Craig Kinsley
Craig Kinsley
Year: Senior
Hometown: Fairfield, CT
High School: Fairfield Prep
Position: Throws

2010 Outdoor Track & Field: A 2009  All-American, Kinsley capped a 2010 undefeated collegiate season in which he won his third Ivy League Championship, second IC4A Championship, first NCAA Division I East Region title and first NCAA Division I National Championship title ... Leading after the preliminary rounds at the NCAA Division I National Championships, Kinsley was passed in round five by Pontus Thomee from Boise State ... Responded on the very next throw with a nine-foot personal record of 76.29 (250'3") to wrap up the NCAA National title by over eight feet ... After the Collegiate season, Kinsley competed at the USA National Championships where he again set a personal record of 78.10m (256')  on his final throw to place third, behind Olympian Mike Hazle and World Championships finalist Sean Furey ... Kinsley was named USTFCCCA Division I Northeast Region Field Athlete of the year and was also named an Academic All-American and to the Academic All-Ivy team.

2009-10 Indoor Track & Field: Trained hard for the outdoor season.

2009 Outdoor Track & Field: Undefeated through the first seven meets of the season, Kinsley quickly improved his personal best from 199'10" to 241'6" at the 2009 NCAA East Regionals where he placed second ... Along the way he defended his Ivy League Title, and won the IC4A Championship meet ... At NCAA nationals, Kinsley finished 4th in Preliminaries with a throw of 229 feet ... In finals, he improved to 3rd place with a throw of 240'6" to earn All-American status and qualify for USATF Nationals ... He finished the season ranking third in NCAA and 10th overall in the US ... Kinsley was also named an USATFCCCA Academic All-American.

Outdoor Personal Records:
Javelin 78.10m (256'3")

Indoor Personal Records:
HJ: 6'5"

 

Before Brown: Two-time CT Class LL State Champ Javelin, All State High Jump, Javelin, Decathlon ... Personal records include: Javelin-193, High Jump- 6'5", 110 Hurdles-15.1

Personal: Craig is the son of Tom and Andrea Kinsley ...Has one older sister Nicole ... Concentrating in Geology and Economics