2015 Track & Field Roster

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Kenneth Fisher

  • Position
    Jumps
  • Height
    5-11
  • Class
    Junior
  • Hometown
    ,
  • High School
    Tri-Cities HS

Biography

 Fisher Career Bests - Cross Country
8k
33:11.8
 Fisher Career Bests - Track & Field
55m 200m 400m 800m High Jump
Long Jump
Triple Jump
7.05 23.11 49.78 2:00.94 1.93m (6-04 ft.)  7.78m  (25-06.25 ft.)
15.21m (49-11 ft.)

2013-14 Outdoor Track (Freshman)
During the outdoor season, Fisher quickly resumed his progression from indoor, surpassing the 25-foot mark to win the prestigious Pepsi Florida Relays (4/4)...The rookie hit his top mark in the triple jump at the Shamrock Invitational (3/21), winning the event with a leap of 15.21m (49-11.00 ft.)...Fisher earned a second conference title in the long jump at the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Outdoor Championships (5/1-5/3), hitting a then-season-best mark of 7.78m (25-06.25 ft.) to win the event at North Carolina A&T’s Irwin Belk Track...In addition, Fisher earned fourth place in the triple jump with a leap of 15.15m (49-08.5 ft.)...Fisher’s scoring aided the Wildcats to a program-first men’s team Outdoor Conference Championship...The rookie went on to earn ninth place to advance in the long jump at the NCAA East Preliminary meet (5/29-5/31) in Greensboro, N.C., with a mark of 7.54m (24-09.00 ft.), also competing in the triple jump...At the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships (6/12) in Eugene, Ore., Fisher finished 19th in the long jump at 7.15m (23-05.5 ft.)...Competing at the USA Track & Field (USATF) Junior National Championships (7/5), Fisher set a new B-CU long jump school record of 7.84m (25-08.75 ft.), finishing second and earning his place on Team USA for the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Junior Championships...At Junior Worlds (7/23), Fisher finished 24th in the long jump...Fisher was named All-MEAC...Fisher was also named U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-America Honorable Mention and later to the All-Academic team.

2013-14 Indoor Track (Freshman)
Fisher made his first collegiate indoor track appearance at the Gamecock Indoor Open #1 (1/11), running the 55m and claiming his first victory in the long jump with a mark of 7.25m (23-09.5 ft.)...Fisher progressed quickly throughout the indoor season, logging his best marks at the MEAC Indoor Championships (2/13-2/15) at the Prince George’s S&L Complex (PGSLC) in Landover, Md...At the conference meet, Fisher hit an indoor-best 14.98m (49-01.75 ft.) to earn fourth in the triple jump, and an indoor-best 7.35m (24-01.5 ft.) to win the MEAC long jump title...His notable scoring aided the Wildcats to a program-best runner-up finish in the team standings...Fisher was named to the All-MEAC First Team.

2013 Cross Country (Freshman)
Fisher ran his first collegiate cross country meet at the 18th Annual Disney Cross Country Classic (10/12), turning in an 8k time of 35:35.9...He wrapped up his rookie season at the MEAC Cross Country Championships (10/26) on the campus of Maryland Eastern Shore, finishing 78th in the 8k in a time of 33:11.8.

High School
Attended Tri-Cities High School and competed for three years under Coach Devin Jones and ran club track for Quicksilver Track Club (QTC)...Fisher showed steady progress in the triple jump, moving from 14.05m (46-01.00 ft.) as a sophomore in his first track season, to 14.47m (47-05.75 ft.) as a junior and 14.8m (48-06.5 ft.) as a senior...In the long jump, Fisher began to draw notice, hitting 7.33m (24-00.75 ft.) by his junior year...Fisher went on to jump 7.38m (24-02.5 ft.) to win the age 17-18 long jump at the USATF Junior Olympics National Championship in Greensboro, N.C. ...Competed in the Georgia Olympics each year of high school, placing fourth in the triple jump as a sophomore, second in the long jump and fifth in the triple jump as a junior and winning the long jump (7.11m / 23-04.00 ft.), with a second place triple jump as a senior...Fisher was listed among the GA.MILESPLIT Male Athletes of the Week four times...He was named to the USATF Georgia Indoor All-State Team in both triple jump and long jump in 2013...Fisher also competed in track events, running in the 200m (23.11), 400m (49.78), 800m (2:00.94)...Earned TCHS records in both the long jump and triple jump.

Personal
Born Kenneth Bernard Fisher in East Point, Ga. on February 28, 1995, he is the son of Kizzie Head...Off the track, Fisher enjoys producing audio and relaxing...Notes his best sports memory as making Team USA during the summer of 2014...Fisher is majoring in Physical Education and Recreation at Bethune-Cookman.