Kyle Peterson
Kyle Peterson
Year: Sr./Sr.
Hometown: Oakdale, Calif.
High School: Oakdale HS
Events: Throws
 Indoor Career Bests
Event Outdoor Career Bests 
 54-10.00 at Big Sky Championships (2/24/18) SP 54-10.25 at Causeway Classic (4/26/19)
 --- DIS 180-00 at Causeway Classic (4/27/18)
 62.05.75 at Big Sky Championships (2/23/18) WT/HAM 196-02, at Aggie Open (3/8/19)

2019 Season

  • Advanced to the NCAA West Preliminary in the discus.
  • Earned all-Big Sky honors in the hammer after placing second with a throw of 195-01.
  • Set his PR in the event and moved into fifth place in school history with a toss of 196-02 at the Aggie Open to start the year.
  • Placed among the top three in the discus in six meets, including three first-place finishes.
  • Best discus throw was 178-05 to win the UCR Spring Classic.
  • Moved into ninth place in the Hornet record book with a shot put of 54-10.25 to win the Causeway Classic Dual.
  • Indoors, he qualified for the Big Sky Championship in the shot put and weight throw.
  • Best marks were 51-11.00 in the shot put at the Big Sky Championships and 60-01.00 in the weight throw at the New Mexico Classic.

2018 Season

  • Advanced to the NCAA West Preliminary in the discus where he finished in 17th place.
  • Was fourth at the Big Sky Championships in the discus and hammer and also competed in the shot put at the meet.
  • Moved into second place in school history in the discus with a throw of 180-00 at the Causeway Classic.
  • Finished first in the shot put, discus and hammer at the meet.
  • His shot put of 54-07.25 set his career best and ranked ninth in program history.
  • Best hammer throw during the season was 182-07 at the Causeway Classic.
  • Indoors, he was the Big Sky champion in the weight throw.
  • Threw 62-05.75 to record the fifth longest all-time by a Hornet.
  • Also set a PR at the meet in the shot put with a mark of 54-10.00 which placed him fourth in the school record book.

2017 Season

  • Qualified for the Big Sky Championships in the shot put, discus and hammer.
  • Scored for the team after placing fourth in the discus and sixth in the hammer.
  • Set PRs in all three events during the season.
  • Had a shot put of 53-09.00 at the Mondo Team Challenge.
  • Moved into sixth place in school history in the discus with a throw of 170-03 at the Mt. SAC Relays.
  • Best hammer throw of 186-00 came at the Causeway Classic where he finished first in the meet and claimed ninth place in the school record book.
  • Indoors, he was eighth at the Big Sky Championships in the weight throw and also qualified for the meet in the shot put.
  • Had a weight throw of 58-07.75 at the Big Sky Championships which ranked seventh in school history.
  • Best shot put was 49-05.00 at the Snake River Open.

2016 Season

  • Qualified for the Big Sky Championships in the shot put, discus and hammer.
  • Scored for the team after placing fifth in the discus and eighth in the hammer.
  • Had a discus throw of 170-01 at the Mt. SAC Relays which placed him sixth in school history.
  • Best shot put was 52-11.50 at the Mondo Team Challenge.
  • Threw 171-02 in the hammer at the Big Sky Championships for his PR.
  • Indoors, he qualified for the Big Sky Championships in the shot put and weight throw.
  • Set PRs in both events at the meet.
  • Had a shot put of 50-10.25 and a weight throw of 56-10.75.

2015 Season

  • Did not compete during the indoor or outdoor seasons.

High School

  • Graduated from Oakdale HS in 2014.
  • Placed sixth at the California state meet in the discus as a senior.
  • Was the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters champion in 2013 and 2014.
  • Won three Sac-Joaquin Section Div. IV titles and was the Valley Oak League champion all four years.
  • Threw 177-06 in the discus as a senior and 52-07 in the shot put for his career bests.
  • Also played football and basketball all four years.
  • Was a member of the offensive line and helped lead the Mustangs to the NorCal and Sac-Joaquin Section Div. II titles in 2013.
  • Was named the Modesto Bee Track and Field Athlete of the Year as a senior.

Personal

  • Majoring in kinesiology.
  • Parents are David and Christine Peterson.