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Kira Harrison
Kira Harrison

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bellingham, Wash.

High School:
Meridian

Event:
Mid-Distances

Experience:
2V

Is sixth all-time on UW's indoor 800m list, 10th all-time in the mile, and has run on three of UW's 10-fastest distance medley relays.

2005 (Cross Country): Redshirted the 2005 fall cross country season ... did not compete, attached or otherwise, in any fall races.

2004-05: Earned Academic All-Pac-10 honorable mention ... was UW's seventh finisher at the NCAA West Regional, helping Washington clinch its eighth-straight NCAA Championships berth, the sixth-longest streak in the country ... ran in the team's top-four at the Willamette and Pre-National meets, and was the No. 9 UW finisher at the Pac-10 meet ... among UW's leaders at 800m and 1500m for the second-straight year ... led DMR to fourth at the MPSF indoor meet, their time of 11:41.45sixth-best ever at UW ... also placed seventh in the 800m at MPSFs ... placed 16th in the 800m at the Pac-10 meet ... won the 800m at the UW Outdoor Preview ... also competed in the 1500m and 4x400m.

2003-04: Ran four times during the 2003 cross country season, including once unattached ... made UW debut in a 23rd-place finish at the Sundodger Invite ... unattached run at the Emerald City Invite marked her first-ever cross country race at any level ... also ran in open races at the Pre-National and Pac-10 meets, placing 42nd and fifth, respectively ... on the track, was top Husky freshman in both the 800m and 1500m ... led all Huskies in the half-mile, with a PR of 2:09.26 at the NCAA Regional ... placed 11th in the 800m at the Regional, and was 10th in the event at the Pac-10 meet ... clocked a personal-best 4:29.83 for 1500m at the Oregon Invite ... won the 1500m at the Ken Shannon Invite ... indoors, ran the fifth-fastest 800m in UW history with a 2:11.77 at the MPSF Championships ... placed sixth in the MPSF 800m and ran a leg of UW's third-place DMR ... led DMR to the second-fastest time in UW history at the Last Chance Qualifier, in 11:23.57.

High School and Personal:
Parents are Diana and Brent ... has an older brother, Nathaniel ... granddaughter of Husky Hall of Famer Walter Harrison, a two-time UW track letterman and an outstanding center on the UW football team from 1940-42 ... did not compete in cross country as a prep ... won back-to-back state 2A 1600m titles in 2002 and 2003 ... set the state 2A record at 1600m ... led Meridian to a fourth-place finish at the 2003 state track meet ... never finished lower than sixth in any of four 800m races at state ... was the runner-up at 800m as a senior ... set a meet record in the 1600m at the 2003 Davis Invite ... was named Outstanding Athlete at the 2003 Nooksack Valley Invite after setting meet records at 800m and 1600m ... also earned first-team all-state honors in soccer ... led Meridian soccer to second at state in 2001 ... earned a 3.91 GPA.

Collegiate Best Marks
800m...... 2:09.26
1500m....... 4:29.64
800m (indoor)....... 2:11.77
Mile (indoor)....... 4:51.51
XC: 5000m....... 17:31
6000m....... 22:21

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