Kyle Kraus
Height: 6-3
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Middleville, Mich.
High School: Thornapple-Kellogg
Events: Hurdles/Jumps
Major: Engineering

College Career

Personal Bests (Year):

100-meter dash: 12.19 seconds (2018)

200-meter dash: 24.45 seconds (2017)

400-meter dash: 54.86 seconds (2017)

1500-meter run: 5:15.52 (2017)

60-meter hurdles: 9.19 seconds (2016)

110-meter hurdles: 17.32 seconds (2018)

High Jump: 1.80 meters (2017)

Pole Vault: 3.81 meters (2016)

Long Jump: 5.99 meters (2017)

Triple Jump: 12.85 meters (2018)

Shot Put: 10.73 meters (2018)

Discus: 30.67 meters (2018)

Javelin: 42.98 meters (2018)

2018 Outdoor:

  • Competed in six meets.
  • Earned four points in the MIAA Outdoor Championships for his javelin and triple jump performances.
  • Finished third in the high jump at the Olivet College Quad Meet.
  • Finished fourth in the decathlon at the Hillsdale Gina Relays.
  • Placed fourth in the javelin at the Calvin College Double Dual.
  • Set new personal-best javelin throw of 42.98 meters at the MIAA Outdoor Championships.

2017-18 Indoor:

  • Competed in three meets.
  • Won the high jump among non-NCAA I competition in the high jump at the Jack Skoog Invitational.
  • Finished third in the high jump at the Aquinas College Quad Meet, fourth in the triple jump.

2017 Outdoor:

  • Competed in six meets.
  • Won the Triple Jump at the Jim Cole Scottie Open.
  • Runner-up in Long Jump at the Jim Cole Scottie Open.
  • Finished third in High Jump at the Charles A. Gray Invitational.
  • Finished third in Javelin at the Jim Cole Scottie Open with a personal-best 41.07 meters.
  • Finished seventh in the Decathlon at the Hillsdale Gina Relays, posting personal-bests in six of the ten events. 

2016-17 Indoor: 

  • Competed in five meets.
  • Finished fifth in the MIAA in the triple jump with a personal-best jump of 12.65 meters.
  • Placed third in the pole vault at the Defiance College Invitational with a season-best jump of 3.65 meters.

2016 Outdoor:

  • MIAA Academic Honor Roll.
  • Did not compete in any meets.

2015-16 Indoor:

  • Competed in five meets.
  • Fourth place finish at the Defiance College Invitational in the pole vault. 

High School: All-State Honorable Mentions for football and wrestling ... All-Region for track ... All-State Academics for wrestling. 

Community Service: N/A

Personal: Also plays football at Alma College ... Father Douglas Kraus played football for Western Michigan University ... Chose to attend Alma College so he could continue his dream of playing college football.