AS A JUNIOR (2009)
|Kendel Hood -
Ran to a seventh-place finish at the Tiger Twilight with a time of 5:27.12 in the mile run. OUTDOOR:
Was a member of the distance medley relay team that finished first at the Sea Ray Relays (11:48.67) ... won the 1,500m at the Ole Miss Invitational with a time of 4:36.04.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2008)
INDOOR: Did not compete. OUTDOOR: Was the first leg of the 4x800m relay that placed third at the Texas Relays ... helped secure a second-place finish as a member of the 4x800m relay at the Alabama Relays ... recorded a personal-best 800m dash at the Mississippi Open (2:21.22).
AS A FRESHMAN (2007)
INDOOR: Earned indoor all-conference honors by helping UAB place second in the distance medley relay, which also established a new school-record time of 11:46.80 ... broke the freshman indoor mile record (5:07.65) at the Meyo Invitational ... captured first place in the mile run at the Clemson Opener (5:18.19). OUTDOOR: Helped UAB place first and set a new school-record in the 4x800m relay (9:08.05) at the LSU Relays, which also placed first ... helped the distance medley relay team set the second-fastest time in school history (11:46.25) at the Florida Relays.
Attended Klein Collins High School in Spring, Texas ... qualified for cross country regionals four consecutive years ... also qualified for state meet as a junior ... set school records in the 1600m, 3200m, 4x800m relay and distance medley relay.
Full name is Kendel Allyson Hood ... Born March 6, 1988 at Bellevue, Wash. ... daughter of Karen and Kenneth Hood ... majoring in chemistry.