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    Nick Kaiser     
     
      Nick Kaiser
Hometown:
Lambertville, Mich.

High School:
Bedford

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 180

Event:
Middle Distance

Year (In/Out):
Fr./Fr.

PERSONAL RECORDS

Indoors
800m: 1:51.34 (2010)

Outdoors
800m: 1:50.00 (2011)
1500m: 3:58.91 (2012)

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: N/A

2012: Honors - None...Indoors - Lowered his season best to 1:53.17 and wound up 13th overall in the 800m at the SEC Indoor Championships...Previous 2012 best of 1:53.69 came in the Gold Division 800 meters at the Akron Invitational, where he placed seventh...Opened his college career with a 1:55.47 effort to place eighth in the 800 meters at the Auburn Invitational...Dipped below that mark in 1:55.25 at the Texas A&M Mondo Challenge and aided UT's fifth-place, season-best DMR to 10:11.17...Outdoors - Competed in the 800m prelims at the SEC Outdoor Championships, clocking a season-best time of 1:51.88...Opened the second half of the season with a 4:03.95 effort in the 1500m at the SEC/Big Ten Challenge...Lowered his PR in the 1500m to 3:58.91 to place ninth at the UCLA/Washington State Double Dual...Was the runner-up in the 800m at the Tennessee Challenge, finishing in 1:52.14...Place fifth in the Showcase 800m at the Sea Ray Relays in 1:53.36...Anchored UT to second place in the sprint medley relay in 3:21.41 at the Penn Relays.

HIGH SCHOOL: His victorious, career-best 1:50.00 readout in the 800m at the Midwest Meet of Champions ranked him No. 7 on the 2011 Track & Field News U.S. prep list...Runner-up in the 800m at the 2009 Nike Outdoor Nationals (1:50.47) and 2010 Nike Indoor Nationals (1:51.34)...2011 and 2009 Michigan state champ and 2010 runner-up in the 800m...Part of state champion 4x800m relay as a junior...Became the first three-time winner of Monroe County Region Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year distinction... Placed fourth at the 2010 Michigan State Cross Country Championship - Lower Peninsula in 15:31.80...His 5K PR (15:30.20) came a week earlier at the Region 4 Championships, where he was the runner-up.

PERSONAL: Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences...Interested in business...Born Nov. 30, 1992, in Toledo, Ohio...Parents are Ron and Diane Kaiser...Has an older brother, Bradley...Recipient of the William Pettway Jr. Athletic Scholarship Endowment.

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