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Kaid Tipton
Position: Sprints
Year: Junior
Hometown: Kent, Wash.
High School: Kentridge
Experience: 1 Letter
2014: The top long hurdler on the squad, competing at his first Pac-12 Championships … took 10th overall in the 400-meter hurdles at Pac-12s in Pullman, running 54.28 seconds in the prelims … broke 54-seconds for the first time in the 400m hurdles at the UW-WSU Dual, going 53.62 to finish third … won the hurdles at the Washington Open in 54.12 … also ran on the 4x400m relay at Pac-12s, which took ninth in 3:16.17 … opened the outdoor season going 54.20 for fourth at the Oregon Preview … indoors, focused on his 400-meter speed, running a best of 50.51 at the SPU Final Qualifier … also ran 50.52 seconds at the Husky Classic … earned Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention.

2013:
Closed his freshman season with a big personal-best in the 400-meter hurdles, as he won the Ken Shannon Invitational in a time of 54.31 seconds … previous season best in the 400m hurdles was 56.70 at the Ralph Vernacchia Invite … also ran the 110m Hurdles … fourth in the 400m hurdles at the UW-WSU Dual in 57.49 … indoors, competed at five meets, running the 60m hurdles each time out … best 60m hurdles time of 8.46 seconds was at the UW Indoor Open, good for fifth.

High School and Personal:
Born in Palm Springs, California ... parents are Tara Ray and Jhamal Tipton ... has one younger sister, Jade ... was the runner-up at the 2012 Washington 4A state championships in the 110-meter hurdles, running 14.87 in the final ... also took fifth in the 300m hurdles at state as a senior, running a personal-best of 38.60 seconds ... took second in the 100m hurdles at the 2012 Pasco Invitational, running a career-best time of 14.66 ... junior year, took 10th in the 110m hurdles at the state meet and was fifth in the 300m hurdles and also ran on the 4x400m relay that placed ninth ... ran the 60m hurdles at the 2012 Simplot Games, finishing ninth in 8.31 seconds ... competed in multiple Junior Olympics competitions, taking seventh in 2012 in Baltimore with a hurdles time of 14.72 ... also competed in the decathlon, placing seventh at the 2012 state multi-events championships ... lettered three years in football, and was named second team All-League as both a wide receiver and a defensive back ... ranks fourth on school's all-time interceptions list, and top-10 in receptions and yards as a receiver.

Major Meets
2014 Pac-12 - 10th, 400m Hurdles | 9th, 4x400m

Outdoor Bests
110m Hurdles.......15.62
400m Hurdles.......53.62

Indoor Bests
400m.......50.51
60m Hurdles.......8.46
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