Kaitlyn Lay

Kaitlyn Lay

YR. Fr.
HOMETOWN Knoxville, Tenn.
PREVIOUS SCHOOL Knoxville Halls HS

2017-18 Cross Country: Competed in five meets as a sophomore ... top finish was 11th, in consecutive races -- the USC Upstate Invitational, Spartanburg, S.C., September 30 and HPU VertCross Invitational, Kernersville, N.C., October 13 ... finished 19th in Southern Conference Champsionships, also in Spartanburg, October 28 ... top 5K time: 18:14.4, at SoCon Championships ... top 6K time: 22:14.5, at HPU VertCross ... named to SoCon Fall Academic All-Conference Team


2016-17 Track & Field: 
Competed in five indoor and four outdoor meets ... finished 2nd in the 800m at the 2017 Beynon Sports Surface Catamount Classic, besting 33 other participants ... eclipsed that time a week later at the Georgia Tech Invitational with a 2:17.03, marking her personal best; finished 9th out of 30 in the 1500m at the same meet in the women's 1500, in a personal best 4:37.89.

2016-17 Cross Country: Competed in six meets .. had a personal best finish and 6K time of 18:35.9 to finish 31st at the SoCon Championships

Prior to ETSU: Competed at Knoxville Halls High School ... ran cross country her junior and senior year ... finished 18th at the TSSAA Division I Class AAA State Championships with a time of 19:45.86 ... ran a personal best 5K time of 19:42.34 at Cherokee Classic her senior year ... named Knox News Sentinel-PrepXtra All-KIL in 2015 ... in sophomore season of track placed 8th in the 800m at the TSAA Division I State Championships en route to All-State honors ... 2014 Knox Halls Track Team MVP ... earned Knox News Sentinel-PrepXtra Outdoor Track and Field honors in 2015 and 2016 ... awarded the outdoor track and field MVP and Coache's Award in consecutive years.

Personal: Born October 19, 1997 ... daughter of Chris and Angela Lay ... majoring in Pre-Nursing 

Honors:

2017: SoCon Fall Academic All-Conference Team