- Kathy Harris
- Miami, Fla. (Turner Tech)
CAREER VICTORIES: 1
800m: 2:19.67 – 2007 Florida Intercollegiate, Gainesville, Fla.
800m: 2:13.45 – 2006 Spec Towns Invitational, Athens, Ga.
1,500m: 4:44.75 – 2005 Florida Relays, Gainesville, Fla.
2006-07 AS A JUNIOR: Competed in three meets (two indoor, one outdoor)…Best of 2:19.67 (800m)…Took 30th in 800m at Pepsi Florida Relays with time of 2:24.55…Ran 800m in 2:20.25 at Diet Pepsi Invitational to finish seventh...Eighth in 800m with personal-best indoor time of 2:19.67 at Florida Intercollegiate.
2006 AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in six meets (three indoor, three outdoor)…Best of 2:13.45 (800m)…Notched top-five finish at UTEP Invitational, turning in fifth-place time of 2:17.04 in 800m…Set personal-best time of 2:13.45 en route to finishing 11th in field at Spec Towns Invitational…Opened outdoor season with clocking of 2:17.41 in 800m at Diet Pepsi Classic…Clocked 11th-place time of 2:19.90 at Pepsi Invitational…Member of distance medley relay that finished fourth at Gator Invitational with time of 12:31.63…Bettered season-opener time by more than eight seconds, crossing finish line in 13th place with clocking of 2:20.04 at Gator Invitational.
2005 AS A FRESHMAN: Wins (1): Mesa Track and Field Classic 800m (2:17.35)…Competed in six meets (one indoor, five outdoor)…Bests of 2:15.59 (800m) and 4:44.75 (1,500m)…Two top-10 finishes…
Placed 26th at SEC Outdoor Championships (2:18.25)…Finished ninth in 800m at Sun Angel Classic (2:15.59)…Won 800m at Mesa Track and Field Classic in 2:17.35…Placed 19th in 1,500m at Florida Relays with time of 4:44.75…Finished 14th in 800m in 2:23.14 at Gator Invitational.
HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Bests of 2:15.16 (800m), 5:07 (1,600m) and 20:22 (5,000m)…Graduate of Turner Tech in Miami, but also ran for Miami Central…Three-time district 800m champion…Twice Class 4A Region 4 champion in 800m with times of 2:15.16 (2003) and 2:18.87 (2004)...Two-time Class 4A runner-up in 800m (2:15.16) and third in 1,600m (5:07) at state…Also 2004 Class 4A district (5:23.85) and regional (5:24.34) champion in 1,600m…Three-time All-Dade selection…Placed third at cross country regionals (20:35.51) senior season...Set Miami Central record for 1,600m at 5:07…Made first appearance at Florida state meet as sophomore, first year she competed in track…Coached by John Rolle and James White…Also ran for NMB Striders coached by Terry Thompson.
PERSONAL: Born Karine Bernice Harris on Feb. 10, 1986, in Miami, Fla.…Daughter of Willie and Sandra Harris…Has younger brother, Philip…2004 graduate of Turner Tech High School…Enjoys playing flute and reading...Aspires to be an athletic trainer...Also considered Florida International, South Florida, Jackson State and Miami...Chose Florida because it has great academic programs, great coaching staff and great athletics program.
MAJOR: Sport Management