Eugene, OR (GoTigersGo.com
) - In his first trip to the NCAA Track & Field Championships, redshirt junior Kyle Bynum grabbed All-American honors with an eighth place finish in the javelin. After advancing to the finals, Bynum finished eighth with a best throw of 70.07 meters (229-11).
Bynum was a member of Pearl High School's 2008, 2010, and 2011 state champion track and field teams. He won individual state championships in discus in 2010 and 2011. He set the Pearl record in discus (173'8") and javelin (188'11"), and the state record in discus (173'8")