WSU CAREER. SENIOR (2006-07): Cross Country - Season finishes included 13th at Idaho Jamboree, 63rd at Sundodger Invite, 20th at Montana Invitational...74th at Pac-10 Championships (10/28/06, Stanford)...named to Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention team.
JUNIOR (2005-06): Cross Country - Was a top five runner for WSU this season...42nd at Sundodger Invite...best finish was 20th at Montana Invite...122nd at Brooks Pre-National Meet...37th overall, second on team at Pac-10 Championships (10/29/05, Tucson)...84th overall, third on team at NCAA West Regionals (11/12/05, Palo Alto)...selected Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention...Indoor - Limited racing...ran 5k at Moscow...Outdoor - Clocked PR steeplechase time of 10:53.09 Stanford Invite (4/1/06)...finished 11th in steeple at Pac-10 Championships in time of 11:00.37 (5/14/06, Eugene)...named to Pac-10 T&F All-Academic second team.
SOPHOMORE (2004-05): Cross Country - Competed in six meets, unattached in two...first Cougar, 38th overall at Sundodger Invite (9/18/04, Seattle)...first WSU and second overall runner at the Montana Invite (10/2/04, Missoula)...NCAA Pre-Nationals she was second finisher for WSU and 134th overall (10/16/04, Terre Haute)...placed 27th overall and second Cougar at Pac-10 Championships (10/30/04, San Francisco)...second on team and 56th overall at NCAA West Regional (11/13/04, Fresno)...named to Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention team.
FRESHMAN (2003-04): Cross Country - In opening race of season, finished sixth overall and second on team (Idaho Jamboree)...third Cougar finisher in four races...finished 48th overall at Pac-10 Championships (11/1/03, Pullman) and 91st at NCAA West Regional (11/15/03, Portland)...Indoor - Ran anchor leg of sixth place DMR (12:03.30i) at Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships (2/29/04, Seattle)...top WSU 3000m runner at 10:17.40i (2/7/04, Lincoln)...Outdoor - Ran freshman school record time of 11:03.41 and took second place in the 3000m steeplechase at the Brutus Hamilton Invite (4/10/04, Berkeley)......mark is third-best in school history...finished eighth in the steeplechase (11:12.75) at the Pac-10 Championships (5/15/04, Tucson).
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER. Earned four letters at South Kitsap High, three in cross country and one in track for coach Ed Santos...captain of cross country team as senior...finished first in 3200m at Pasco Invite...selected to senior all-star cross country team...finished seventh in state in 3200m and 16th in 1600m as senior.
PERSONAL. Born Kayle Fay Peterson 5/30/85 at Bremerton, Wash...father Craig is a machinist...mother Suzette...brother Jaron (2/23/83)...sister Britta (3/26/90)...majoring in general studies.
PETERSON'S WSU BESTS 1500m - 4:56.10 (2005) Mile - 5:13.28i (2004) 3000m - 10:17.40i (2004) 3000m Steeplechase - 10:53.09 (2006) 5000m - 18:09.82 (2004) Distance Medley Relay - 12:03.30i (2004)
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