MINERS

Kelly Young
 Kelly Young

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lisarow, Australia

High School:
Lisarow

Last College:
Univ. of Hawaii

Height:
5-5

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
05/12/1984

2007 (Senior): Cross Country: First Miner runner in three meets during the season, including an individual champion finish at the Lori Fitzgerald Invitational ... placed 14th at the conference championship and 25th at the Bill Delliner Invitational ... did not compete at the NCAA Regionals due to injuries. Outdoor: Posted NCAA regional marks in both the 800 and 1,500 ... 12th at Regionals in the 1500 on May 26 with a time of 4:34.50 ... placed second in the 800 (2:08.40) and third in the 1500 (4:32.32) at the C-USA Championships ... fifth at the Drake Relays on April 28 in the 1500 with a regional mark of 4:25.15 and eighth at the Texas Relays ... took runner-up honors in the 800 at the UTEP Invitational and third at the Springtime Invite. Indoor: Took runner-up honors in the mile run at the C-USA Championships with a time of 4:55.11 ... fourth in the 800 at the conference meet (2:13.90) ... gold medal winner at the Lobo Invite in the 800 on Jan. 20 (2:14.13) ... fifth at both the Husker and Tyson Invitationals. Outdoor: Sat out per NCAA transfer rules ... second at the UTEP Invitational with a time of 2:12.45 in the 800 on April 15 ... ran 2:12.54 to win the 800 at the NMSU Invitational on April 8.

2006 (Junior) Cross Country : Ran at six competitions for the Miners, posting two top-two finishes ... 98th at the NCAA Mountain Regional ... finished 44th at the C-USA Championships on Oct. 28 ... winner of the Kachina Classic on Sept. 23 ... helped the Miners to the meet title with a second-place showing at the Lori Fitzgerald Invitational on Sept. 15.

Before UTEP: 2005 (Sophomore @ Hawaii): Outdoor: Placed seventh in the 800 at the NCAA West Regional on May 27, running 2:08.58 ... took third in the 400 hurdles (59.62) at the Western Athletic Conference Championships on May 14 ... set the school record in the 1500 with a time of 4:26.18 at the Occidental Invitational on May 7 ... ran a PR and school record time of 2:06.53 to win the University of Hawaii All-Comers #8 on May 3 ... also set the school record in the 600 (1:30.71) at the All-Comers #8 ... sixth in the DMR at the Drake Relays, setting a school record with a time of 11:31.57 ... also set the school record as part of the sprint medley relay, which took third, at the Drake Relays with at time of 3:57.92 ... placed second in the 800 (2:08.72) at the Drake Relays as well ... helped set a UH record as part of the 3200 relay at the Northridge Open on March 19. Indoor: Third in the 800 at the WAC Championships with a time of 2:09.87 on Feb. 26 ... also seventh in the DMR at the WAC meet ... ran a indoor PR and school record of 2:09.42 to win the Husky Classic on Feb. 12 ... set the school record in the 1000 (2:48.94) at the University of Washington Open #3 on Feb. 13. Cross Country (2004): Took 46th at the WAC Championships ... ran 23:34 at the NCAA West Regional ... captured two top-five finishes at the Big Wave Invitational and the UH Coed-Sprint Invitational ... also ran at the Stanford Invitational and the UC San Diego Invitational.

2004 (Freshman @Hawaii): Outdoor: Hawaii's Most Inspirational Athlete ... finished sixth in the 800 (2:06.87) at the NCAA West Regional on May 29 ... placed fourth in the 800 (2:07.48) at the WAC Championships ... also second in the 1500 at the conference meet, running 4:28.75 ... ran a season-best 1:00.18 in the 400 hurdles in the prelims of the Drake Relays on April 23. Indoor: Sixth at the WAC Championships in the DMR and 800 (2:15.12) ... also took seventh as part of the 1600 relay. Cross Country (2003): Competed at four meets during the cross country season, including the NCAA West Regionals ... took fifth at the UH Coed-Sprint Invitational ... All-State athlete while competing at Lisarow ... second in the 800 at the 2002 Australian national championships and third in the 400 hurdles ... ran PRs of 2:11.78 in the 800 and 1:02.98 in the 400 hurdles as a prep.

Personal: Full name is Kelly Young ... majoring in anthropology with a minor in health science ... daughter of John and Faye Young ... has two brothers (Ben, Bryan) and one sister (Rebecca) ... born May 12, 1984, in Bellingen, Australia.