Scott Sellers

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Scott Sellers
College Kansas State
Conference Big 12
Sport Track and field
Position High jumper
Class Senior
Major Finance
Career 2005–present
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg)
Nationality USA
Born (1986-08-16) August 16, 1986 (age 30)
High school Cinco Ranch
Career highlights
Awards
2007 Big 12 Male Outdoor Performer of the Year
2008 Big 12 Male Indoor Performer of the Year
Honors
2007, 2008, 2009 Academic All-Big 12 first team
8 time NCAA All-American (4 Indoor, 4 Outdoor)
2007 USTFCCCA and ESPN Academic All-American
2009 USTFCCCA and ESPN Academic All-American
Records
Clearance of 7-07.75, 4th in NCAA history and 15th in U.S. history
Championships
2007 NCAA Outdoor National Champion in the High Jump (2.32m)
2007 NCAA Midwest Regional high jump champion (2.25m)
2007 Big 12 outdoor high jump champion (2.33m)
2008 Big 12 indoor high jump champion (2.29m)
2009 NCAA Indoor National Champion in the High Jump (2.25m)
2009 NCAA Midwest Regional high jump champion (2.25m)
2009 NCAA Outdoor National Champion in the High Jump (2.26m)

Scott Michael Sellers (born August 16, 1986) is an American track and field athlete who holds records in the high jump. His clearance of 7-07.75 is currently 4th in NCAA history and 15th in U.S. history. As a high schooler, Sellers broke the national indoor record with a jump of 2.27m in Landover, Maryland. Sellers is currently attending Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas.

Sellers won the 2007 Big 12 championships with a jump of 2.33m. This accomplishment is the fourth highest jump in NCAA history. Sellers followed up his performance by capturing the Midwest Regional title with a jump of 2.25m. Two weeks after winning a Regional title, Sellers became a Division I National Champion when he defeated a very talented field, jumping 2.32m on his second attempt.

In 2009, Sellers won gold in both the NCAA Indoor and Outdoor Championships. These two wins gave Sellers his 7th and 8th All-American honors in the same event, a feat accomplished by a select few in NCAA history.

At the end of 2009 Sellers was named the high school high jump athlete of the decade by ESPN and USAToday.

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