Men and Women Look To Qualify For NCAA Championships
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 ... set the school record in the 5,000 meters with a 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 17:21.67 ... ran a personal-best 10:14.59 in the 3,000 meters to place third at the Memphis Tiger Invitational ... ran a personal-best 4:37.35 in the 1,500 meters to place third at the Ole Miss Invitational ... 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 of 5:01.83 to claim fourth place at the Arkansas Invitational and rank third-best in the event in school history ... personal-best 10:04.32 in the 3,000 meters at the Meyo Invitational ranks her second in school history ... member of the distance medley relay team that clocked a 12:00.34 at the SEC Championships to rank second 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 Kelsey plays soccer at Ole Miss.
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