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    Kevin Yeager     
     
      Kevin Yeager
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Farragut, Tenn.

High School:
Farragut

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 185

Event:
Decathlon/400 Hur./TJ

Experience:
3L

PERSONAL RECORDS

Decathlon 6,897
Heptathlon (indoor) 5,243
Pentathlon (indoor) 3,808
Triple jump 47-11 1/2 (14.61)

Decathlon event PRs
100 10.92
Long jump 22-11 1/4 (6.99)
Shot put 41-2 1/2 (12.56)
High jump 6-6 (1.98)
400 48.70
110 hurdles 16.18
Discus 117-6 (35.82)
Pole vault 12-9 1/2 (3.90)
Javelin 146-11 (44.78)
1,500 4:32.00
First day PR 3,879
Second day PR 3,058

SEC Results-Indoor
2003-Pentathlon 3,728 (7th)
2004-Heptathlon 5,243 (7th)

SEC Results-Outdoor
2002-Decathlon 6,616 (6th)
2003-Decathlon 6,847 (9th)
2004-Decathlon 6,747 (6th)

TENNESSEE HIGHLIGHTS

2004 Outdoor: Major- Finance. Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Accumulated a season-best 6,747 points to finish sixth and persevere through a rare, weather-marred three-day decathlon at the SEC outdoors (May 15) to move the scoreboard for the Vols ... Registered a PR in the javelin (146-11) and finished off the SEC decathlon in fine form by winning the 1,500, the last event, in 4:38.10 ... Notched his first decathlon of the season at the Sea Ray Relays, where he finished 10th with 6,248 points despite being disqualified in the 110 hurdles ... Posted PR in the long jump (22-11 1/4) at the Sea Ray decathlon ... Displayed his versatility by finishing in the top five on the squad in six different events -- triple jump (43-11 1/4, first), long jump (22-11 1/4, second), 100 (10.94, fourth), decathlon (6,747, fourth), high jump (6-4 1/4, fourth) and 400 (49.40, fifth) ... Led Vols on the season with a 43-11 1/4 measurement to tie for second at the Gatorade Classic (May 2) ... Finished third in the long jump with a 22-4 1/2 mark at Louisville's Cardinal Open.

2004 Indoor: Scored his lifetime-best heptathlon effort of 5,243 points to take seventh at the SEC indoors (Feb. 28) ... SEC heptathlon score of 5,243 stood as NCAA indoor provisional qualifier ... Led the Vols with a lifetime-best 1,000 time of 2:39.67 to cap his SEC indoor heptathlon on a strong note ... Began his multievent season at the Clemson heptathlon but no-heighted in the pole vault to push him to an 11th-place, 4,278-point finish ... Showed his versatility by finishing among the top four Vols in six different events during the indoor season -- triple jump (43-9 1/4, first), long jump (22-8 1/2, second), heptathlon (5,243, third), 1,000 (2:39.67, third), 60 (7.09, fourth) and high jump (6-3 1/4, fourth) ... Achieved squad's best triple jump of the season, a 43-9 1/4 measurement, to take eighth at the Armory Collegiate Invitational in New York (Feb. 14).

2003 Outdoor: Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Found his way into the squad's top-five marks for the outdoor season in seven events -- 100 (10.92, fifth), 400 (49.07, fourth), high jump (6-6, third-tie), long jump (22-4 1/4, fifth), triple jump (43-4 1/2, second), shot put (41-2 1/2, fifth) and decathlon (6,897, fifth) ... Placed ninth at the SEC decathlon with 6,847 points ... Contributed his lifetime-best high jump (6-6), discus mark (117-6), pole vault clearance (12-9 1/2) and javelin throw (125-7), as well as his season-best long jump (22-4 1/4) at the SEC decathlon ... Opened his season with a lifetime-best, 6,897 score in the College Station decathlon (March 21-22) ... Set season-bests of 10.87w in the 100, 49.07 in the 400 and 41-2 1/2 in the shot put at the College Station decathlon ... Led the Sea Ray Relays decathlon with 3,751 points after the first day, but was scratched by head coach Bill Webb as a precautionary measure because of the weather conditions ... Had full day in helping Tennessee squeak out a one-point win in South Carolina's SEC Triangular, including a fourth-place, season-best mark of 43-4 1/2, an eighth-place, 22-4 1/4w mark in the long jump and led off the Vols' fourth-place, 3:19.87 finish in the 4x400 relay ... Participated in the 100 (second in a lifetime-best 10.92), long jump (third in 23-1 1/4w), discus (111-6) and javelin (121-9) at the Knoxville Invitational.

