2006: All-Ohio Champion in the 400 meters (48.64)...leapt a personal-best 24' 1-1/2" in long jump at All-Ohio Championships, finishing second...set a personal best in the 400 with a 47.47 at the Southern Ohio Cup...qualified for NCAA Mid-East Regional Championships in long jump...ran third leg for BIG EAST Champion 4x100 relay team...competed in nine 4x100 relays, helping UC to six wins...also helped 4x400 relay squad to second-place finish at BIG EAST Championships.
2005: Did not compete due to injury.
2004: Lept a season-best 23' 11" at All-Ohio Championships to finish fifth in long jump...won long jump at Western Kentucky Challenge (23' 9-3/4").
2003: Finished no lower than ninth all season in the long jump... recorded a season-high second place and a new personal record at the All-Ohio with a leap of 24' 3/4", the best on the team... also participated in the 200 meter dash finishing third at the Bearcat Classic in 21.63, setting a personal record.
Personal: Born Dec. 19, 1983...son of Mary and Glenn Kandell.
Academic Major: Mechanical engineering.
Honors: Topcat Scholar (Fall 2005, )...Bearcat Scholar (Spring 2005, Fall 2004, Fall 2003)...BIG EAST Academic All-Star (2005-06)...Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (2004-05, 2003-04).