Ole Miss Wins Nine Events, Sets Numerous Personal And Seasonal Bests
AT OLE MISS (2010-13):
OUTDOOR: Competed in the long distance races throughout the season, setting a pair of school records along the way ... ran the 10,000 meters at the NCAA East Preliminary ... competing at the SEC Championships, placed 13th in the 10,000 (35:06.76) and 24th in the 5,000 (17:12.44) ... placed third in the 10,000 at the Drake Relays and set a school record with her time of 34:59.20 ... won the 5,000 at the Ole Miss Invitational in a school-record time of 16:39.63 ... won the 3,000 at the MSU Conference Challenge in a personal-best 9:51.04, which ranks her second in school history ... placed third in the 10,000 at the Texas Relays in a then-school record of 35:44.06 in her first ever outdoor race at that distance ... SEC Academic Honor Roll ... USTFCCCA All-Academic.
INDOOR: Competed in three meets, including the SEC Championships ... ran the 5,000 meters at the SEC meet, placing 25th in 17:41.67 ... clocked an indoor personal best of 17:28.32 in the 5,000 meters at the Meyo Invitational, which ranks her fifth-best in school history.
CROSS COUNTRY: Competed in four meets ... finished third for the Rebels and 28th overall at the NCAA South Regional with a season-best 6K time of 20:50.0 that landed her just outside all-region distinction ... placed third on the team and 21st overall at the SEC Championships with a 6K time of 21:19.39, helping the Rebel women to a fourth-place finish, their best in school history ... placed 30th overall with a 6K time of 22:20.19 at the Commodore Classic and helped Ole Miss finish second as a team ... finished third on the team and 65th overall with a 5K time of 17:46.11 at the Greater Louisville Classic.
OUTDOOR: Competed in eight meets for the Rebels ... member of the Rebels' distance medley relay team that set a school record at the Florida Relays (11:44.51) ... member of the 4x1600 relay team that set a school record with a time of 19:57.12 at the Drake Relays ... ran a personal-best time of 4:29.31 in the 1,500 meters at the SEC Championships that ranks her second in school history in the event ... placed first in the 5,000 meters at the Mississippi Open with a time of 17:06.16 that ranks her third in school history ... came in third in the 3,000 meters at the SEC/Big Ten Challenge with a personal-best 9:56.45 that ranks her third in school history ... runner-up in the 1,500 meters at the LSU Alumni Gold (4:36.33) ... placed sixth in the 800 meters at the Ole Miss Invitational with a personal-best 2:15.42 ... finished third in the mile at the Rhodes Open with a personal-best 4:59.96 ... SEC Academic Honor Roll.
INDOOR: Competed in five meets ... helped the distance medley relay team set a school record (11:42.92) with a ninth-place finish at the SEC Championships ... ran a personal-best 9:52.55 in the 3,000 meters at Kentucky's Rod McCravy Invitational, which ranks her second in school history ... ran a 5:01.06 indoor mile at the Auburn Invitational, which ranks her fourth in school history ... finished fifth in the 3,000 meters at the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener (9:55:95) ... member of the distance medley relay team that placed fourth at the Tyson Invitational (11:53.80) with a then-school record performance.
CROSS COUNTRY: Competed in six meets for the Rebels ... helped Ole Miss to their best finish in school history with a fifth-place showing at the SEC Championships ... helped Ole Miss capture team titles at both the Delaware Invitational and Brooks Memphis Twilight Classic ... finished fourth with a 6K time of 23:04.00 at the Delaware Invitational ... ran a personal-best 5K time of 18:13.21 at the Greater Louisville Classic ... recorded a season-best 6K time of 22:07.53 at the SEC Championships.
OUTDOOR: Turned in one of the top seasons by a female freshman long distance runner in school history ... vaulted into the top five in the school record books in four different events ... clocked a season-best time of 4:39.10 in the 1,500 meters at the SEC Championships, ranking her fifth-best in the event in school history ... ran a season-best 10:18.98 in the 3,000 meters to take fourth place at the Memphis Tiger Invitational, which ranks her fourth best in school history ... ran a season-best 17:47.88 in the 5,000 meters at the SEC Championships, ranking her fourth best in school history ... member of the distance medley relay team that set a school record with a 12:01.03 at the Pepsi Florida Relays ... also earned a fifth-place finish in the 1,500 meters at the Ole Miss Invitational (4:41.19) ... SEC Academic Honor Roll.
INDOOR: Competed in five meets participating in the 800 meters and mile, primarily ... clocked a season-best 800-meter time of 2:19.26 at the Texas A&M Challenge.
CROSS COUNTRY: Competed in six meets for the Rebels ... helped Ole Miss finish ninth at the SEC Championships, its best showing since 1990 ... ran a season-best 5K time of 18:14.40 to help Ole Miss to a team title at the Choctaw Open ... helped Ole Miss to a second-place showing at the Arkansas Tech Twilight Run with her 2-mile time of 11:59.98, placing eighth individually ... ran a season-best 6K time of 21:56.87 at the NCAA South Regional.
BEFORE OLE MISS: Recorded a personal best of 18:36 in the 5K ... recorded personal bests of 59.2 in the 400 meters, 2:16 in the 800 meters and 5:10 in the 1600 meters ... set the school record in the 800 meters and 1600 meters ... named 2009 state champion in the 1600 meters and 800 meters ... three-time all-state selection (2008, 2009, 2010) ... led team to a Division 1 state track championship in 2009 ... led team to a state cross country championship in 2010.
PERSONAL: Full name is Kayleigh Anne Skinner ... daughter of Julie O'Reilly and Fernando Skinner ... born Sept. 11, 1992.
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