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 Katy Allen
Katy Allen


Laredo, Texas

High School:
J.B. Alexander


Tech Cross Country Places 8 on Academic All-Big 12 Team

Seven Red Raiders and Lady Raiders earn first team honors


Unbeaten Kithuka Qualifies For NCAA Nationals

Texas Tech junior finishes first overall at NCAA Mountain Region meet


Kithuka Captures Big 12 Crown

Texas Tech junior Kennedy Kithuka wins Big 12 Cross Country championship

Career Performance List

Finished 79th at the Big 12 Conference meet with a time of 24:13.2 in the 6,000-meter race...finished 64th at the Cowboy Jamboree (9/28) with a season-best time of 20:58.20 in the 5,000-meter race...finished 31st at the Texas Tech Open (9/13) with a time of 21:42.12 in the 5,000-meter race...finished 12th at the Texas Tech/N.M. State Duel in Ruidoso meet with a time of 20:42.20 in the 3-mile race.

Competed in six meets as a true freshman...finished 84th at the Big 12 Conference meet with a time of 25:12.7 in the 6,000-meter race...clocked a season-best 6,000-meter time of 23:28.70 at the Kansas Rim Rock Classic (9/29) to finish 82nd...finished 23rd at the Texas Tech Open (9/14) with a time of 20:38.03 in the 5,000-meter race...finished fourth at the Texas Tech Ruidoso Open with a time of 20:18.10 in the 3-mile race.

J. B. Alexander High School
Lettered four years in both track and field and cross country...competed in the 3,200-meter run, 1,600-meter run, and the 800-meter run...personal-best mark of 11:50 in the two-mile run...personal-best mark of 5:30 in the mile run...personal-best mark of 2:25 in the 800-meter run...named first team All-District in 2012...named first team All-District in cross country during the 2009, 2010 and 2011 seasons...helped cross country team capture the 2012 District Championship...strong student who graduated in the top 10 percent of her class...named Academic All-State in 2012...accepted into the Texas Tech Honors College.

Daughter of Monte and Amy Allen...has two brothers, Travis and Austin...earned pilots license in August 2012...plans to major in Exercise and Sports Science.

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