Michael Kaba
Michael Kaba
Height: 6-2
Year: So.
Hometown: Jackson, N.J.
High School: Jackson Memorial
Position: Hurdles
Major: Physics

2014: All-American (4x400m) … (Outdoor): won the 110m hurdles in 15.06, took first in the 400m hurdles in a time of 54.10, and was a member of the winning 4x100m relay team that finished in 41.98 at the Westmont Collegiate Classic (3/29)… (Indoor): earned All-America accolades at the 2014 Indoor NCAA Championships (3/15) as a member of the fourth place finishing 4x400m relay that recorded a time of 3:15.14 … at the NEICAAA Championships (2/28), finished 18th in the 200m dash in a season best 22.35, 28th in the 60m hurdles with a time of 8.89, and was part of the fifth place 4x400m relay that crossed in 3:15.58 … finished fourth at the New England Division III Championships (2/22) in both the 200m dash, with a time of 22.94, and the 60m hurdles, where he broke the varsity record crossing the line in 8.36 …recorded a season best 400m at the David Hemery Invitational (2/8) finishing 41st in a time of 49.63 ... at the Bowdoin Quad (1/18), clinched a season best time of 7.19 for a third place finish in the 60m dash, also finished first in the 60m hurdles (8.56), and crossed third in the 200m dash (22.98).

2013: NEWMAC All-Conference (110m Hurdles, 400m Hurdles, 4x100 Relay) … All-American (4x100 Relay, 4x400 Relay) … NEWMAC Rookie of the Year … (indoor): came 26th in the 400m at the Terrier Classic (1/26) with a 49.54 … at the Tufts Stampede (2/03), he came 19th in the 60m with a 7.35, third in the 200m in 23.16, fifth in the 60m hurdles with an 8.64 and first in the 4x400 relay with a time of 3:24.28, the last of which holds the MIT freshman record … (outdoor): finished in third place in the 100m Hurdles in 15.39 and first in the 400m Hurdles with a time of 54.61 at the Engineer’s Cup (4/06) … came in third place in the 100m Hurdles in 15.15 and first in the 400m Hurdles with a time of 54.58 against Bates, Colby and USM (4/13) … finished in second place in the 100m Hurdles in 14.94, first in the 400m Hurdles with a 53.63 and first as part of the 4x100 relay with a time of 42.52 at the NEWMAC Championships (4/27) … improved his time in the 400m Hurdles to 53.50 at the NEICAA Championships (5/10-11) … finished in fifth place in the 400m Hurdles with a 53.10 and was the second leg in the 4x100 relay that came in second place with a 41.66 at ECACs (5/17) … came in 11th place in the 400m Hurdles in 53.08, was part of the 4x100 relay that finished in sixth place with a time of 41.06, breaking the MIT school record that had held since 1990, and was the second leg of the 4x400 relay that finished in eighth place with a 3:15.85 at the NCAA Championships (5/23).

Off the Track: Majoring in nuclear engineering … OpenMC research in the Computational Reactor Physics Group.

High School: A 2012 graduate of Jackson Memorial High School … All-County … All-American … MVP … varsity letterwinner … National Honor Society … Science Honor Society … marching band drum major.