WSU CAREER. JUNIOR (2005): Cross Country - Emerged as top five scorer...sixth at Idaho Jamboree (9/2/05, Moscow)...29th at Sundodger Invite (9/17/05, Seattle)...eighth at Montana Invite (10/1/05, Missoula)...104th at Brooks Pre-National meet (10/15/05, Terre Haute)...38th overall, third on team at Pac-10 Championships (10/29/05, Tucson)...86th overall, fifth on team at NCAA West Regionals (11/12/05, Palo Alto)...selected Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention...SOPHOMORE (2006) Indoor - Ran a PR 3k time of 10:16.80i at Husky Classic (2/11/06, Seattle)...finished 12th at the MPSF 5000m...Outdoor - Ran a 10k PR time of 36:51.53 at the Mt. SAC Relays (4/16/06, Walnut)...finished 13th in the 10k at the Pac-10 Championships...named Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention...named to the Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars track and field third team.
SOPHOMORE (2004): Cross Country - Six Cougar finisher at Pac-10 Championships and 50th overall (10/30/04, San Francisco)...seventh on team and 132nd overall at NCAA West Region (11/13/04, Fresno)...named to Pac-10 All-Academic Cross Country honorable mention team....REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2005): Indoor - Ran a 5000m PR time of 17:53.85i for 12th place at Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships (2/26/05, Seattle)...Outdoor - Debuted in the collegiate 10k with an eighth place finish at Pac-10 Championships (5/15/05, Los Angeles) in a time of 37:29.94...named to Pac-10 All-Academic Track & Field honorable mention team.
FRESHMAN (2003-04): Cross Country - Scored for WSU at Roy Griak Invitational as fourth Cougar to finish...only ran in three races all season due to leg injuries...Indoor - Redshirt season...Outdoor - Redshirt season.
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER. Earned eight letters at Cedarcrest High, four each in cross country and track for coach Bruce McDowell...captain of track team as senior...captain of cross country team sophomore through senior seasons...finished eighth in state in cross country as senior...all-state selection as junior and senior...finished seventh in state in 1600m and 12th in 3200m as senior...set school record and finished fourth in 1600m in state as sophomore...finished sixth in state in 1600m as junior...set school record in 3200m as freshman...competed on Junior Olympic Cross Country Team for coach Dawn Geiser.
PERSONAL. Born Kelly Sierra Ramirez 8/7/85 at Torrance, Calif...mother Lorie is a G.I.S. analyst (map maker)...sisters, Cayce (11/7/87) and Caitlin (4/8/90)...senior class president...junior class vice president...member of National Honor Society...interested in pursuing a degree in nursing.
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