2018-19 Track and Field Roster

Grant Downes

Grant Downes

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  • Hometown
    Kansas City, Mo.
  • Highschool
    Park Hill HS


Season and Career Results
Academic Honors
2018 Fall AD Honor Roll
2018 Academic All-Conference
2017 Fall AD Honor Roll
2018 Summer: Finished ninth in the decathlon with 6,422 points at the USATF Junior Championships.

2018: Indoor - Completed three heptathlons, including a personal best score 4,753 points at the Air Force Team Challenge...Finished fourth at the Shocker Multi with a score of 4,668 points...Set personal best in the 1000m (2:59.04), high jump (1.77m/5-9.5) and shot put 11.31m/37-1.25 to finish 11th overall with a score of 4,666 in the heptathlon. Outdoor - Completed three decathlons, bettering his score each meet...Placed seventh at the Wichita State Decathlon (6,034), fourth at the K.T. Woodman Classic (6,132) and set a personal best 6,348 to finish ninth at The American Athletic Conference Championships.

High School: Lettered four years in track and field, one year in soccer…one time conference champion and sixth place at 2017 state championships in the 110m hurdles…three time conference champion and fourth place at 2017 state championships in 300m hurdles…AP Honors Scholar in 2016 and 2017...Personal best – 6,071 in the decathlon, 13-6 in the pole vault, 14.84 seconds in the 110m hurdles, 34.76 seconds in the 300m hurdles.
Personal: Son of Alicia and Gary Downes…Has a younger brother, Kyle…Majoring in biomedical engineering…Also recruited by St. Louis University.