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Kimsue Grant
Kimsue Grant

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Arlington, Va.

High School:
Washington Lee

Event:
Sprints/Jumps

07/24/2013

Grant, Broomfield Headline Track & Field Bears' All-Academic Awards

Team posts 3.26 GPA to claim USTFCCCA All-Academic designation

07/10/2013

Missouri State Student-Athletes Honored By MVC

More than 200 MSU student-athletes recognized for academic excellence

06/03/2013

Beaver, Grant Highlight Bears' MVC Track & Field Award Winners

Senior duo named to Scholar-Athlete team

05/25/2013

MSU Track & Field Concludes NCAA West Regional Competition

Grant, Broomfield, 4x100 team wrap up 2013 campaign

05/24/2013

Track & Field Bears Wrap Up Day One of NCAA West Regional

Babolayi, Grant, Maximilien compete in Austin

Awards/Honors
2012-13 Track & Field: USTFCCCA All-Academic Team ... MVC Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award ... MVC Honor Roll ... MVC Scholar-Athlete Team ... MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week (May 16) ... All-MVC Outdoor (triple jump, long jump, 4x100m, 4x400m) ... All-MVC Indoor (triple jump, long jump) ... MVC Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week (March 27) ... Missouri State Athletics Director's Honor Roll
2011-12 Track & Field
:
USTFCCCA Outdoor All-American Second Team (triple jump) ... All-MVC Outdoor (triple jump, long jump, 4x100m relay) ... All-MVC Indoor (triple jump, long jump) ... MVC Scholar-Athlete Team ... Missouri State Athletics Director's Honor Roll
2010-11 Track & Field: All-MVC Outdoor (triple jump, long jump, 4x100m relay) ... All-MVC Indoor (triple jump) ... MVC Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award ... MVC Scholar-Athlete Team
2009-10 Track & Field: All-MVC Indoor (triple jump)

Personal Bests
Triple jump (indoor) - 12.89m - (March 1, 2013)
Long jump (indoor) - 6.30m - (Feb. 23, 2013)
55-meter dash (indoor) - 7.27 - (Dec. 2, 2012)
60-meter dash (indoor) - 7.76 - (Jan. 11, 2013)
100-meter dash (indoor) - 12.12 - (May 6, 2011)
200-meter dash (indoor) - 24.77 - (Jan. 26, 2013)
Triple jump (outdoor) - 13.00m - (May 11, 2012)
Long jump (outdoor) - 6.33m - (May 11, 2012 & May 11, 2013)
100-meter dash (outdoor) - 11.96 - (May 11, 2012)
200-meter dash (outdoor) - 24.99 - (April 20, 2012)

2012 Track & Field
Indoor: Took first place in the long jump (17-10.75) at the Arkansas State Kickoff Klassic ... At the same event, was third in the triple jump (37-10.00) ... Was sixth in the long jump (17-09.75) and the triple jump (37-11.50) at the Arkansas Invitational ... Claimed seventh place in the 200m dash at the Saluki Open with a time of 26.05 ... Picked up a victory in the long jump at the Indiana Relays with a distance of 19-00.75 ... Finished sixth in the 200m dash (25.45) at the Varsity Apartments Invitational ... Also won the triple jump (39-06.00) and was runner-up in the long jump (18-05.00) at the Varsity Apartments Invitational ... Helped the Bears to the MVC indoor championship by winning the long jump with a distance of 19-11.00 and taking second in the triple jump (40-09.75).

Outdoor: Had a solid start to the outdoor season, posting a second-place finish in the long jump (19-07) at the Bobby Lane Invitational ... Was 15th in the 100m dash (12.23) at the Arkansas Spring Invitational ... Won the Tom Botts Invitational triple jump with a leap of 41-03.75 ... Also posted a top-10 finish in the 200m dash at the Tom Botts Invitational with a time of 25.28 ... At the same event, was fourth in the long jump with a distance of 18-00.50 ... Took first place in the long jump (20-09.25) at the MVC Championships ... Also finished 8th in the 100m dash at the Valley Championships with a time of 12.48 ... At the 2012 NCAA Championships, placed 16th in the triple jump (12.82m) ... Was a 2010-11 NCAA Outdoor Division I West Preliminary Qualifier in the triple jump ... Competed in the Olympic trials and finished sixth in the long jump (6.07m) and fifth in the triple jump (12.77m).

2011 Track & Field

Indoor:
Earned All-Missouri Valley Conference honors in the triple jump at the MVC Championship with a second place finish (39-09.95) ... Ran a personal best in the 60m dash with a time of 7.91 at the Bob Timmons Challenge ... Jumped a personal best (40-5.43) at the Tyson Invitational, taking third in the triple jump ... Won the long jump at the Missouri Invitational with a leap of 18-06.04 ... Competed on the 4x400 relay team that took seventh place at the MVC Indoor Championships with a time of 4:00.85.

Outdoor:
Took home second and third in the triple jump (40-08.18) and long jump (18-10.37), respectively, at the Arkansas Spring Invitational ... Placed first in the triple jump and long jump at the Tom Botts Invitational, jumping a personal best in the triple with a leap of 41-06.03 and a leap of 18-08.80 in the long jump ... Was a member of the 4x100 relay team that placed third at the Kansas Relays with a time of 46.59 ... Placed fourth at the Arkansas Twilight in the 100m dash (12.12) ... Took home second in the long jump (19-08.22), triple jump (40-11.33) and 4x100m relay (46.37) at the MVC Outdoor Championships, with her long jump distance being a personal best ... Qualified for the NCAA Division I West Preliminary Round in the triple jump, at which she finished 22nd overall with a jump of 40-02.28.

2010 Track & Field

Indoor:
Was named All-Missouri Valley Conference at the Indoor Championships when she finished third in the triple jump with a personal best of 39-06.50 ... Also set a personal best in the long jump (17-06.00) and was part of a distance medley relay team that finished fifth ... Had four top-six finishes in the triple jump during the indoor season.

Outdoor:
Qualified for the outdoor NCAA preliminary meet with an outdoor personal best of 40-09.50 ... Set her 200m dash personal best (25.51) at her first outdoor meet, the Razorback Spring Invitational ... At that meet, was a member of the third-place 4x100m relay team ... Also placed third in the triple jump (38-00.00) at that meet ... Won the long jump (18-02.50) and the triple jump (40-09.50-her NCAA Qualifying mark) at the Redbird Spring Invitational, setting personal bests in both ... Took home second place in the triple jump at the Arkansas Twilight....Was sixth in the triple jump at the MVC Outdoor Championships (39-04.50).

Background
Grant was named the 2009 Arlington, Va. Track and Field Athlete of the Year ... Named to the All-State team her junior and senior seasons ... Named team MVP four straight track seasons at Washington Lee High School (two indoor, two outdoor) ... Was a team captain ... Holds the Arlington, Va., outdoor district record in the 100m and 200m dashes ... During her senior indoor season, she set school records in the 55m dash, high jump and 300m dash ... Participated at the 2009 Virginia High School Outdoor Championship in the triple jump, 4x100m relay and the 100- and 200m dashes.

Personal
Kimsue Grant was born July 28, 1991, in Montego Bay, Jamaica ... Daughter of Robert and Almareen Grant ... Has one sibling, Malika Hamilton ... Majoring in accounting.

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