Kenny Cushing
Kenny Cushing

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wentzville, Mo.

High School:
Holt HS

Event:
Mid-Distance

Eligibility:
Senior


07/11/2014

70 Track & Field Athletes Recognized on SEC Honor Roll

53 returners and 17 freshmen were commended for their academic achievements

05/18/2014

Podium Finish for Rushin Closes SEC Championships

The junior helped lead the women to seventh in the conference

04/19/2014

Winning Performances Close Week for Track & Field

The Tigers brought home 24 PR's and eight wins from Saturday's competitions

04/05/2014

Track Closes Crimson Tide Invitational

The Tigers depart Tuscaloosa with ten PR's and four new All-Time Top Ten marks

03/01/2014

Ilori Closes Out Championships with Podium Finish

The teams finished out the three-day Conference Championship on Saturday

05/11/2013

2013 SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championships - Day 3 - May 11, 2013

2013 SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championships

Missouri Personal Bests

Event Mark Meet Date
CROSS COUNTRY
8K 25:28.9 Greater Louisville Classic 09/29/2012
INDOOR TRACK
800m 1:53.15 Illini Classic 01/20/2012
Mile 4:12.73 Rod McCravy Memorial Meet 01/26/2013
3K 8:45.32 Big 12 Championships 02/2012
OUTDOOR TRACK
800m 1:54.40 Missouri Relays 03/23/2012
1500m 3:50.26 Beach Invitational 04/2012

NOTEWORTHY
- 2012 Drake Relays Champion in the 4x1600m

- Indoor All-Big 12 in the DMR (2012)

2012-13
Cross Country- Kenny started the season off with a PR performance at the Iowa State Invitational, crossing the line in 25:59 to place 18th overall, 8th for the Tigers...Earned his second PR the following meet at the Greater Louisville Classic, navigating the 8k course in 25:28.88 to finish as the 10th Tiger...He ended his season at the Adidas Wisconsin Invitational, finishing 38th in the "B" Race with a final time of 25:46

Indoor Track- Began the indoor season with a 2nd-place finish in the 1000m (2:31.53) at the Missouri Invitational...Went on to place 9th at the Kentucky Rod McCravy Memorial Meet, finishing the mile with a new PR of 4:12.73...Came back from the highly-competitive UW Husky Classic to place 2nd in both the 800m and 4x400m at the Missouri Collegiate Challenge...Ended the season at the SEC Indoor Championships in Fayetteville, AR

Outdoor Track- Started the season at home with the Missouri Relays, doubling in both the 800m and 1500m...Followed that up with a 9th-place performance in the 1500m and 11th-place performance in the 4x400m at the Arkansas Spring Invitational...Placed 6th in the 1500m at both the Crimson Tide Invitational and Iowa Musco Twilight, finishing in 3:56.79 and 355.65, respectively...Returned to the Drake Relays, where he finished 12th as part of Mizzou's 1600m Sprint Medley team...Finished out the year with a season-best performance in the 1500m at the SEC Championships, ending in 6th overall with a tiem of 3:53.60

2011-12
Cross Country- Finished 25th in the 8K at the Missouri Cross Country Challenge, crossing the line in 28:45.72

Indoor Track- Started the season with a win at the MU-KU Dual, crossing in 1:55.39 for the 800m...Went on to PR in the 800m at the Illini Classic, finshing 2nd in 1:53.15...Ran his first mile of the season at the Bill Bergan Invitational, coming out with a 4:13.98 finish...He bested that mark at the Texas A&M Invitational, taking 7th in 4:12.74...Ended out the season at the Big 12 Championships, where he competed in the 3k and was a member of the 4th-place DMR team

Outdoor Track- Started the season off with a 2nd-place performance in the 800m at the Missouri Relays, crossing the line in his season-best 1:54.40...Placed 9th in the 1500m at the LSU Invitational (3:52.38) before going on to earn a PR of 3:50.26 in the event at the Beach Invitational...The season highlight came at the Drake Relays, where Kenny was a member of the 1st-place 4x1600m team, who finished with a final time of 16:47.87...Was also a member of the 4th-place DMR team at the Drake Relays...Rounded out the season at the Big 12 Championships, where he ran the 800m

HIGH SCHOOL
All-State selection on the cross country circuit and was a Second Team All-St. Louis Metro selection...Was Conference, District, and Sectional Champion in 2010...MSHSAA 1600m State Champion and 800m Runner-Up in 2011...Earned USATF All-American honors in the 1500m and 800m (2010, 2011)...Four-time MSHSAA Track All-State

High School Bests
800m - 1:53.59 | 1600m - 4:12.50

PERSONAL
Parents are Brian and Katy...Born October 10, 1992 in Oklahoma City, OK...Was a Scholar Athlete at Holt HS in 2011...Majoring in Sports Nutrition...Has aspirations of breaking the 4:00 minute mark in the mile

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