Women's Cross Country, Track & Field


Kelly Washington
Kelly Washington

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Grayslake Central HS

High School:
Grayslake, Ill.

Event:
Multi-Events

Birthdate:
07/10/1989

I/O Eligibility:
SR/SR

AT ILLINOIS

2011 Track and Field
Outdoor: Placed second in the 100m hurdles at the Stan Lyons Invitational (14.43)...Placed third in the heptathlon at the Polytan Invitational with 5,076 points, where she had two first-place finishes including the heptathlon javelin and 200m.

Indoor: Had the best pentathalon score for Illinois with 3,596 points in the Big Ten Championships ... Recorded her personal-best in the 60m hurdles with 8.85 at Illinois Intercollegiate ... Recorded her personal-best in the 200m with 25.87 at Illinois Intercollegiate ... Recorded her personal-best in high jump with 5-5 (1.65m) at Illini Open ... Recorded her personal-best in long jump with 17-8 (5.38m) at Illinois Intercollegiate ... Recorded her personal-best in shot put with 35-3 (10.74m) at Illini Open ... Recorded her personal-best participating at the Big Ten Championships in the pentathalon with 3,596 points.

2010 Track and Field
Outdoor: Scored in the heptathlon at the Big Ten Championships, recording an eighth-place finish with a personal-best 4,678 points ... Won the high jump (5-2 ¼), was the runner-up in the 100m hurdles (15.43) and placed third in long jump (18-2 ¼) at the Stan Lyons Invite ... Placed fourth in long jump at the Illinois Twilight (17-6) ... Cleared a personal-best height in the high jump at the LSU Alumni Gold Invite (5-4 ¼).

Indoor: Took second in the triple jump at the EIU Friday Night Special (36-7 ½) ... Placed fifth in triple jump at Illinois Intercollegiate (36-9) ... Tied for sixth in the 60m at Illinois Intercollegiate (7.82).

2009 Track & Field
Outdoor: Competed in the triple jump at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships, taking 16th (37-5 ¼) ... Leaped a personal-best 37-9 ½ in the triple jump at the Illinois Invitational, placing fourth ... Was fifth in the high jump at the Illinois Invitational (5-1) ... Also ran sprints during the season, with a personal-best 100m of 12.35 at the UCF Invitational and a personal-best 200m of 25.50 at the LSU Alumni Gold ... Academic All-Big Ten.

Indoor: Was 12th in the triple jump at the Big Ten Indoor Championships with a personal-best mark of 38-6 ¼ (11.74m) ... Marked 38-2 in the triple jump at the Indiana Open, placing fourth ... Took third in the triple jump at Illinois Intercollegiates (37-8) ... Was 10th in the triple jump at the Rod McCravy Memorial (37-4 ½) ... Also competed in the 60m, running a personal-best 7.76at the Rod McCravy Memorial.

2008 Track & Field
Outdoor: Placed sixth in the 100m and seventh in the 200m at the Illinois Twilight.

Indoor: Ran season-best 60m time of 8.05 in prelims of the Illinois Women's Invitational ... Timed personal-best 26.39 in the 200m at the Carle/Health Alliance Invitational.

High School
Qualified for the IHSA state meet in the 200m in 2005, the 100m and 200m in 2006 and the high jump in 2007 ... Lettered for four years in track and field and in basketball for three years ... Named All-Conference in track and field twice and in basketball once

Personal
Daughter of Marlon and Pauline Washinton ... Born July 10, 1989 ... Has one brother, Robert Wilson ... Biggest thrill in sports is coming from behind to win a race in the last couple meters ... Hobbies include drawing and sports ... Majoring in marketing.

Washington's Personal Bests
Outdoor
100m: 12.35 - UCF Invitational (3/28/09)
100m Hurdles: 14.43 - Stan Lyons Invitational (4/30/11)
200m: 24.96 - Sea Ray Relays (4/15/11)
High Jump: 5-4 ¼ (1.63m) - LSU Alumni Gold Invite (4/17/10)
Long Jump: 18-2 ¼ (5.55m) - Stan Lyons Invite (4/24/10)
Triple Jump: 37-9 ½ (11.52m) - Big Ten Championships (5/2/09)
Heptathlon: 4,678 pts - Big Ten Championships (2/27/10)
100mH (hept.):15.02 (839 pts) - Big Ten Championships (2/27/10)
High Jump (hept.): 5-3; 1.60m (736 pts) - Big Ten Championships (2/27/10)
Shot Put (hept.): 36-4 ¼;11.08m (600 pts) - Big Ten Championships (2/27/10)
200m (hept.): 25.25 (864 pts) - Big Ten Championships (2/27/10)
Long Jump (hept.): 16-10 ¾; 5.15m (601 pts) - Big Ten Championships (2/27/10)
Javelin (hept.): 108-4; 33.03m (444 pts) - Stan Lyons Invitational (4/30/11)
800m (hept.): 2:38.15 (594 pts) - Big Ten Championships (2/27/10)

Indoor
60m: 7.76 - Rod McCravy Memorial (2/7/09)
60m H: 8.85 - Illinois Intercollegiate (1/29/11)
200m: 25.87 - Illinois Intercollegiate (1/29/11)
High Jump: 5-5 (1.65m) - Illini Open (1/15/11)
Long Jump: 17-8 (5.38m) - Illinois Intercollegiate (1/29/11)
Triple Jump: 38-6 ¼ (11.74m) - Big Ten Championships (3/1/09)
Shot Put: 35-3 (10.74m) - Illini Open (1/15/11)
Pentathalon: 3,596 pts - Big Ten Championships (2/26/11)
60 m H (pent). : 8.99 - Big Ten Championships (2/26/11)
High Jump (pent.) : 5-4 1/2 (1.64m) - Big Ten Championships (2/26/11)
Shot Put (pent.) : 33-11 1/2 (10.35m) - Big Ten Championships (2/26/11)
Long Jump (pent.) : 18-3 1/4 (5.57m) - Big Ten Championships (2/26/11)
800m (pent.) : 2:35.21 - Big Ten Championships (2/26/11)

Updated December 2011

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