MINERS

Kelly Young
 Kelly Young

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lisarow, Australia

High School:
Lisarow

Last College:
Hawaii

Experience:
1L

2007 (Junior): Cross Country (2006): 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.

2006: 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.

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.

Before UTEP: 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.