OUTDOOR: Competed in the triple jump at the NCAA East Preliminary ... placed ninth in the triple jump at the SEC Championships (49-3.5) ... captured fourth place in the triple jump at the Ole Miss Invitational with a season-best mark of 51-0 ... competed in the long jump just once during the season, placing fourth at the Rhodes Open (22-4.5).
INDOOR: Placed ninth in the triple jump at the SEC Championships (49-9.75) ... had a season-best mark of 50-8.25 to finish runner-up to teammate Kentrell Sanders at the Rod McCravy Memorial ... captured first place at the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener with a leap of 50-1.75.
OUTDOOR: Named a USTFCCCA Second Team All-American in the triple jump ... placed 14th in the triple jump at the NCAA Championships with a jump of 51-05.75 ... placed ninth in the triple jump at the NCAA East Regional ... jumped a season best 51-07.75 in the triple jump at the Ole Miss Invitational ... finished second in the triple jump at the Rhodes Open (49-07.75) ... claimed the Mississippi Open triple jump crown with a jump of 51-06.50 ... placed sixth in the long jump at the Rhodes Open (22-02.50) ... jumped a season best 22-08.50 in the long jump at the Ole Miss Invitational.
INDOOR: Jumped a personal best 22-03.75 in the long jump at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational ... finished second at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational in the triple jump (49-01.50) ... placed fifth with a jump of 48-08.00 in the triple jump at the Texas A&M Challenge ... finished second in the long jump (22-03.75) and triple jump (50-04.50) at the Arkansas Invitational.
OUTDOOR: Jumped a season-best 49-09.75 in the triple jump at the NCAA East Regional ... jumped a personal-best 22-11 in the long jump at the Alabama Relays, placing fifth ... placed third in the triple jump at the Alabama Relays (49-3) and Ole Miss Invitational (48-10.75) ... finished eighth in the triple jump at the Florida relays with a jump of 49-9.
INDOOR: Jumped a personal-best 50-02.50 in the triple jump at the Meyo Invitational, en route to a third-place finish ... finished fourth at the SEC/Big 12/Conference USA Challenge with a jump of 48-10.75 ... jumped a personal best 22-11 in the long jump at the SEC Championships ... placed sixth in the long jump at the Arkansas State Kickoff Klassic with a jump of 22-06.50 ... ran a personal-best time of 52.41 in the 400 meters at the Arkansas State Kickoff Klassic.
BEFORE OLE MISS: Lettered in track and field at cross country at Pearl High School under head coach Woody Barnett ... 2007-08 Gatorade Athlete of the Year for Mississippi high school boys' track and field ... achieved a personal best mark of 49-00.00 in the triple jump ... recorded a personal best time of 1:58 in the 800 meters ... has a 5k personal best time of 16:40 ... member of a Pirate team that won the 2008 Mississippi State Track and Field Championships ... also helped the Pirates win the 2009 Mississippi State Cross Country Championships.
PERSONAL: Born June 10, 1991 ... son of George and Toni Kersh ... father is the Ole Miss 800 meter record holder as a member of the Rebels' track team ... chose Ole Miss over LSU and Stanford.
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