Jack Kahrs
Jack Kahrs
Height: 6-4
Year: SR
Hometown: Scituate, R.I.
High School: Scituate
Events: High Jump

Personal Bests

  • Indoor
    • High Jump: 2.14m (2014-15 at New England Championship)
  • Outdoor
    • High Jump: 2.15m (2017-18 at Holy Cross Classic)

Career Honors & Awards

  • 2018 Outdoor IC4A Runner Up (High Jump)
  • 2018 Outdoor Atlantic 10 Champion (High Jump)
  • 2018 Indoor Atlantic 10 Champion (High Jump)
  • 2016 Outdoor Atlantic 10 Champion (High Jump)
  • 2015 Outdoor A-10 Runner Up (High Jump)
  • 2015 Indoor New England Runner Up (High Jump)
  • 2015 Indoor A-10 Runner Up (High Jump)
  • 2014 Indoor A-10 Runner Up (High Jump)

2017-18

  • Outdoor:
    • Finished third in the high jump (1.97m) at the Black & Gold Invitational.
    • Finished sixth in the high jump (2.05m) at the Colonial Relays.
    • Finished sixth in the high jump (1.94m) at the UConn Northeast Challenge.
    • Placed second in the high jump (2.05m) at the Georgia Tech Invitational.
    • Won the high jump (2.15m) at the Holy Cross Classic.
    • Won the high jump (2.12m) at the Atlantic 10 Outdoor Championship.
    • Placed second in the high jump (2.12m) at the IC4A Championship.
  • Indoor:
    • Won the high jump (2.07m) at the Beantown Challenge.
    • Finished third in the high jump (2.01m) at the Sorlien Memorial Invitational.
    • Won the high jump (2.04m) at the Terrier Classic.
    • Won the high jump (2.13m) at the Atlantic 10 Indoor Championship.
    • Placed sixth in the high jump (2.05m) at the IC4A Indoor Championship.

2016-17

  • Did not compete.

2015-16

  • Outdoor:
    • Won the high jump (6' 10.75") at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
  • Indoor: 
    • T-2 in the high jump (1.99m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Fifth overall in the high jump (1.99m) at the Fastrack National Invite.
    • T-3 in the high jump (1.94m) at the Coaches' Tribute Meet. 

2014-15

  • Outdoor:
    • Finished second in the high jump, (2.09m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Won the high jump, (2.06m) at the Holy Cross Men's Meet.
    • Finished third in the high jump, (1.99m) at the Mark Young Yale Invitational.
    • Finished fourth in the high jump, (2.04m) at the George Mason Invitational.
    • Finished third in the high jump, (1.95m) at the UNH Wildcat Invitational.
  • Indoor:
    • Placed third in the high jump, (2.07m) at the ECAC Championship.
    • Placed second in the high jump, (2.14m), becoming the second Ram ever to clear seven feet at the New England Championship.
    • Placed second in the high jump, (1.99m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Won the triple jump, (2.04m), and won the 4x400m relay, (3:24.47) at the URI Coaches vs. Domestic Violence Invitational.
    • Finished fifth in the the high jump, (2.00m) at the Boston University Terrier Classic.
    • Won the high jump, (2.04m) at the Sorlien Memorial Invitational.
    • Finished fifth in the high jump, (2.04m), tying a career high at the NYC Gotham Cup.
    • Tied for fourth in the high jump, (1.99m) at the Jay Carisella Invitational.

2013-14

  • Outdoor: 
    • Finished fifth in the high jump, (1.94m) at the Atlantic 10 Outdoor Championship.
    • Finished fourth in the high jump, (1.85m) at the Brown Classic.
    • Finished first in the high jump, (1.91m) at the Minutemen Invitational.
    • Finished fourth in the high jump, (1.83m) at the American International College Invitational.
    • Finished third in the high jump, (1.88m) at the UConn Invitational.
  • Indoor: 
    • Finished eighth in the high jump, (1.94m) at the New England Championship.
    • Finished second in the high jump, (2.04m) at the Atlantic 10 Indoor Championship.
    • Finished third of 17 in the high jump, (2.04m) Armory Winter Games.
    • Finished second of 12 in the high jump, (1.99m) at the URI Coaches' Coed Invitational.
    • Finished 11th of 25 in the high jump, (1.95m) Terrier Classic.
    • Finished second in the high jump, (1.98m) at the Sorlien Invitational.

High School

  • Attended Scituate High School.
  • Member of the cross coutry and track teams for three years.
  • Finished third at the MIAA State Meet and fourth at the New England Championships.
  • Member of the National Honor Society and was an Eagle Scout.
  • Set the Scituate High School high jump record in 2012 (6' 8").

Personal

  • Born December 13, 1994.
  • Son of Liz and Larry Kahrs.
  • Has one sister, Audrey.
  • He enjoys climbing, skateboarding, and surfing.
  • Chose URI over Northeastern, Bucknell, and UMass Lowell.
  • Decided on Rhode Island because of the international engineering program.
  • Spent a year living in France and Belgium working and attending school.
  • Lists his favorite athlete as Eric Jenkins.
  • Favorite team is the New England Patriots.
  • Double majoring in Electrical Engineering and French with goals to become an electrical power engineer.