Kaleb Zuidema
Kaleb  Zuidema

Hometown:
Midland Park, N.J.

High School:
Midland Park

Event:
Throws

Year (I/O):
R-So./R-So.


2014 SEC Outdoor Javelin Bronze Medalist
2014 Second Team All-SEC Javelin
2014 Javelin Honorable Mention All-American
2013, 2014, 2015 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2011-12 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

2015: Continued to lead the team as its top javelin thrower... opened the season with a win at the Shamrock Invite (215-0)... threw for a season-best 221-11 at the Florida Relays to take fourth... won the Bill Carson with a heave of 212-9... matched his season high to take sixth at the Penn Relays (221-11)... opened competition at the SEC Championships with a season-best throw of 223-3, which earned him seventh place... qualified for regionals, where he just barely missed a second straight trip to nationals (14th overall).

2014: Javelin specialist...finally healthy after two redshirt years and multiple surgeries...Second Team All-SEC honoree finished in the top three of four javelin competitions in 2014, including a win in the collegiate section at Penn Relays...in his breakthrough at Penn Relays, recorded a heave of 228'6" (69.66m) that ranked him third in school history...captured bronze at SEC Outdoors, improving his PR to 229'2" (69.87m) and went on to earn his first NCAA Outdoor bid with a throw of 225'2" (68.65m)...finished 21st at NCAA Outdoors with a throw of 204'11 (62.47m) to receive Honorable Mention All-America nod.

2013:Did not compete in the 2013 season.

2012: Did not compete, medical redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL: Top mark of 224-11 in the javelin throw ... United States Champion with a win at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals ... ranked fourth in the nation in the javelin throw ... competed at the USA Junior National Championships, taking fourth overall at 207-9 ... owns the New Jersey state record ... went undefeated as a junior, including a Penn Relays victory ... two-time New Jersey Meet of Champions winner.

Outdoor Personal Records
Javelin
69.87m (5/18/14 SEC Outdoors)