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Kevin Mays
Position: Throws
Year: Senior
Hometown: Flint, Mich.
High School: Carman-Ainsworth HS
Major: Communications
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Kevin Mays
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 06/01/2012

Holds the weight throw school record (71-11) and earned second-team All-American honors in the weight throw with a 10th-place finish (66-04.25) at the 2012 NCAA Division I Indoor Track and Field National Championships

2012 (Outdoor Track and Field): Finished fourth in the hammer throw with a career-best mark of 194-09 and finished 16th in the discus (140-05) at the LSU Relays (3/24) ... finished 3rd in the hammer throw (188-09.75) at the Toledo Collegiate Challenge (3/31) ... finished 4th in the hammer throw (189-05) at the Spartan Invitational (4/7) ... finished runner-up in the hammer throw (176-02) at the Northwood Open (4/14) ... competed in the discus at the CSULA Twilight Open (4/19) ... finished 12th in the hammer throw (190-02) at the Mt. SAC Relays (4/20) ... finished 3rd in the hammer throw (177-07) and in the discus (164-10) at the Lyle Bennett Open (4/28) ... finished 6th in the hammer throw (189-00) at the Len Paddock Invitational (5/04) ... finished 3rd in the hammer throw with a career-best mark of 200-00 and 8th in the discus (163-11) at the MAC Championships (5/10-5/12) ... finished 18th in the hammer throw (199-02) at the NCAA East Prelims (5/25).

2012 (Indoor Track and Field): Won the weight throw (62-08) at the Chippewa Invitational (1/13) ... won the weight throw (64-07.25) at the Jack Harvey Invitational (1/21) ... won the weight throw with a season-best 66-06 toss at the Cardinal (1/27) ... finished 6th in the Elite weight throw at the Findlay Open with a career-best toss of 67-06.75 (2/3)automatically qualified for the NCAA Division I National Championships in the gold division weight throw with a mark of 71-11 at the Akron Invitational (2/11) ... won the weight throw (70-09.25) at the Jack Skoog Meet (2/17) ... finished 6th in the weight throw (66-09.25) at the Alex Wilson Invitational (3/3) ... earned second-team All-American honors in the weight throw with a 10th-place finish (66-04.25) at the NCAA Division I Indoor Track and Field National Championships (3/10).

2011 (Outdoor Track and Field): Placed third in the discus (154-05) and seventh in the hammer (167-5) at the Black and Gold meet (3/26) ... took third in the hammer throw with a personal-best toss of 185-7 at the Toledo Collegiate Challenge (4/2) ... threw 124-11 in the discus at the John Jacobs Invitational (4/16) ... placed runner-up in the hammer throw (182-8) and fourth in the discus (154-10) at the Lenny Lyles Invitational (4/22) ... took third in the discus (163-2) and fifth in the hammer (180-6) at the Lyle Bennett Open (4/30) ... placed seventh in the hammer throw with a toss of 184-9 at the MAC Championships (5-12-5/14).

2011 (Indoor Track and Field): Won the weight throw at Chip Invite (1/14) with 62-10 toss ... threw 62-10 in the weight throw on his way to win the event at The Cardinal (1/28) ... finished fourth in the gold division weight throw at the Akron Invitational (2/12) after throwing a 65-09 ... named Outstanding Field Event Performer at the MAC Indoor Championships (2/25-2/26) after winning the weight throw with a career-best toss of 67-06 1/4 ... qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championships but did not place.

2010 (Outdoor Track and Field): Took fourth in the discus (career-best 166-6) and eighth in the hammer throw (career-best 176-7) at the MAC Outdoor Championships … finished runner-up in the hammer throw (171-5) at the Toledo Invitational.

2010 (Indoor Track and Field):
Took fifth in the weight throw with 59-9 3/4 at the MAC Indoor Championships … finished third in the weight throw (53-7 3/4) at the Jack Skoog Open.

2009 (Outdoor Track and Field): Scored in the discus (150-11) and hammer throw (167-2) at the MAC Outdoor Championships … finished seventh in the discus (158-2) at the Len Paddock Invitational.

2009 (Indoor Track and Field):
Took third in the weight throw (53-1 1/2) at the Jack Skoog Open.

2008 (Outdoor Track and Field):
Redshirted.

2008 (Indoor Track and Field): Redshirted.

2007 (Football):
Played in eight games as a defensive end for the MAC champion CMU football team.

High School—
Earned three letters each in track and field and football … state champion in the discus in 2007 … finished fourth in the discus at the Midwest Meet of Champions … two-time all-conference and all-county performer in track … school record-holder in discus … honorable mention all-conference in football.

Career Bests—  Weight throw (71-11); hammer throw (200-00); discus (166-6).