Women's 4x100-meter relay breaks school record despite windy day in El Paso
2012 OUTDOOR Placed in third for High Jump at the Bill Williams/Bob Laptad Invitational (4/27) when he cleared a height of 2.02 Meters (6-07.50 ft.)... Recorded highest jump of season at the Kansas Relays (4/21) when he set a mark of 2.05 meters (6-08.75 ft.) finishing tied for tenth.
2012 INDOOR Competed in the Big 12 Championships (2/25) where he tied for fifth with a jump of 2.07 meters (6-09.5 ft)...Finished second at the Tyson Invitational (2/10) where he cleared a height of 2.06 meters (6-09.00 ft.)... Competed in the 60-Meter Hurdles at the Kansas vs Missouri Dual (1/13) placing in fourth and crossing the finish line with a time of 9.04.
2011 OUTDOOR Recorded personal-best high jump mark of 2.11 meters (6-11.00 ft.) at the Big 12 Outdoor Championships (5/14), finishing fifth... Won the high jump at the Kansas Relays (4/20) on a clearance of 2.09 meters (6-10.25 ft.)... Competed in the decathlon at the Kansas Relays (4/20) collecting a point total of 5,771 and finishing third... Earned a spot in the high jump at the NCAA West Preliminary (5/27) but did not place... Took the high jump title at the Bill Williams/Bob Laptad Invitational (4/29) with a mark of 2.06 meters (6-09 ft.)... Selected to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team. 2011 INDOOR Earned three high jump titles throughout the season with his top performance coming at the Missouri vs. Kansas Dual (1/14), clearing a personal best height of 2.10 meters (6-10.75 ft.)... Competed in the high jump at the Big 12 Indoor Championships (2/25), placing 11th with a mark of 2.01 meters (6-07 ft.)... Took fourth in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.88 at the Missouri vs. Kansas Dual (1/14)... Won the high jump with a leap of 2.00 meters (6-06.75 ft.) at the Bob Timmons Challenge (12/4). 2010 OUTDOOR Finished third in the high jump at the Texas Relays (4/3), setting the team's season best mark and a personal record with a jump of 2.06m (6-09.00 ft.)... Competed at the Arkansas Spring Invitational (3/27) and finished first in the high jump with a mark of 2.05m (6-08.75 ft.).
2010 INDOOR Competed in the Big 12 Championships (2/27) and placed ninth in the high jump, recording a height of 2.05m (6-08.75ft.)... Recorded his highest finish of the year at the Arkansas Final Qualifier (3/5), placing second on a jump of 2.05m (6-08.75 ft.).
2009 OUTDOOR Finished fifth in the high jump at the John Jacobs Invitational (4/11) with a mark of 1.95 meters (6-04.75 ft.)... Jumped a season-best 2.00 meters (6-06.75 ft.) at Drake Relays (4/25) and Big 12 Championships (5/16), where he placed 12th and 13th, respectively.
2009 INDOOR Led the team in the high jump with a mark of 2.09 meters (6-10.25 ft.), which he accomplished at ISU NCAA Qualifier (3/7)... Took ninth at the Big 12 Championships after clearing 2.05 meters (6-08.75 ft.)... Placed third at the KU vs. MU Dual (1/16) with a jump of 1.98 meters (6-06.00 ft.).
HIGH SCHOOL Four-year letterman in track and field... State champion in the high jump as a junior (6-06 ft.) and senior (6-08 ft.)... Regional champion in the high jump as a junior and senior... League champion in the high jump as a sophomore, junior and senior... Placed third at the league championships in the 110-meter hurdles as a senior... Third-place finisher in the triple jump at the state championships as a senior... Finished third in the triple jump at the regional championships as a senior... Competed in the high jump at the Kansas Relays as a junior and senior, placing fifth his junior year... State and regional runner-up in the high jump as a sophomore... Lettered three years in basketball... All-league honorable mention in basketball as a junior and senior... Member of the National Honor Society... Earned a spot on the honor roll for his work in the classroom.
PERSONAL Son of Sara Hayes and Robert Canton... Born in North Little Rock, Ark... Majoring in sociology... Aunt, Elissa Mayo; grandfather, Greg Bunyan; great uncle, Bill Bunyan; great grandmother, Loraine Gregory; great grandfather, William Price Bunyan II and great-great grandmother Margaret Sheldon, all attended the University of Kansas...Has enlisted in the army for a special forces contract will begin service following graduation.