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Kim Laing
Kim Laing

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Catherine, Jamaica

High School:
Immaculate Conception

Event:
Sprints/Hurdles



Accolades:
Track:
• All-American, 100m hurdles (2010)
• SEC Indoor Champion, 60m hurdles (2010)
• SEC Outdoor Champion, 100m hurdles (2010)
• Outdoor All-Mideast Region, 100m Hurdles (2009)
• Outdoor NCAA Qualifier, 100m Hurdles (2009)

All-Time Rank at Alabama:
• Outdoor 100m Hurdles - 5th

Career Bests:
• 60m - 7.73
• 60m Hurdles - 8.23
• 100m - 12.08
• 100m Hurdles - 13.20
• 200m - 26.30
• High Jump - 5-5

Junior (2009-10)
Won the 60m hurdles with a personal-best time of 8.23 and finished eighth in the 4x400m relay at the SEC Indoor Championships ... turned in a personal-best time of 25.18 in the 200m, a second place finish in the 60m hurdles (8.51), and an indoor season best time of 3:49.88 in the 4x400m relay at the Texas A&M Challenge ... finished fifth in the 100m hurdles with a personal-best time of 12.92 and eighth in the 4x100m relay (44.66) ... placed first in the 100m hurdles (13.32) at the SEC Outdoor Championships as well as finishing fourth in the 4x100m relay (45.26) ... finished third in the 100m hurdles (13.40) and first in the 4x100m shuttle hurdle relay (54.49) at the Drake Relays ... placed second in the 100m shuttle hurdle relay (57.69) and first in the 100m hurdles (13.32) at the Alabama Relays ... placed seventh in the 100m hurdles (13.20) at the NCAA Championships ... also qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 4x100m relay (45.78), but did not advance past the first round.

RS-Sophomore (2008-09)
Finished fourth in the 60m hurdles (8.36) at the SEC Indoor Championships...turned in a personal-best-tying mark of 8.32 in the 60m hurdles at the Alex Wilson Invitational...placed second in the 60m hurdles (8.40) at the Clemson Invitational...brought the second fastest time into the 100m hurdles final before falling in the final at the SEC Outdoor Championships as well as finishing 14th in the high jump (5-3)...earned All-Mideast Region Honors by finishing third in the 100m hurdles (13.28) at the Mideast Regional...competed at the NCAA Championships in the 100m hurdles but did not advance past the first round...shaved .23 seconds off her 100m hurdles time to 13.28 to rank as the third fastest in the SEC...dual Drake Relays Champion in the 4x100m shuttle hurdle relay posting a time of 55.91 and the 100m hurdles running a time of 13.28...won the 100m hurdles at both the Mississippi Open (13.41) and Ole Miss Invitational (13.60).

Sophomore (2007-08)
Competed in two events indoor and one event outdoors posting new career-bests in every event...ran the 60m dash in 7.73 at the Tyson Invitational...posted her team-leading and personal-best time in the 60m hurdles at the SEC Championships sprinting to a time of 8.32 in the prelims before finishing sixth in the finals...before spending most of the outdoor season injured, Laing ran the ninth-best time in Alabama history in the 100m hurdles at the Alabama Relays crossing the line in a time of 13.51...her time of 8.32 was the eighth fastest 60m hurdle time in the SEC indoors.

Freshman (2006-07)
Posted a NCAA-qualifying time of 13.88 at the SEC Championships in the 100m hurdles...recorded seven of the top eight times in the 100m hurdles for the Tide...tallied two of the top four times in the 100m with a career-best 12.26 at the SEC Championships... was the top Tide 60m hurdler with a time of 8.58 at the SEC Indoor Championships...ran a 7.89 at the SEC Championships in the 60m dash...also competed in the 200m dash with a time of 26.30 at the Iowa State Indoor Invite.

Prep and Personal
Coached by Marc Prince at Immaculate Conception High School...finished 5th at the Boys and Girls Championships (2006)...two-time Overall champion (2005, 2006)...under 15, under 17 and under 20 Champion in the 100m hurdles...member of the Jamaica Carilta track team...finalist in the 100m hurdles at the CAC Games...track captain...competed in netball...Parents: Glen and Carol Laing...Siblings: Kolo and Romrio...Birthday: January 8, 1988...Majoring in International Studies.

     
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