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 Kyle Atwood
Kyle Atwood

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Muleshoe, Texas

High School:
Muleshoe

Experience:
2L


2005 OUTDOOR:Ran a personal-best 3:50.90 in the 1500M at the Big 12 Championships...finished second in the event at the Wes Kittley Open in a time of 3:55.99...raced to a finish of 3:51.11 in the 1500M at the Mt. SAC Relays...ran to a third-place finish of 1:52.95 in the 800M at the UTEP Invitational.

2005 INDOOR: ... 1000M ... set a career-best and ATC record with his time of 2:25.50 at the Wes Kittley Classic ... ran a 2:25.72 in the prelims at the Big 12 Championships ... Mile ... ran a career-best 4:14.70 at the Tyson Invitational ... clocked a 4:15.53 at the Wes Kittley 6-Way ... DMR ... earned all-conference honors with the team that placed eighth at the Big 12 Championships with a time of 10:03.83.

2004 OUTDOOR: Competed in the 800M, 1500M and 5000M ... 800M ... finished third at both the ASU Relays and TTU Invitational with times of 1:55.09 and 1:57.10, respectively ... 1500M ... clocked a time of 3:53.21 at the MJ Invitational for a fifth-place finish ... finished third at the ASU Relays in a time of 4:01.37 ... ran a 3:53.10 in the prelims at the Big 12 conference meet ... took home first at the TTU Invitational with a time of 4:02.12 ... 5000M ... made one appearance at the Big 12 Championships with a time of 15:25.50, a personal best.

2004 INDOOR: Competed in the mile, 1000M, 3000M and DMR... MILE ... finished in eighth at the Quad with a time of 4:29.07 ... 1000M ... had a season- best finish with a time of 2:30.68 at the Big 12 Championships, finishing in 14th ... 3000M ... had a season-best time of 8:50.45 at the Big 12 Championships ... finished seventh at the Red Raider Invitational with a time of 9:21.71.

2003 CROSS COUNTRY: Finished the season with a solid performance at the Big 12 Championships where he ran a time of 27:19.9 on the 8000M course ... competed at the Chili Pepper Invite with a time of 32:27.80 on the 10K course ... at the Cowboy Jamboree (8K), ran a 26:52 ... in his first appearance of the year had a solid run at the Roy Griak Invitational (8K) with a time of 28:41.

2003 OUTDOOR: Finished in the top five in five 800M events including a first- place appearance at the Tarleton Relays with a time of 1:53.59 ... 800M ... had a best time of 1:50.68 at the ASU Relays with a finish of third ... also competed at the Big 12 Championship and Midwest Regional ... 1500M ... earned a second-place finish at the Texas Tech Invitational with a time of 3:59.52 ... had a season- best time of 3:52.22 in the 1500m at the Texas Tech Open for a first-place finish ... also finished first at the Tarleton Relays with a time of 3:58.87.

2003 INDOOR: Ran the 800M, 1000M, mile, 3000M and was a member of the DMR ... 800M ... best finish of second, came at the Red Raider Classic, 1:53.39 ... had a season-best time of 1:52.66 at the Husker Invitational for a seventh-place finish ... time was a personal best and NCAA-provisional mark ... 1000M ... Tech's top finisher in the 1000M, running a 2:25.52 in prelims at the Big 12 Championships for a NCAA-provisional mark and personal best ... went on to finish 7th overall, with a final time of 2:26.50 ... at Red Raider Invitational turned in a first place finish with a time of 2:27.76 in the 1000M ... at Red Raider Open ran a 4:24.89 mile, a personal best ... 3000M ... earned a fifth-place finish at the Red Raider Classic with a time of 9:20.08, his only appearance of the season ... DMR ... posted a third-place finish at the Red Raider Open with a time of 11:11.29 ... ran first leg at the Big 12 Championships with the team running a season-best 10:29.52 for an 11th-place finish.

2002 CROSS COUNTRY: Saw first collegiate experience at Texas Tech Open (8K), a 13th-place finish with a time of 31:00 ... posted best time of 25:43 and finish, 11th, of the year at the Kachina Classic (7,500M) ... at Cowboy Jamboree ran a 26:57 (8K) ... at Big 12 Championships (8K) placed 70th, posting a 26:03 ... finished season at the Mountain Regional (10K), posting a time of 33:30.

HIGH SCHOOL: 2002 graduate of Muleshoe High School in Muleshoe, Texas ... six-sport athlete competing in football, basketball, tennis, golf, track and cross country ... state champion senior year in 800M and 1600M ... cross country state contender for four years ... all-state football player, all-district basketball player.

PERSONAL: Born 3-12-84 ... son of James and Pam Atwood ... father works for Five Area Telephone Company ... mother works for the Bailey County Appraisal District ... has younger brother, Kory ... enjoys all types of sporting events ... majoring in exercise sport science.

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