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Kelly McQuaid
Kelly  McQuaid

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Longview, Texas

High School:
Longview

Last College:
Texas-Tyler

Event:
Distance


05/10/2016

Texas Tech Track & Field Places 16 On Academic All-Big 12 Teams

Tayler Jameson was one of 16 nominated with a 4.00 GPA.

02/27/2016

Texas Tech Adds Two Big 12 Individual Champions On Saturday

Viershanie Latham and Chris Caldwell win Big 12 titles on day two of conference meet.

05/14/2014

Track and Field Lands 20 on Academic All-Big 12 Team

Red Raiders and Lady Raiders honored by Big 12 Conference for success in the classroom

02/15/2014

Tech Closes Home Indoor Slate With Strong Showing

Red Raiders and Lady Raiders host final home meet of 2014 indoor season

Career Performance List

2016 INDOOR
Competed primarily in the 800 meters, as well as a flurry of other events during her final indoor season at Texas Tech ... opened the year with a sixth-place finish in the 1000 meters at the Arkansas Invite at 2:58.02 ... ran her first 800m of the year at the Texas A&M Quadrangular and finished fifth at 2:16.01 ... notched a personal-best in the event at the Music City Challenge at 2:11.55 ... qualified for the final of the 800 meters at the Big 12 Championship after putting up another PR at 2:10.14 ... earned All-Big 12 honors after placing eighth in the final at 2:11.38 ... also received All-Big 12 for the distance medley relay, helping the quartet finish eighth at 11:55.27 ... was named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team.

2015 CROSS COUNTRY
Earned first team Academic All-Big 12 honors ... ran in every meet the Red Raiders competed in this season ... opened the year with an 11th-place finish at the Texas Tech Open behind a time of 18:47.00 in the three-mile ... finished ninth at the ACU Classic 5K to a time of 19:24.43 ... her best 5K of the season clocked in at 18:07.44 at the Chile Pepper Festival ... she paced to her top 6K mark at the Bronco Invitational, clocking in at 21:57.7 ... represented Texas Tech at the NCAA Mountain Regional 6K, finishing with a time 24:07.44.

2015 OUTDOOR
Named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team ... ran in seven meets for Texas Tech during the outdoor campaign ... recorded six top 10 performances ... racked up a third-place mark at the Michael Johnson Classic in the 800-meter dash at 2:12.98 ... would set a new PR in the event two weeks later at the Red Raider Open, clocking in at 2:12.13 en route to a second-place finish.

2015 INDOOR
Competed in five meets for the Red Raiders during the indoor season in the 800 meters and the mile events ... finished with four top 10 finishes, including a fifth-place mark in the 800-meter dash at 2:15.23 at the Red Raider Open ... her best time of her career in the event came in the prelims of the Big 12 Championships at 2:13.47 ... that time was the fastest by a Red Raider in the 800 meters this season ... earned All-Big 12 performer accolades after finishing eighth at 2:18.68 in the finals.

2014 CROSS COUNTRY
The best of her seven performances came at the Red Raider open, where she ran the 5,000-meter course in 22:19.00, which earned her 24th place ... Finished 82nd at the Big 12 Championships (23:22.2), and 125th at the Mountain Region Championships (24:43.99), both 6,000-meter races.

2014 OUTDOOR
Ran the 800 meters at five meets ... Placed seventh at the Texas Tech open with a time of 2:18.49 ... Her best time of the season was 2:18.42, good enough for 12th place at the UTSA Invitational.

2014 INDOOR
Picked up two top-five 800-meter finishes--third place at the TTU Open (2:20.65), and the Masked Rider Open (2:22.02) ... Placed 15th at the Big 12 Championships in the 1,000 meters, with a time of 2:57.60.

UT-TYLER
Competed in the 800-meter run..recorded a personal-best time of 2:18.

LONGVIEW HIGH SCHOOL
Competed in the 800-meter run and 1,600-meter run...recorded a personal-best time of 2:29 in the 800-meter run...recorded a personal-best time of 6:01 in the 1,600-meter run...also competed in soccer...honor roll student...graduated in the top four percent of her class.

PERSONAL
Daughter of Kevin and Linda McQuaid...has five siblings...plans to major in exercise and sports sciences at Texas Tech.

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