Competed in four races for UAB ... was 27th of 114 at the Belmont Opener (8/29), running a 5k of 18:38.71 ... took 16th place at the Azalea City Classic (9/12) ... ran a 19:47.05 5K at the Greater Louisville Classic (10/4) ... participated in the Crimson Classic (10/17), running a time of 20:52.88.
Ran in one race in the 2013 season, the Trojan Invitational and placed 28th of 65 runners in the 3K with a 12:06.96.
Finished 16th out of 93 at the Auburn Invitational with a time of 15:46.9 ... ran the 6K in 23:38.12 at the NCAA South Regional ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Ran in three events for the Blazers ... in her first collegiate race, Leybourne rounded out the top finishers for the Blazers and ran the 4K in 16:26.30 to place 38th ... ran a 23:42.80 in her first collegiate 6K competition at the Conference USA Championship to round out the top-five finishers for UAB.
2012-13:Leybourne also competed on the UAB track and field team as a distance runner ... during the outdoor season, Leybourne ran the 1,500m in 5:05.38 to finish in 11th place at the Samford Invite and finished the 3,000m run in 11:20.84 at the Auburn Tiger Track Classic.
Attended Baines School in Poulton-Le-Fylde, England ... coached by Stan Taylor ... finished first in the in the 1,500 meters 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 and one sister, Abi ... majoring in psychology.