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Kyle Thompson
Kyle  Thompson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Argyle, Texas

High School:
Argyle

Event:
Pole Vault

Birthdate:
02/11/1993


02/26/2016

Texas Tech Makes Pentathlon History At Big 12 Indoor Championships

The Red Raiders go 1-2-3 in the pentathlon, the first time for any school in Big 12 Championship history.

02/24/2016

Thompson Receives Big 12 Weekly Award

Kyle Thompson honored by the Big 12 after vaulting himself into the top 10 in the NCAA in the men's pole vault.

02/19/2016

Thompson Tallies Career Day At Arkansas Qualifier

Kyle Thompson's clearance of 5.42m/17-9.25 is the 10th-best mark in the NCAA this season.

02/05/2016

Texas Tech Starts Strong in New Mexico and Nebraska

The Red Raiders tallied 18 personal-bests on Friday.

01/30/2016

Latham Breaks Triple Jump School Record In Albuquerque

Viershanie Latham was one of three Red Raiders to break into the top 10 in the indoor school records.

05/18/2014

Red Raiders Win Big 12 Championships

05/02/2013

T&F: Big 12 Outdoors Preview

T&F: Big 12 Outdoors Preview

04/25/2013

Track: Red Raider Open Recap

Cierra White breaks school record in 100M

04/24/2013

Track: Red Raider Open Preview

Wes Kittley previews Texas Tech's Thursday's final home meet of the season

01/11/2013

Track Preps for Indoor Season

Track and Field Teams open Indoor Season at Texas Tech Open

Career Performance List

USTFCCCA All-American


- 2015 Outdoor Pole Vault Second Team

2016 INDOOR
Wrapped up his collegiate career with four second-place finishes in the pole vault ... opened the season at the Arkansas Invitational with a runner-up clearance of 5.15m/16-10.75 ... followed it up with another second-place mark of 5.21m/17-1 at the New Mexico Team Invite ... improved his mark again in the return to Albuquerque after successfully making it over 5.27m/17-3.5 ... got a big PR at the Arkansas Qualifier at 5.42m/17-9.25, which almost qualified him for the NCAA Indoor Championships ... earned All-Big 12 honors after receiving silver at the conference championship after clearing 5.34m/17-6.25.

2015 OUTDOOR
Named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team ... suited up 10 times for the Red Raiders in the pole vault event in the outdoor campaign ... put up four first-place marks, beginning with the season opener at the UTSA Challenge at 5.04m/16-6.75 ... also recorded first-place finishes at the Texas Tech Open (5.15m/16-10.75), Wes Kittley Invite (5.30m/17-4.5) and Red Raider Open (5.11m/16-9.25) ... finished runner-up at the Big 12 Championships to earn All-Big 12 performer honors behind a mark of 5.20m/17-0.75 ... set a PR at the NCAA West Preliminaries, clearing the bar at 5.35m/17-6.5 en route to a fifth-place finish to punch his ticket to Eugene ... at the NCAA Championships, he racked up a 12th-place mark at 5.30m/17-4.5 to earn Second Team All-America honors.

2015 INDOOR
Competed in seven meets during the indoor season, clearing the five-meter mark in all but one meet ... recorded three first-place finishes, the first at the Texas Tech Open, clearing the bar at 5.15m/16-10.75 ... followed it up two weeks later with another top mark at 5.19m/17-0.25 ... his third first-place clearance was a PR at 5.27m/17-3.5 at the Red Raider Open ... earned All-Big 12 performer honors after finishing fourth at the conference meet at 5.23m/17-1.75.

2014 OUTDOOR
Cleared the five-meter mark seven times in the outdoor season compared to just once in the indoor season ... Turned in an All-Big 12 performance by taking fourth in the pole vault (5.19m/17-0.25) ... Won the pole vault at both the Bryan Clay Invite (5.12m/16-9.50), and the West Texas A&M Classic (5.07m/16-7.50) ... Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminaries, where he placed 20th, clearing 5.11m/16-9.25.

2014 INDOOR
Competed in the pole vault at six meets for the Red Raiders ... Cleared the five meter mark at the Tyson Invitational, placing eighth (5.01m/16-5.25) ... Logged top-three finishes at the Texas Tech Open (4.80m/15-9.00), where he took second, and the Texas A&M Triangular (4.87m/15-11.75), where he finished fourth.

2013 OUTDOOR
Competed in the 100-meter dash, 110-meter hurdles and the pole vault...cleared a season-best 5.00-meters (16'-4.75") in the pole vault to finish fourth at the UTEP Springtime Invitational (3/23)...cleared three bars over 16-feet on the season...cleared 4.98-meters (16'-4.00") at the Aztec Invitational (3/16)....cleared 4.97-meters (16'-3.50") at the Red Raider Open (4/25)...clocked a season-best 15.63 in the 110-meter hurdles to finish 17th at the Aztec Invitational...ran a season-best 11.22 in the 100-meter dash to finish 12th at the Aztec Invitational.

2013 INDOOR
Competed as a heptathlete...finished seventh at the Big 12 Championships with 4,991 points - the most by a Red Raider in the event since 2009...clocked a season best of 7.12 seconds in the 60-meter dash to finish 3rd in the Heptathlon section at the Big 12 Championships...clocked a season-best of 3:07.56... in the 1,000-meter run finishing 9th in the heptathlon section...clocked a season-best 8.09 seconds in the 55-meter hurdles finishing 20th at the Red Raider Open (2/2)...clocked a season-best 8.57 in the 60-meter hurdles finishing 7th in the heptathlon section at the Big 12 Championships...cleared a season-best 1.75-meters (5'-8.75") in the high jump to finish 10th in the heptathlon section at the Big 12 Championships...recorded a season-best of 6.63-meters (21'-9.00") in the long jump to finish 8th in the heptathlon section at the Big 12 Championships...cleared a season-best 5.02-meters (16'-5.50") in the pole vault to finish fifth in the heptathlon section at the Big 12 Championships...threw a season-best 10.54-meters (34'-7.00") in the shot put to finish 9th in the heptathlon section at the Big 12 Championships.

2012 OUTDOOR
Competed in the pole vault, 100-meter dash, 200-meter dash and the javelin...season-best mark of 4.75 (15'-7.00") in the pole vault to finish second at the Red Raider Open (5/5)...captured a first place finish in the pole vault at the West Texas A&M Open (4/28) clearing the bar at 4.68-meters (15'-4.25")...season-best time of 10.98 in the 100-meter dash in a 17th place finish at the Red Raider Open (5/5)...season-best time of 23.02 in the 200-meter dash at the LSU Invitational...recorded a season-best mark of 44.07-meters (144'-7.00")in the javelin at the Red Raider Open (5/5).

ARGYLE HIGH SCHOOL
Lettered four years at Argyle...competed in five events...ran a 7.10 in the 60M, 10.67 in the 100m, 21.96 in the 200M and vaulted 16'6" during senior season...named Dallas/Fort Worth All-Area Jumper of the Year during senior season...named Argyle track MVP during senior season...finished 9th in the 100M-Dash, 6th in the 200M-Dash and 3rd in the pole vault at state meet during senior season...named 2nd team All-District as a cornerback on the football team...finished 3rd in the junior Olympics in 2007...named 2009 and 2010 Argyle Sprinter of the Year.

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