Greg Culp (2013)
Springdale HS, UAM, Abilene Christian University
Multi-event athlete, finished 2nd in 1979 Arkansas high school decathlon, scoring 8,059 points.
PR’s in high school: HJ-7’-1.75”, PV-17’8”, HH- 13.78.
As a sophomore at UAM, finished 3rd in NAIA Decathlon; finished 1st as a junior – only Arkansan ever to become NAIA Decathlon champ.
At Abilene Christian posted these finishes in the 1984 conference meet: 1st in HH (13.84), 2nd in HJ, 3rd in PV and 8th in javelin.
1984 NCAA Div. 2 Decathlon, finished 2nd behind William Motey, French athlete who placed 4th in the Olympics.
Entered the 1984 Olympic trials ranked #1 is the US but sustained a career-ending injury in the first event.
1984, helped coach Southeast Missouri State to an NCAA, Div. 2, title and has helped coach the UA men to three Div. 1 titles.
Family: Father, Jimmy Culp was inducted into the Arkansas Sports HOF, 2010; Daughter Jennifer – All American pole vaulter for U of A; son Brent – All State HS FB; son Brad – All State HS FB and Track.