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Kansas State's Kynard finishes second in high jump at NCAA meet

NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championship

EUGENE, Ore. — High jumper Erik Kynard was seeking a three-peat in the men’s high jump to close his Kansas State career at the NCAA track and field championship on Friday evening. In front of more than 10,000 cheering fans, Kynard and his rival over his entire collegiate career, Derek Drouin of Indiana, went to battle one last time.

It was Drouin who finished on top.

Kynard finished second in his final jump in a K-State uniform with a leap of seven feet, seven inches, coming up short of the first three-peat in the event since 1946. Instead, Drouin ...


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