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Kaitlyn Nelson
Kaitlyn Nelson

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
West Des Moines, Iowa

High School:
Valley

Position:
Sprints

04/20/2013

Iowa Crowns 12 Champions at Musco Twilight

The Iowa track and field team hosts the 14th annual Musco Twilight

04/17/2013

Hawkeyes Set to Host Musco Twilight

The 14th annual Musco Twilight is set to begin Saturday at 1 p.m.

04/13/2013

Hawkeye Women Take Invite Title

Women finish first with 212 points, while the men finish second with 170.5

04/06/2013

2 School Records Go Down in Tucson

The Hawkeyes finalize competition at the Jim Click Shootout

03/23/2013

Holmes Leads Hawkeyes on Day 1 of Alabama Relays

The Alabama Relays will resume Saturday at 11 a.m.

05/03/2014

Musco Twilight XV

Musco Twilight XV Saturday, May 3, 2014

04/24/2014

Drake Relays

Drake Relays Thursday, April 24, 2014

02/08/2014

39th Annual Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational

Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014

12/07/2013

Iowa Intrasquad Meet

Iowa Intrasquad Meet Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013

05/23/2013

NCAA West Preliminary Track & Field

NCAA West Preliminary Track & Field Thursday, May 23, 2013

2014 -- Indoor - ran 600 meters at Big Ten Championships (1:35.07), placing sixth at Big 4 Duals (1:38.69) and ninth at Jack Johnson Classic (1:38.40)... placed 17th in 800 meters at Tyson Invite (2:12.91), 12th at Bill Bergan Invite (2:13.96) and seventh at Husker Invite (2:14.02)... Outdoor - ran 800 meters at Musco Twilight (2:16.47) and Drake Relays (2:17.25).

2013 -- Indoor - led team in 500 meters (1:15.43)... placed fourth in 800 meters with a collegiate-best 2:09.58 at ISU Qualifi er... that time ranks sixth all-time at Iowa... ran collegiatebest 600 meters (1:31.44) at Big Ten Championships... that time ranks fifth all-time at Iowa... won 800 meters at Tyson Invite (2:10.17)... ran third leg on team-leading 1,600-meter relay (3:43.80) and second leg on team-leading distance medley relay (11:47.15) at Big Ten Championships... the 1,600-meter relay time ranks 10th all-time at Iowa... placed sixth in 500 meters (1:15.43) at Meyo Invite... Outdoor - placed 25th in 800 meters with a collegiate-best 2:08.83 at NCAA West Preliminary... that time ranks seventh all-time at Iowa... anchored sprint medley relay (3:58.72) at Alabama Relays, which ranks sixth all-time at Iowa... anchored team-leading 1,600-meter relay (3:43.13) at Jim Click Shootout... won 800 meters at Lee Calhoun Invite (2:09.93), placed fifth at Drake Relays (2:09.96) and Jim Click Shootout (2:09.19), 19th at Big Ten Championships (2:11.66) and second at Musco Twilight XIV (2:13.38)... letterwinner.

High School - placed first in the distance medley and 1,600-meter relay at the state meet her senior year... third in the 3,200-meter relay at the state meet her senior year... two-time conference and district champion.

Personal - born August 21, 1994... daughter of Brett and Vicki Nelson...pre pharmacy major.

Nelson's Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
500 Meters (I) 1:15.43 at Meyo Invitational 2/2/13
600 Meters (I) 1:31.44 at Big Ten Championships 2/22/13
800 Meters (I) 2:09.58 at ISU Qualifier 3/2/13
800 Meters (O) 2:08.83 at NCAA West Prelimiary 5/23/13

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