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Kelly McNamee
Position: Jumps
Year: Senior
Hometown: Spokane, Wash.
High School: Ferris
Experience: 3 Letters

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2012: Final season saw her earn her first NCAA West Prelims appearance since her freshman year, and score at the Pac-12 Championships for the first time since that freshman year as well ... gave UW a big boost with a victory in the high jump at the UW-WSU Dual, clearing a season-best 5-8 ½ for the win ... at the Pac-12 Championships, cleared 5-6 ½ to finish seventh overall, scoring for the second time in her career ... tied for 39th-place overall at the NCAA West Prelims, with a clearance of 5-5 ¼ ... jumped 5-6 at the Pepsi Team Invite to finish seventh ... indoors, season-best clearance was 5-4 ¼, as she finished 16th at the MPSF Championships.

2011: The top high jumper on the squad, had an excellent indoor season in a return to form, but suffered an ankle injury outdoors that limited her to two competitions ... indoors, started her year off with a 5-foot, 10-inch clearance which was good for the victory at the UW Invitational ... scored big points at the MPSF Championships in the high jump, tying for third with a clearance of 5-8 ½ ... also won the UW Final Qualifier, jumping up and over 5-9 ¾ ... fifth at the Husky Classic with a 5-8 clearance ... outdoors, stepped on the rail at the track to hurt her ankle early in the season ... returned for the UW-WSU dual meet, taking third at 5-4 ½ ... cleared 5-4 ½ again at the Pac-10 Championships, placing 12th.

2010: Had her sophomore season cut short by back issues after just one outdoor meet ... completed a full indoor season, but was unable to jump at the standards she set as a freshman ... won the Vandal Collegiate meet with a season-best clearance of 5-feet, 8-inches ... tied for seventh in the high jump at the MPSF Championships with a jump of 5-6 ½ ... also completed the pentathlon at the UW Invitational, taking fourth with 3,524 points, high jumping 5-7, and long jumping 17-4 ... competed just once outdoors, high jumping 5-5 at the Mt. SAC Relays in April.

2009: The team's top high jumper and an NCAA participant in her first season ... was the only freshman to qualify for the NCAA Indoor Championships in the high jump, tying for 14th in College Station, Texas with a clearance of 5-8 ¾ ... reached the national meet with a season-best jump of 5-feet, 11 ½-inches at the Vandal Collegiate ... that clearance was the third-best indoor jump in school history ... also cleared 5-10 to take third at the Husky Classic ... completed her first heptathlon as well at the UW Invitational, scoring 3,559 points ... outdoors, qualified for West Regionals in the high jump, but failed to clear a bar at the Regional meet ... took sixth in the high jump at her first Pac-10 Championships, clearing 5-8 ¾ ... won the high jump at the UW-WSU dual meet, clearing 5-7 ... was fourth at the Stanford Invite, clearing 5-8 ¾ and cleared the same mark again at the Mt. SAC Relays, taking ninth ... her best outdoor mark ranks seventh in school history ... PR'd in the long jump in the WSU dual, going 18-5 ¼.

High School and Personal: Born in Spokane, Wash. ... parents are Pam and Mike McNamee ... has one older brother, Ryan, and one younger, Kevin ... two-time Washington State 4A Champion in the high jump and one of the top prep high jumpers in the country ... won the 2008 state high jump title with a clearance of 5-feet, 8-inches and also placed 5th in the 100m hurdles and 6th in the long jump ... won state high jump title as a junior with a personal-best clearance of 5-10, and was 6th in the 100m hurdles ... took 2nd at state in the high jump as a sophomore and was 3rd as a freshman ... won the 2007 Meet of Champions high jump ... also competed three years with the cross country team ... was 2nd at the 2006 Simplot Games with a 5-6 high jump clearance ... named area Field Athlete of the Year by Spokane Spokesman-Review ... graduated with a 3.7 GPA.

Major Meets
2009 MPSF - 10th, High Jump
2009 NCAA Indoors - 14th, High Jump
2009 Pac-10 - 6th, High Jump
2009 Regional - NH, High Jump
2009 USA Jr. Champs - 3rd, High Jump
2010 MPSF - 7th, High Jump
2011 MPSF - 3rd (tie), High Jump
2011 Pac-10 - 12th (tie), High Jump
2012 MPSF - 16th, High Jump
2012 Pac-12 - 7th, High Jump
2012 NCAA Prelims - 39th (tie), High Jump

Collegiate Bests
High Jump.......5-11 1/2i / 5-8 3/4
Long Jump.......17-7 1/2i / 18-5 1/4
60m Hurdles.......9.25
800m.......2:25.70i
Shot Put.......31-10 3/4i
Pentathlon.......3,559

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