Kaiwan

Culmer

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Year: Senior
Hometown: Nassau, Bahamas
Major: Construction Management

Bio

TFRRS All-Time Performances

Personal Bests
Indoor
Triple Jump: 52-9 1/4 (16.08m) (2/24/18)
Long Jump: 22-9 1/4 (6.94m) (2/2/18)
Outdoor
Triple Jump: 54-2 1/2 (16.52m) (6/22/18)*
Long Jump: 23-5 1/2 (7.15m)w (4/13/18)

* - school record

NCAA Championships
2018 (O): TJ - 52-9 1/2 (16.09m) (9th)
2018 (O): TJ - 52-4 3/4 (15.97m) (10th)
2017 (I): TJ - 52-4 1/2 (15.96m) (6th)
2016 (O): TJ - 52-3 1/4 (15.93m) (8th)

Big Ten Championships
2018 (O): TJ - 53-11 (16.43m) (1st)
2018 (I): TJ - 52-9 1/4 (16.08m) (1st)
2017 (O): TJ - 52-10 3/4 (16.12m)w (3rd)
2017 (I): TJ - 50-10 1/4 (15.50m) (4th)
2016 (I): TJ - 51-8 1/2 (15.76m) (1st)
2015 (I): TJ - 50-6 1/4 (15.40m) (6th)

Honors
All-America First Team (TJ - 2016 Outdoor, 2017 Indoor)
All-America Second Team (TJ - 2018 Indoor, 2018 Outdoor)
Big Ten Champion (TJ - 2016 Indoor, 2018 Indoor, 2018 Outdoor)
All-Big Ten First Team (2016 Indoor, 2018 Indoor, 2018 Outdoor)
USTFCCCA All-Academic Team (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
Academic All-Big Ten (2016, 2017, 2018)
Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Award (2017, 2018)
Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017; Spring 2016, 2017, 2018)

2018 (Senior)
Indoor: Won his second career Big Ten indoor triple jump title with an indoor personal-best 52-9 1/4 (16.08m), which ranked seventh in school history...finished ninth at the NCAA Indoor Championships at 52-4 3/4 (15.97m) to earn second-team All-America honors...won triple jump titles at the Gorilla Classic, Air Force Invitational and Graduate Classic.

Outdoor: Swept the Big Ten triple jump titles with a mark of 53-11 (16.43m) at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships...finished ninth at the NCAA Outdoor Championships after jumping 52-9 1/2 (16.09m) to earn second-team All-America honors, the fourth All-America honor of his career...became the first Husker male to sweep indoor and outdoor conference triple jump titles since Daniel Roper in 2006...set a Nebraska school record of 54-2 1/2 (16.52m) in the triple jump at the Bahamas National Championships to finish second...won the triple jump title at the John McDonnell Invitational.

2017 (Junior)
Indoor: Finished sixth in the triple jump at the NCAA Indoor Championships with a mark of 52-4 1/2 (15.96m) to earn first-team All-America honors...qualified for the championships with a season-best leap of 52-8 3/4 (16.07m) to win the Mark Colligan Memorial...finished fourth at the Big Ten Indoor Championships after a jump of 50-10 1/4 (15.50m)...won the adidas Classic triple jump...leaped 52-8 1/4 (16.06m) at the Tyson Invitational...cleared at least 50 feet in every meet he competed in.  

Outdoor: Placed third in the triple jump at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships with a wind-aided season best of 52-10 3/4 (16.12m) ...took first and set a wind-legal season best in the triple jump at the John Jacobs Invitational with a mark of 52-9 1/4 (16.08m)...also won the triple jump title at the Texas Tech Red Raider Shootout and the Nebraska Invitational...set a wind-aided outdoor long jump PR of 23-2 3/4 (7.08m) at the Texas Tech Red Raider Shootout.

2016 (Sophomore)
Indoor: Won the Big Ten triple jump title after a season-best 51-8 1/2 (15.76m)...set a then-personal best three times at the Big Ten Indoor Championships...took third at the Tyson Invitational with a leap of 50-6 1/4 (15.40m)...won the Mark Colligan Memorial with a mark of 50-6 1/4 (15.40m)...competed in the long jump for the first time in his career and recorded a PR 22-6 1/4 (6.86m) to finish seventh at the Holiday Inn Invitational.

Outdoor: Finished eighth in the triple jump at the NCAA Outdoor Championships to earn first-team All-America honors, posting a jump of 52-3 1/4 (15.93m)...placed sixth in the long jump with a mark of 22-7 (6.88m) at the Texas Invitational...placed third at the Big Ten Championships in the triple jump with a mark of 52-7 1/2 (16.04m).

2015 (Freshman)
Indoor: Finished sixth at the Big Ten Championships in the triple jump with a mark of 50-6 1/4 (15.40m)...won triple jump titles at the Mark Colligan Memorial (49-4 1/2, 15.05m) and Nebraska Tune-Up (48-4, 14.73m)...finished runner-up at the adidas Classic (48-1 3/4, 14.67m).

Outdoor: Finished 35th at the NCAA West Preliminary Round in the triple jump (48-8 3/4, 14.85m)...set a wind-aided season best of 49-1 1/2 (14.97m) to finish 11th at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships...recorded a wind-legal best jump of 48-3 1/2 (14.72m) to place fifth at the Musco Invitational...earned a fourth-place finish at the Pac-12 vs. Big Ten Invitational.

Before Nebraska
Came to Nebraska from Nassau, Bahamas, where he was the 2014 Bahamas junior triple jump champion and a Carifta Games triple jump finalist...set a best mark of 50-0 3/4 (15.26m) in the triple jump...took 14th at the 2013 IAAF World Youth Championships in the triple jump at 49-1 (14.96m).

Personal 
Born Oct. 25, 1996...parents are Kirkland and Eleanor...major is construction management.

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2018 Big Ten Indoor T&F Highlights
Nebraska Tune-Up Highlights
Frank Sevigne Highlights - Day 2