Rebels Fare Well In Final Tune-Up For SEC Championships
AT OLE MISS (2010-12):
OUTDOOR: Competed in nine meets for the Rebels including a trip to the NCAA East Preliminary Round ... broke her own school record in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 10:26.39 (NCAA East) ... placed fifth at the SEC Championships with a then-school record in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (10:26.64) ... placed second in the 3,000 meters at the SEC/Big Ten Challenge with a time of 9:53.31 that ranks her second in school history ... finished second in the 5,000 meters at the Ole Miss Invitational (16:55.49) ... placed fifth at the Pepsi Florida Relays and 10th at the Drake Relays in the 3,000-meter steeplechase ... member of the 4x800 meter relay team that clocked a 9:14.62 at the Pepsi Florida Relays, ranking them fifth in school history ... SEC Academic Honor Roll ... received a 2012 Rebels' Choice Award for Play of the Year for her record-breaking steeplechase performance.
INDOOR: Did not compete.
CROSS COUNTRY: Became one of the first two Ole Miss women's cross country runners (along with Logan Waites) to be named USTFCCCA All-South Region ... competed in six meets for the Rebels ... finished second on the team in five of the six races ... helped Ole Miss to their best finish in school history with a fifth-place showing at the SEC Championships ... placed 15th at the SEC Championships running a 6K time of 21:07.13 ... ran a personal-best 6K time of 20:56.9 at the NCAA South Regional ... finished second individually and helped Ole Miss win the Delaware Invitational team title by running a 6K time of 21:19.00 ... recorded a personal-best 5K time of 17:33.52 at the Greater Louisville Classic ... ran a 5K time of 18:27 to place fifth individually, helping Ole Miss win the Brooks Memphis Twilight Classic ... USTFCCCA All-Academic Cross Country.
OUTDOOR: Captured a pair of school records in her first year ever running track and field ... shattered the school record in the 3,000 meter steeplechase with a time of 10:39.95 to place fifth at the SEC Championships ... also set the school record in the 5,000 meters with a time of 16:49.76 to finish eighth at the SEC Championships ... won the 3,000 meter steeplechase title at the Mississippi Open with a then-school record 11:10.78 and the 5,000 meter title at the War Eagle Invitational with a time of 17:21.67 ... ran a personal-best 3,000 meters time of 10:14.59 at the Memphis Invitational, which ranks her third best in the 3,000 meters in school history ... ran a personal-best 4:37.35 in the 1,500 meters to place third at the Ole Miss Invitational, which ranks her fourth best in school history ... SEC Academic Honor Roll.
INDOOR: Competed in four meets in the mile, 3,000 meters and distance medley relay ... turned in a personal-best mile time of 5:01.83 to claim fourth place at the Arkansas Invitational, which ranks her third-best in the event in school history ... personal-best time of 10:04.32 in the 3,000 meters at the Meyo Invitational ranks her second in the school record books ... Helped the distance medley relay team clock a time of 12:00.34 at the SEC Championships to rank second-best in school history.
CROSS COUNTRY: Competed in four meets for the Rebels ... helped Ole Miss finish ninth at the SEC Championships, its best showing since 1990 ... ran a season-best 6K time of 21:24.82 to finish 42nd at the NCAA South Regional ... turned in a 29th-place showing at the SEC Championships with a 6K time of 21:51.04 ... placed second and helped Ole Miss to a team title at the Choctaw Open, running the 5K race in 18:08.64.
Member of the Ole Miss soccer team in 2008 and 2009 ... joined the cross country team in the fall of 2010.
2009 SOCCER: Saw action in six matches, primarily as a defender ... logged a season-high 42 minutes in the win over Jackson State ... SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Dean's Honor Roll for Fall, UMAA Honor Roll for Spring.
2008 SOCCER: Did not see action as a true freshman and was redshirted ... SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll ... Chancellor's Honor Roll for Spring.
BEFORE OLE MISS: Did not compete in track and field or cross country ... missed senior soccer season with ACL injury ... first team All-State as a junior and honorable mention as a sophomore at Lexington Catholic High School ... team co-captain ... helped team to district and regional championships three straight years and a state runner-up finish in 2005 ... two-time team offensive MVP ... three-time Academic All-State honoree ... member of Beta Club ... helped Ohio Elite club soccer team to the Ohio South State Championship in 2007.
PERSONAL: Born Oct. 27, 1989 ... Full name is Katie Marie Breathitt ... daughter of Tom and Linda Breathitt ... majoring in elementary education ... twin sister of Ole Miss cross country and track and field athlete Kelsey Breathitt.
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