Kansas Jayhawks

Tyler Pride

Position Combined Events
Height 5'11"
Class Freshman
Hometown Potomac Falls, Va.
High School Potomac Falls
bio

2020 INDOOR (Fr.)
Made his KU debut at the Bob Timmons Challenge (12/6), placing fourth in the 60-meter hurdles and long jump … Won the long jump at the KU-KSU-WSU Triangular (1/18), jumping a personal best 7.14m (23-5.25 ft.) … Made his heptathlon debut at the Jayhawk Classic (1/23-1/24), scoring 4,644 points to place fourth … Competed in the 60 meter hurdles and long jump at the Big 12 Indoor Championship (2/28-2/29), running a personal best 8.26 in the 60 meter hurdles, and jumping 7.05m (23-1.75 ft.) to place ninth in the long jump.

HIGH SCHOOL
Was a five-time letterwinner between football and track and field at Potomac Falls high school in Potomac Falls, Virginia… Holds the school record in the long jump, triple jump, 110-meter hurdles, 300-meter hurdles, 100 meters, and 4×100 meter relay team… Was voted the Potomac Falls HS track and field male MVP three times… Was the 2019 VHSL Class 5a/6a State Outdoor Long Jump Champion, while also placing as the runner-up in the high jump at the State Championships… Was the Potomac District Champion in the 110-meter hurdles, 300-meter hurdles, long jump and high jump in 2018 and 2019… Garnered several meet and regional honors, including the Wolverine Classic Track and field Invitational 2018 Outstanding Male Athlete award, Apple Blossom Invitational 2019 Male MVP, Cassel’s XBC 2018 Most Outstanding Field MVP award, was a member of the 2019 Athlete of the Year All-LoCo boy’s track and field team and was a two-time All-LoCo boy’s track and field first-team member.

PERSONAL
Son of Danny and Gwendolyn Pride… Has two siblings, Heather and Evan… Plans to major in Sports Marketing.