Kennis Byers

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Carrollton, Texas

    High School:
    Newman Smith

    Last College:
    Northwestern State

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 168

    Event:
    Jumps

    Birthdate:
    04/01/1989

    Experience:
    TR

    Kennis Byers

    05/12/2012

    Houston Men Lead 2012 Conference USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships

    Sweeney wins long jump title on Saturday

    03/24/2012

    Cougars Claim Six First Place Finishes At Victor Lopez Invite

    Cougars head to Ft. Worth, TX for TCU Invite

    02/25/2012

    Track Concludes Day One Of C-USA Championships

    Frausto, King and Sweeney claim gold medals on day one

    01/13/2012

    Cougars Have Impressive Outing At Leonard Hilton Memorial

    11 Cougars set personal records on Friday

    FRESHMAN (2010-11)
    Indoor
    Adidas Classic (High Jump) - 6-10.25 - 3rd
    Houston Invitational (High Jump) - 6-6.25 - 7th
    Howie Ryan (High Jump) - 6-8.25 - 3rd
    C-USA Championships (High Jump) - 6-9.75 - 4th

    Outdoor
    Spring Break Classic (High Jump) - 6-10.75* - 2nd
    Victor Lopez (High Jump) - 6-6.75 - 6th
    Texas State (High Jump) - 6-6 - 2nd
    LSU Alumni Gold (High Jump) - 6-5 - 11th
    Penn Relays (High Jump) - 6-6.75 - 16th
    C-USA (High Jump) - 6-9.75 - 3rd
    NCAA Prelims (High Jump) - 6-7 - 35th

    PREVIOUS SCHOOL
    Competed at Northwestern State before transferring to Houston.

    HIGH SCHOOL
    District champion in the triple jump and high jump... Personal best of 6-8 in the high jump... Coached by Terry Mills... Played varsity football for two years and lettered in track all four years.

    PERSONAL

    Son of Gwendolyn and Kenneth Byers... Born April 1, 1989 in Dallas... Has a younger brother, Charlie... Active in student council...Hobbies include track, basketball and music... Cousin of Beyoncé.

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