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Kaylon Eppinger
Kaylon Eppinger

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Warrensville, Ohio

High School:
Warrensville Heights

Last College:
Cincinnati

Event:
Multi-Events



06/08/2012

Schade Finishes Fourth in the High Jump at the NCAA Championships

Schade clears and outdoor personal best and the second highest bar in school history

06/07/2012

Track & Field Continues Competition on the Second Day of the NCAA Championships

Eppinger navigates the first four events of the heptathlon and Campbell finishes 16th in the high jump

06/06/2012

Fuller and Paine Earn All-America Honors at NCAA Championships

Tide scores points in the long jump and pole vault on the first day of the NCAA Championships

06/05/2012

Paine and Fuller Set to Begin NCAA Track & Field Championships

Tide set to compete in the long jump and pole vault on the first day of action in Des Moines

05/26/2012

Campbell Advances to NCAA Track & Field Championships

Crimson Tide to send five competitors to the NCAA Championships

Career Bests
• Heptathlon - 5,560
• Pentathlon - 4,081
• 100 meters - 12.30
• 200 meters - 25.34
• 800 meters - 2:17.40
• 60-meter hurdles - 8.29
• 100-meter hurdles - 13.49
• High jump - 5-8
• Long jump - 18-10.5
• Shot put - 41-11.5
• Javelin - 127-10

Accolades
• Second team All-American, Pentathlon (2012)
• Second team All-SEC, heptathlon (2011)
• NCAA Outdoor Qualifier, heptathlon (2012, 11)

At Alabama
Senior (2011-12)
Outdoor Season
Turned in a 100-meter personal best time of 13.49 in the first round of the NCAA East Regional ... came in 23rd in the quarterfinals of the event ... qualified for the NCAA Championships in the heptathlon with a personal best score of 5,560 to finish third at the SEC Championships ... ran a wind-aided time of 13.50 in the 100-meter hurdles as part of the heptathlon at the SEC Championships ... also finished eighth in the 100-meter hurdles at the SEC Championships ... finished fifth in the 100-meter hurldes at the Drake Relays with a time of 13.87 ... Placed 11th in the 100-meter hurdles at the Auburn War Eagle Invitational with a time of 13.84 ... second overall in the heptathlon at the Spec Towns Invitational with 5,345 points ... runner-up in the 100-meter hurdles with a wind-aided 13.86 at the Ole Miss Invitational ... won the 100-meter hurdles at Alabama Relays with a time of 13.62 ... finished 18th in the javelin at the Bulls Invitational with a mark of 106-10.

Indoor Season
Finished ninth in the pentathlon at the NCAA Indoor Championships to earn second team All-America honors with 4,000 points ... ran a 8.53 in 60-meter hurdles at High Tide Qualifier ... set a school record in pentathlon at SEC Championships with 4,.081 points and placed eighth in 60-meter hurldes with an 8.35 ... ran 8.57 in the 60-meter hurdles at Texas A&M Invitational ... marked a season-best 8.47 in the 60-meter hurdles at the New Balance Invitational ... finished in fifth at the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.63.


Senior (2010-11)
Outdoor Season
Qualified for the NCAA Championships heptathlon and came in 20th with 5,140 points ... was second at the SEC Championships in the heptathlon with 5,479 points to earn All-SEC honors ... posted the second best heptathlon score in UA history with 5,499 points at the Alabama Relays ... that score was also the seventh best in the nation during the season ... holds the eighth best 100-meter hurdle time at Alabama at 13.51 set with a seventh-place finish at the SEC Championships ... helped the team finish first in the Drake Relays 100-meter shuttle relay with 54.27.

Indoor Season
Finished sixth in the pentathlon at the SEC Championships with 3,835 points, the second highest score in school history and 27th best mark in the country ... also scored in the 60-meter hurdles with a third-place, 8.29, finish ... was first in the Adidas Classic 60-meter hurdles with at time of 8.40.

Junior (2009-2010)
Did not compete.

At Cincinnati:
Sophomore (2008-09)
Notched two top 10 finishes at the BIG EAST Championships in the pentathlon (3,586/6th) and the 60m hurdles (8.62/7th)...ran a personal best time of 8.50 in the 60m hurdle prelims at the conference championships...finished third at the All-Ohio Championships with a time of 8.61 in the 60m hurdles.

Freshman (2007-08)
Recorded a ninth-place finish in the preliminaries of the 100 hurdles with a time of 14.12 seconds and cleared 5-3 in the high jump at the BIG EAST Championships...placed 15th-place at the Sea Ray Relays with a personal best at the time of 14.01 in the 100 hurdles.

Prep and Personal
Coached by Marlene Byrd...State champion in the 100m hurdles and runner-up in the 300m hurdles senior year...member of Warrensville Heights team that placed third in the state for indoor and outdoor track in 2007...finished fifth in the 100m hurdles at the 2007 AAU Junior Olympics while competing for the Cleveland Heights track club coached by Curtis Jackson...also played on the volleyball and basketball teams, earning 12 varsity letters...Parents: Timothy and Katie Eppinger...Birthday: September 17, 1989...Majoring in Criminal Justice...Sister, Sherolynn Eppinger, competes on the wrestling team for the University of Cumberlands.

     
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