Kirstyn  Sweeney

Kirstyn Sweeney

Nashville, Tenn.

High School:
David Lipscomb



Year (XC/In/Out):

60mH: 9.29 (2012)
Pentathlon: 3,057 (H.S.)

Heptathlon: 4,026 (H.S.)
100mH: 15.09 (2012)
400mH: 1:03.42 (2012)
*Through September 7, 2012

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll twice.

2012: Honors - SEC Academic Honor Roll member...Indoors - Logged a career-best 60m hurdles time of 9.29 at the Auburn Invitational...Outdoors - Was seventh in the 400m hurdles in a career-best 1:03.42 and ran the 100m hurdles in a wind-aided 14.84 at the SEC/Big Ten Challenge...Ran a career-best time in the 100m hurdles, covering the distance in 15.09 at the Tennessee Challenge...Also placed third in the 400m hurdles at that meet in 1:05.02...Carded her previous 100m hurdles PR at the UCLA/Washington State Double Dual, navigating the obstacles in 15.19.

2011: Honors - Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll...Indoors - Lowered her indoor 200m and 400m personal bests to 27.50 and 59.79, respectively, at the Penn State National...Ran the 400m at SEC Indoors but did not advance...Outdoors - Focused on the hurdles outdoors...Ran 15.49 in the 100m hurdles at the Sea Ray Relays...Ran two PRs in the 400m hurdles, including 1:03.56 at the Sea Ray Relays...Competed in the longer hurdles event at SECs but did not advance...Anchored Tennessee to victory in the shuttle hurdle relay at Sea Rays, crossing the line in 58.63.

2010: Indoors - Attempted her first pentathlon at the Penn State National but had to withdraw from that competition due to injury...Did card a season-best 9.69 readout in the 60m hurdles before bowing out...Also had a 9.77 effort in the 60m hurdles at the Kentucky Invitational...Outdoors - Ran the 400m hurdles on six occasions and posted improvements in four of those...Her latest personal record of 1:05.15 came in the SEC prelims...Ran 1:05.40 the weekend before at the Tennessee Invitational...Threw the javelin 93-2 at the Tennessee Invitational as well.

HIGH SCHOOL: 2009 and 2007 TSSAA Class A-AA state champion and 2008 runner-up in the pentathlon...State runner-up in 300m hurdles in 2008 and pole vault in 2007...Three-time region champion in pentathlon and winner of 300m hurdles in 2008 and pole vault in 2007...Owns school records in the pentathlon (3,057), pole vault (9-6), 4x800m relay (9:52.65), 300m hurdles (46.59) and 100m hurdles (15.38)...All-Metro in cross country in 2005 and 2006...Helped XC team win state title in 2004...Also played basketball and soccer for a year.

PERSONAL: Born April 19, 1991, in Nashville, Tenn....Majoring in psychology...Parents are David and Michelle Sweeney... Has one sister, Alyssa.



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