AS A JUNIOR (2008)
Ran in all six events for UAB ... finished 35th and set a new personal record time of 18:43.00 at the C-USA Championship in the 5K run.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2007)
Did not participate in any meets for the Blazers.
AS A FRESHMAN (2006)
Ran in four events for the Blazers as a true freshman ... ran a career-best 5K time of 19:21 at her first collegiate meet at the Notre Dame Invitational ... had her highest finish at the Coach O Invitational, where she placed sixth out of 56 runners with a time of 12:51.01 in the two mile race.
Qualified for cross country regionals four consecutive years at Klein Collins High School ... also qualified for state meet as a junior ... in track, she was regional qualifier as freshman, junior and senior ... set school records in the 1600, 3200, 4x800 relay and distance medley relay ... coached by Mike Del Donno.
Full name is Kendel Hood ... born March 6, 1988 ... daughter of Karen and Kenneth Hood ... majoring in chemistry.
2 miles 12:51.01 (Coach O Invitational - 10/21/06)
4K 16:10.87 (Belmont Invitational - 9/5/08)
5K 18:43.00 (Conference USA Championship - 11/1/08)
6K 24:26.00 (NCAA Pre-National Meet - 10/14/06)