Women's Cross Country

Kate Southcote-Want - blank

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Edmonds, Wash.

High School:
Woodway

Kate Southcote-Want

Personal Records:
5K -- 18:55.55
6K -- 23:11.09
800 meters (outdoor) -- 2:21.57
1500 meters (outdoor) -- 4:45.57
Mile (indoor) -- 5:10.98

2008: Finished 47th overall at Belmont/Vanderbilt Opener with a 16:00.42 effort at 4K distance... Ran 19:47.72 for 5K at the Commodore Classic, then lowered 5K personal best to 18:55.55 with a 83rd place result at Louisville Classic (5k)... Was sixth place Commodore finisher at Pre-Nationals, running 6K in 23:11.6... Ran 6K personal best of 23:11.09 at SEC Championships... At NCAA South Regional, finished sixth among Commodores with 24:00.48 performance.

2007: Finished 37th at the Belmont/Vanderbilt Opener, 38th at the Commodore Classic, 45th at the Colonial Inter-Regional Challenge, 111th at the Chile Pepper Festival, 74th at the SEC Championship and 69th at the NCAA South Regional Championship.

High School/Prep:
Missed 2006-07 season recovering from knee surgery ... In cross country, Ran 19:02 and finished 13th at the Washington State Cross Country meet in 2005 ... Her 1600m PR was 5:05 ... Holds Woodway track records in the 5K, 3200 and 1600 ... Earned All-State cross country honors in 2003, 2004 and 2005 ... Participated on Woodway High's soccer, basketball and swimming teams.

Personal:
Katelyn Lora Adele Southcote-Want ... Born on Dec. 27, 1988 ... Parents are Lora Petso and Colin Southcote-Want ... Has an older and younger brother ... Majoring in biomedical engineering ... Enjoys photography and playing chess.

Off the Course with Kate:

First job I had: Dog sitter

Dream job: Medical researcher

Item I brought to VU to remind me of home: An engagement ring

Favorite restaurant: Sitar Indian Cuisine

Favorite class this semester: Computer science

Best concert I've ever attended: Keith Urban

Favorite "non-school" related reading material: The Bible

Not many people know that I: used to be a competative chess player.

My day can't start until: I listen to some country music.

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