Katelyn Greenleaf
Katelyn Greenleaf


St. Petersburg, Fla.

High School:
Northside Christian

Cross Country/Distance




Cross Country Teams Post Impressive Finishes at SEC Cross Country Championships

Crimson Tide women post highest team finish (3rd) since 1994; Tide men improve 5 spots in team standings to place 6th.


Cross Country Set to Host SEC Championships Friday

The women will race in the 6k at 9:00 a.m. Central Time (CT), while the men's 8k is slated to begin at 10 a.m. CT


Women's Cross Country Team Captures 4th Consecutive Crimson Classic Title; Men Finish Ninth

The Crimson Tide women were paced by junior Katelyn Greenleaf, who finished fourth in the women's 5k race


Cross Country Hosts Crimson Classic Friday Afternoon in Tuscaloosa

The collegiate women's race starts at 5 p.m. while the men's race will follow at 5:30 p.m.


• All-NCAA South Region, 2014 Cross Country

• All-SEC Second Team, 2014 Cross Country

• SEC All-Freshman Team, 2013 Outdoor (10,000 meters)

• All-NCAA South Region, 2013 Cross Country

• All-SEC Second Team, 2013 Cross Country

• All-NCAA South Region, 2012 Cross Country

• SEC All-Freshman Team, 2012 Cross Country

Junior (2014-15)

Cross Country

Beat her old personal best in the 6k by nearly 20 seconds with a time of 20.04 and an 12th-place finish at the NCAA South Regional ... placed 11th at the SEC Championships with a 6k time of 20:23.62 to lead the Tide to a third place finish, the team's highest finish since 1994 ... finished fourth in the Crimson Classic with a 5k personal best of 17:32.21 ... finished the Paul Short Invitational 6k with a time of 21:05 ... won the Asheville Cross Country Carnival with a 5k time of 17:44.46.

Sophomore (2013-14)

Outdoor Season

Ran the 3,000-meter steeplechase in a time of 10:38.50 at the NCAA East Preliminary ... shattered her school record in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 10:22.02 to finish fifth at the SEC Championships ... also placed 14th in the 10,000 meters with a time of 35:59.37 at the SEC Championships ... clocked a time of 10:35.46 in her 3,000-meter steeplechase debut to win the event at the Jace Lacoste Invitational ... clocked a personal-best time of 34:38.59 in the 10,000 meters at the Mt. SAC Relays ... placed fourth in the 5,000 meters with a time of 16:47.88 at the Crimson Tide Invitational ... finished seventh in the 1,500 meters with a personal record 4:33.01 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.

Indoor Season

Ran a personal-best 17:09.02 in the 5,000 meters at the SEC Championships ... placed third in the mile with a personal best time of 4:53.86 at the Tyson Invitational ... also recorded a personal best in the 3,000-meter run at the Tyson Invitational, finishing fourth with a time of 9:43.26 ... clocked a 17:25.74 to finish fourth in the 5,000-meter run at the Rod McCravy Memorial ... ran the mile in 5:02.30 to place 16th at the Auburn Invitational.

Cross Country

UA's top finisher (13th) at the NCAA South Region with a top-15 finish, running the 6k at 20:38.44, her fastest time of the year, earning all-Region honors while helping lead the Tide to its highest team finish in 27 years (third) ... became first UA women's athlete since 2008 to clinch All-SEC honors at the SEC Championships by finishing ninth and running a 6k at 20:44.23 ... was the top UA finisher at the Paul Short Invitational with a 6k time of 21:02.00 ... garnered a runner-up finish at the Iowa Invitational, running a 13:59.00 in the 4k ... finished second at the Samford Dual and ran a 2+ mile time of 11:22.88.

Freshman (2012-13)

Outdoor Season

Earned SEC All-Freshman honors while becoming the first freshman to finish the 10,000 meters, ultimately placing 14th at the SEC Outdoor Championships ... also competed in the SEC 5,000-meter finals ... made Crimson Tide outdoor track history by placing eighth in the women's Olympic Development 10,000 meters with a personal best of 34:52.13 at the Mt. SAC Relays (ranked seventh on the UA all-time list) ... collected a season best in the 1,500 meters with a mark of 4:38.52 at the Crimson Tide Invitational ... marked a 4:39.38 in the 1,500 meters at the Yellow Jacket Invitational ... collected a fourth-place finish in the 5,000 meters at the Alabama Relays (17:16.74).

Indoor Season

Clocked a personal best in the 5,000 meters (17:11.89) at the 2013 SEC Indoor Championships ... placed second in the Mark Colligan Memorial 1,600-meter run with a season-best time of 4:57.90, also taking second in the 3,000 meters with a season-best 9:51.44 ... competed in the 5,000 meters at the Indiana Relays and placed third with a 17:15.22 ... clocked at 5:00.79 while finishing 12th in the mile at the Auburn Invitational ...finished fifth in the 3,000 meters at her first collegiate meet, the Crimson Tide Indoor, with a time of 9:54.91.

Cross Country

Posted the team's top finishes in the NCAA South Regional (24th) and the SEC Championships (20th) ... placed fourth at the Crimson Tide Kick-Off with a 3k time of 11:01.71 ... finished fifth at the Crimson Classic with a 5k time of 17:48.08 ... placed 20th at the SEC Championships with a 6k time of 21:19.31 ... ran at the Commodore Classic with a 6k time of 22:22.52 ... placed 24th at the NCAA South Regional with a 6k time of 20:44.20.

Prep and Personal

Helped Northside Christian High School win district and regional track and field team titles in 2009, 2010 and 2011, as well as cross country titles in 2010 and 2011 ... named MVP of the cross country team all four years from 2008-11 ... also MVP of the track and field team from 2009-11 ... set school records in the 1,600, 3,200 and 5,000 meters, in addition to running on a school-record 4x800-meter relay unit ... runner-up in the 1,600 meters at the Florida state championships with a personal best of 5:01.11 ... won a total of 18 state medals ... placed sixth at the state meet in the 800 meters ... took ninth in the 1,600 meters at the 2012 Florida Relays ... named the St. Petersburg Times Runner of the Year four years in a row and the Tampa Times track and field Athlete of the Year twice ... placed third at the 2011 Florida Class A Cross Country Championships (18:33.86) ... took fourth in the 3,200 meters (11:07.93) at the 2010 Florida Class A State Championships ... earlier finished fourth in the 800 meters at the 2011 Florida Class A Outdoor State Championships (2:19.51) ... coached at Northside Christian by Jeff Goodwin ... began competing in track at age 12 ... daughter of Barry and Katie Greenleaf ... born March 9, 1994, in St. Petersburg, Fla.

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