- Kaitlin Shiver
- Satellite Beach, Fla.
- Satellite Beach
Major: Exercise Physiology
Track Events: 800m, Mile, 1,500m and Distance Medley
Highlights: SEC Academic Honor Roll in 2008-09 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll in 2007-08 One top-10 finish Personal bests of 17:36 (5K) and 21:37.3 (6K).
2008: Consistent scorer for the Gators, tallying fifth-place finishes for UF in four meets Recorded a sixth-place finish at the Mountain Dew Invitational Set a career-best 5K time at the Notre Dame Invitational (17:36) and 6K time at the NCAA Championship.
2007: Competed in three events on the season ... Ran a 5K season-best time at the Tiger Invitational in 18:16.70 ... Finished 10th twice, at the Mountain Dew Invitational (18:51.04) and the SEC Championship (23:01.78).
Track Highlights: Ranks ninth in UF indoor record books for a 4:45.79 indoor mile time Anchored the distance medley team that won the 2008 Tom Jones Memorial Invitational in Gainesville Ran the first leg of the first-place distance medley team at the 2009 Big 12/SEC Showdown Also placed second in the mile at the showdown Qualified for the 2009 NCAA East Regionals in the 1,500m Placed second in the 1,500m at the Ole Miss May Invitational in 2008 Personal bests of 2:12.98 (o800m), 4:45.79 (iMile), 4:26.56 (o1,500m) and 10:06.89 (steeple).
Prep: Coached by Peter Blount and Rebecca Sparks Earned high school All-America honors in 2007 with a sixth-place finish in the mile at the National Scholastic Indoor Championship Won the 2007 class 3A state title in the 1,600m Cape Coast Conference cross country champion three years Cape Coast Conference 800m champion three years Finished third in class 3A in the 800m in 2005 and 2006 All-Space Coast track and cross country honoree four years Named Florida Todays All-Space Coast Track Athlete of the Year in 2007 Satellite Beach team won the 3A State Cross Country title in 2005 and 2006 Also swam in high school and was a state qualifier in both the 200 and 500-yard freestyle Named a USA Swimming Scholastic All-American in 2004.
Personal: Daughter of Randall and Kathleen Shiver Both parents and maternal grandparents are UF alumni Has two younger sisters, Ashley and Nicole Ashley is a freshman runner at Georgia Enjoys scuba diving Chose Florida because of the coaching staff and location.