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Duke Track & Field BIO
Colt Sessions
Player Profile:
Colt Sessions 1936067
Position: Jumps
Year: Senior
Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colo.
High School: Cheyenne Mountain

Honors: ACC Academic Honor Roll (2015, 2016)

2015-16: Participated in five competitions during the indoor season and six during the outdoor campaign, specializing in the high jump…in indoor competition, finished 14th at the ACC Indoor Championships (2/26), clearing 6-6.25 (1.99)…claimed third at the Carolina Cup (1/15) with a mark of 6-7.00 (2.01)…posted a height of 6-7.00 (2.01) to finish fifth at the Armory Invitational (2/5)…during the outdoor season, earned first at both the Battle of the Blues (4/2) and the Raleigh Relays (3/25) after clearing 6-10.25 (2.09), the fourth-best clearance in Duke history, and 6-9.00 (2.06), respectively…named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll for the second consecutive year. 

2014-15: Indoors, competed four times in the high jump during his rookie season at Duke…was the Blue Devil men’s top finisher at the ACC Indoor Championships (2/27), clearing 6-7.50 (2.02) to place ninth…claimed 22nd at the Armory Invitational (1/30), jumping 6-6.75 (2.00)…posted a height of 6-6.25 (1.99) to finish sixth at the Hokie Invitational (1/24)…debuted for the Blue Devils at the Carolina Cup (1/16), placing fourth with a successful clearance of 6-6.00 (1.98)…did not compete during the 2015 outdoor season…named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

Prior to Duke: Competed as a jumping specialist for four years at Cheyenne Mountain High School in Colorado Springs, Colo....placed first in the high jump with a personal-best clearance of 7-0 (2.13) at the 2014 Mullen Runner’s Roost Invitational, the best prep mark of 2014 in Colorado and 12th-best nationally...finished his high school career with a second-place finish in the high jump at the 2014 Colorado 4A state meet, jumping 6-8 (2.03)...won gold in the high jump at the state meet as a junior and sophomore, clearing 6-11 (2.11) in 2013 and 6-6 (1.98) in 2012...his jump of 6-11 in 2013 set a 4A state meet record and was the top mark in Colorado and 17th in the country for the 2013 season...placed fourth at the state meet his freshman season with a leap of 6-4 (1.93)...in the triple jump, recorded a career-best mark of 45-4 (13.82) to take first at the Mullen Runner’s Roost Invitational in 2014...also placed seventh at the 2014 state meet with a jump of 43-11.75 (13.40)...in long jump, placed seventh at the 2013 state meet by recording a personal-best mark of 22-2 (6.76).

Indoor PR
High Jump- 6-7.50 (2.02) (2/27/2015)

Outdoor PRs
High Jump- 7-0 (2.13) (High School)
Triple Jump- 45-4 (13.82) (High School)
Long Jump- 22-2 (6.76) (High School)

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