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    Kyle Walter     
     
      Kyle Walter
Hometown:
Knoxville, Tenn.

High School:
Bearden

Height:
5-9

Event:
XC/Distance

Year (XC/In/Out):
R-So./R-So./R-So.

PERSONAL RECORDS
CROSS COUNTRY
5K: 15:53.50 (2012)
8K: 24:45.17 (2013)
10K: 32:16.0 (2012)

INDOORS
Mile: 4:12.67 (2013)
3000m: 8:25.05 (2013)
5000m: 15:26.68 (2013)

OUTDOORS
800m: 1:58.80 (2013)
1500m: 3:51.23 (2013)
3000m: 8:48.38 (2013)
5000m: 14:51.20 (2013)

WALTER'S SEC SCORING

2013 Indoor DMR: 5th, 9:56.52

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
  • SEC XC Freshman of the Week (Sept. 18)
  • SEC scorer with the 2013 DMR

2013 TRACK & FIELD
Honors
  • SEC indoor scorer (mDMR, 5th, 9:56.52)
Indoors
  • Scored in his first league-meet appearance, anchoring the DMR to a fifth-place finish in 9:56.52...Also ran in the 3000m, finishing 21st in 8:33.54
  • Improved his mile PR to 4:12.67 at the Tyson Invitational, where he finished 20th. Ran the leadoff leg of the DMR, which finished fifth in 10:03.86
  • Earned a new career best in the mile at the Texas A&M Mondo Challenge, where he placed seventh in 4:14.58
  • Dropped his PR to 4:18.60 in the mile at the Virginia Tech Invitational, where he placed 13th. Also finished 13th and earned a career-best time in the 5000m, finishing in 15:26.68. Anchored the DMR to a first-place finish in 10:07.83
  • Competed in his first track meet as a Vol at the Kentucky Invitational, finishing the 3000m 15th in a career-best time of 8:41.09. Lead the team to a second-place finish in the DMR, running the first leg of a 10:08.81 finish
Outdoors
  • SEC Championship times of 14:51.35 and 4:02.58 in 5000m and 1500 m respectively
  • Record mark of 14:51.22 at Raleigh Relays in the 5000m
  • Personal best of 3:51.23 in 1500m at Florida Relays
  • Scored career bests at MSU Conference Challenge in 3000m - 8:48.38 and 800m - 1:58.80

2012 CROSS COUNTRY
  • Named Freshman of the Week on September 18 for his performance at the Commodore Classic
  • Earned a new personal best and scored for the team, finishing third on the team and 58th overall, at the 10K NCAA South Regional in 32:16.0
  • Finished 84th overall and sixth on the team at the 8K SEC Championships, navigating the course in 26:11.63
  • Scored in his first meet as a Vol at the 5K Belmont Opener, finishing 15th overall and fourth on the team in a personal best time of 15:53.50
  • Earned a new 8K personal best at the Commodore Classic, finishing second for the Vols and 17th overall in 25:11.35
  • Dropped his career best below the 25-minute mark at the 8K Brooks Paul Short Run, finishing in 24:56, placing 49th overall and second on the team

2012 TRACK & FIELD
Indoors
  • Redshirted
Outdoors
  • Redshirted
  • Competed unattached at the USA Junior Championships, finishing 25th in the 1500m in 4:05.75

2011 CROSS COUNTRY
  • Redshirted his first season as a Vol
  • Ran unattached at the 8K Tennessee Invitational, finishing 20th in 27:57.74

HIGH SCHOOL
  • Ran for Bearden High School and with the Knoxville Track Club
  • 2010 AAU All-American in 1500m
  • Finished seventh in a personal-best 4:23.50 at the 2011 TSSAA State Championships in the 1600m
  • Was second at the 2011 KIL Championships in 2:01.50
  • Fourth at the 2010 Knoxville Interscholastic League Cross Country Championships in a 5K career best of 16:02.00
  • Eighth at the region meet and 32nd at state championships as a senior
  • Also wrestled for three seasons for the Bulldogs

PERSONAL
  • Born April 16, 1993, in Knoxville, Tenn.
  • Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences
  • Interested in kinesiology
  • Parents are Glenn and Donita Walter
  • Has two sisters, Jessica and Paige
  • His father attended law school at UT
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