Katie Kennedy

  • Katie
  • Kennedy

  • Class
    Senior
  • High School/Other
    West Springfield
  • Hometown
    Springfield, Va.

Updated: November 14, 2017

2017: Earned All-NCAA Southeast and All-ACC honors for the second consecutive year … Was the Hokies' top finisher in all four races in which she competed … Came in 15th at the NCAA regional (6K) with a time of 20:45.6 … Finished 19th at the ACC meet, running the 6K course in a time of 20:44.2 … Finished 59th at the Adidas Pre-National Invitational (6K) with a time of 20:44.5 … Won her first collegiate race with a victory at the Hokie Invite, running the 4K course in a time of 14:53.

2016: Earned All-NCAA Southeast Region honors and All-ACC honors for the first time in her career … Finished in the top 25 of every race during the season … Was 21st out of 188 runners at the NCAA regional, running the course in a time of 21:05.1 … Finished 11th at the ACC Championships in a time of 20:22.3 … Came in 21st at the Penn State National Open with a time of 20:53.0 … Was 10th at the Greater Louisville Classic (5k) with a time of 17:15.00 … Finished second at the VT Alumni Invite with a time of 21:35.30 … Ran unattached at the Hokie Invite (4K) and finished tied for second in a time of 14:16.10.

2015: Finished 83rd at the NCAA Southeast Regional meet with a time of 22:50.8 … Came in 39th at the ACC Championships with a time of 21:20.3 … Was the Hokies' top finisher at the NCAA Pre-National meet, coming in 104th with a time of 21:10.8 … Finished 41st at the Princeton Inter-Regional Invitational with a time of 21:59.2

2014: Competed in four meets for the Hokies... Ran a career best 6k at the ACC Championships with a time of 22:19.90.

High school: Lettered both years of indoor and outdoor high school track and field, as well as cross country, for West Springfield High School under Chris Pellegrini … All-District and All-Region Selection during her junior indoor season in the 1600m … All-District and All-State runner-up during junior season in the 4x800m … National runner-up in junior indoor season for 800m leg of the distance medley relay … Regional and State Champion in junior outdoor season 4x800m … Named All-District, All-Region, and All-State in 1600m for junior outdoor season … Distance medley relay National Champion for 1200m leg … Named All-District and All-Region during junior season of cross country … District, Regional, and State Champion in 4x800m senior indoor season … National Champion for 1200m leg of the distance medley relay during senior indoor season … District and Regional Champion, as well as National runner-up, for senior outdoor season in the 4x800m … Distance medley relay Penn Relays and National Champion during senior outdoor season.

Personal: Born on September 19, 1996 in Corvallis, Oregon … Daughter of Veronica and David Kennedy … Has two siblings, Laila and Max … Majoring in public relations.

Katie Kennedy's Collegiate XC Bests

4K: 14:16.10, Hokie Invite (2016)

5k: 17:15.00, Greater Louisville Classic (2016)

6K: 20:22.3, ACC Championships (2016)

italics = ran unattached

Katie Kennedy's Collegiate Track & Field Bests
Indoor Outdoor
1000m: 2:54.37 800m: 2:13.12
Mile: 4:55.68 1500m: 4:27.89
5000m: 17:35.57
italics - denotes unattached