2003 Indoor: Pentathlon efforts helped Vols repeat as the collegiate indoor multievent champions for two-, three-, four- and five-man teams ... Versatile athlete who finished with the fourth-best mark on the squad or better in six events in the 2003 indoor season -- 400 (50.52, fourth), 1,000 (2:42.02, third), high jump (6-6, fourth), long jump (22-7, fourth), triple jump (42-3 1/4, second) and pentathlon (3,728, third) ... Reached his high-water mark of the season with a seventh-place, 3,728-point effort at the SEC indoors (Feb. 28) ... Peaked to set season bests of 2:42.02 in the 1,000, second on the team and in the SEC competition, and 6-7 in the high jump, the fourth-best height for a Vol on the season ... Earned sixth with a 3,585-point performance in Virginia Tech's Kroger Invitational pentathlon ... Helped Tennessee nab the team win in the SEC East Challenge with a sixth-place, 22-3 3/4 effort in the long jump and seventh-place, 42-3 1/4 effort in the triple jump, the second-best mark on the team in the indoor season ... Ran a season-best 50.52 in the 400 and took fifth in the long jump with a 21-8 3/4 measurement at Kentucky's McCravy Memorial (Feb. 8) ... Posted his season-best long jump mark of 22-7 to earn silver and took fifth in the high jump with a 6-4 3/4 leap at the Tennessee Classic (Feb. 21) ... Opened the indoor season with an eighth-place, 39-11 1/4 mark in the shot put.

2002 Outdoor: Notched his lifetime-best decathlon score of 6,719 to earn sixth at the Sea Ray Relays (April 11) ... Posted decathlon PRs in the 100 (11.08) and 400 (48.70) ... Helped Tennessee defend its SEC outdoor title by contributing points with a sixth-place, 6,616-point performance in the decathlon ... At the SEC meet, Yeager posted decathlon PRs in the pole vault (12-4) and 1,500m run (4:32.00) ... Went through a full day at the Knoxville Invitational after competing in the high jump (6-2), shot put (38-6) and discus (113-5) ... Helped Tennessee defend its 32-year home winning streak with a season-best, 45-10 3/4 mark, the second-best mark by a Vol all season, to take third in the triple jump at the Gatorade Classic ... Was a part of Tennessee's winning effort at the Cal Invitational with a 22-7 1/4 measurement in the long jump.

2002 Indoor: Took runner-up honors with a lifetime-best 3,808 points, just 53 points off Tennessee's freshman record, in the Kroger Invitational pentathlon (Jan. 19) ... Capped the Kroger pentathlon with a 2:43.46 winner in the 1,000 and chalked up a 22-11 3/4 mark in the long jump, the second-longest by a Vol in the indoor season ... Tuned up for the Kroger pentathlon with a full day at the Kentucky Invitational, competing in the 800 (a PR 2:02.84), 60 hurdles (8.70), long jump (22-10 1/2) and shot put (39-7 3/4) ... Helped the Vols to a team title at the SEC Eastern Division Challenge title with a sixth-place, 21-8 effort in the long jump ... Finished sixth in the shot put with a 39-8 3/4 measurement to open the season at the Tennessee Indoor Classic ... Missed out on the SEC Indoor pentathlon because of injury.

2001: Redshirted ... Spent the season recovering from injury.

HIGH SCHOOL

Etched his name into the state record books by winning three consecutive Class AAA decathlon titles ... In 2000, claimed state titles in the decathlon, triple jump and the 300 hurdles (38.15) ... Owns the state triple jump record with his 2000 mark of 47-11 1/2 ... Won state titles in the decathlon, triple jump, long jump and 300 hurdles in 1999 ... Took first in the state in the decathlon and triple jump in 1998 ... Led Farragut to three team state championships.

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