Kyle Walker
    Kyle  Walker

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Carbondale, Ill.

    High School:
    Carbondale

    Position:
    Throws

    Birthdate:
    04/27/1993

    Experience:
    SR


    03/28/2015

    Salukis sweep 2015 Bill Cornell Spring Classic; Saunders breaks outdoor American Junior shot put record

    Saunders' winning toss of 17.70m (58-01.00) broke the outdoor American Junior record, which had stood since 1991.

    01/16/2015

    Salukis have strong showing in the weight throw at Day One of Kentucky Invite

    In his first meet back after missing an entire season, junior Bradley Sauer won the weight throw on a heave of 20.42m (67-00.00) -- currently the 10th-best nationally.

    12/06/2014

    SIU has record-setting day at Saluki Fast Start to open indoor season

    Freshman Lindsey Murray set SIU's all-time indoor pole vault record at 4.02m (13-02.25).

    07/02/2014

    182 Salukis earn academic honors from MVC

    Six earn presigious President's Council Academic Award

    04/10/2014

    Saluki men and women hammer throwers compete at Day One of Sea Ray Relays

    Both Curtis Wideman and Ashley Gaston led SIU with fourth-place finishes in the hammer on Thursday.

    03/29/2015

    2015 Bill Cornell Spring Classic

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

    02/06/2015

    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

    02/08/2014

    2014 SIU Invite, Day One

    Photos from Day One of the SIU Invite, Feb. 7, 2014.

    01/10/2014

    2014 Saluki Open, Day One

    Day One of the Saluki Open, Jan. 10, 2014

    TFRRS Bio

    2013-14
    Placed fourth of 15 in weight throw at the Saluki Fast Start meet with a 16.51m mark...Threw 16.37m to earn seventh of 44 in weight throw at the GVSU Big Meet...Finished the indoor season with seven top-10 finishes in weight throw...Threw 47.52m to place 11th in hammer throw at the MVC Outdoor Championships...Threw 49.27m - his farthest distance of the season - in hammer throw at the Kansas Relays...Competed in weight throw and shot put in eight indoor meets...Participated in hammer throw in seven outdoor meets...MVC Academic Honor Roll.

    2012-13
    Participated in the shot put and weight throw in seven meets indoors and the shot put, hammer throw and discus in six meets outdoors...Set personal bests in the discus (33.68m), hammer throw (50.03m) and weight throw (16.11m).

    2011-12
    Competed in three events in eleven meets in the indoor and outdoor seasons combined...Best finish of the indoor season came at the SIU Invitational where he placed 11th in the weight throw...Personal best of the indoor season in the weight throw came at the EIU Friday Night Special where he recorded a mark of 14.42m...Best finish of the outdoor season was ninth place at the Memphis Tiger Invitational in the hammer throw.

    Personal
    Full name is Richard Kyle Walker... Born on April 27, 1993 in Carbondale, Illinois...Son of Rick and Eileen Walker...Father is head SIU swimming and diving coach...Sister, Kelsie, is a freshman for the SIU swimming team...Majoring in kinesiology-exercise science.

    Saturday, Apr 4
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Charleston, Ill. All Day
    Friday, Apr 10
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Knoxville, Tenn. All Day
    Saturday, Apr 11
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Knoxville, Tenn. All Day
    Thursday, Apr 16
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Walnut, Calif. All Day
    Friday, Apr 17
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Walnut, Calif. All Day
    Saturday, Apr 18
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Walnut, Calif. All Day
    Friday, Apr 24
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Jonesboro, Ark. All Day
    Saturday, Apr 25
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Jonesboro, Ark. All Day
    Saturday, May 2
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Terre Haute, Ind. All Day
    Friday, May 15
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Normal, Ill. All Day