Kai Dettman
Kai Dettman
  • Year:
    Jr.
  • Hometown:
    South Pasadena, CA
  • High School:
    South Pasadena
  • Events:
    Middle Distance
  • Major:
    Engineering
  • College:
    Harvey Mudd

Bio



TFRRS Results

At CMS
Ranks No. 4 in program history in the 800 meters (1:50.39). 

2021-22 (Junior)
SCIAC Champion (4x400 relay) ... All-SCIAC (800) ... USTFCCCA All-West Region (800) ... NCAA Qualifier (800, indoors and outdoors) ...
Came in second place in the 800 meters at the SCIAC Championships in a time of 1:51.62 to earn all-league honors ... Also part of the league champion 4x400 relay team, which finished in 3:16.29 ... Qualified for nationals in the 800 meters, finishing 19th ... Had his top time outdoors of 1:50.58 at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational, where he came in third ... Also qualified for the 800 at the NCAA Indoor Championships, where he came in 18th ... Earned his qualification with a 1:50.11 at the Boston University Last Chance Meet ... Competed in five races for the Stags during cross country season ... Ran a 27:28.5 at the SCIAC Championships to come in 72nd place ... Had a season-best 27:21.2 at the UC Riverside Invitational ... Opened the season with a 28:09.7 at the Mark Covert Classic. 

2020-21 (Sophomore)
SCIAC All-Academic Team ...
Stags did not compete due to COVID-19. 

2019-20 (First-Year)

SCIAC All-Academic Team ... Competed in three events before the suspension of spring sports ... Helped his DMR team to a win at the CMS Rossi Relays, while helping his 4x400 team finish fourth ... Finished fourth at the Pomona-Pitzer All-Comers Meet in the 800 with a time of 1:57.36 ... Came in fifth at a five-team SCIAC Multi-Dual at Whittier in the 1500 with a time of 4:05.50.

Prior to CMS
Attended South Pasadena High School, where he was a member of the cross country and track and field teams ... Earned the 800-meter championship at the CIF Southern Section Division III Championships with a personal best of 1:53.49 ... Also earned the Rio Hondo League championship in the 800 and the 1600, setting a PR with a 4:25.33.

Personal
Attends Harvey Mudd, where he majors in engineering ... Also a member of the CMS cross country team in the spring. 

News Mentions

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15 Stags Capture USTFCCCA All-West Region Honors

CLAREMONT, Calif. - A total of 15 members of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's track and field team earned All-West Region honors from the United...

June 23, 2022

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Henry Pick Finishes Fourth in 5000 Meters to Earn All-America Honors for Stags

GENEVA, Ohio - Henry Pick challenged for an individual championship in the 5000 meters at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championsh...

May 28, 2022

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Truman Knowles Earns All-America Honors with Program Record in the Javelin

GENEVA, Ohio - Truman Knowles set a new CMS program record in the javelin with a throw of 211 feet, five inches (64.46 meters) on his final...

May 26, 2022

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Eight Stags, One Relay Earn NCAA Division III Track and Field Invitations

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Seven members of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's track and field team earned individual qualifications to the NCAA Division...

May 20, 2022

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CMS 4x100 Relay Breaks Program Record by Three-Hundredths of a Second

REDLANDS, Calif. - Less than one week after the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's track and field team set a new program record in the 4x400 relay, the...

May 19, 2022

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Jamie Cockburn Earns SCIAC Men's Track Athlete of the Year Award

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Senior Jamie Cockburn captured the SCIAC Men's Track Athlete of the Year Award in a vote of the league's coaches, the...

May 10, 2022

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Cockburn Moves into Third Place in CMS History in 400 Meters

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Jamie Cockburn ran a 47.87 in the 400 meters at the Occidental Invitational, moving him into third place in CMS history and...

May 8, 2022

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CMS Men's Track and Field Pulls Away for 100-Point Win to Repeat as SCIAC Champions

WHITTIER, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's track and field team trailed by two points after the first day of the SCIAC Championships on...

May 2, 2022

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Tyson-Jay Saena Earns Hammer Title on First Day of SCIAC Championships

WHITTIER, Calif. - Tyson-Jay Saena finished in first place in the hammer throw to highlight the performance of the CMS men's track and field team...

April 30, 2022

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CMS Men's Track and Field Dominates Competition at Final Multi-Dual

LA VERNE, Calif. - The CMS men's track and field team won 13 events at the third SCIAC Multi-Dual hosted by La Verne, looking in top form in its...

April 17, 2022

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Steinberg Sets Second CMS Track and Field Record of 2022 Season with New 10K Mark

WALNUT, Calif. – Stevie Steinberg, who earlier this season set a new CMS record in the 5000 meters, added the program's 10000-meter record...

April 15, 2022

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Relay Win, Sealand's 1500, Highlights CMS Men's Track and Field's Effort at Pomona-Pitzer Invitational

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The 4x100 relay took first place, and Daniel Sealand moved into fourth place in CMS history in the 1500 meters at the...

April 10, 2022

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CMS Men's Track and Field Wins 12 Events to Sweep Multi-Duals

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's track and field team won 12 events (10 individual and two relay) as it swept its SCIAC...

April 2, 2022

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Bertini's 200-400 Sweep Leads CMS Men's Track and Field at Westmont Classic

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Massimo Bertini won both the 200 meters and the 400 meters, and the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's track and field team won...

March 26, 2022

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Eight Stags Capture USTFCCCA Indoor Track and Field All-West Region Honors

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Eight members of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's track and field team earned All-West Region honors during indoor season, the...

March 9, 2022

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CMS Men's Track and Field Sends Four to NCAA Indoor Championships

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's track and field team will send four representatives to the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and...

March 7, 2022

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Sarath Kakani Earns SCIAC Field Athlete of the Week Honor

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Sarath Kakani captured the SCIAC Men's Field Athlete of the Week honor for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's track and field...

March 7, 2022

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Maxwell Knowles Earns SCIAC Field Athlete of the Week Honor

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Graduate student Maxwell Knowles captured the SCIAC Men's Field Athlete of the Week honor for events through Sunday, Feb. 27,...

March 1, 2022

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Kai Dettman Records Second-Best 800 Time in NCAA Division III Indoor Season

BOSTON, Mass. - Kai Dettman and Massimo Bertini attended the Boston University Last Chance Meet to attempt to qualify for the NCAA Division III...

February 27, 2022

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Bertini Wins 200, 400 at Pomona-Pitzer All-Comers meet

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Massimo Bertini earned first-place finishes in both the 200 meters and 400 meters on Saturday afternoon at the Pomona-Pitzer...

February 20, 2022

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Steinberg wins 5000 Meters at Whitworth Invitational

SPOKANE, Wash. - Stevie Steinberg finished in first place in the 5000 meters to highlight the performance of the CMS men's track and field team at...

February 12, 2022

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Bowman's Throwing Wins Highlight Opening OIDFE Challenge for CMS Men's Track and Field

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Jason Bowman won both throwing events, and five different track runners earned individual wins, as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps...

January 30, 2022