Junior Nia Barnes (women's hammer throw), redshirt freshman Kyle Felpel (men's shot put), sophomore Josh McCullan (men's long jump) and freshman Quanesha Burks (women's long jump) punched their tickets to next month's NCAA Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Oregon, with their performances Thursday
Opened the season with a third place finish at the Asheville Cross Country Carnival with a 5K time of 18:03.96.
Sophomore 2014 Outdoor Season Ran the 800 meters at the NCAA East Preliminary in a time of 2:09.94 ... clocked a time of 2:09.37 in the prelim of the 800 meters and a time of 4:33.44 in the prelim of the 1,500 meters at the SEC Championships ... finished third in the 800 meters with a personal-best time of 2:06.19 at the Jace Lacoste Invitational ... Clocked a time of 2:07.75 to place ninth in the 800 meters at the Mt. SAC Relays ... set a personal record of 4:21.44 to finish runner-up in the 1,500 meters at the Alabama-Mississippi Border Clash ... finished fifth in the 800 with a time of 2:09.48 at the Crimson Tide Invitational ... won the 1,500 meters with a time of 4:26.13 at the Alabama Relays ... also served on the winning distance medley relay team that clocked a time of 11:47.04 at the Alabama Relays.
2014 Outdoor Season Ran a 2:12.54 in the 800 meters at the SEC Championships ... also served on the distance medley relay team that finished eighth with a time of 11:37.76 at the SEC Championships ... placed eighth in the 800-meter run at the Tyson Invitational with a time of 2:08.90 ... finished seventh in the 800 meters with a time of 2:11.37 at the Rod McCravy Memorial ... clocked a career-best 4:52.07 to finish fifth in the mile at the Auburn Invitational.
2013 Cross Country Competed at the 6-kilometer NCAA South Region by running her best 6k time of the year (65th - 21:32.42) ... Ran a SEC Championship 6k at 22:32.83 and finished 77th ... ran a 22:59 at the 6k Paul Short Invitational and finished 237th ... finished ninth at the Iowa Invitational with a time of 14:28.36 in the 4k race ... clocked a 2+ mile time of 11:57.09 at the Samford Dual to finish eighth.
Freshman 2013 Outdoor Season Ran in the preliminaries of the 1,500 meters and finished 22nd at the SEC Outdoor Championships ... contributed to a second-place finish in the distance medley relay (11:09.50) and a sixth-place in the 4x800 meters at the Drake Relays ... recorded a time of 2:07.89 in the 800 meters at the LSU Alumni Gold meet ... posted a 2:10.02 in the 800 meters at the Crimson Tide Invitational ... won the 800 meters with a personal best of 2:09.75 at the Yellow Jacket Invitational ... clocked another season-best time en route to winning the 1,500 meters at the Alabama Relays (4:28.23).
2013 Indoor Season Earned All-SEC honors while placing eighth in the 800 meters in a time of 2:07.78, also contributing to an 8th-place finish in the distance medley relay (11:32.52) at the 2013 SEC Indoor Championships ... won the 800-meter run at the Mark Colligan Memorial meet ... clocked a time of 4:58.32 in the mile at the Indiana Relays to place ninth ... ran a second-place 2:09.11 in the Auburn Invitational 800 meters ... ran a leg of the 4x400 relay team at the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener ... finished fourth with a 4:54.15 mile at the Crimson Tide Indoor.
2012 Cross Country Season Finished 18th at the Crimson Tide Kickoff in a 3k time of 11:55.80 ... qualified for the SEC Championships and turned in a 6k time of 22:23.22 ... also ran at the NCAA South Regional, with a 6km time of 22:00.4.
Prep and Personal Owned the nation's fifth-fastest high school 800 meters time s a senior at Mountain View High School in Stafford, Va., with a personal best of 2:06.84 at the Southern Track Classic ... finished second at the 2012 Virginia state championships in the 800 ... won 2012 state championships in the 800 and 1,000 meters during the indoor season ... state runner-up in the 1,600 meters at the 2012 state meet ... as a junior, was the state runner-up in the 800 meters and claimed a national championship at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals in the 800 meters ... goes by the name "Kimi" ... daughter of Zdenek Ficenec and Hana Becker, who originally are from Czechoslovakia ... one of eight children ... born July 23, 1994.