Kailee Kamps  
Kailee  Kamps

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Belmont, Wis.

High School:
Belmont HS

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
03/28/1994


04/08/2015

Gophers Head to Arkansas John McDonnell Invite

Minnesota is set to compete in Fayetteville, Ark., this Friday and Saturday

04/03/2015

Stanford Breaks Hammer Throw Record

Senior Devin Stanford broke the Minnesota school record in the hammer throw Friday

03/31/2015

Baylor, Stanford Invitationals Up Next

Minnesota will compete in two meets at Baylor and Stanford this weekend

03/20/2015

Gopher Win 13 Titles at South Alabama

Minnesota opened the 2015 outdoor season on the road Friday afternoon

01/24/2015

Gophers Top Badgers in Border Battle Dual

Minnesota and Wisconsin met in the first-ever dual meet between the two teams Saturday

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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)