- Kathryn Kramer
- Tampa, Fla.
- Gaither High School
Track Events: Mile, 3,000m, 5,000m and 3,000m Steeplechase
Highlights: All-South Region in 2006 … SEC Academic Honor Roll in 2007-08 and 2008-09… Two top-10 finish … Personal bests of 17:38.88 (5K) and 21:10.73 (6K).
2008: Ninth Gator to finish the Mountain Dew Invitational, placing 33rd in a 5K time of 19:28.23.
2007: Competed in four races during the season ... Ran a 5K career-best at the Tiger Invitational in 17:38.88 … Finished sixth among Gators at the Pre-NCAA Invitational with a 6K time of 21:50 … Finished 10th overall at the Mountain Dew Invitational.
2006: Competed and scored in six races, primarily as Florida's fourth finisher … Earned first career top-10 finish with a ninth-place rank at the Mountain Dew Invitational in a season-best 5K time of 17:55.30 … Ran a career-best 6K time of 21:10.73 to finish 25th overall and fourth among Gators at the SEC Championship … Earned All-South honors for the 17th-place finish at the regional championship … Florida's third finisher at the NCAA Championship.
2005: Competed in all six races, scoring in five and finishing fourth among Gators in four … Ran season-best 5K time of 18:30.28 at the Mountain Dew Invitational … Ran a season-best 6K time of 21:25.24 at the SEC Championship.
Track Highlights: Holds the fifth spot in the outdoor track record books for a 10:48.78 3,000m steeplechase time … Two career victories on the track … Earned first collegiate victory in the steeplechase at the 2006 Spec Towns Invitational … Ran a career-best steeple time to win the event at the 2007 Pepsi Relays … Personal bests of 5:06.25 (iMile), 9:57.63 (i3,000m), 10:48.78 (Steeple) and 17:33.63 (o5,000m).
Prep: Coached by Ladd Baldwin … Earned all-state honors for an eighth-place finish in the 3,200m in 2005… Did not start running competitively until sophomore year of high school … Holds Gaither High School records in the 4x800m relay … Graduated in the top 10 percent of class.
Personal: Daughter of James Kramer and Elizabeth Wilcox … Father and uncle, Jeff Kramer, were both cross country athletes at the US Naval Academy … Also considered Georgia and Tampa … Chose Florida because of the campus and the attention given to athletics, as well as its strong academic reputation.