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Kenyana Hampton

Kenyana Hampton

YR. Jr.
HOMETOWN Pittsburgh, Pa.
PREV. SCHOOL Hendersonville HS

Personal Bests
800m - Indoors:
2:17.74 (Samford Open, 2016)
800m - Outdoors:
2:17.17 (Vanderbilt Black & Gold Invitational, 2015)
1500m - Outdoors:
4:57.06 (Alabama Relays, 2015)
Mile - Indoors:
5:21.78 (Samford Invitational, 2015)

Cross Country
5K: 19:06.5 (FAMU Bobby Lang Meet, 2015)

As a Junior, 2016-17 season: Ran in three cross country meets as a junior and was TSU’s top finisher in all three… Placed ninth in the Asics Embry-Riddle Classic (5K) in 20:02.13… Posted best 5K time of the season of 19:33.25 at the Louisville Sports Commission Cross Country Classic (5K)… Claimed 66th place at the OVC Cross Country Championship (5K) in 19:45.6.

As a Sophomore, 2015-16 season: Ran in seven indoor meets and five outdoor meets as a sophomore… Had best indoor mile time of 5:24.28 at the Vanderbilt Opener… Improved 800m time throughout indoor season, posting a 2:17.74 at the Samford Open… At the Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Championship, competed in the 800m, mile and distance medley relay… Helped TSU’s 4x400m relay team take fourth at the Govs Invitational during the outdoor season… Ran the 800m and 1,500m at the OVC Outdoor Championship.

As a Freshman, 2014-15 season: Improved in the mile throughout the indoor season, posting a season-best time of 5:21.78 at the Samford Invitational, and also had best 800m of indoor season at the event (2:18.03)... At the OVC Indoor Championships, competed in the 800m and the DMR... Top outdoor 800m time of 2:17.17 came at the Vanderbilt Black & Gold Invitational... Ran in the 800m as well as the 1500m at the OVC Outdoor Championships. 

Hendersonville HS: Member of the cross country and track and field teams at Hendersonville... Earned All-County and All-Mid-State Honors... Was a State Qualifier in Pennsylvania. 

Major: Family and Consumer Sciences - Nutrition & Dietetics
Daughter of: Roger and Donna Trent
Birthday: September 6