Jordan Payton thanks God after a touchdown.
They were born together, played together, studied together and competed against each other. Whether it was Olympic Day or dodge ball, Jordan Payton, growing tall and strong even as a kid, always beat Kate Sommer.
Now at age 21, Kate finally beat Jordan.
Both students playing Div. 1 sports have broken their respective universities’ records – Kate for digs on women’s volleyball and Jordan for receptions on football. And though they broke records almost at the same time, Kate hit the new high first.
“She got me on this one,” Jordan said after practice recently. “She definitely did.”
Kate hit gold in mid-October with four years of digs for Washington State University, spiking the previous high mark of 1,744.
Jordan caught his 194th pass on Nov. 21 – about three weeks later.
“It’s crazy that we both broke records at the same…
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