Kelly Blikre
Kelly Blikre


Gillette, Wyo.

High School:
Campbell County


2004 CROSS COUNTRY: Ran a 23:52 and finished 16th at the Lobo Invite ... clocked a 23:53 at the Roy Griak Invite and a 19:17 at the Cowboy Jamboree ... registered a 23:15 at Pre-Nationals and a 23:57.44 at Big 12 Championships ... clocked a 23:33.6 in the 6K race at Mountain regionals ... named first-team academic All-Big 12.

2004 OUTDOOR: Competed in the 1500M, 3000M and 10000M ... 1500M ... finished third at the TTU Invitational with a time of 5:07.17 ... 3000M ... ran a time of 10:58.92 at the TTU Invitational for a fifth-place finish ... 10000M ... finished ninth at the Texas Relays with a time of 39:05.10, a personal best ... finished 15th at the Big 12 Championships with a time of 41:02.19.

2004 INDOOR: Competed in the 3000M ... finished sixth at the Red Raider Invitational with a time of 10:56.38.

2003 CROSS COUNTRY: Named to academic first team All-Big 12 with a 4.0 ... ended the season with two top 25 finishes, her best a 10th-place finish at the UTA Invitational (2 miles) ... helped Tech to a first-place overall finish at the Cowboy Jamboree (6K) running a time of 22:41 and finishing 42nd ... at the Roy Griak Invitational (6K) ran a time of 22:46 ... finished with a time of 23:20, securing an overall finish of 20th at the Lobo Invitational (6K) ... turned in a 10th-place finish at the UTA Invitational (2 miles) with a time of 11:46.53.

2002 CROSS COUNTRY: Met not only athletic expectations but also academic, achieving a 4.0 during the season while competing in all six meets ... best finish was at the Texas Tech open (5K), a fifth-place finish with the time of 20:30 ... at Lobo Invitational (6K) ran a 24:11 for a 22nd-place finish ... at Kachina Classic (5K) placed 19th posting a 20:37 ... ran a 19:54 at the Cowboy (5K) Jamboree ... at the Big 12 Championships (6K) ran 22:56 to place in 54th ... finished the season with a time of 23:19 at the Mountain Regional (6K).

2002 OUTDOOR: Ran in four meets on the season including three home meets ... ran the 5000M in her final meet of the season, Michael Johnson Invitational ... ran a season-best 11:15.42 in the 3000M at the Texas Tech Invitational.

2002 INDOOR: Posted a season-best time of 10:29.03 in the 3000M at the Texas Tech Classic ... finished the 5000M in 18:24.66 at the Texas Tech Open.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Campbell County High School in Gillette, Wyo., where she participated in cross country, indoor track and outdoor track ... cross country team was ranked third in the nation in 2000, 13th in 1999 and placed first in state both years ... member of 4x800M relay team that set the Wyoming state record ... named all-conference and all-state cross country in both 1999 and 2000 ... selected all-conference and all-state track in 2000 and 2001 ... 2000 cross country state runner-up ... placed second in both the 1600M and 3200M at 2001 state meet ... turned in a 12th-place finish at the Great American Cross Country Championships ... earned All-America honors as a member of the 4xmile indoor relay team ... has personal best times of 18:36 in the 5000M, 11:20 in the 3200M and 5:10 in the 1600M ... a National Merit Scholar ... Salutatorian of her graduating class.

PERSONAL: Born 5-3-83 to Gregg and Jackie Blikre in Gillette, Wyoming ... father is a sales manager ... mother is a deputy treasurer ... father graduated from Minot State University ... majoring in English.


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