 1999 (Neophytos Kalogerou).

    05/28/2015

    DeAnna Price qualifies for nationals in the hammer throw at Day One of NCAA West Regional

    In three outdoor seasons at SIU, Price has qualified for a trip to Eugene in the hammer each year.

    05/27/2015

    SIU looking to extend season for 19 Salukis at NCAA West Region Prelims

    In Austin this weekend, Southern will have 19 student-athletes compete in 26 events across the three-day preliminary championship.

    05/22/2015

    Kyle Landon named to Capital One/CoSIDA Men's Academic All-District Team

    Landon is one of only nine sophomore men in the nation to be honored.

    05/21/2015

    Salukis qualify 19 student-athletes to compete in 26 events at NCAA West Region Preliminary Round Championships

    This year's 19 regional qualifiers are the most since 2010, when Southern sent 27 in the first year of the current format.

    04/17/2015

    2015 Mt. SAC Relays. Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the 57th running of the Mt. SAC Relays in Walnut, Calif., on April 17, 2015.

    03/29/2015

    2015 Bill Cornell Spring Classic

    2015 Bill Cornell Spring Classic at the Lew Hartzog Track and Field Complex, March 28, 2015.

    02/07/2015

    2015 SIU Invitational, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the 2015 SIU Invitational at the SIU Recreation Center, Feb. 7, 2015.

    02/06/2015

    2015 SIU Invitational, Day One

    Photos from Day One of Saluki track and Field's 2015 SIU Invitational at the SIU Recreation Center, Feb. 6, 2015.

    12/08/2014

    2014 Saluki Fast Start

    Photos from the 2014 Saluki Fast Start, Dec. 6, 2014

    TFRRS Bio

    2013-14
    MVC Indoor Champion, High Jump
    MVC Male Field Athlete of the Week (Jan.22)
    National Qualifier, High Jump (Outdoor)
    NCAA Regional Qualifier, High Jump (Outdoor)
    MVC Outdoor Champion, High Jump (Outdoor)
    All-MVC, High Jump (Outdoor)
    First Team All-American, High Jump (Outdoor)
    MVC Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award recipient
    Fifth All-Time at SIU for Indoor and Outdoor High Jump
    MVC Indoor Champion, High Jump... National Qualifier, High Jump (Outdoor)...NCAA Regional Qualifier, High Jump (Outdoor)...MVC Outdoor Champion, High Jump (Outdoor)...All-MVC, High Jump (Outdoor)...First Team All-American, High Jump (Outdoor)... Cleared 2.12m to take first place in high jump at the MVC Indoor Championships... Earned first place in high jump at the MVC Outdoor Championships, clearing 2.14m... Tied for third place in high jump at the NCAA Outdoor Championships with a 2.20m mark, the highest finish for a Saluki since 1992... Ranks fifth all-time at SIU for indoor and outdoor high jump...Placed eighth in high jump with a 2.16m mark at the NCAA West Region Prelims... Finished sixth in long jump at the MVC Outdoor Championships with a 7.06m mark...MVC Male Field Athlete of the Week (Jan.22)... MVC Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award recipient Held SIU's highest high jump mark at 2.17m...Claimed first place in high jump at four indoor meets...Claimed first place in high jump in five outdoor meets...Competed in high jump and long jump in eight indoor meets...Participated in three events (long jump, high jump, triple jump) in nine outdoor meets.

    High School
    2013 Gatorade Illinois Boys Track and Field Athlete of the Year...Two-time Southern Illinoisian Boys Track Athlete of the Year (2012, 2013)...Five-time state high jump champion (three indoors, two outdoors) and two-time state long jump champion (one outdoor, one indoor)...Was nationally ranked No. 2 indoors and No. 3 outdoors in the high jump his senior year...Set the school record in the high jump four times (7-02) and also holds Chester's long jump record at 22-09...Participated in all three jumps and also played cross country and basketball at Chester.

    Personal
    Born Oct. 16, 1994, in Belleville, Ill., to Sandy Reynolds...Majoring in accounting.