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Kelly Waters
 Kelly Waters
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Louisville, Colo.

High School:
Monarch

Position:
Distance

• 2009 All-Big 12 Outdoor Conference (5,000-Meter Run)
• 2009 All-Big 12 Indoor Conference (Distance Medley Relay, Mile)
• 2008 All-Big 12 Indoor Conference (1000, Distance Medley Relay)

Indoor Collegiate Bests
Mile: 4:46.83
1,500-Meter Run: 4:28.51
3,000-Meter Run: 9:56.33

Outdoor Collegiate Bests
1,500-Meter Run: 4:39.97
3,000-Meter Run: 10:24.70
5,000-Meter Run: 16:40.54
10,000-Meter Run: 38:29.32

2012
(Indoor) Finished ninth in the mile at the J.D. Martin Invitational (5:15.26) ... Ran 5:02.44 in the mile at the Razorback Invitational ... Ran anchor leg of the third-place distance medley relay at the Tyson Invitational (11:51.93) ... Finished ninth in the 3,000-meter run at the Tyson Invitational with a collegiate-best 9:56.33 ... Finished 24th in the 3,000-meter run at the Big 12 Championship (9:59.04). (Outdoor) Ran 4:46.19 in the 1,500-meter run at the Bobby Lane Invitational ... Finished 12th in section B of the 1,500-meter run at the Texas Relays (4:39.97) ... Won the 3,000-meter run at the John Jacobs Invitational (10:24.70).

2011
(Indoor)
Did not compete. (Outdoor) Did not compete.

2010
(Indoor)
Redshirted. (Outdoor) Redshirted.

2009
(Indoor)
Ran the anchor leg of the distance medley relay that took first in the Razorback Invitational with a time of 11:50.20 ... Ran a personal-best 4:48.93 to finish third in the mile at the J.D. Martin Invitational ... Recorded NCAA provisional qualifying time in the mile with a time of 4:46.83 at the Husky Classic ... Ran the anchor leg on the distance medley relay that finished sixth at the Big 12 Championship ... Finished sixth in the mile to claim at the Big 12 Championships. (Outdoor) Finished second in the 3,000-meter run while competing unattached at the John Jacobs Invitational with a time of 9:56.64 ... Just missed a regional qualifying mark in her first official collegiate action of the season, finishing second in the 1,500 in a time of 4:28.51 at the John McDonnell Invitational ... Clocked first regional qualifying time of the season in the 5,000-meter run at the Oregon Relays, finishing third with a time of 16:40.54 ... Posted a fifth-place finish in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 16:55.20 ... Named to the 2009 Academic All-Big 12 First Team.

2008
(Indoor)
Opened the year with a fourth-place finish in the championship mile run at the Arkansas Invitational, recording a time of 5:00.58 ... Posted a personal-best 4:54.10 en route to a seventh-place finish in the championship mile at the Razorback Invitational ... Finished sixth in the championship 1,000-meter run (2:56.23) at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational ... Ran the anchor leg on the distance medley relay team that finished fifth at the Tyson Invitational with a time of 11:30.01 ... Posted a season-best time in the 1,000-meter run (2:53.22) to finish seventh in the event at the Big 12 Championship ... Ran the anchor leg of the distance medley relay team that finished fifth at the Big 12 Championship with a time of 11:38.16. (Outdoor) Only competed in two events, the Stanford Invitational and Big 12 Championship ... Finished 39th in the 1,500-meter run at the Stanford Invitational with a time of 4:39.11 ... Ran the 10K at the Big 12 Championship, where she placed 17th with a time of 38:29.

High School
Four-year letterwinner in track and field and cross country ... Earned first team all-conference honors in both sports all four years ... Also named to the first team all-region cross country team all four years and named honorable mention all-state twice ... Runner-up (4:59.25) in 1600-meter run at 2007 state track meet ... Also placed fifth (11:12.60) in 3200 ... Finished 34th individually at 2006 state cross country meet ... As a junior, placed fourth (5:10.25) in the 1600 and seventh (2:16.11) in the 800 at the 2006 state track meet ... Also played basketball for three years, earning all-conference honors her junior year.

Personal
Daughter of Rick and Deana Harragarra Waters ... Has one sister, Regina Dawn ... Both parents attended OU ... Father played baseball and basketball at the University of Tulsa ... Engineering major.

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