WSU CAREER. SOPHOMORE (2013-14): Indoor - Ran a PR in 60m dash of 7.57i at Don Kirby Elite Invite (2/15/14, Albuquerque)…at the MPSF Championships, finished eighth in the 200m with an indoor-best time of 24.39i, was 20th in the 60m dash (7.64i) and ran the third leg of the sixth-place 4x400m relay (3/1/14, Seattle)…Outdoor - Clocked a 100m time of 11.60w at Jim Click Shootout (4/12/14, Tucson)…at Pac-12 Championships finished seventh in the 100m in PR time of 11.81 after running 11.64w in prelims, finished 11th in 200m in PR time of 24.05 (5/18/14, Pullman)…also ran second leg on sixth-place 4x100m relay (45.46), and third leg on eighth-place 4x400m relay (3:43.55)…at NCAA West Regional Prelims finished 38th in the 100m in a time of 12.01…named to Pac-12 All-Academic track and field first team…named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic team.
FRESHMAN (2012-13):Indoor - Outstanding frosh debut…opened collegiate career running third leg of 4x400m relay that set school freshman record time of 3:49.62i at Bronco Invite (1/19/13, Nampa)…clocked with PR 200m time of 24.44i at Don Kirby Invite (2/8/13, Albuquerque)…at Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships ran PR time in 60m dash of 7.62i for ninth (2/23/13, Seattle)…also ninth in 200m dash in 24.47i and lead leg of sixth-place 4x400m relay with season-best time of 3:42.93i…Outdoor - Team leader in 100m and 200m…100m legal time of 11.90 at Pepsi Invite (4/6/13, Eugene)…ran on both relays at Mt. SAC Relays with season-best times of 45.37 and 3:38.54…1600m relay time is ninth-best all-time at WSU…at Pac-12 Championships finished 11th in 100m with PR time of 11.79w, 12th in 200m in PR of 24.13 and ran both relays…4x100m relay finished seventh and eighth in the 4x400m relay (5/12/13, Los Angeles)…at NCAA West Prelims ran on 400m relay for 18th and on 1600m relay for 21st.
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER. Earned five varsity letters at Westview High…one for basketball coach Greg Nared…four for track coaches Rob Casteel and Cheryl Wardell…also played volleyball…three-time track team MVP…freshman year placed fourth in 100m and seventh in 200m at 6A State Championships…sophomore year won 100m and 200m titles at the Metro League Championships and at 6A State Championships…junior year repeated as 200m winner at both the Metro League Championships and 6A State Championships, runner-up in 100m at both meets…summer before senior year competed for Warrior Track Club and coach Jay Miles…won 100m, 200m and 400m at Junior Olympics state meet, won 100m and 200m at JO Regional meet, and placed 10th in 100m and 11th in 200m at JO National meet…named 2011 JO Athlete of the Year for Oregon Region…winter of senior year at Husky Open ran 60m dash in time of 7.83i and 200m in time of 25.37i…capped senior year with 100m and 200m gold medals at both league and state championships…clocked PR time in 200m of 24.51 at Metro Championships and ran PR time in 100m of 11.97w at state prelims…won the 100m dash in a PR time of 11.91 at the Region 13 Junior Olympics meet in Bend, Ore., in summer 2012.
PERSONAL. Born in October 1993, in Austin, Texas…mother Dorothy is a baker…father Derrick is deceased…older brother Isaiah competed in track and bowling at Concordia and Weber State…older brother Daniel played football at Central Methodist University…graduated with a 3.5 GPA…received Multnomah Athletic Scholar Athlete Award…involved in school leadership…Les Femmes Debutantes participant…church usher board member…majoring in sociology at WSU.
KEEL’S WSU BESTS
60m - 7.57i (2014)
100m - 11.81 (2014); 11.60w (2014)
200m - 24.05 (2014)
PAC-12 CHAMPIONSHIPS PERFORMANCES
2014 100m 7th 11.81 (11.64w prelims)
200m 11th 24.05
4x100m Relay 6th 45.46
4x400m Relay 8th 3:43.55
2013 100m 11th 11.79w
200m 12th 24.13
4x100m Relay 7th 46.14
4x400m Relay 8th 3:39.95
NCAA WEST PRELIMINARY PERFORMANCES
2014 100m 38th 12.01
2013 4x100m Relay 18th 45.43
4x400m Relay 21st 3:39.55