AS A SOPHOMORE (2013)
Indoor: Did not compete in any meets. Outdoor: Ran the 1,500m in 5:05.38 to finish in 11th place at the Samford Invite ...finished the 3,000m run in 11:20.84 at the Auburn Tiger Track Classic ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
AS A FRESHMAN (2012)
Indoor:Ran a season-best 10:37.55 in the 3,000 meters at the Meyo Invite ... placed 11th in the same event with a time of 10:39.51 at the Birmingham Invite ... ran the mile in 5:18.91 at the Vulcan Invite ... crossed the line in the mile at 5:24.98 at the C-USA Championship.Outdoor:Redshirted.
Attended Baines School in Poulton-Le-Fylde, England ... coached by Stan Taylor ... finished first in the in the 1,500m at the Lancashire County Championships in 2011 (4:44.50), 2010 (4:42.50) and 2007 (4:47.60) ... ran for the U20 Sale Harrier Manchester/Blackpool, Wyre & Fylde in 2011 ... member of the 2010 U20 Newham & Essex Beagles/Blackpool Wyre & Fylde ... represented North England and finished 10th at the Home Countries Cross Country Championships.
Full name is Kristie Ann Leybourne ... born May 3, 1992 ... daughter of Philip and Susan Leybourne ... has one brother, Hayden (13) and one sister, Abi (21) ... majoring in psychology.