- Kathryn Kramer
- Tampa, Fla. (Gaither)
CAREER VICTORIES: 2
Mile: 5:06.25, 2006 Tyson Invitational, Fayetteville, Ark.
3,000m: 9:57.63, 2007 Indiana Team Classic, Bloomington, Ind.
3,000m Steeplechase: 10:48.78, 2007 Pepsi Florida Relays, Gainesville, Fla.
5,000m: 17:33.63, 2007 SEC Championships – Tuscaloosa, Ala.
HONORS: USTFCCCA All-Academic Team – 2007.
2008 AS A JUNIOR: Bests of 10:16.44 (3,000m) and 17:40.20 (5,000m) … Competed in two meets (one indoor, one outdoor) … Finished 15th in 3,000m at Tom Jones Memorial Classic (10:16.44).
2006-07 AS A SOPHOMORE: Wins (1): (o) Pepsi Florida Relays 3,000m Steeplechase (10:48.78) … Bests of 5:07.18 (mile), 9:57.63 (3,000m), 10:48.78 (3,000m steeplechase) and 17:33.63 (5,000m) … Competed in nine meets (four indoor, five outdoor ) … USTFCCCA All-Academic Team … Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll … Ran steeplechase in 11:10.73 to finish 34th at NCAA East Regional Championships … Took 12th in 3,000m steeplechase (11:09.58) and 17th in 5,000m (17:33.63) at SEC Outdoor Championships … Ran steeplechase in 11:16.45 to finish 21st at Drake Relays … Earned first-career regional mark in steeplechase with win at Pepsi Florida Relays in personal-best time of 10:48.78 … Also ran opening leg of fourth-place 4x1,600m (21:01.35) … Second in 3,000m steeplechase at Florida State Relays in 10:55.32, third-best in UF history … Ran mile in 5:08.56 at Diet Pepsi Invitational to finish 11th … Ran 3,000m in 10:02.29 to finish 21st at SEC Indoor Championships … Eighth in 3,000m at Indiana Team Classic (9:57.63) … Ran mile at Florida Intercollegiate in 5:07.18 to take seventh.
2006 AS A FRESHMAN: Wins (1): (i) Spec Towns Invitational 3,000m Steeplechase (11:06.01) … Bests of5:06.25 (mile), 9:59.44 (3,000m) and 11:01.87 (3,000m Steeplechase) … Competed in nine meets (five outdoor, four indoor) … SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll … Five top-10 finishes … Finished 11th (11:39.09) at SEC Outdoor Championships in steeplechase and 17th (11:15.14) at Mt. SAC Relays to wrap up outdoor season … Won steeplechase at Spec Towns Invitational, turning in time of 11:06.01 … Crossed finish line in 11:01.87 to finish second in steeplechase at Diet Pepsi Classic … Finished 14th in 3,000m (9:59.44) at SEC Indoor Championships … Set personal record in mile with time of 5:06.25 at Tyson Invitational to finish 22nd … Opened career with seventh-place showing in mile (5:12.89) at Florida Intercollegiate.
HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Earned FHSAA Class 4A all-state honors for an eighth-place finish in the 3,200m in 2005 (11:22.54) … Did not start running competitively until her sophomore year of high school … Set Gaither High School records in the 3,200m (11:22.54) and 4x800m relay … High school coach was Ladd Baldwin … Graduated in the top 10 percent of her class.
BEYOND THE STATS: Born Aug. 23, 1987 … Daughter of James Kramer and Elizabeth Wilcox … 2005 graduate of Gaither High School … Both her father and uncle, Jeff Kramer, were both cross country athletes at the U.S. Naval Academy … Enjoys reading and cleaning … Also considered Georgia and Tampa … Chose Florida because she loves the campus and the attention given to athletics, as well as its strong academic reputation.
MAJOR: Nutritional Sciences