Kailee Kamps  
Kailee Kamps

RS Sophomore

Belmont, Wis.

High School:
Belmont HS




Five Minutes with Kailee Kamps

Get to know Gophers' redshirt sophomore Kailee Kamps


Gophers Lead NCAA with 21 USTFCCCA Honorees

Minnesota has 21 All-Academic honorees, the most among NCAA Division I women's teams


Adderley Advances as Gophers Open NCAA Prelims

Senior Te'Shon Adderley is set to compete in the 800m quarterfinals Friday


Gophers Set for NCAA West Prelims

Fifteen Gophers and two relay teams head to Fayetteville, Ark., this week


15 Gophers Qualify for NCAA Prelims

Minnesota will send 15 individuals and two relays to Fayetteville, Ark., next week

2014 Season - Indoor: Recorded a season-best throw of 48-07.50 (14.82m) in the shot put for fifth place at Iowa State Classic • finished fifth in the weight throw with a season-best mark of 51-05.75 (15.69m) at Parents Day Open • finished 11th in the shot put (46-01.25, 14.05m) at Big Tens • competed in the weight throw at Big Tens (49-09.75, 15.18m).

2014 Season - Outdoor: Competed in the shot put, discus and hammer throw • finished 17th in the discus (136-00, 41.46m) at Big Ten Championships • competed in the shot put at Big Tens and NCAA West Prelims but did not record a mark • recorded the Gophers' season-best throw of 49-01.50 (14.97m) in the shot for sixth place at UC San Diego • threw a season-best 146-08 (44.71m) in the discus for fifth place at TSU Relays • competed in the hammer throw twice, including a season-best throw of 159-06 (48.62m) for fifth place at USF Collegiate • Academic All-Big Ten honoree • USTFCCCA All-Academic honoree.

2013 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.

High School: A graduate of Belmont High School • 2010 Wisconsin state champion in discus • 2011 and 2012 runner-up in both shot put and discus • four-time Six Rivers Conference discus champion and three-time shot put champion • 2012 Wisconsin State Journal Female Athlete of the Year • 2012 Pat Richter Award winner as the state's Triple Play Triple Threat Female Athlete of the Year • holds school records in discus (147-5) and shot put (45-7 1/4) • also a standout in basketball and volleyball • WIAA Scholar Athlete • National Honor Society member • earned awards in science and history.

Personal: Born March 28, 1994 • daughter of David and Jackie Kamps • has three siblings: Kara, Kassi and Keegan • mother (volleyball) and father (track and basketball) played sports at UW-Platteville • sisters Kara (basketball at UW-Whitewater) and Kassi (currently in track at Winona State) were also student-athletes • plans to major in kinesiology/movement science • enjoys juggling, hanging out with friends, being outdoors, camping and playing sports with her family, and playing saxophone.

Kamps' Indoor Career Bests (2014 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
Shot Put 48-07.50, 14.82m Iowa State Classic (2/14-15/14)
Weight Throw 51-05.75, 15.69m Parents Day Open (2/22/14)
Kamps' Outdoor Career Bests (2014 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
Shot Put 49-01.50, 14.97m UC San Diego (4/26/14)
Discus 146-08, 44.71m TSU Relays (3/22/14)
Hammer Throw 159-06, 48.62m USF Collegiate (4/4/14)