Kearsten Peoples
Kearsten Peoples

RS Junior

Ottawa, KS

High School:
Ottawa HS




Jill Rushin with Nation-Leading Mark to Close Missouri Relays

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Four PR's Take Tigers Into Final Day of Meet Weekend

The teams had four All-Time Top Ten marks at the Texas Relays on Friday


Rushin Claims Weekend's Second Win on Final Day in Texas

Tigers return with nine personal records and ten All-Time Top Ten performances


Tigers Close Day One of Two-Meet Weekend

The teams had three All-Time Top Ten marks to start the three days of competition


Missouri Relays - April 12

Missouri Relays


2013 SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championships - Day 4 - May 12, 2013

2013 SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championships

Missouri Personal Bests
Event Mark Meet Date
Shot Put 16.87m (55-4.25) Cyclone Holiday Preview 12/07/2012
Weight Throw 19.81m (65-0) SEC Championships 02/23/2013


18.22m (59-9.5)

US Olympic Trials 06/2012

55.60m (182-5)

NCAA Championships 06/2012

62.38m (204-8)

NCAA PreliminaryRound


- Missouri School Record Holder in the indoor shot put (16.87m / 55-4.25)

- Missouri School Record Holder in the outdoor shot put (18.22m / 59-9.5)
- Missouri School Record Holder in the discus (55.60m / 182-5)
- 2013 Outdoor All-American (shot put)
- 2013 Indoor All-American (shot put)

- 2013 Outdoor SEC Champion (shot put)

- 2013 Outdoor All-SEC (discus)
- 2013 Indoor All-SEC (weight throw)
- Fourth-place at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials (shot put)
- 2012 Outdoor All-American (shot put)
- 2012 Outdoor All-American (discus)

- 2012 Outdoor NCAA Championships qualifier (hammer)
- 2012 Outdoor Big 12 Champion (discus)
- 2012 Outdoor All-Big 12 (shot put)
- 2011 Indoor All-Big 12 (weight throw)

IndoorTrack- It was another record-breaking season for Kearsten as she broke the Missouri School Record for the indoor shot put at the first meet of the season...She threw 16.87m (55-4.25) at the Cyclone Holiday Preview to place 2nd in event, taking down the previous record of 16.71m (54-10) by Shernelle Nicholls...She also placed 2nd in the weight throw at the Holiday Preview, breaking her PR for the first time this season in 19.5m (64-2.5)...Won both the shot put and weight throw competitions at the Missouri Invitational...Was 2nd in the shot put at the Husker Invitational with a throw of 16.16m (53-0.25), and placed 3rd in the weight throw with a mark of 19.38m (63-7)...Took home another win in the shot put at the Missouri Collegiate Challenge before going on to earn her first All-SEC finish at the Indoor Championships in the weight throw, hitting a new PR of 19.81m (65-0) to place 3rd...Ended the season at the NCAA Championships, where she finished 9th in the shot put with a toss of 16.72m (54-10.25) to earn Second Team All-American

Outdoor Track- Started the outdoor season with a win in the discus and 2nd in the hammer at the Missouri Relays...Earned a season's best in the hammer at the Arkansas Spring Invitational, throwing 55.53m (182-2) to place 2nd in the competition...Took home three more 1st-place finishes in the shot put at the Crimson Tide Invitational, Iowa Musco Invitational, and ESU Mid-Week Open...Placed 3rd in both the discus and shot put at the Drake Relays...Took a couple season's bests and All-SEC finishes at the Outdoor Championships, starting with 2nd-place in the discus with a mark of 54.05m (177-4)...Earned her first SEC Title in the shot put with a final throw of 17.80m (58-4.75)...Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Round in both the discus and shot put, and placed 2nd in the shot to move on to the NCAA Championships...Placed 6th in the shot put at the NCAA Championships with a toss of 17.04m (55-11) and earn her 4th All-American honor
Indoor Track- Competed unattached at the Missouri Collegiate Challenge, winning both the shot put and weight throw competitions with marks of 15.81m (51-10.5) and 18.99m (62-3.5), respectively
Outdoor Track- Kearsten's break-out season ended with a fourth-place finish at the U.S. Olympic Trials and two All-American honors, but began with a win in the hammer throw and second-place finish in the discus at the CMU Open, marking in at 54.11m (177-6.25) and 46.20m (151-6.75), respectively...She won two more hammer, four shot put, and three discus competitions throughout the season...Her final win in the discus came at the Big 12 Championships, where she threw 54.38m (178-5)...She also competed in the shot put competition at the Big 12 Championships, and earned anothe All-Big 12 honor after finishing second overall with a throw 17.65m...Qualified for the NCAA Championships Preliminary Round, where she finished second in the shot put with a throw of 17.74m (58-2.5), 10th in the discus with a mark of 52.25m (171-5), and 11th in the hammer throw with a personal-record of 62.38m (204-8)...Went on to the NCAA Championships, where she competed in the hammer, discus, and shot put...Took home two All-American honors in the shot put and discus, finishing sixth overall in both events with marks of 17.31m (56-9.5) and 55.60m (182-5), respectively...Her mark in the discus was also good for a new personal and Missouri school record...She also competed in the hammer, putting down a top mark of 57.64m (189-1.25)...Ended the season at the U.S. Olympic Trials, just missing out on a trip to the London Olympics with a fourth-place finish and personal-record throw of 18.22m (59-9.5)...This was also her second Missouri school record-breaking performance of the season
Indoor Track- Started her illustrious career at Missouri with her first All-Big 12 honor, and a personal-record, in the weight throw, marking in at 18.92m (62-1) for third place in the conference...Also competed in the shot put throughout the season, taking home three wins in the event...Her season-best throw of 15.86m (52-0.5) came at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational and was enough to get her a third-place finish overall...Her second-best shot put mark waas at the final meet of the season, the Iowa State NCAA Qualifier, where she finished sixth with a throw of 15.45m (50-8.25)...Her second-best weight throw mark of 18.49m (60-8) was good to win the event at the KU MU Dual Meet
Outdoor Track- Competed unattached in two meets during the outdoor season, taking home first place finishes for the shot put in both...Her first meet was the CMU Open where she finished first in the shot put with a mark of 15.52m (50-11) and seventh in the hammer throw with a toss of 42.39m (139-1)...She went on to win the shot put at the Kansas Relays, marking in at 15.76m (51-8.5)...She also competed in the discus and hammer at Kansas, throwing 49.24m (161-6.5) and 52.15m (171-1), respectively
Competed at Ottawa HS for coach Evan Shaffer...Kearsten was a four-time League champion in the shot put and two-time League champion in the discus...As a freshman, she was third at the KSHSAA State Championships...She was a three-time State champion in the shot put (2008-2010) and two-time State champion in the discus (2009, 2010)...She set Kansas State records in both the shot put (51-10.75) and discus (166-7)...Kearsten was also a successful basketball player throughout high school, making League Honorable Mention and Ottawa Herald All-Area (2008/09, 2009/10), League First Team (2009/10), and All-State Honorable Mention (2009/10)

Mom is Christina Reedy, brother James...Born December 20, 1991 in Merriam, KS...Her brother, James, plays football for Hutchison County Community College...She is studying Human Development and Family Studies at Missouri