From Jan./Feb. issue of Commodore Nation
Freshman sets two PRs on meet's first day
By Dana Reynolds
Record-setting times highlight final day of Vanderbilt meet
First-ever indoor track meet on campus, Keith earns prestigious honor
January 26, 2014
December 8, 2013
Major: Medicine, Health & Society and Child Development.
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2015 Outdoor Season: NCAA East Regional: Took 19th in the 400-Hurdles finals with a time of 59.04; Set a personal-record and finished 17th in the prelims with a time of 58.50, which ranked as the No. 4 mark on Vanderbilt's all-time list; Was also a member of the 4x400 relay team that finished 20th with a time of 3:35.97 … SEC Championships Was a member of the 4x400 relay team that set a new school record with a time of 3:34.74 while taking fifth place and earning four points for VU; Also finished 12th in the 400-hurdles at 59.77. … Tennessee Challenge Posted a personal-record time of 58.84 in the 400-meter hurdles to earn third place and set the No. 5 mark on VU's all-time list; Was also a member of the 4x100 relay team that finished fourth and set the No. 3 mark on VU's all-time list with a time of 46.79. … Virginia Challenge: Finished 10th in the 400-meter hurdles at 1:00.02; Was also a member of the 4x400 relay team that took second place with a time of 3:36.84. … Hurricane Alumni Invitational: Took 10th place in the 400 with a personal-best time of 55.98, which ranked No. 10 on VU's all-time list; Was also a member of the 4x400 relay team that set a new school record with a time of 3:34.98. The mark ranked No. 8 on the national list at the time, and easily surpassed the previous VU record of 3:36.13, which had been the benchmark since 1998. … Tiger Track Classic: Finished fourth in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 59.55. … . … Black & Gold Invitational: Delivered a dominating performance in the 400-meter hurdles, posting a first-place time of 59.21 to finish more than three seconds ahead of her nearest competitor. … Alabama Relays: Was a member of the 4x200 relay team that set a new school record with a time of 1:37.45, breaking the previous VU mark by almost three seconds; Was a member of VU's sprint medley team that took second place with a time of 3:39.65.
2013 Indoor Season: Set the second-best mark on VU's all-time performance list in the 500-meter run (1:15.37). ... Posted the sixth-best time on VU's all-time performance list in the 800 (2:10.13). ... Posted a personal-best time of 2:10.13 in the 800 qualifying heat at the SEC Championships. ... Was a member of VU's 4x400 team that posted a time of 3.40.25 (the third-best time in Vanderbilt history and the program's best mark since 1998) at the Tyson Invitational. ... Shaved a couple of seconds off her previous best in the 800 at the Tyson Invitational by posting a time of 2:10.14, which ranks No. 6 on the VU all-time performers list. ... Finished eighth in the 800 with a time of 2:13.71 at the New Balance Invitational. ... Finished 10th in the 500-meter dash with a time of 1:15.37 at the New Balance Invitational. ... Took 10th in the 500-meter with a time of 1:15.37 at the New Balance Invitational in New York. ... Took sixth place in the 800 with a time of 2:12.45 at the Auburn Indoor Invitational.Finished eighth in the 500-meter run in a time of 1:17.10 at the UAB Blazer Invitational. ... Finished second the 500 meters in 1:17.34 at the Music City Challenge.
2013 Outdoor Season: Set a personal best in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 1:01.09 while earning fourth place at the Black & Gold meet.
2012 Indoor Season: Was a member of the 4x400 relay team that finished ninth at the SEC Championships with a time of 3:45.22. ... Placed 21st in the long jump with a mark of 5.53 meters (18-1.75) at the SEC Championships. ... Took first place in the long jump with a leap of 18-6 (5.64) at the Indiana Relays. ... Finished 14th in the long jump with a mark of 5.53 meters (18-1.75) at the the Armory Collegiate Invitational. ... Finished 23rd in the long jump with a mark of 5.23 meters (17-2) at the Samford Invitational. ... Placed 11th in the long jump with a mark of 5.52 meters (18-1.5) at the Kentucky Invitational. ... Was part of the distance medley team that placed second with a time of 11:35.72 at the Kentucky Invitational.
High School (Westview): Won state championships as a senior in the 100 meter hurdles, 300 meter hurdles and long jump ... Ranked 17th nationally in the 300 meter hurdles.
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