Decontee Kaye
Decontee  Kaye

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hayward, Calif.

High School:
James Logan HS

Height:
5-4

Event:
Jumps/Hurdles

2007
Became San Diego State's first All-American in a horizontal jumping event when she placed fourth in the outdoor triple jump at the NCAA Championships with a school-record and personal-best leap of 44-4.25 ... prior to the finals, she posted the top jump in the preliminaries (42-2.75) ... leaped a then school-record 43-10.75 to claim the Mountain West Conference outdoor triple jump title ... had a wind-aided triple jump of 44-7.00 to finish second at the NCAA West Region Championships ... also qualified and placed 7th in the long jump with an effort of 19-11.75 ... earned all-West Region honors for her effort in the long and triple jumps ... also garnered all-MWC outdoor accolades in the long and triple jumps ... in addition to winning the triple jump, she finished second in the long jump with a regional qualifying effort of 20-4.25, which ranks tied for third in school history ... secured the Aztec Invitational triple jump crown with a performance of 40-1.25 ... won the California Collegiate Challenge triple jump title with a then school-record 42-3.50 ... in 24 total outdoor events (triple jump, long jump, 100 hurdles), she never finished outside the top 10 and posted 18 top-five performances ... regionally qualified in the triple jump four times and in the long jump at the final meet of the year, the MWC Championships ... her top 100 hurdle time came at the San Diego City Championships when she finished the race in 14.85, which was SDSU's second-best effort ... competed in the 60- and 200-meter dash, the 60 hurdles and the triple and long jump during the indoor season ... finished third in the triple jump (39-7.25) at the TCR Race Productions Invitational and fourth at the MWC Championships (41-6.00) ... her long jump of 18-4.25 at the league meet ranks as the sixth-best in program history ... earned the Breitbard Star of the Month award, presented by the San Diego Hall of Champions, for the month of June for her All-America effort at the NCAA Championships.

2006
Made a huge impact in her first year on campus ... tied an 18-year old school record with a leap of 41-9.75 in the outdoor triple jump at the Duke Invitational ... she became the school-record holder in the indoor triple jump when she posted a jump of 42-2.00 at the Mountain T's Invitational, her first meet of her collegiate career ... it was also an NCAA provisional qualifying leap and at the time was the top distance in the league and the 11th best in the nation ... her performance earned herself Mountain West Conference indoor athlete of the week honors ... came in second with a second consecutive NCAA provisional qualifying jump of 42-1.50 at the Albuquerque Invitational ... earned all-Mountain West Conference indoor honors in the triple jump thanks to a second-place leap of 41-10.50, a third consecutive NCAA provisional qualifying mark ... earned first place in the triple jump (38-11.50) and finished third in the long jump (17-00.75) at the Aztec Track Classic ... punched her ticket to the NCAA regionals by placing second in the triple jump with a leap of 41-1.75, which at the time ranked third in school history ... at the Stanford Invitational, she was runner up in the top section of the triple jump with an effort of 40-0.75 ... took home the triple jump title, her second of the season, at the Triton Invitational with her 40-7.00 performance ... chipped in with a pair of third-place finishes in the high jump (5-5) and triple jump (41-0.25) at the Steve Scott Invite ... finished 11th at the NCAA West Regionals in the triple jump (40-10.25).

High School
Competed for coach Lee Webb at James Logan High in Union City, Calif. ... finished second at the 2005 state meet in the triple jump with a personal-best leap of 42-8.75, which would put her No. 1 on the SDSU all-time list ... won the long jump and triple jump at the 2005 North Shore section finals ... also placed third in both the 100 and 300 meter hurdles ... has personal bests of 19-3 in the long jump and 14.48 in the 100 hurdles ... team finished runner-up at the state meet her junior year and fourth her senior year.

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