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Kayla Droessler
2012-13 Women's Track & Field
EVENTS
Distance
YEAR
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HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL)
Rockton, Ill. (St. Xavier University)
Kayla Droessler

2014 Track and Field: Ran the mile at the SIU Invitational in 5:11.99… Placed seventh at the Atlantic Sun Indoor Championships in the mile run with a time of 5:07.03... Placed first at the Rhodes Open in the 4x800m relay (9:32.86)… Finished second in the mile at the Rhodes Open (5:05.19)… Marked a personal best in the mile at the Shamrock Invite (5:01.68)… Finished second at the Georgia Invitational in the 3000 meters with a time of 10:13.14, a personal best… Recorded a personal best in the 1500 meters at the University of Tennessee Challenge (4:41.34)… Placed fifth in the 1500 meters at the A-Sun Outdoor Championships (4:41.50).

2013 Cross Country: Ran in three meets for the Lady Bisons... Finished the 5000K at the Commondor Classic in 18:55.7s... Placed 21st in the 6K at the Erik Anderson/Runners Soul XC Invitational with a time of 23:22.1s... Also completed the 6K again at the Pre-National Invitational in 22:32.0s.

2013 Track and Field: In her first career track and field meet as a Lady Bison, she set her personal best in the 3000m with a finishing time of 10:40.16s at the ETSU Niswonger Invitational... Finished second at the TSU Invite with a time of 12:57.55s in the distance medley relay... Picked up a personal record in the 5000m at the SIU Bill Cornell Spring Classic after finishing the race in 18:31.61s... At the 2013 Billy Hayes Invitational, she snagged second place in the 1500m after crossing the line in 4:51.42s, also making that her pesonal record in the event... Also set her personal best in the 800m at the A-Sun Outdoor Championships with a finishing time of 2:21.57s.

2012 Cross Country: Finished ninth at season opening FGCU Invite in 18:50.40… Finished 133rd in 15:08.10 at Toledo BubbleBuster… Finished 223rd at Louisville Classic in 19:25.00…

Prep: Competed in track and field under Coach Linda Schmitt at Boylan Catholic High School in Rockton, Ill.... Her cross country team won the conference championship in 2011... Earned letters in high school 2009-11... Broke the school's record in the 1600m in 2011 as well as the school's record for the 3200m... NIC 10 Cross Country All Conference 2008-10... NIC Track and Field All Conference 2008-09... NIC 10 Scholar Athlete... National Honors Society 2010-11.

Personal: Daughter of Kim and Mary Beth... She has three brothers (Derek, Nathan, and Braden) and two sisters (Chelsie and Shaina)... Plans to major in dietetics.

 

2012-13 Women's Track & Field
Anna BelnerDistanceJR
Kelly BickelSprintsFR
Katie BunkerDistanceJR
Nora CoenenDistanceSO
Katie CollierThrowsJR
Missy DowdDistanceJR
Kayla DroesslerDistanceSO
Brittany DuerkThrowsSR
Minna FieldsDistanceSO
Kellie FoleyDistanceSO
Tessa HoefleDistanceJR
Lana HojeijDistanceSO
Bethany ImperialJumps/HurdlesFR
Ali KeithDistanceJR
Miranda KleinDistanceJR
Maggie LawrenceDistanceSO
Kaitlyn LlewellynDistanceSO
Kendra LobleyDistanceSO
Emily LongdenDistanceJR
Melissa MatisDistanceSO
Braeghtyn McAleeseThrowsFR
Megan McClainDistanceSO
Taylor MasonThrows, PVSR
Renee MenzieDistanceSO
Alyssa MillerDistanceJR
Hannah MunyanDistanceFR
Alex NewbyDistanceJR
Lacey PrintzDistanceJR
Makenna RicknerDistanceFR
Julie ShrewsburySprints, HurdlesSR
Sara StephensSprints, Middle DistanceSR
Madelin TalbertDistanceFR
Alex TateDistanceFR
April TerryThrowsSO
Brenna ThompsonSprintsSO
Amanda TwiggDistanceSR
Danielle WalkerDistanceJR
Laura Beth WestrateSprints/Mid-DistanceFR