Kenton R Rivard
Kenton R Rivard

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Marine City, Mich.

High School:
Marine City

Height:
6-3

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
03/18/1997


06/29/2017

OAKLAND STUDENT-ATHLETES EARN SPRING 2017 HORIZON LEAGUE ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL DISTINCTION

For the eighth consecutive semester, Oakland led the Horizon League with 146 student-athletes meeting Honor Roll criteria

02/26/2017

FOUR INDIVIDUALS AND TWO RELAYS BRING HOME LEAGUE TITLES ON FINAL DAY OF INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

The men's team finished second with 157 points for its highest league finish in program history for indoor or outdoor season, and the women's team finished third with 138

02/25/2017

OAKLAND TABS FOUR FIRST-PLACE FINISHES ON FIRST DAY OF HORIZON LEAGUE INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

Tessmer, Mondry and Bowman grabbed individual titles, while the women's DMR team recorded the final first-place of the day for the Golden Grizzlies

02/18/2017

GIRODAT BREAKS 60M SCHOOL RECORD AT HILLSDALE TUNE-UP

Senior places first breaking his own school record set last season

01/27/2017

OAKLAND STUDENT-ATHLETES EARN 2016 FALL HORIZON LEAGUE ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL DISTINCTION

For the seventh consecutive semester, Oakland led the Horizon League with 147 student-athletes meeting Honor Roll criteria

02/26/2017

2017 Horizon League Indoor Championships - Day 2

2017 Horizon League Indoor Championships - Day 2 Photos by Jose Juarez

2017 Indoor:
 Made podium with shot put PR (50 ft., 7.5 in.) finishing fifth at the Horizon League Indoor Track & Field Championships (Feb. 25-26)
 Set weight throw PR (51 ft., 7.25 in.) at the Horizon League Indoor Track & Field Championships (February 25-26)

2017 Outdoor:
 Placed fourth in shot put (45 ft., 10 in.) at the Hillsdale Tune-Up (Feb. 18)
 Set discus PR (140 ft., 1 in.) at the Horizon League Indoor Track & Field Championships (May 5-7)
 Set hammer PR (148 ft., 11 in.) at the Horizon League Indoor Track & Field Championships (May 5-7)


2016 Outdoor:

▪ Threw a  career best distance of 45 feet, 2.25 inches in the shot put at the Detroit Dual

▪ Recorded career bests in the discus (131 feet, three inches) and hammer throw (127 feet, eight inches)

ACADEMIC HONORS
▪ Horizon League Academic Honor Roll (Fall 2016)

High School:

▪ Three-year letterwinner in football, including two seasons as a captain
▪ Four-year letterwinner in Track and Field, including two seasons as a captain
▪ Two-year letterwinner in Basketball
▪ All-State team member in Football and Track
▪ Four-year honor roll student

Personal
Full Name: Kenton Richard Rivard II
Birthdate: March. 18, 1997
Parents: Kent and Sharon Rivard
Siblings: Arizona and Reagan

Top Three Reasons for Choosing Oakland:
1. Location
2. Academic standards
3. The track program

Personal Bests (Indoor)
Event Time/Distance
Shot Put 50 feet, 7.5 inches (Horizon League Indoor Track & Field Championships - Feb. 25, 2017)
Weight Throw 51 ft., 7.25 inches ((Horizon League Indoor Track & Field Championships - Feb. 25, 2017)
Personal Bests (Outdoor)
Event Time/Distance
Shot Put 45 feet, 2.25 inches (Detroit Dual - April 26, 2016)
Discuss 131 feet, three inches (Detroit Dual - April 26, 2016)
Hammer Throw 127 feet, eight inches (Detroit Dual - April 26, 2016) 

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