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MARISA KENYON
  • Freshman
  • Distance
  • Jacksonville (Bishop Kenny)

PERSONAL RECORDS
INDOORS
OUTDOORS

1,500m: 5:19.44 - Florida Relays, Gainesville, Fla.

2001 AS A FRESHMAN: Best of 5:19.44 (1,500m)... Competed in one meet (none indoors, one outdoors)... 25th at the Florida Relays 1,500m (5:19.44)

2000 CROSS COUNTRY: Finished 50th overall at the Disney Classic with a personal best time of 19:26.85... Clocked in at 24:12.48 for a 23rd place finish at the Gator Invitational, her first 6k race... Finished 18th at the Nike Twi-Light Invitational with a time of 20:17.72.

PRIOR TO FLORIDA: Has personal bests of 5:10 (1,600m), 2:17 (800m), 11:31 (3,200m) and 9:24 (4x800m relay)... Her 4x800m relay team set and reset the Bishop Kenny school record in 1997, 1998 and 1999... Member of state champions for cross country (1996-1999), 4x800m relay team 1997-1999.

PERSONAL: Born August 1, 1981... Lists playing the piano as one of her hobbies... Plans on doing missionary work in Africa upon graduation... Is best friends, roommates and has been running with teammate Mason Cathey since the fifth grade... Has an uncle, Dan Manry, that played football for Florida, lettering in 1965... Has two younger brothers, Dana and Matthew... Daughter of Matthew and Rita Kenyon...

MAJOR: Undecided Social and Behavioral Sciences


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